• NOTES FOR THERAPISTS & HEALERSby Dr. James Strohl To be an effective therapist and healer, how much we know is basically irrelevant. However, it is supremely important that we genuinely care about those we wish to assist and believe in their ability to realign, heal, and prosper. Maximum

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    “Choosing Happiness”  by Dr. James Strohl Happiness is the deepest value and strongest desire for human beings. In fact, the search for happiness is the driving force behind all desires. According to the Dalai Lama “the purpose of our lives is to be happy.” Life is

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    Transpersonalism: Ego Meets Soul  by James E. Strohl, Ed.D. Journal of Counseling & Development, Fall 1998, Vol. 76, pp. 397-403. Over the last few decades, the transpersonal approach has emerged from mainstream psychology to address the effects of spirituality and consciousness on personal

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    Multidimensional Spiritual Psychology by James Strohl, Ed.D. Multidimensional Spiritual Psychology (MSP) is a comprehensive model of human functioning that integrates the physical, psychological, and spiritual elements of human existence. MSP is unique in that it helps us understand the influences

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    What Is Focusing And Spiritually-Oriented Focusing? by James Strohl, Ed.D.   Focusing is an innovative technique developed by Eugene Gendlin from extensive research into how we access our internal space to create experience and meaning. From this research Gendlin identified the elements that

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    Being and Doing Modes of Functioning by James Strohl, Ed.D. 4/20/2015   There are two main modes in which the human mind operates. These are the “being” mode and the “doing” mode. Both modes are necessary for effective living. However, most people tend to de-emphasize the being

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    Radical Acceptance of Everything: A Most Helpful Attitude by James E. Strohl, Ed.D. May 2015   There is much evidence that the application of "radical acceptance" effectively releases and transforms acute and chronic patterns of negativity, pain, and suffering into more positive

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    Considerations for Helpers and Healers by Dr. James Strohl June 4, 2015   When attempting to help another person, how much we know is less important than how much we care. Moreover, we are infinitely more helpful when our caring for another conveys a belief in the other's ability to

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    Crux of Healing by Dr. James Strohl, Ed.D. 11/17/13   For a person to be maximally effective at creating what they want and reaching their desired goals it is important that they achieve a state of alignment - a state of nonresistance and harmony between mind, heart, body, and spirit.

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