Awakening to Awe: A Book Review

Awakening to Awe: A Book Review

by Bob Edelstein

A review of existential psychologist and author Kirk Schneider’s latest work, which explores the nature and power of awe through interviews of people personally transformed by an emotion which has been much neglected by psychology.
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    Kirk J. Schneider, Ph.D., is a leading spokesperson for contemporary humanistic psychology and is the editor of the Journal of Humanistic Psychology. He is a pioneer in developing existential-integrative psychotherapy and in the application of awe-based consciousness to existential-humanistic psychotherapy.
    Awakening to Awe - Personal Stories of Profound Transformation by Kirk J. Schneider, PhD. Jason Aronson, 2009
    Awakening to Awe explores the nature and power of awe from Dr. Schneider’s theoretical and therapeutic stance as well as through interviews of people transformed by their experience of awe.
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    Bob EdelsteinBob Edelstein, LMFT, MFT, is an existential humanistic psychotherapist based in Portland, Oregon. In addition to maintaining a private practice for over 35 years, he also provides consultation, supervision, and training for professionals, including a one-day workshop entitled Deepen Your Therapeutic Work Using an Existential Humanistic Perspective. Bob is a founding member of the Association for Humanistic Psychology - Oregon Community and of the Existential Humanistic Northwest Professional Organization. He is a board member of the San Francisco based Existential Humanistic Institute. 
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