• Nothing Really Bad Happened to Me: So, What Is My Inner and Relational Angst and Struggle About?

    As many of you know, ‘inner work’ is something I believe is central to personal growth and becoming an increasingly whole human being. It is the most important…

    01 March Posted by Avraham Cohen 0 Comments
  • Conscious Multidimensional Communication Construction In-the-Moment

    In this Field Note I will offer you an idea and a practice to cultivate the vital energy in connection; listening and speaking simultaneously—‘conscious multidimensional communication construction in…

    31 January Posted by Avraham Cohen 6 Comments
  • Minding What Matters

    What Matters… Meaningful experience, meaningful life: humans’ need for meaning can be as strong as the most basic needs. This is demonstrated time and time again by those…

    31 December Posted by Avraham Cohen 4 Comments
  • The Natural Order

    In life there are some ideas that most people seem to have about natural order. Here is one: in the realm of life and death, the youngest should…

    30 November Posted by Avraham Cohen 12 Comments
  • Paradise Lost; Paradise Gained

    Paradise Lost; Paradise Gained “I sung of Chaos and Eternal Night, Taught by the heav’nly Muse to venture down The dark descent, and up to reascend…” ― John…

    31 October Posted by Avraham Cohen 2 Comments
  • Hell is Other People

    This statement comes from No Exit, a play by the French existential philosopher, Jean-Paul Sartre. The meaning of this line is in reference to the loss of subjectivity…

    29 September Posted by Avraham Cohen 4 Comments
  • What Camus Said…

    Albert Camus, was one of the well-known early French 20th century existential philosophers. Following the Second World War, existentialism became a prominent philosophical tradition, and Camus, along with…

    31 August Posted by Avraham Cohen 0 Comments
  • RECALIBRATING MINDFULNESS

    Here is the video that Heesoon and I created about our chapter, Recalibrating Mindfulness in the 2017 book edited by M. Powietrzynska & K. Tobin and published by…

    06 July Posted by Avraham Cohen 0 Comments
  • The ‘Quest’ for Vulnerability as Openness

    Within the realm of existential-humanistic psychotherapy, there is a high value placed on vulnerability. This seems to be in contrast to the dominant culture and the apparent value…

    29 June Posted by Avraham Cohen 3 Comments
  • Choosing and Not Choosing a Counsellor: Being a Counsellor Who is Chosen or Not-Chosen

    Of course a reference from someone you know and trust is a very good starting point. However, if you are calling without such reference, or want to confirm…

    12 December Posted by Avraham Cohen 0 Comments