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On Neoliberalism, Therapy and the Wounded Healer
Vulnerability and openness as viable alternatives to the overrated notion of authenticity
Meditation and therapy: is there an alternative to CBT-Mindfulness?
Video Interview https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6C1RXXh98wU
A review of Brian Massumi's What Animals teach us about Politics
On migration and hospitality
On Therapy, Morality and Radical Ethics
A review of Nick Duffell's Wounded Leaders
Un tributo alla fenomenologia de Merleau-Ponty
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Is CBT the only game in town?
Transcript of a Talk given at the Ethical Society London Sept 2014
A tribute to the thinker who restored phenomenology to its original purpose
On the future of humanistic psychology
Wei-wu-wei and Non-directivity
Review of Tribes of the PCA Nations for Self & Society
Phenomenological and Empiricist Contributions to the Person-Centred Approach
On encounter, phenomenology, and person-centred therapy
Transcript of a Talk at the Existential Conference London
Critically drawing on Stephen Batchelor’s latest book, this paper proposes a humanistic reading of the Buddha’s teachings that resists both religious dogma and fundamentalist atheism.
Presence and Mindfulness. Sellling water by the river
Verso una pratica incarnata ('embodied') del Dharma
Embodied Dharma practice, the current fashion of 'mindfulness' and sexuality
Towards a post-metaphysical Buddhist practice.A critique of 'mindfulness' and of religious Buddhism.
Il genio poetico, filosofico e religioso di Dogen: commento critico del libro L'essenza del Buddhismo Zen. Dogen, realista mistico di Hee-Jin Kim
On science's ambivalent liaison with ethics
From behaviourism and cognitive psychology, the tide is turning back to motivation and emotion
violence – in therapy without being judged if they are to move towards
positive change. Published in Therapy Today February 2012
Adler’s vision - rooted in social interest, co-operation and positive striving towards meaning and contribution - is an inspiration to psychologists, educators and whoever feels the need to contribute to the wider domain of culture and society.
What do counselling and Buddhist practice have in common? They both cultivate the art of hospitality
Introduction to a one-day workshop in St Albans Herts UK, Saturday 18 February 2012
Mindfulness, ma di che cosa? Esplorazione esistenziale e ricerca euristica
A critique of the stigmatising aspects of diagnosis is as urgent as it is questioning the motives for a one-sided rejection of it.
of being human Published in Therapy Today July 2011
An exploration of otherness, existential autonomy and solitude in response to Ernesto Spinelli's book Practicing Existential Psychotherapy.
The Lie of Giving/Anti-Sexism or Anti-Sex?/Dukkha and Eros, the bittersweet
"Allora noi, senza coltivare nostalgie o rimpianti, scegliamo di partire da quello che c’è, dall’immersione nella vita corrente, da ciò che piace e soprattutto da quello che detestiamo, dall’abito che indossiamo e che non abbiamo difficoltà a dismettere, dai movimenti degli astri e della terra su cui abitiamo, dal suolo che stiamo calpestando proprio in questo momento, dalla luce estiva che filtra attraverso le piante: lì, proprio lì, c’è il vasto mare, lì c’é l’altra sponda". (Federico Battistutta)
Dalla rivista DHARMA, una recesione del libro IL PERPETUO PRINCIPIANTE, pubblicato da sensibili alle foglie
Per un Buddhismo laico ed esistenziale: recensione dell'ultimo libro di Stephen Batchelor
Buddhism, Modernity, Self, no Self. Social Engagement, Comparing Mythologies
Enjoy! is the mantra of the modern super-ego. On desublimation and the Dionysian
Un'alternativa all'approccio meccanico e totalizzante della psicoterapia dominante. Elogio del quotidiano, dell'incertezza, della vulnerabilita.
Published in Therapy Today April 2010
Articolo di Francesca Paci su La Stampa
Humanistic therapy promotes self-determination, originality, and
freedom. But is the teaching of psychotherapy and counselling today
truly democratic? Or does it rely on a traditional model?
Published by Self&Society Summer 2009
Dialectical dialogue in therapy as Platonic nostalgia.Poetry and non-dialectical dialogue.
Lads & Ladettes. Emasculation of Men in Contemporary Therapy Culture. The Importance of Mentorship and Loyalty to one's Gender.