Acknowledgments Introduction 1. Psychosynthesis Personality Theory 2. A Psychosynthesis Developmental Theory 3. Spiritual Empathy 4. The Death and Rebirth of the Therapist 5. Empathic Resonance 6. Love, Power, and Ethics 7. Stage Zero of Psychosynthesis, Survival 8. Stage One of Psychosynthesis, Exploration 9. Stage Two of Psychosynthesis, Emergence of "I" 10. Stage Three of Psychosynthesis, Contact with Self 11. Stage Four of Psychosynthesis, Response to Self 12. Psychosynthesis as a Psychology of Love Notes References Index
John Firman (1945-2008) was a psychotherapist in private practice in Palo Alto, California, and an Associate Core Faculty member at the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology. Ann Gila is a psychotherapist in private practice in Palo Alto and an Associate Core Faculty member at the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology. Their books include Psychosynthesis: A Psychology of the Spirit and The Primal Wound: A Transpersonal View of Trauma, Addiction, and Growth, both also published by SUNY Press.