Is it possible to live your true life? Wounds of manhood and healing in therapy.
- Dilema of men nowadays
- Therapy and rites of passage in transformation
- Therapy to heal the wounds
James Hollis, Ph.D., is a graduate of the C.G. Jung Institute in Zurich. He has lectured extensively in North America on mythology and religion, men's issues, and midlife. He has a private practice in Philadelphia and Linwood, New Jersey, where he lives. James Hollis is the well-known author of 18 analytical books, among them This Journey We Call Our Life: Living the Questions, Why Good People Do Bad Things: Understanding Our Darker Selves, What Matters Most: Living a More Considered Life, Through The Dark Wood: Finding Meaning In The Second Half of Life, Hauntings: Dispelling the Ghosts Who Run Our Lives, Living an Examined Life: Wisdom for the Second Half of the Journey, Living Between Worlds: Finding Personal Resilience in Changing Times, The Broken Mirror: Refracted Visions of Ourselves.
” Without meaningful rites, we sustain the most grievous of wounds to the soul – life without depth. The idea of the passage is similarly essential, for all passages imply something ending, a death of sorts, and something beginning, a birth of sorts. Only Death is static; the principle of life is change, and we have many death and rebirth to transit if we are lead meaningful lives ”