WHAT IS THE TECHNIQUE OF BIOCENTRIC THERAPY?
Biocentric therapy tends to see “symptoms” as representing undesirable “solutions” to real problems arising in the course of the individual’s development. The blocking or disowning of feelings, for example, can have obvious short-term functional utility for a child struggling to survive in a terrifying and painful environment — even though there are very reallong-term dangers in learning this strategy.
The goal-directed character of “neurotic symptoms” cannot be adequately understood without an appreciation of a human being’s need of self-esteem and the profound role this plays in his development. Self-esteem is defined in Biocentric Therapy as the experience that one is competent tolive and worthy of living.
As a being with the ability to seek awareness or to avoid it, to exercise his mind or to suspend it,he carries the responsibility of knowing the his method of functioning is appropriate to reality,to the requirements of survival and well-being,to the…
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