What Does It Mean to Be an Integral Therapist?
Being an integral therapist may mean many things to many people. According to www.goodtherapy.org:
- Integral psychotherapists may incorporate from multiple theories and traditions, incorporating elements of art, expressive writing, mindfulness, spirituality and nature to promote healing.
- Those who practice integral psychotherapy tend to see it as a method of nonjudgmental guidance, allowing clients to gain insight and learn from their struggles.
- Practitioners of integral psychology believe life (and its tribulations) provides constant opportunities for evolution and growth, resulting in awareness and connection that can deepen an individual’s sense of meaning.
- Integral therapists help clients “learn from suffering rather than escape it.”