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Title:The Tyranny of Hope -Article
Published: 28-05-2019
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On the Transformative Tendency

Title:Meditation and the Post-Secular Condition
Published: 01-05-2019
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 Meditation practice and the post-secular turn in the wider domain of culture

Title:Love at Last Sight
Published: 05-04-2019
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Impressions from Budapest

Title:White Light, White Heat: On Egon Schiele
Published: 31-01-2019
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Title:Soul and Identity in Supervision
Published: 09-01-2019
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Title:Degenerate Psychology
Published: 13-10-2018
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Impressions from Vienna: Schiele, Humanism and Psychotherapy

Title:The Tyranny of Hope and the Transformative Tendency (Audio)
Published: 10-07-2018
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Title:Sheep of Tomorrow
Published: 08-06-2018
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 On person-centred training and learning.

 


Title:Beauty and the Cyborg
Published: 07-06-2018
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The 'beautiful soul' and mechanization in PCT

Title:Against Humanism: On Therapy and the Overhuman
Published: 03-06-2018
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Title:Ring my Bell: On Nietzsche and Psychotherapy
Published: 10-04-2018
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Title:Grace and Danger
Published: 02-02-2018
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Title:Like Water in Water
Published: 14-10-2017
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Personal and philosophical reflection on spirituality

Title:Sunrises and Bloody Sunsets: on the Banality of Heidegger
Published: 02-10-2017
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Title:Psychotherapy as Experiment: Nietzsche and the Clinic
Published: 02-10-2017
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Title:A Bid for Freedom: the Actualizing Tendency Updated
Published: 18-08-2017
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Re-naturalizing human experience

Title:A Beautiful Wall: on Brexit, Trump and the Banality of Heidegger
Published: 18-04-2017
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Title:Exile on Main Street: Towards Counter-existential Therapy
Published: 30-01-2017
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Otherness, nationalism and existential therapy      

Title:Healing and Resilience
Published: 13-12-2016
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On Neoliberalism, Therapy and the Wounded Healer


Title:The Fourth Treasure: Psychotherapy's contribution to the Dharma
Published: 04-12-2016
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Title:Summer Knowledge
Published: 15-11-2016
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New York City and Person-centred Conference


Title:Indoor Man: on Masculinity and NeoLiberalism
Published: 21-10-2016
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Title:The Conservative Turn in Person-Centred Therapy
Published: 05-10-2016
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Title:House of Cards
Published: 04-08-2016
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On Ken Wilber's neo-traditionalism


Title:Why Process is (almost) Everything
Published: 29-07-2016
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Title:Deathlife, Lifedeath
Published: 14-07-2016
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On Buddhism and Therapeutic Presence.


Title:Changelings: the Self in Nietzsche's Psychology
Published: 11-07-2016
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Title:Desire-Delirium: On Deleuze and Therapy
Published: 11-07-2016
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Title:Is the Person-Centred Approach still a Radical Paradigm? VIDEO
Published: 30-05-2016
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Title:Avoid Capture
Published: 11-05-2016
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A review of Brian Massumi's What Animals teach us about Politics


Title:The Therapist as Idiot
Published: 15-04-2016
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Title:Mindfulness & The Good Life
Published: 06-04-2016
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Title:All the rest is dance: another look at Levinas
Published: 11-03-2016
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Title:Planting an Oak in a Flower Pot
Published: 31-01-2016
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On Not-Knowing in Therapy


Title:The Seven Ages of a Neo-Con Therapist - a Poem
Published: 17-01-2016
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Title:Loopiness without End
Published: 18-08-2015
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Is Psychoanalysis an Anti-Philosophy?

Title:Open Borders - Transcript of a Talk
Published: 27-07-2015
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On migration and hospitality


Title:Before and After Mindfulness
Published: 25-05-2015
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Title:Twilight of the Wolves
Published: 18-04-2015
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On Terrorism, Psychology and the Left

Title:Why a Zen Monk of dubious repute persists in calling himself thus
Published: 18-04-2015
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Title:Therapy as Unconditional Hospitality
Published: 06-02-2015
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On Therapy, Morality and Radical Ethics


Title:Person-Centred Therapy at the Difficult Edge- a Review
Published: 12-01-2015
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Title:Why Love Matters for Justice
Published: 18-12-2014
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A review of Nick Duffell's Wounded Leaders


Title:La Poesia del Mundo
Published: 18-12-2014
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Un tributo alla fenomenologia de Merleau-Ponty


Title:Happy-Clappy Economics: A Review of 'Thrive'
Published: 07-11-2014
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Is CBT the only game in town?


