Consciousness, Regulation, Psychotherapy
The Function of Consciousness
Consciously Making Sense of Emotions
Emotions in Ritual, Drama, and Stories
Becoming Conscious of Emotions in Literature
Distraction, Reappraisal, Suppression, Augmentation
Emotion and Free Will
What Is Regulated?
Focus on Emotions
Psychoanalysis: Unconscious Schemas of Relating
Rogerian Counseling: Empathetic Support
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy: Changing Emotional Life by Thought
Emotion-Focused Therapy: Changing Emotional Life by Emotions
Outcomes of Therapy
Psychotherapy Without Professionals
To Think About and Discuss
FIGURE 14.0 Ronald De Sousa used these pictures for his book, The Rationality of Emotions. They are from Thomas Hill's (1885) book on etiquette—a making conscious of how to perform social customs with the right emotional tone.
There is, I assure you, a medical art for the soul. It is philosophy, whose aid need not be sought, as in bodily diseases, from outside ourselves. We must endeavor with all our resources and all our strength to become capable of doctoring ourselves.
Cicero: Tusculan Disputations, III, 6
Emotion may have been the original form of consciousness. So proposes Jaak Panksepp (2005). Most human brain networks that support the emotions are shared with other mammals. It seems likely, therefore, ...