connecting psychotherapy and spiritual growth for human awakening
Welcome to my website! Here you find out 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.
Sacred Calling: Awakening the Soul to a Spiritual Life in the 21st Century,
the new book by Richard Harvey, is now available from Amazon!
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or see Your Sacred Calling for more details.
Living from our wholeness is only possible when we have become self-referring and no longer need to project hidden aspects of ourselves onto other people. When we see that no one stands above us or has responsibility for us, we become our own authority. No longer can we blame others for our shortcomings or our failures and likewise no one else may take the credit for our virtues and successes. Our challenge is to find the courage to stand alone, as we truly are, and face life. This is the psychological condition of true adulthood.
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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:
YOUR DIVINE OPPORTUNITY PUBLISHED NOVEMBER 2020
The central, core message of Your Divine Opportunity is that there is something crucial we can do to affect our lives and the lives of those around us—that is, to awaken to the true nature of our humanity: “All Richard’s books speak to a sacred Truth beyond the usual “spiritual” books and Your Divine Opportunity is no exception,”. See more details on this site.
BOOK TRILOGY PUBLISHED IN E-BOOK FORMAT
The trilogy of books–Dharma Sky, Moksha Dawn, and Bodhi Ocean–containing the annotated transcripts of forty-two psycho-spiritual lectures given by Richard Harvey are now available in e-book format. In order to read the e-book format you can use e.g. GoogleBooks, iBook (on your computer or smartphone) or any e-book reader (e.g. Kindle). See Whats New? for links to purchase these e-books on Amazon.
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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.