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Integral psychotherapy is redefining psycho/spiritual/physical healing in the 21st century

In Love, Sex, and Relationships, Psychotherapy, Spirituality & Personal Growth by Dr. Keith Witt

Integral theory is a meta-theory that creates a scaffolding within which all other theories are organized. Integral psychotherapy is any therapy that takes into account a global understanding of the Kosmos. Objective/subjective, individual/collective, states of consciousness, lines of development, stages of development, spiritual/temporal, and types of individuals are core dimensions of Integral understanding. Any healing approach that practically utilizes these perspectives as cross-validating, mutually influencing forces is by definition Integral psychotherapy.

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LOVING COMPLETELY: An Inside Look at the Five Stars of Healthy Relationships

In Integral Perspectives, Spirituality & Personal Growth by Dr. Keith Witt

Loving Completely is a groundbreaking, self-directed web course designed to help you and your partner improve your connection on every level: physical, emotional, psychological, and spiritual. Listen as Keith Witt and Ken Wilber take you on a guided tour through the Five Stars of Healthy Relationships, helping you to love more passionately, to relate more authentically, and to bring more care, compassion, and consciousness into your relationship.

If you don't feel beautiful, you haven't gone deep enough.

In Spirituality & Personal Growth by Dr. Keith Witt

Have you ever felt embarrassed, let down, less than, foolish, or ashamed? Have you ever felt like a fraud in your life, work, or relationships? Have you ever made a …

Path With A Heart [83]

In Spirituality & Personal Growth by Dr. Keith Witt

Back in the 60’s there was a UCLA anthropology student named Carlos Casteneda who wrote his master’s thesis about his many conversations and psychedelic adventures with a Native American shaman …

Shame Death Spirals

In Spirituality & Personal Growth by Dr. Keith Witt

In this episode of Therapist in the Wild, Dr. Witt asks us to contemplate shame death spirals. Yes, we know everyone’s favorite subject… Shame makes us feel disapproval, we blush, …

Attractor States and Default Modes – Train Your Brain to Shift

In Spirituality & Personal Growth by Dr. Keith Witt

The first step in lightening up is accepting and managing our darkness. A big part of the price of feeling better turns out to be acknowledging and helping depressed, angry, and anxious self-parts. For instance, you could confidently tell yourself, “Yes, I’m seeing the world through gloomy glasses, but I know it’s a brighter place.”

Reducing Gun Violence: Part 2 [73]

In Spirituality & Personal Growth by Dr. Keith Witt

In Part 1 I detailed David Kennedy’s amazing success reducing street gang shootings all across America (http://www.amazon.com/Dont-Shoot-Fellowship-Violence-Inner-City/dp/1608194140). The conclusion he offered was: Study the problem. Find promising approaches. Try them …

Freud missed the boat [70]

In Spirituality & Personal Growth by Dr. Keith Witt

People get very busy with their theories. Examples of this are all around us. Free Market true believers say any restraint of trade is bad economics. Social Darwinist conservatives suggest …
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What are dreams anyway? Dreams are Pricesless Guides and Mirrors to our Souls

In Spirituality & Personal Growth by Dr. Keith Witt

Amazingly to me, and I imagine to anyone else who works with dreams, there is a lot of disagreement about what dreams are. Some believe they are merely neurological events with little inherent meaning (E. O. Wilson in his otherwise awesome book, Consilience, takes this position), but these people are way in the minority. Modern research, clinical work, and wisdom traditions tell us that dreams are multileveled and have many interweaving meanings and functions. For example: