I just loved Mel Schwartz (read his book The Possibility Principle!) and what we created together on this show. This man is so filled with practical wisdom, whether it’s the day-to-day stuff or the really big picture. We had so much flow and I felt like could have asked him a hundred more questions. What a wise and beautiful soul. His book is also fabulous and well worth reading.
Mel Schwartz is a psychotherapist, marriage counselor, author, speaker, and seminar leader in private practice in Westport, CT and Manhattan for more than two decades.
He earned his L.C.S.W. from Columbia University and Masters of Philosophy from Lancaster University, in England.
Mel has enjoyed several defining moments in his life, which have enabled him to live a life of the self-actualization techniques he espouses.
In mid-life, in business and with two young children, he envisioned a life with much deeper purpose. In one of his defining moments, Mel chose to make a move in an entirely different direction, one filled with uncertainty. He decided to enroll in graduate school to follow his passion: serving others as a psychotherapist.
He is one of the first contemporary practicing psychotherapists to distill the basic premises of quantum theory into therapeutic approaches, which enable people to overcome their challenges and live to their fullest potential.
Mel’s first book, The Art of Intimacy, The Pleasure of Passion, broke new ground in illuminating the path to joyful relationships and has benefitted countless people. He’s the author of The Possibility Principle: How Quantum Physics Can Improve the Way You Think, Live and Love (Sounds True, Sep. 2017). His blog A Shift of Mind at Psychologytoday.com has been viewed by more than 1.5 million readers. Mel supervises therapists and offers professional trainings in his therapeutic approach. He has been a keynote speaker at Yale University. Mel is a member of the Society for Consciousness Studies and has been interviewed by numerous TV, radio, and print media. He will be presenting at TEDX Beacon, Kennedy Library on 11.18.17
Great question:”How do we learn to be emotionally intimate with each other?”
Are you familiar with Steven C Kassel, MFT ? This is from HIS Website:
Interpersonal Biofeedback is a promising new area of study and clinical practice. It is a hybrid of two evidence based therapies, Biofeedback and Psychotherapy, where information of physiology, such as heart rate, heart rate variability, brain waves, hand temperature, sweat gland activity, and/or respiration are given back to more than one person at a time to help them learn how to tone down nervous system arousal or better tune-in to one another. The first research paper that appeared was in 1978, by family therapist and theorist Michael Kerr, in which he discussed biofeedback may be used to help families. http://www.kassel.us/interpersonal-biofeedback/
Hope you find this interesting
Brilliant… I will look into this..