The Counselor . . . as If Soul and Spirit Matter: Inspirations from Anthroposophy


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Steiner Books
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6.0 X 9.0 X 0.78 inches | 1.11 pounds
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About the Author

David Tresemer, PhD, has a doctorate in psychology, and is associate professor of psychology at Rudolf Steiner College for the certificate program in Counseling Psychology, with concentration in Anthroposophic Psychology. He has written in many areas, ranging from The Scythe Book: Mowing Hay, Cutting Weeds, and Harvesting Small Grains with Hand Tools to a book about mythic theater, War in Heaven: Accessing Myth Through Drama, and a book on astrology-seen-intelligently, Star Wisdom and Rudolf Steiner: A Life Seen through the Oracle of the Solar Cross, as well as The Venus Eclipse of the Sun. David's has also written numerous articles on the connection of celestial events to human experience.

Estelle Isaacson is a contemporary mystic and seer, whose first books were published by LogoSophia in 2012: Through the Eyes of Mary Magdalene: Early Years and Soul Awakening. In volume 1 in her trilogy on the life of Mary Magdalene, Estelle Isaacson presents her visions of the life of Christ as seen through Magdalene's own eyes. Volume 2, Through the Eyes of Mary Magdalene: From Initiation to the Passion, enters the profound mysteries of Christ's Passion, culminating in the Resurrection. Estelle is coauthor with Robert Powell of Gautama Buddha's Successor: A Force for Good in Our Time(2013) and The Mystery of Sophia: Bearer of the New Culture: The Rose of the World(2014).

Roberta R. Nelson was born in Montana and raised in Minnesota and North Dakota. She trained in counseling, human development, psychosynthesis, and Anthroposophy and earned a doctorate in Counselor Education from North Dakota State University, where her dissertation focused on incorporating Anthroposophy and psychosynthesis into counselor education and training. In addition, Roberta is licensed as a Licensed Practical Clinical Counselor (LPCC) and addiction counseling (LAC). In 1997 she founded ReConnect: A Center for Schooling and Counseling, dedicated to bridging the gaps among mainstream mental health, psychosynthesis, and spiritual science. A recent affiliation with AAP (Association for Anthroposophic Psychology) is a continuation of her lifelong goal to establish professional training that connects contemporary education with esoteric traditions. Roberta's ongoing commitment to healing and renewal is most recently demonstrated in her founding role in a biodynamic, land-based therapeutic initiative on her 750-acre family farm.

Edmund Knighton, PhD, is Associate Professor and Department Chair, Clinical Psychology PhD/MA programs, and for Marriage and Family Therapy, Somatic, Pre/Perinatal Psychology Concentrations, through The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Department Chair and Professor, MA in Education for Public Charter School Teachers, Rudolf Steiner College. Organizational Development consultant. He is a founding member of the Association for Anthroposophic Psychology (AAP). He has done research in the area of brain development and spatial perception and is a member of the faculty and administration of nine graduate institutes and four Waldorf schools. Edmund earned a post-doctorate in Family Systems, Hakomi Body Centered Psychotherapy and is a certified in conflict management, yoga, and Spacial Dynamics(R) movement therapy, and is a Ropes course instructor. He has been an educator for more than two decades in early childhood, primary, secondary, and graduate levels. He created SES 4th-grade through 12th-grade programs using Kessler's Mysteries Curriculum. He has practiced neuropsychological assessment at UC-Davis Med-Center Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, specializing in traumatic brain injury.


"In an anthroposophic approach to counseling and psychotherapy we integrate the whole paradigm of spiritual science into the contemporary forms of psychology, thereby reformulating a psychology inclusive of body, soul, and spirit."--Dr. William Bento, former executive director of the Association for Anthroposophic Psychology, author of "Lifting the Veil of Mental Illness"