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Empowering Dialogues Within. A Workbook for Helping Professionals and Their Clients. Edition No. 1

  • ID: 2325442
  • Book
  • May 2008
  • 192 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Immersed with wisdom, Empowering Dialogues Within is a unique client workbook filled with narratives, case vignettes, and exercises, providing mental health professionals with a broad-based toolkit to help clients become more self-aware. It is filled with instructive case examples and practical advice for building clients? confidence, wisdom, and sense of wellness and a foundation for lifelong strength and growth.
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Vignettes Figures and Exercises ix

Preface xi

Acknowledgments xiii

Introduction xv

Chapter 1 Discovering the True Self 1.1

Psychological Pioneers 1.3

Corporate Self 1.6

Development of Higher Selves 1.9

Postconventional Integration and Transcendence 1.12

Recognition of Higher Selves 1.14

Chapter 2 Exercises for Empowering the Self 2.1

Finding the Self through Memories 2.2

Empowering the Will 2.4

Synthesizing the Self 2.7

Recognizing and Remembering Spirit 2.11

Chapter 3 Identifying Personality Parts 3.1

Psychological Pioneers 3.3

Origin of Inner Parts 3.4

Corporate Self 3.9

Naming Parts to Return to the True Self 3.18

Chapter 4 Exercises for Identifying Inner Parts 4.1

Personae - Adaptable Personalities 4.3

Distracters - Fixed Personalities 4.4

Directors - Hidden Personalities 4.7

Emotional Entities - Instinctual Personalities 4.10

Identifying Inner Images 4.11

Identifying Names for Parts and Selves 4.19

Making the Whole Greater than the Sum of the Parts 4.23

Chapter 5 Engaging Personality Parts with Dialogue 5.1

Mind as Metaphor 5.3

Material Mind and Dialogue 5.4

Steps to the Dance of Dialogue 5.10

Dialogue in a Child’s Mind 5.20

Review and Practice Exercises 5.25

Chapter 6 Therapists’ Guide to Empowering Dialogues 6.1

Therapy through Dialogue 6.3

Coaching Aids 6.6

Counseling Emotional Entities and Abreaction 6.11

Comparison to Related Approaches 6.15

Chapter 7 Historical Context and Possible Proofs 7.1

Forerunners to Therapies of Parts and Selves 7.2

Philosophical Context and Contributions 7.7

Psychoneurological Evidence 7.9

Appendix A Terminologies for Parts and Selves A.1

Appendix B Development of Higher Faculties B.1

Appendix C Psychotherapy Approaches Referenced in the Text C.1

Glossary G.1

References R.1

About the Author AA.1

Author Index AI.1

Subject Index SI.1

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Kate Cohen-Posey Lakeland, FL.
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