Excellent - John Welwood is one of my favorite teachers, and this is an excellent conversation with him, from Tami Simon, founder and owner of Sounds True. Welwood's Perfect Love, Imperfect Relationships is one of the best books, on relationships or otherwise, that I have ever read.
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Tami Simon speaks with Dr. John Welwood, a clinical psychologist, psychotherapist, and practicing student of Buddhism and Eastern contemplative psychology. Dr. Welwood is an author whose books include Journey of the Heart and Perfect Love, Imperfect Relationships, and with Sounds True he has created the audio learning program Conscious Relationships. In this episode, Tami speaks with Dr. Welwood about his understanding of the relationship between psychological work and the spiritual journey, as well as his view of the phenomenon of “spiritual bypassing.” He also spoke about committed relationships and the most common issue that couples present in couples therapy. (61 minutes)