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.


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 Really, worry is so out of date: we have outrun it, medicated and left it behind.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

December 5, 2015

The Weather and You

Check out this remarkable video of our dear planet twirling through space. Recently released by NASA, this footage will take your breath away, make you weep and/or fill your mind with awe. The Earth – A Living Creature (The Amazing NASA Video) 1080p Isn’t this a breathtaking illustration of the dynamic, interconnected systems that have … + read more

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