Therapy Toronto Psychotherapy Definitions
- The psychospiritual approach integrates both psychological growth and spiritual attunement, viewing the complications of life not as problems to be solved but as a gateway to greater understanding. Crisis becomes the opportunity for growth and development as well as spiritual emergence.
The psychospiritual approach utilizes both the traditional psychological theories of human growth to support the individual on their particular journey while using the various spiritual tools for recognizing and accessing higher consciousness such as meditation, imagery, metaphor, visualization, creative arts, awareness, intuition and inner attunement are used in the pursuit of understanding.
While traditional psychotherapy works towards a greater understanding of the self, the psychospiritual works towards a greater understanding of the self in the context of the greater whole. It is not only a journey of turning inwards but also one of attuning oneself to the messages and meaning that comes from dreams, interactions with others, nature and the cosmos.
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