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Zen and psychotherapy partners in liberation by Joe Bobrow

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Published by W. W. Norton & Co. in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Buddhism and psychoanalysis,
  • Zen Buddhism -- Psychology,
  • Psychotherapy -- Religious aspects -- Zen Buddhism

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJoseph Bobrow.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBQ4570.P755 B63 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23668160M
ISBN 109780393705799
LC Control Number2009031690

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Zen and an impressive overview of the current theoretical approaches to psychotherapy, which makes their book relevant to Western practitioners of all persuasions." Scott Churchill, Chair, Dept. of Psychology, University of Dallas. 2. Exploring the role of spirituality and religion in treatment, this book provides a sound clinical and academic rationale for exploring incorporating principles of Zen in traditional psychotherapy. The authors, one a clinical educator and social scientist, the other a nurse psychotherapist and practicing Buddhist present a fascinating dialog on Price: $ Overview: The links presented below are designed to help people understand how Zen, when conceived in terms of the "Middle Path," can augment psychotherapy and be of service to the therapist as well the client. It is suggested that the links be followed from left to right and top to bottom, but the viewer is free to select them as desired. Zen and Psychotherapy Partners in Liberation Dr. Joseph Bobrow, Roshi, is a Zen master and psychoanalyst who integrates Buddhism and psychotherapy in his .