Course curriculum

    1. Aronson, H. B. (2004). Buddhist practice on Western ground Reconciling Eastern ideals and Western psychology. Shambala.

    2. Baskin, T., & Enright, R. (2004). Intervention studies on forgiveness A meta-analysis. Journal of Counseling and Development, 82, 79-90.

    3. Chodron, P. (1994). Abandon any hope of fruition. Pilgrimage 202.

    4. Cloke. (2017). Reaching forgiveness. Personal correspondence.

    5. Cortright, B. (1997). Chapter 6 Spiritual emergency. In Psychotherapy and spirit Theory and practice in transpersonal psychotherapy (pp. 155179). SUNY Press.

    6. Cortright, B. (1997). Spiritual by-passing. In Psychotherapy and spirit Theory and practice in transpersonal psychotherapy. SUNY Press.

    7. Denney, R. M., Aten, J. D., & Gingrich, F. C. (2008). Using spiritual self-disclosure in therapy. Journal of Psychology and Theology, 36(4), 294-302.

    8. Fosha, D. (2005). Emotion, true self, true other, core state Toward a clinical theory of affective change process. Psychoanalytic Review, 92(4), 513551.

    9. Fosha, D. (2009). Positive affects and the transformation of suffering into flourishing. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1172, 252-262.

    10. Gilbert, P. (2009). Introducing compassion-focused therapy. Advances in psychiatric treatment, 15, 199-208.

    11. Gilligan, S. (2004). An invisible presence is awakening Key ideas in self-relations. In S. Gilligan &amp D. Simon (Eds.), Walking in two worlds The relational self in theory, practice, and community, (pp. 111). Zeig Tucker.

    12. Hinora, J. (2004). Constructive living A useful educational model for therapists and clients alike. Psychotherapy in Australia, 11(1), 80-81.

    13. Hinterkopf, E. (1998). Defining the spiritual experience. The International Focusing Institute. httpprevious.focusing.orgdefining

    14. Hodge, D. (2001). Spiritual genograms A generational approach to assessing spirituality. Families in Society The Journal of Contemporary Human Services, 82(1), 31-48.

    15. Hunt, H. T. (2019). Intimations of a spiritual new age III. Martin Heideggers phenomenology of numinousbeing experience and the other beginning of a future planetary spirituality. International Journal of Transpersonal Studies, 38(1), 1-30.

    16. Huxter, M. (2002). Mindfulness Personal practice and emergent psychotherapeutic tool.

    17. Iodice, J. A., Malouff, J. M., & Schutte, N. S. (2021). The association between gratitude and depression A meta-analysis. International Journal of Depression and Anxiety, 4(1), 1-12.

    18. Kehoe, N. C. (1999). A therapy group on spiritual issues for patients with chronic mental illness. Psychiatric Services, 50(8), 1081-1083.

    19. Kiloby, S. The beginning and end of spiritual passing. httpswww.nondualtherapydirectory.comscott-kiloby-spiritual-bypassing

    20. Kopolwitz, H. (1984). A projection beyond Piagets formal-operations stage A general systems stage and a unitary stage. In M. L. Commons, F. A. Richards, & C. Armon (Eds.), Beyond formal operations (pp. 272-295). Praeger Publishers. copy

    21. Lahood, G. (2009). Relational spirituality, Part 1 - Paradise unbound Cosmic hybridity and spiritual narcissism in the one truth of new age transpersonalism. International Journal of Transpersonal Studies, 28, 112-118.

    22. Lahood, G. (2010). Relational spirituality, part 2. International Journal of Transpersonal Studies, 29(1).

    23. Louchakova, O. (2006). Visioning the foundations of transpersonal therapy Feminist phenomenological approach. Eurotas Conference, France.

    24. Martin, J. E., & Booth, J. (1999). Behavioral approaches to enhance spirituality. In W. R. Miller (Ed.), Integrating spirituality into treatment Resources for practitioners (p. 161175). American Psychological Association.

    25. Maslow, A. H. Lessons from the peak-experiences. Brandeis University.

    26. Miller, L. (2011). An experiential approach for exploring spirituality. In J. D. Aten, M. R. McMinn, & E. L. Worthington, Jr., Spiritually oriented interventions for counseling and psychotherapy (p. 325343). American Psychological Association.

    27. Miller, L. (2013). Spiritual awareness psychotherapy with children and adolescents. In D. F. Walker & W. L. Hathaway (Eds.), Spiritual interventions in child and adolescent psychotherapy (p. 137153). American Psychological Association.

