New Release June 2020....
Introducing readers to the world of counselling and psychotherapy, Fifty Minutes is a collection of fictional dialogues. As readers witness therapy sessions and their impact upon the ordinary lives of the characters, they gain a unique insight into the nature of the work, without textbook jargon.
A host of characters populate Fifty Minutes. Readers meet Tess, who is coming to the end of her life and wants to share some old feelings that never really left her; Meg, who is processing the end of a long-term illicit relationship which gets muddled with grieving for her suicidal mother; and Jack and Christine, a married couple on the brink of collapse. Even the therapist with no name has her own life experiences that get a little muddled in the work.
What is therapy and how does it help with the necessary dilemmas that we suffer and face during the lifespan? Fifty Minutes demonstrates the complexity, but also the value of treating one another with humility, compassion and acceptance. To pre-order click here
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Revisioning Person-Centred Therapy: theory and practice of a radical paradigm
A collection of essays compiled and edited by Manu Bazzano. 2018, Oxon: Routledge
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A Review of Zen and therapy: heretical perspectives Manu Bazzano, London and New York, Routledge, 2017, 166 pp., £31.99 (paperback), ISBN 978-1-138-64631-5 Reviewed by Julie Webb, Psychotherapist for Person-Centered Experiential Psychotherapies Journal, Autumn 2017
Review of When The Sun Bursts: the enigma of schizophrenia by Christopher Bollas, New Haven, CT, Yale University Press, 2015, 224pp., (p/back), ISBN 978-0300214734. Reviewed by Julie Webb, for Self & Society, 2017 Vol 45, NOS, 3-4, 366-382. Routledge.
Therapy and the Counter Tradition: the edge of philosophy
by Manu Bazzano & Julie Webb (Eds). 2016, Oxon: Routledge
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The Artistry of Therapy and Zen Practice. In Person-Centred & Experiential Psychotherapies, Vol 15, 2016, pp 190 -199 – Issue 3: Mindfulness, Meditation and the Person-Centered Approach.
A review of Spectre of the Stranger: Towards a Phenomenology of Hospitality by Manu Bazzano (2012) Brighton: Sussex Academic Press. Published in Self & Society Spring. 2014.