Oriental Stories as Techniques in Positive Psychotherapy

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AuthorHouse, Aug 15, 2016 - Family & Relationships - 202 pages
Oriental Stories as Techniques in Positive Psychotherapy with 100 case examples for education and self-help and transcultural understanding represents a new approach that taps fantasy and intuition and reactivates the individuals potential for conflict-solving. Given the way society is developing now, the solution of transcultural problems will create one of the major tasks of the future. While people of differing cultural circles used to be separated by great distances and came into contact only in unusual circumstances, technical innovations have dramatically increased the opportunities for contact in our time.
 

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Contents

Foreword
The Thousand and One Nights
Transcultural Psychotherapy
Guidelines for the Reader
Physicians Perplexity and Hope
Sexuality and Marriage
Stories in Psychotherapy
A Collection of Stories to Think About
Bibliography
Copyright

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About the author (2016)

Professor Nossrat Peseschkian, M.D. (1933-2010), a German Board-certified specialist in psychiatry, neurology, psychosomatic medicine and psychotherapy, was born in Iran and lived in Germany since 1954. After graduating from Frankfurt University, he received his postgraduate psychotherapeutic training in Germany, Switzerland and in the United States. Besides his daily work in his psychosomatic and psychotherapeutic private clinic in Wiesbaden, Germany (1969-2000), he was an associate professor for psychotherapy at the Academy of Continuing Medical Education of the State Medical Association in Hesse since 1974. He is the founder of Positive Psychotherapy, a humanistic psychodynamic method based on a transcultural and interdisciplinary approach. Positive Psychotherapy has been introduced by Professor Peseschkian in seminars and lectures at universities and medical centers in more than 70 countries world-wide. Professor Peseschkian was the founding director of the Wiesbaden Academy of Psychotherapy, a licensed postgraduate institute for medical doctors and psychologists, the founding president of the World Association for Positive Psychotherapy (WAPP) and the German Association for Positive Psychotherapy (DGPP).

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