    28. Milton, I., & Helen, M. A. (2011). Mindful paths to wellbeing and happiness Five programs compared. Psychotherapy in Australia, 17(2), 64-69.

    29. Napthalie, S. (2003). Chapter 4 In Buddhism for mothers A calm approach to caring for yourself and your children (pp. 59-77). Allen and Unwin.

    30. Nelson, P. L. (1985). Physics and phenomenology Reflecting on matter and mind. Conference XVth Congress of the International Association for the History of Religions. Sydney, Australia.

    31. Neutze, D. (1996). Moving towards wholeness. Paragate, 3(2), 8-10.

    32. Nitis, T. (1989). Ego differentiation Eastern and western perspectives. The American Journal of Psychoanalysis, 49(4), 339-346.

    33. Olney, R. The four wounds.

    34. ONeil, B. (2002). Soul health (unpublished manuscript).

    35. Pargament, K. I., & Krumrei, E. J. (2009). Clinical assessment of clients' spirituality.

    36. Park, C. L., & Slattery, J. M. (2009). Including spirituality in case conceptualizations- A meaning-systems approach.

    37. Paton, L. (2001). Downwind from flowers. httpvivendodaluz.comENarticlesdownwind_from_flowers

    38. Peterson, R. F. (1992). The boomerang. Pilgrimage 183.

    39. Plante, T. (2009). Internal religious-spiritual tools. In Spiritual practices in psychotherapy Thirteen tools for enhancing psychological health (pp. 65-81). American Psychological Association.

    40. Plante, T. (2009). Special circumstances Seven types of clients. In Spiritual practices in psychotherapy Thirteen tools for enhancing psychological health (pp. 115-129). American Psychological Association.

    41. Richards, P. S., & Bergin, A. E. (2005). Spiritual Interventions Used by Contemporary Psychotherapists. In P. S. Richards & A. E. Bergin, A spiritual strategy for counseling and psychotherapy (pp. 281309). American Psychological Association.

    42. Richards, P. S., Rector, J. M., & Tjeltveit, A. C. (1999). Values, spirituality, and psychotherapy. In W. R. Miller (Ed.), Integrating spirituality into treatment Resources for practitioners (pp. 133160). American Psychological Association.

    43. Schultz, D (1977). Chapter 7 The self-transcendent person Frankls model. In Growth psychology (pp. 104-120). Van Nostrand-Reinhold.

    44. Seigel, D. (2016). Wheel of awareness. Mind Your Brain.

    45. Simonic, B., Mandelj, T. R., & Novsak, R. (2013). Religious-related abuse in the family. Journal of Family Violence, 28(4), 339-349.

    46. Sperry, L. (2010). Psychotherapy sensitive to spiritual issues A postmaterialist psychology perspective and developmental approach. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, 2(1), 46-56.

    47. Stanley, G. (1999). John Wier Perry Trials of the visionary mind Spiritual emergency and the renewal process (book review).

    48. Sutton, J. (2021). Naikan therapy Applying the Japanese art of self-reflection. httpspositivepsychology.comnaikan-therapy

    49. Taylor, S. (2016). From philosophy to phenomenology The argument for a soft perennialism. International Journal of Transpersonal Studies, 35(2), 17-41.

    50. The Center for Contemplative Mind in Society. The tree of contemplative practices.

    51. The Morita School of Japanese Psychology. Morita Therapy. httpwww.moritaschool.comread-me

    52. Thich Nhat Hanh (2010). Healing the child within. from Reconciliation Healing The Inner, Parallax Press, Berkeley, California.

    53. Ungunmerr, M. (1995). Dadirri - The Aboriginal gift. In E. Stockton (Ed.), The Aboriginal gift Spirituality for a nation. Millenium books.

    54. Waldron, J. L. (1998). The life impact of transcendent experiences with a pronounced quality of noesis. The Journal of Transpersonal Psychology, 30(2), 103-134.

    55. Wiggins, M. I. (2009). Therapist self-awareness of spirituality. In J. D. Aten & M. M. Leach (Eds.), Spirituality and the therapeutic process A comprehensive resource from intake to termination (p. 5374). American Psychological Association.

    56. Wiggins, M. I. (2011). Spiritual journaling. In J. D. Aten, M. R. McMinn, & E. L. Worthington, Jr., Spiritually oriented interventions for counseling and psychotherapy (pp. 303321). American Psychological Association.

