Mindfulness, contact and healing in psychotherapy, 2019

The key focus of this short piece is an initial exploration of the synergy between mindfulness and contact in the practice of psychotherapy. Here the term mindfulness is used to indicate a state of conscious attention: one intentionally attends to what is occurring.

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Dzogchen and psychotherapy, Barcelona

The space between and the space of the heart El espacio entre el terepeuta y el paciente y el espacio del corazón Space is a central aspect of Dzogchen Buddhist practice and, in a different way, it is also important in psychotherapy. The space between people can be experienced as linking or dividing. The space of the heart can feel […]

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Anxiety awareness ease. Milan, 2013

James Low speaking to therapists on the topic of anxiety. Milan Psychotherapy Institute. Nov, 2013 Language: English and Italian Read the transcript extended and revised by James Low (2020) Download ExcerptAnxiety is the feeling tone we get when we try to make something stable which cannot be stable.  In a relationship, for example, people get anxious, thinking,  ‘I want you […]

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The Structures of suffering. Article. UK, 1999

James Low Published in The Psychology of Awakening: Buddhism, science and our day-to-day lives, edited by Guy Watson, Stephen Batchelor and Guy Claxton (Rider, 1999) ISBN 0-7126-7043-2 Download Pdf Introduction Suffering is something that concerns us all. We are marked by our own past sufferings, and the bruises we carry around in our hearts often keep us wary of what […]

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