Trimming the Bits – Pottery Meditation

A meditation on life’s changes and human development with Dr Joseph R Bowers. I am a counsellor psychotherapist to learn more visit our website http://www.abilitytherapyspecialists.com.au…

Homophobia and Healing: Psychotherapy and the Psychology of Prejudice

New book by Dr Joseph Randolph Bowers We are pleased this title has finally seen the light of day, as it has been delayed during…

Spiritual Values and Behaviour Support

At first glance and broadly speaking, specialist behaviour support within the NDIS and Australian context is based in western secular science and particularly with insights…

Refuge as Therapy, Therapy as Refuge

Welcome. Each moment is precious. Welcome to your moment. Be here now, with the fullness of your heart. Take this moment to breathe… breathe in……

Hypnotherapy and Mindfulness

Hypnotherapy and mindfulness go hand-in-hand. This approach provides skills and awareness that anyone can benefit from, which are part of universal human functions of the…

Finding Your Path in Life

One of the amazing parts of counselling psychotherapy is when a person is seeking where they belong. We feel lost, afraid, alone, stressed out, and…

Patterns and Perfection

Nature patterns and builds in dys-function to offset atrophy and create opportunity for variation in a species. Imperfections are part of the pattern of perfection…

Interview with Dr Joseph Randolph Bowers

This interview was recorded by a colleague who wanted to remain unnamed. They gathered this information to share in their organisation. Dr Bowers, may I…

Solitude, Mysticism, and Spiritual Growth: Retrospective Christian Texts by Dr Joseph Randolph Bowers

Solitude, Mysticism, and Spiritual Growth: Retrospective Christian Texts by Dr Joseph Randolph Bowers A study in western mysticism based in medieval, ecological, and eremitic contemplative…

The Politics of Faith: A Psychotherapist’s Critical Reflection on ‘Lumen Fidei’ Light of Faith by Pope Francis

The Politics of Faith: A Psychotherapist’s Critical Reflection on ‘Lumen Fidei’ Light of Faith by Pope Francis Critically reflecting on Pope Francis encyclical letter to…

Key Factors in Sexual Identity and Behaviour: Taking An Integrative Middle Path

After reviewing new studies of 2016 I confirm three factors linked to sexual behavior and orientation. Genetic. Neurobiological developmental. Environmental social. Not much has changed…

Range of Online Services, Armidale, New England NSW

    Ability Therapy Specialists was a community idea struck during the disbanding of state services. How can we keep senior skills and professional expertise…

On the Threshold: Personal Transformation and Spiritual Awakening ~ A Primer on the Spiritual Life with Activities, by Joseph Randolph Bowers PhD

On the Threshold: Personal Transformation and Spiritual Awakening ~ A Primer on the Spiritual Life with Activities ISBN: 978-0-9874387-1-3 (ebook) Earth Rattle Publishing, (c) 2013…

Spiritual Direction in the New England

This week I had an unexpected joy to speak with the president of the Conference of Spiritual Directors Australia.  Their work is to promote a…