New book by Philip Kenney

The Writer's Crucible Meditations on Emotion, Being and Creativity

Phil Kenney

Philip Kenney is a practicing psychotherapist in Portland, Oregon. He did his post-graduate work in British Object Relations at the Washington D.C. School of Psychiatry and has taught Self Psychology as part of his private practice. A long time meditator and poet, Mr. Kenney is the author of the novel, Radiance, and a collection of poetry, Where Roses Bloom. He strives to bring together the worlds of psychology, creativity and spirituality in his work and is the author of a new book on those subjects entitled, The Writer's Crucible: Meditations on Emotion, Being and Creativity.

Posts Tagged ‘effortless being’

December 29, 2015

The Joy of Disappearing

I first experienced it as a boy running home in the dark on a warm summer night. Moving through the night air with fireflies darting everywhere and crickets fiddling a happy tune, I ran my fastest until there was nothing left of me but joy. Initially, it took effort to get my body up to … + read more

December 13, 2015

Hurry Up

Were Alfred E. Neuman and Mad Magazine to stage a comeback (wouldn’t it be great?!) the cover caption for our time might well read, “What, me hurry?” Why worry when you can hurry? Really, worry is so out of date: we have outrun it, medicated and left it behind. “Hurry up,” is the first commandment … + read more



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