    1. Brownell, P. (2010). Intentional spirituality. In J.H. Ellens (Ed.), The healing power of spirituality How religion helps humans thrive, vol.1, the healing power of personal spirituality (pp. 19-40). PraegerABC-CLIO

    2. Brownell, P. (2014). Introduction Spiritual competence in clinical practice. In Spiritual competency in psychotherapy (pp. 1-17). Springer Publishing Company.

    3. Brownell, P. (2014). Spiritual competency in psychotherapy. Springer Publishing Company.

    4. Brownell, P. (2020). Atmospheres and the organism-environment field. In Christianity and Gestalt therapy The presence of God in human relationships (pp. 8098). Routledge.

    5. Brownell, P. Spirituality in the praxis of Gestalt therapy.

    6. Crocker, S. F. (1998). A phenomenology of spirituality The experience of mystery.

    7. Eynde, R. V. (1999). Buddhism and Gestalt. The Gestalt Journal, 22(2), 89-100.

    8. GO center. (2021). The influence of Tao, zen and Buddhism on Gestalt coaching. httpswww.linkedin.compulseinfluence-tao-zen-buddhism-gestalt-coaching-go-center

    9. Gold, E., & Zahm, S. (2018). Convergence of methods. Chapter 8, Buddhist psychology and Gestalt therapy integrated. Portland, OR Metta Press. p.166-177

    10. Gold, E., & Zahm, S. (2018). Convergence of Views. Chapter 7, Buddhist psychology and Gestalt therapy integrated. Portland, OR Metta Press.p.155-165

    11. Gold, E., & Zahm, S. (2018). How Meditation Practices and Buddhist Psychology can Make Us Better Gestalt Therapists. Chapter 10, Buddhist psychology and Gestalt therapy integrated. Portland, OR Metta Press. p.198-224

    12. Gold, E., & Zahm, S. (2018). The Clinical Application of Mindfulness and Buddhist Psychology. Chapter 9, Buddhist psychology and Gestalt therapy integrated. Portland, OR Metta Press. p.178-197

    13. Gold, E., & Zahm, S. (2022). Embodied Relational Presence in BuddhistPsychology Informed Gestalt Therapy. Chapter 14 In Cole, P. (Ed.).The relational heart of Gestalt therapy Contemporary perspectives. Routledge.

    14. Harris, E. S. God, Buber, and the practice of Gestalt therapy. The Gestalt Journal, 28(1), 39-62.

    15. Ingersoll, R. E., & ONeill, B. (2005). Gestalt therapy and spirituality. In A. L. Woldt & S. M. Toman (Eds.), Gestalt therapy History, theory, and practice (pp. 133150). Sage Publications.

    16. Just, B. (1998). Notes on the impasse and the Grenzsituation. AAGT list.

    17. Kennedy, D. (1998) Gestalt A point of departure for a personal spirituality. British Gestalt Journal, 7(2), 88-98.

    18. Kolodny, R. (2004). Why awareness works, and other insights from spiritual practice. British Gestalt Journal, vol. 13, No 2, 92-99

    19. Mackewan, J. (1997). Chapter 20 Opening to the transpersonal and caring for soul. In Developing Gestalt counselling (pp. 150-156). Sage Publishing.

    20. Mullen, P.F. (2020). Buddhism Who Needs It_ Gestalt Review, Vol. 24, No. 1, p.14-32

    21. Plagens, C. M. (2015). The Gestalt model of evolutionary creative process. Gestalt Review, 19(2), 144-161. copy

    22. Robinson, J. (2010). An exploration of the spiritual perspectives in Gestalt therapy. httpsjimrobinsoncouk.files.wordpress.com201511dissertation-spiritual-perspectives-in-gestalt-2010

    23. Schoen, S. (1978). Gestalt therapy and the teachings of Buddhism. The Gestalt Journal, 1(1), 103–115.

    24. Schoen, S. (1984). A note on Gestalt responsibility and Buddhist non-attachment. The Gestalt Journal, 7(2), 70-75.

    25. Schoen, S. Gestalt therapy and spirituality Psychotherapy als sacred ground. Gestalt Critique The eMagazine for Gestalt therapy, politics and spirituality. httpwww.gestalt.deenglishschoen.html.

