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Transforming the Mind

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Transforming the Mind
by Peter Shepherd
On the Internet:
Tools for Transformation :http://www.trans4mind.com/ Transforming the Mind :
Living Consciously :http://www.trans4mind.com/new_life_courseThe Insight Project :http://www.trans4mind.com/spiritualEmail Peter Shepherd :shepherd@trans4mind.comCopyright © Peter Shepherd 1994-2003 (This edition May 2003)
 
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Transforming the Mind
Contents
Chapter One: Introduction
An evolutionary jump.....................................................................6What is Transpersonal Psychology?...........................................7How does Transpersonal Psychology work?............................7The Insight Project - recovering the Higher Self.....................8What is required of you?................................................................8
Chapter Two: Background Psychology
The evolution of man......................................................................9Transpersonal Psychology.............................................................10The child personality......................................................................16Parent - Adult - Child.....................................................................18Sub-personalities..............................................................................19Man the machine?............................................................................20Consensus trance.............................................................................21Defence mechanisms......................................................................23Fear - attachment to time...............................................................24Stress - the cost of fear...................................................................25Rational thinking.............................................................................26Combating distortions....................................................................2815 types of distorted thinking.......................................................29Misconceptions................................................................................33Rational Emotive Therapy............................................................35Inferences...........................................................................................35Secondary emotional disturbance................................................36Irrational Beliefs..............................................................................36Shame-attacking...............................................................................37Self-esteem versus Self-acceptance............................................37Towards, against and away...........................................................41Imprint-types.....................................................................................43The semantic mind..........................................................................48Sexuality............................................................................................50
 Explorations
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Chapter Three: Analysis
Communication in analysis...........................................................54Discharging Traumatic Incidents.................................................55Modes of representation.................................................................56Filtering..............................................................................................56State-dependent memory...............................................................57Recovering memories.....................................................................59Recall Something.............................................................................59Life-Chart..........................................................................................59Zen Memory Exercise....................................................................60Habits to observe.............................................................................60Sexual Man........................................................................................62To be free of negative memories.................................................63The Release Technique..................................................................64Release Technique - Procedure....................................................66Toxic Parents....................................................................................67Reframing..........................................................................................70It’s their responsibility...................................................................70Toxic Relationships.........................................................................72
 Explorations
......................................................................................76The Dilemma....................................................................................77
Chapter Four: Reversal Theory & The Split Brain
Telic and Paratelic states...............................................................78The use of biofeedback in analysis.............................................80Use of the meter...............................................................................81Incremental changing of habit patterns......................................83Two ways of knowing....................................................................84Symbol space....................................................................................89Reality Testing.................................................................................90Reversal Theory...............................................................................90COEX Systems.................................................................................92Volition..............................................................................................94Pan-determinism..............................................................................98Body-mind defences.......................................................................99The structure of problems..............................................................102Beliefs.................................................................................................104Achieving Goals...............................................................................105Words and Meanings......................................................................107Semantic Development..................................................................108The Higher Mind.............................................................................110The Three Worlds............................................................................111The Semantic Differential.............................................................113Awareness Exercises......................................................................117Creative Communication...............................................................131
 Explorations
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