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The Heart of Listening

The Heart of Listening

First Edition

January 2001 | 160 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
This, the latest book from 'The School of Psychotherapy and Counselling Series' of Regent's College, is an intriguing book which explores complex areas and is recommended for the more experienced practitioner' -

This book focuses in depth on how attention and the heart are involved in relating to others. The author draws in both west and west to illuminate this often neglected aspect of psychotherapeutic work. Sufic and Yogic approaches to heart consciousness are given as well as those from contemporary scientific studies which are discovering the heart's intelligence. Also drawing on contemporary contribution from cognitive psychology, neuroscience, Rosalind Pearmain describes the moment-by-moment process of relational contract in terms of an arc of attunement, amplification and reverberation and offers practical exercises to develop our heart's capacities to respond to others.

`Intriguing.. extraordinary.. skillfull...' Counselling News

Rosalind Pearmain

Rosalind teaches on the MA/PGDip and ADIP Courses and is also involved in the Ph.D. programme. She has been involved as an External Examiner to Roehampton, the Minster Centre and Bath Centre for Psychotherapy and Counselling. She has special interests in the challenge of integrative approaches, embodiment and spirituality and qualitative research methodology and reflexivity as a generic process in practice, learning and research. She practises and supervises privately. A long standing practitioner of Sahaj Marg meditation, her doctoral thesis was focused on changes in empathy and perception with meditation. Her current research is focused... More About Author

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