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Spirituality

Relates to the persons search for a sense of meaning and morally fulfilling relationships between oneself and the universe.

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Religion

Involves the patterning of spiritual beliefs and practices into social institutions with community support and traditions maintained over time.

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First force therapies

Based on dynamic theories of human behavior. The prime concern of these therapies is dealing with repression and resolving instinctual conflicts by developing insight.

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Second force theories

Evolved from behavioral theories. These therapies focus on learned habits and seek to remove symptoms through various processes or direct learning.

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Third force therapies

Rooted in experimental/humanistic/existential theories. They help the person deal with existential despair and seek the actualization of the persons potential through techniques grounded in immediate experiencing.

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Fourth force therapies

Based on transpersonal theories, specifically target the spiritual dimension. They focus on helping the person let go of ego attachments and transcend the self through various spiritual based practices.

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Transpersonal approach

Some states of human consciousness and potential go beyond our traditional views of health and normalcy.

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Ultimate environment

The highest level of reality.

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Development of interior individual consciousness:

Levels of consciousness

Refer to various developmental milestones that unfold within human psyche.

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Development of interior individual consciousness:

Lines of consciousness

Flow through the basic levels of consciousness.

Areas for which we have empirical evidence
ie: morals, self identity, psycho sexuality.

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Development of interior individual consciousness:

State of consciousness

Ordinary (walking, sleeping) and nonordinary (religious experiences, altered states).

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Development of interior individual consciousness:

Self-system

What navigates the levels, lines, states of consciousness.

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Fulcrum

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