    26. Shrobe, R. (2004). Exploration of the Zen Kong-An and Gestalt impasse. httpwww.kwanumzen.org1986an-exploration-of-the-zen-kong-an-and-gestalt-impasse

    27. Spigel, R. (2012). The sacredness of change- Coaching and spiritual practice. Gestalt Review, 16(2), 187-194.

    28. Turton, M. (2012). Gestalt therapy as an enlightenment practice. British Gestalt Journal Vol. 21, No. 2, 4244

    29. Williams, L. (2006). Spirituality and Gestalt A Gestalt-transpersonal perspecive. Gestalt Review 10(1), 6-21.

    30. Wolfert, R. (2000). Self in experience, Gestalt therapy, science and Buddhism. British Gestalt Journal, 9(2), 77-86.

    1. Caldwell, S. (2001). The heart of the secret A personal and scholarly encounter with Shakta Tantrism in Siddha yoga. Nova Religio, 5(1), 9-51.

    2. Collins, M. (2007). Spirituality and the shadow Reflection and the therapeutic use of self. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 70(2), 88-90.

    3. Connors, G. J., Toscova, R. T., &amp Tonigan, J. S. (1999). Serenity. In W. R. Miller (Ed.), Integrating spirituality into treatment Resources for practitioners (pp. 235250). American Psychological Association.

    4. Grayson, H. (2004). Mindful loving 10 practices for creating deeper connections. Avery.

    5. Harborne, L. (2012). Psychotherapy and spiritual direction Two languages, one voice_ Karnac Books.

    6. Hellinger, B. (1999). Acknowledging what is Conversations with Hert Bellinger. Zeig Tucker & Theisen Inc.

    7. Huxter, M. (2002). Mindfulness Personal practice and emergent psycho-therapeutic tool. Notes for an experiential two-day workshop.Northern Rivers Area Health Service.

    8. Huxter, M. (2002). Mindfulness-based stress management course workbook. Northern Rivers Area Health Service.

    9. Jackson, S. (1995). Another fortunate life. In L, Anderson (Ed.), Bedtime stories for tired therapists (pp. 125-134). Dulwich Centre.

    10. Kahn, T.W. (2009). Healing shame through enhancing spiritual well-being. Masters Thesis, Saybrook, San Francisco.

    11. Knoblauch, D. L., & Falconer, J. A. (1986). The relationship of a measured Taoist orientation to Western personality dimensions. The Journal of transpersonal psychology, 18(1), 73

    12. Machovec, F. J. (1984). Current therapies and the ancient east. American journal of psychotherapy, 38(1), 87-96. doi10.1176appi.psychotherapy.1984.38.1.87.asp

    13. Michaelson, J. (2017). Making the shadow your teacher Opening to experience and unconditional happiness. Tricycle.

    14. Najiib, S. (2000). Lies about truth or the explanation of thrushes.Buddhism and Psychotherapy conference, Sydney.

    15. Nelson, P. L. (2017). Attention, experience and self Reflecting on Spinelli's notion of 'worlding' (2016). Existential Analysis, 28(2), 263-271.

    16. Ng, H.E., Hon, E.M., Chia, M.T. (2019). Buddhist Approaches to Counselling and Psychotherapy Exploratory Discussions From Different Traditions. In (pp. 183-199).

    17. OHanlon, B. Solution-oriented spirituality. httpswww.billohanlon.org_filesugdfa415b_c9eef57cd3934fab80f1c156a1b726d7

    18. Parker, S., Dewberry, J., Lloyd, B., & Smith, J. R. (2009). Moving away, against and toward God Karen Horneys neurotic trends and relationship to God. Journal of Psychology and Christianity, 28(1), 36-43.

    19. Quagliana, H. L., King, P. E., Quagliana, D. P., & Wagener, L. M. (2013). Spiritually oriented interventions in developmental context.

    20. Rinpoche, Y. M. (2019). Meditation. In In love with the world What a monk can teach you about living from nearly dying. Bluebird.

    21. Schindler, S. The transpersonal revolution Fundamental principles of transpersonal psychology and philosophy.

    22. Seigel, D. J. (2010). Mindsight (book summary). Bantam Books.

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    25. Watts, A. Stop playing the victim.

    26. Westkott, M. (1998). Horney, zen, and the real self. The American Journal of Psychoanalysis, 58(3), 287-301.

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    2. Bennett, J.L. (2009). Theoretical considerations regarding the use of Buddhist meditation practices in Gestalt therapy. British Gestalt Journal, Vol. 18, No. 1, 29-33

    3. Staemmler, F.M. (2012). Self-esteem, compassion and self-compassion from individualism to connectedness. British Gestalt Journal Vol. 21, No. 2, 19-28

    1. Video lecture on The Transpersonal - 267 minute

    1. 29. The transpersonal • Assessment 114 • Concept Map

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    3. 29. The transpersonal • Assessment 116 • Core Readings - Focus summaries / concept maps

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