Living in the Borderland

Living in the Borderland

The Evolution of Consciousness and the Challenge of Healing Trauma

Book - 2005
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orthodoxies and complacencies of western medicine's concept of pathology will interest Jungian Analysts, Psychotherapists, Psychiatrists and other physicians, as well as educators of children."--BOOK JACKET.
Borderland challenges the standard clinical model, which views normality as an absence of pathology and which equates normality with the rational. Jerome S. Bernstein describes how psychotherapy itself often contributes to the alienation of Borderland personalities by misperceiving the difference between the pathological and the sacred. The case studies included illustrate the potential this has for causing serious psychic and emotional damage to the patient." "This challenge to the
"Living in the Borderland addresses the evolution of Western consciousness and describes the emergence of the "Borderland," a spectrum of reality that is beyond the rational yet is palpable to an increasing number of individuals. Building on Jungian theory, Jerome Bernstein argues that a greater openness to transrational reality experienced by Borderland personalities allows new possibilities for understanding and healing confounding clinical and developmental enigmas." "Living in the
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2005
ISBN: 1583917578 (pbk.)
158391756X (hbk.)
Branch Call Number: 150.198 BER
Characteristics: xix, 261 p. : ill. ; 24 cm


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