3. The Quality of Tenderness (1985)

  1. Brian Thorne

Published Online: 27 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118329214.ch3

Counselling and Spiritual Accompaniment: Bridging Faith and Person-Centred Therapy

Counselling and Spiritual Accompaniment: Bridging Faith and Person-Centred Therapy

How to Cite

Thorne, B. (2012) The Quality of Tenderness (1985), in Counselling and Spiritual Accompaniment: Bridging Faith and Person-Centred Therapy, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118329214.ch3

Author Information

  1. The Norwich Centre for Personal, Professional and Spiritual Development, USA

  1. A lecture delivered at The Norwich Centre on 13 December 1982 and repeated at the University of East Anglia on 18 March 1983, published 1985 by Norwich Centre Publications-reproduced with permission. Chapter 5 in the original publication.

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 19 SEP 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781119950820

Online ISBN: 9781118329214

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Keywords:

  • the quality of tenderness (1985);
  • Dr Carl Rogers and the UEA Counselling Service and the Norwich Centre;
  • ‘tender’ as multifaceted, and a total comprehension impossible;
  • tenderness when present, there being a wholeness, and liberating paradox;
  • hypothesis, on humans, sexuality and spirituality, as intimately entwined;
  • distrust leads to shame, which generates in its turn a distrust of the body

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