The Bio-Emotive Framework Self-Paced Guide

This part of the Workbook is designed to be completed along side the Bio-Emotive Framework Basic Video Series. These sections include short summaries of the material on the Video Series but in no way replace watching the videos, which have much more detailed information on them. If you don’t watch the videos, you’ll be missing out on a lot of really helpful, orienting information!

We Are All Alexithymic

A nine minute talk presented at the symposium “Working With Feelings: Affect and the Practice of Everyday Life”, St. John’s College, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada (March 12, 2010). BEF we_are_all_alexithymic_v5

The Nine Core Feelings

I “discovered” these nine core feelings after three years of data collection with my clients (presented at the 2010 Integral Theory Conference).  After I arranged them into this table their relationships and meanings became much clearer and this table became the foundation of the Bio-Emotive Framework, giving rise to the three-step sequence of emotional processing:…

Welcome to the Bio-Emotive Framework 

I hope you enjoy the site.  For many people, the material here will challenge the way you see the world and, I hope, the way you see mental health. For the last 50 years or so psychology has been dominated by the cognitive-behaviorism and psychiatry has been dominated by the bio-medical and pharmaceutical philosophies of mental…