Embodied Enquiry

Phenomenological Touchstones for Research, Psychotherapy and Spirituality

  • Les Todres

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Introduction

  3. Research Methodology: Towards Aesthetic and Embodied Practices

  4. Psychotherapy: Embodying Complex Identity

  5. Spirituality: Embodying Freedom and Vulnerability

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 187-201

About this book


Drawing on a particular emphasis within the phenomenological tradition as exemplified by Maurice Merleau-Ponty and Eugene Gendlin, this book considers the role of the lived body as a way of knowing and being within three practical contexts that illustrate some of the nuances of embodied enquiry: qualitative research, psychotherapy, spirituality.


attention body Embodiment identity Martin Heidegger Maurice Merleau-Ponty phenomenology psychology Psychotherapeut psychotherapy qualitative research spirituality Therapeut therapy Training

Authors and affiliations

  • Les Todres
    • 1
  1. 1.Bournemouth UniversityUK

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