The wounded healer
(that's you) has more compassion because you know what it's like to be in pain.
On the exact spot in her chart where Venus is in Pisces, she has Chiron the Wounded Healer
Our findings support the conjecture that CITs who fit the wounded healer
paradigm may struggle to forgive, as evidenced by higher avoidance and revenge scores, which indicate CITs in this study tend to both avoid those who offend them and desire revenge against those who they perceive have wronged them.
The wounded healer
is a concept of an archetypal dynamic coined by Carl G.
It was in relation to the latter part of this journey that Vontress, the wounded healer
, was invited to be "In the Therapist's Chair" to talk about his life and work.
With Chiron, the planet in astral mythology of the wounded healer
and fortune bringer Jupiter, closely aligned with Neptune, compassion can be aroused.
When Henri Nouwen's book The Wounded Healer
was published in 1979, it was met with a resounding "Yes
Although the wounded healer
concept does not address adult attachment theory directly, it is consistent with attachment theory with regard to avoidance, suggesting that avoidance of wounds is detrimental for effective counseling.
Drawing our inspiration from the example of the Suffering Servant, the wounded healer
, so as to develop a lifestyle as a healing community, avoiding the cheap triumphalism and the pessimism that paralyse the community.
Arthur Frank's At the Will of the Body (1991) and The Wounded Storyteller (1995), as well as Henri Nouwen's The Wounded Healer
(1979) show the redemptive value of narrative.
A turning point for Burge came in the late 1980s while he was teaching at Michigan's Spring Arbor College, which selected Henri Nouwen's book, The Wounded Healer
, as its book of the year.
Nouwen was a priest and psychologist from Holland who taught at Notre Dame, Harvard and Yale, became an internationally known speaker and wrote more than 30 books, including With Open Hands, The Wounded Healer
and The Return of the Prodigal Son.