connecting psychotherapy and spiritual growth for human awakening
This website is about personal change and spiritual development. You may be seeking clarity and healing through counseling, transformation through depth psychotherapy, or spiritual growth and guidance. Whether you are new to this or have tried it before, here you can discover new ideas and practices, get help and encouragement, and find inspiration.
Your Essential Self: The Inner Journey to Authenticity & Spiritual Enlightenment, the new book by Richard Harvey, is now available from Amazon!
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The spiritual teacher is yourself or as it has traditionally been put he is the mirror in which you see yourself as you are, as you would like to be, human and divine, possibility and actuality, imperfections and perfections, relative and absolute, in all your great complexity. Nothing is spared you as you look into this mirror, particularly your ambivalence. Your self-importance reflexes with your lack of self-worth as your self-inflation reflects your self-perceived insignificance.
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Real change comes about through inner work, when we “attend to soul” and discover who we are. Only then can we can realize our potential for truth, power, creativity and satisfaction. But how do we proceed when faced with such a confusing array of approaches, often mixing modern psychology and ancient, usually Eastern traditions?
As a psychotherapist and spiritual teacher, I have explored deeply the relationship between personal therapy and spiritual growth, because they refer us to our innate capacity for wholeness. I found that they are connected by a middle stage of authenticity that brings our unique, compassionate self into true relationship with other people and the world.
My therapeutic approach is an innovative psycho-spiritual psychotherapy, which reveals a new understanding of what it is to know yourself and really change. To find out more about this inner journey, see human awakening.
On this site, you will find a wealth of resources for personal growth and spiritual awakening:
RICHARD TALKS IN MOTRIL, SPAIN
The School of Languages in Motril has invited Richard to give a talk on relationships as part of its C1 Lecture Series. The talk is entitled "Human Relationships: Love and Boundaries" and it takes place on Tuesday 28th April 6.45pm in the Salon de Actos, EOI de Motril. At the end of the talk questions will be invited from the audience. See http://www.eoimotril.org/ for full details.
SACRED ATTENTION THERAPY ONLINE TRAINING LAUNCHED!
Richard Harvey's Sacred Attention Therapy (SAT) Online Training Course is a radical, innovative, psycho-spiritual therapy training for healing professionals, laypeople, as well as for people who are serious about their own personal and spiritual growth and development, consisting of four levels of teaching. See Sacred Attention Therapy Training Course for all the details.
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Years later, I am still amazed at how different I am because of working with Richard. Everything that changed was for the better. His insight into spiritual matters is only rivaled by his ability to explain them. He is a genuine teacher, not blinded by spiritual pride like so many self-proclaimed 'gurus'. I can honestly say that my time spent with him was one of the most eye-opening experiences I've ever had. E. K.