It can also be applied in the home, in relationships, in child rearing and all aspects of daily life.
It is usefully applied in creative endeavours, including writing and art, both its creation and appreciation.
Psychosynthesis is the ground on which my coaching is based.
It involves starting to allow in our creativity, our dreams and connect to what is important to us, our values.
I am trained in Psychosynthesis Psychology at the Institute of Psychosynthesis in London. It was developed by Roberto Assagioli (1888-1974) who was influenced by Freud’s ideas of the lower unconscious where childhood hurts and traumas can be repressed, but felt this was an incomplete model of the human being.
He pioneered psychosynthesis, influenced by Jung’s idea of the collective unconscious, bringing in the idea of the superconscious, which is above our normal level of conscious awareness.Since his time, Psychosynthesis has been developed into an integrative approach to growth and healing.Its aim is to help us discover our true spiritual nature, then to effectively utilise this discovery in everyday life.Background to Psychosynthesis Psychosynthesis was developed early last century by Roberto Assagioli, an Italian doctor who wanted to bring together the two traditions of psychology and mysticism.He saw that psychology was becoming rather dry and rational and needed infusing with a sense of soul and meaning, whilst those who practice the mystery traditions could benefit from the grounding and reflective qualities of psychology.Without dogmatism or prescription, Psychosynthesis addresses both personal and spiritual development, honouring the unique creativity and path of each individual, their place in the world and in relationship.Psychosynthesis is a practical system that integrates principles and techniques from many approaches to personal and spiritual growth.Psychosynthesis is applied in many different areas of life, not just in counselling and psychotherapy, and the primary aim is to apply Psychosynthesis to whatever areas of life our deepest inner sense of values leads us.Doctors, social workers, teachers and business people of all types train in Psychosynthesis and it is respected in many different areas of work.This awareness creates choices for us; if we use our Will and act on these choices, we can be free from previous patterns and open up to new experiences and ways of being.In psychosynthesis, The Will is central to psychosynthesis.