One of the inhibitors of our experience of who we are, true Self, is our tendency to identify with aspects of being, identities. Internal Family Systems would call these “parts.” Transactional Analysis calls them ego states. It’s like that story of the eagle raised
This time of year is infused with the fragrance of GIVING and RECEIVING. Yet, tangled in this web of what’s “supposed” to be one of the most precious aspects of being human, the expression of LOVE is the tension of too much to do and
There are several aspects of AAIT that set it apart from more traditional talk therapies. One is the use of holistic processing. This means that we seek out and address ANY charged tension that is held in another point of view (POV). This idea is
“The non-dual states of empty consciousness are an indication and mechanism of transformation.” This principle speaks to one of the fundamental goals of the therapeutic alliance, a corrective emotional experience, transformation.
“Is it possible that this problem can impose itself on you in the future AGAINST YOUR WILL?” How many therapists, coaches or spiritual directors are confident enough in their work to ask that question?
As we continue this exploration of how to talk about the spiritual nature of this work, I hope y’all will chime in with your understanding and experiences.
OOF. I have the heart of a social worker. The desire for justice and autonomy for ALL run deep with me. It’s no surprise that with laws threatening the rights of women, I have opinions and feelings.
I talk and write a lot about how we can neutralize the pain of intra-psychic charge with AAIT. I don’t talk a lot about how we can use an AAIT practice to activate positive energies and traits.
These last couple of weeks, I’ve been hearing a theme in my work, “How do I disagree with my partner in a respectful way?” A young couple….
Recently, the AAIT Fellowship Training Group explored the ins and outs of creating identities to achieve conscious goals. This is such an exciting and liberating way of moving towards goal achievement.