Losing a pet is a deeply painful experience, yet often misunderstood by many who see the beloved pet as “Just a pet.” Our Last Walk: Using Poetry for Grieving and Remembering Our Pets is a powerful resource for those experiencing pet loss and those who are supporting others who have lost a pet. Filled with powerful, authentic poems expressing loss, Our Last Walk helps the grieving person find words for their loss while sharing in the experience of others who have traversed that same painful journey. More than a book of tears, Our Last Walk also helps people to remember their beloved pet, preserving the love and memories of relationship. Through this book, many will find encouragement, healing, and hope.
Tom Greening is a wonderful role model of an elder, poet, philosopher, and educator who shares personal, honest, and lyrical contemplations on later life issues. The poems in this collection grew out of his serving as a training director at AgeSong, his psychotherapy practice, and his own aging. With wit and humor, Dr. Greening guides us through many issues faced by elders, including those often not discussed. Through the poems, elders and those who love elders will be challenged and comforted while developing a deeper understanding of the aging process.
Shadows & Light: Theory, Research, and Practice in Transpersonal Psychology is a groundbreaking 2-volume series updating many essential topics in transpersonal psychology. It builds upon traditional topics to cover vital contemporary transpersonal psychological issues ranging from mindfulness and spirituality through social justice and sexuality. The range of contributors is broad, diverse, and inclusive and will bring the reader on many inward and outward journeys of human growth and potential.
Volume I is written is a traditional educational style with additional chapters covering cross cultural psychology, ecopsychology, finding one’s voice, the evidence based foundation of transpersonal practice, ritual, and much more. This volume includes chapters by established leaders such as Stanley Krippner, John Davis, Dan Hocoy, Pat Luce and Robert Schmidt as well as fresh voices with new perspectives on transpersonal psychology. The chapters are readable and personal, yet well researched and scholarly. These volumes are destined to become seminal texts in the field.
Shadows & Light: Theory, Research, and Practice in Transpersonal Psychology is a groundbreaking 2-volume series covering many essential topics in transpersonal psychology. Shadows & Light (Vol 2) builds on the tradition of transpersonal psychology to cover vital contemporary psychological topics ranging from mindfulness, creativity, compassion, and the real world application of the integration of spirituality and psychology, The range of topics and contributors is broad, diverse, and inclusive and will bring the reader on many inward and outward journeys of human growth and potential.
This collection contains talks and reflection pieces that are enjoyable and fascinating in the immediacy of the authors’ voices and their messages for the individual and the collective. A wonderful selection of pieces by established leaders such as Charlie Tart, angel Kyodo williams, Judy Lief, and Roger Walsh as well as influential emergent scholars such as Ian Wickramesekera II, Dan Hocoy, and Louis Hoffman. These volumes are destined to become a classic text in the field.
Tom Greening is a long time existential psychologist, professor, and poet. In this collection of poems, Dr. Greening explores many challenging topics, incuding the meaning of our existence, the challenges of the medical model in psychology, war, religion, and our paradoxical human nature. All these topics are approached with his typical wit and humor. Whether a psychologist, mental health proefssional, or just someone interested in the many challenges of life, this collection of poems will make you think, laugh, and maybe even cry.