www.free-awareness.com – Debs Malki (Psychotherapist with an experiential interest in Non-Duality) and Bentinho Massaro (Free Awareness) speak on how NonDuality – or the science of Enlightenment (freedom from suffering) – and Psycho Therapy conflict, interrelate and possibly work together. Debs Malki practices Schema Therapy, which is a combination of several forms of Psychotherapy, among which CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) Psychodynamic Therapy, and Gestalt, and she has an increased interest in other approaches such as some forms of Non-Duality, which in general suggest a more direct approach to freedom. Bentinho Massaro, author and founder of www.free-awareness.com specializes in practical and accessible approaches to experiencing one’s already present perfection as a direct way to derive well-being and freedom from, rather than to dig into the story of things from the premise of being imperfect, flawed or needing to get rid of certain emotions. Free Awareness is all about relaxing into the stories, as to experientially recognize that there is effortless and perfect freedom, ever-available to us simply be deciding to relax into the experience as it is, rather than trying to define and categorize it. Much Gratitude to Debs Malki for suggesting this topic and contributing to the content. I hope she will inspire many established therapists to look into their own premise of the client, form which they start coaching, and how they could integrate non-duality, or Free …
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Shinzen talks about the historical cross-fertilization between early Buddhism and other cultures, and goes on to share how now in the west, neuroscience, physics, contemplative traditions and psychotherapy are being cross-fertilized with mindfulness practice. He goes on to share the similarities and differences between psychotherapy and mindfulness. Filmed in Nov. 2009 at Mt. Carmel Spiritual Centre in Niagara Falls.
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