Title:Ticket to Ride - a Peruvian Diary
Published: 28-09-2014
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Title:On Living-and-Dying
Published: 21-09-2014
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Transcript of a Talk given at the Ethical Society London Sept 2014


Title:Send me Shivers
Published: 21-07-2014
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A review of A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing


Title:Uncommon Ground
Published: 21-07-2014
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A review of Richard Sennett's 'Together'


Title:The Poetry of the World - on Merleau-Ponty
Published: 06-04-2014
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A tribute to the thinker who restored phenomenology to its original purpose


Title:The Beach beneath the Street
Published: 06-04-2014
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On the future of humanistic psychology


Title:One more step: Person-Centred Therapy and Ecology
Published: 08-01-2014
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Wei-wu-wei and Non-directivity


Title:Vital Signs - ecology and therapy - a review
Published: 08-01-2014
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Title:Not in a Glasgow Pub: on the Person-Centred Approach
Published: 06-01-2014
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Review of Tribes of the PCA Nations for Self & Society


Title:Immanent Vitality: On the Actualizing Tendency
Published: 05-01-2014
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Title:On Becoming No One
Published: 01-01-2014
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Phenomenological and Empiricist Contributions to the Person-Centred Approach


Title:TOGETHERNESS: Intersubjectivity Revisited
Published: 18-12-2013
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On encounter, phenomenology, and person-centred therapy


Title:Magnificent Monsters
Published: 23-11-2013
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Transcript of a Talk at the Existential Conference London


Title:Cultivating Presence
Published: 04-11-2013
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Learning how to be with a client is as important as knowing what to do and
has deep philosophical and psychotherapeutic roots, writes Manu Bazzano

Title:The Buddha Delusion
Published: 05-09-2013
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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.


Title:Therapeutic Presence
Published: 30-07-2013
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Presence and Mindfulness. Sellling water by the river


Title:A review of China on the Mind by Christopher Bollas
Published: 20-06-2013
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Title:A review of The Next Day by David Bowie
Published: 20-06-2013
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Title:A review of Proust among the Nations by Jacqueline Rose
Published: 19-06-2013
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Title:UN ALTRO SGUARDO ALLA 'MINDFULNESS'
Published: 09-06-2013
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Verso una pratica incarnata ('embodied') del Dharma


Title:This very body, the Buddha
Published: 25-04-2013
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Embodied Dharma practice, the current fashion of 'mindfulness' and sexuality


Title:In Praise of Stress Induction
Published: 25-04-2013
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Towards a post-metaphysical Buddhist practice.A critique of 'mindfulness' and of religious Buddhism.


Title:Low Cholesterol Sutra
Published: 21-03-2013
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Title:Spectre of the Stranger - Review in Therapy Today
Published: 22-02-2013
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Title:When Time is Out of Joint: On Alfred Adler Fictional Finalism
Published: 23-01-2013
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Title:Introduction to Spectre of the Stranger
Published: 22-01-2013
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Title:LA LUNA DI QUESTA NOTTE Omaggio a Dogen Zenji
Published: 22-01-2013
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Il genio poetico, filosofico e religioso di Dogen: commento critico del libro L'essenza del Buddhismo Zen. Dogen, realista mistico di Hee-Jin Kim


Title:'Good Science': a review of Genes, Cells and Brains by Hilary and Steven Rose
Published: 21-01-2013
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On science's ambivalent liaison with ethics


Title:BACK TO THE FUTURE
Published: 05-01-2013
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From behaviourism and cognitive psychology, the tide is turning back to motivation and emotion


Title:Sexuality in a Market Society
Published: 07-07-2012
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Relate has joined christian louboutin outlet forces with Ann Summers to survey our sexual habits.
Unpacking what this alliance says about replica handbags attitudes to sex today

Title:Reconstructing Masculinity
Published: 15-02-2012
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Men must be able to explore all their feelings – including aggression and
violence – in therapy without being judged if they are to move towards
positive change. Published in Therapy Today February 2012

Title:Songs and Bloodless Duels: On Adler's Social Interest and Kropotkin's Mutual Aid
Published: 10-02-2012
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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.


Title:The Gift of Hospitality
Published: 07-12-2011
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What do counselling and Buddhist practice have in common? They both cultivate the art of hospitality


Title:The Art of Phenomenology
Published: 25-11-2011
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Introduction to a one-day workshop in St Albans Herts UK, Saturday 18 February 2012


Title:Reclaiming Diagnosis: a Phenomenological Perspective
Published: 12-11-2011
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A critique of the stigmatising aspects of diagnosis is as urgent as it is questioning the motives for a one-sided rejection of it.


Title:KNIGHT ERRANT: a tribute to James Hillman
Published: 30-10-2011
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Title:Neuromania and 'Idiot Compassion'
Published: 20-07-2011
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Compassion without wisdom does not address the delusional nature of mental distress and neuroscience risks explaining away the complexity
of being human Published in Therapy Today July 2011

Title:Brave New Worlding
Published: 10-07-2011
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An exploration of otherness, existential autonomy and solitude in response to Ernesto Spinelli's book Practicing Existential Psychotherapy.


Title:The Buddha as a Fully-functioning person: toward a person-centred perspective on mindfulness
Published: 12-06-2011
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Meditation as a way of increasing organismic and phenomenological awareness, of cultivating and refining a way of being, of fostering a resacralization of the everyday and a greater appreciation of the existential dilemma of being human.

Title:THE HONEY TRAP: Sexual Misconduct and Buddhist Sanghas
Published: 03-06-2011
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The Lie of Giving/Anti-Sexism or Anti-Sex?/Dukkha and Eros, the bittersweet


Title:CHI AMA LO STRANIERO: Recensione di Romano Madera e risposta di Manu Bazzano
Published: 06-04-2011
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Manu Bazzano, Chi ama lo straniero: verso una fenomenologia dell’ospitalità,  Milano, Ipoc, 2011, € 18, ISBN 9 88896 732281 Disponibile presso www.ipocpress.it

 


Title:In Praise of Fearless Speech
Published: 21-02-2011
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Is Zen a practice of integrity, compassion and courage in the face of inequality, or a new hierarchical school of conformity?

Title:Sangha as Shared Blindness
Published: 20-02-2011
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Sangha is not a political institution but a provisional gathering of friends and practitioners

Title:In Conversation with Stephen Batchelor
Published: 01-01-2011
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Buddhism, Modernity, Self, no Self. Social Engagement, Comparing Mythologies


Title:Sex & Circuses
Published: 05-12-2010
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Enjoy! is the mantra of the modern super-ego. On desublimation and the Dionysian


Title:Omaggio a Jean Genet
Published: 18-04-2010
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Title:Mindfulness in Context: beyond CBT
Published: 18-04-2010
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Published in Therapy Today April 2010


Title:Empathy for the Devil: The Daimonic in Therapy
Published: 12-04-2010
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The Daimonic in Therapy -A tribute to Jean Genet

Title:A true Person of no Status: Zen & the Art of Existential Therapy
Published: 17-11-2009
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Vulnerability and openness as viable alternatives to the overrated notion of authenticity


Title:Mindful of what?
Published: 25-10-2009
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Meditation and therapy: is there an alternative to CBT-Mindfulness?


Title:Dead Shrinks Society
Published: 21-07-2009
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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


Title:Seven Degrees of Separation
Published: 09-03-2009
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Dialectical dialogue in therapy as Platonic nostalgia.Poetry and non-dialectical dialogue.


Title:The Hero as a Human Being: an Adlerian Reading of Achilles
Published: 19-02-2009
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Achilles as wounded healer, warrior and singer, as a man aware of the intrinsic vulnerability of being human

Title:To Feel with the Heart of Another: Notes on Adler and Zen Buddhism
Published: 19-02-2009
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From Renunciation to Engaged Social Action. Interdependence and the Illusion of Self-Boundedness.

Title:Boyzone
Published: 19-02-2009
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Lads & Ladettes. Emasculation of Men in Contemporary Therapy Culture. The Importance of Mentorship and Loyalty to one's Gender.

 


Title:In Dreams Begin Responsibilities:Adler and Contemporary Ethics
Published: 19-02-2009
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An exploration of Adler's three tasks: Love, Friendship and Work and their integration to the practice of Zen Meditation.

Title:When Rogers met Adler
Published: 19-02-2009
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Notes on Power, Masculinity and Gender in Person-Centred and Adlerian Therapy.

Title:The Teachings of Solitude
Published: 19-02-2009
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With the current emphasis on the importance of the relationship in therapeutic thinking and practice, are we in danger of ignoring the human need for separateness and individuality? Published in Therapy Today February 09