A comprehensive collection of essays exploring the interstices of Eastern and Western modes of thinking about the self, Crossroads in Psychoanalysis, Buddhism, and Mindfulness: The Word and the Breath documents just some of the challenges, conflicts, pitfalls, and awowa moments that inhere in todayas historical and cultural intersections of theory, practice, and experience. As this collection demonstrates, the crossroads between Buddhist and psychoanalytic approaches to mindfulness are rich beyond belief in integrative potential. The surprising and fertile connections from which this book originates, and the future ones which every reader in turn will spur, will invigorate and intensify this specific form of contemporary commerce at the crossroads of East and West. Analytically-oriented psychotherapists, themselves of different aclimatesa and cultures, break out of the seclusion of the consulting room to think, translate, meditate on, and mediate their experiencesagenerated via the maternal orderain such a way as to make those experiences thinkable via the necessary filters of the paternal order of language. In this light the aword and the breatha of the bookas subtitle are addressed as the privileged ainstrumentsa of psychoanalysis and meditation, respectively.Panel discussion at American Psychological Association, Division 39 annual meetings, New York City. Suzuki, S. 2006. In P. ChApdrApn, Practicing peace in times of war. Boston: Shambhala. Symington, N. 1983. aThe analysta#39;s act of freedom asanbsp;...
|Title||:||Crossroads in Psychoanalysis, Buddhism, and Mindfulness|
|Publisher||:||Rowman & Littlefield - 2013-12-18|