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Nita Gage

Nita Gage

Nita Gage, DSPS, trained with R.D. Laing at the Philadelphia Association from 1974 to 1980. She co-founded the NeuroImaginal Institute, directs Healer Within retreats and is the author (with Linda Star Wolf ) of Soul Whispering: The Art of Awakening Shamanic Consciousness.

R.D. Laing in the 21st Century: What is Authenticity?

Jul 14 - 19, 2019 Begins in 3 months
with Michael Guy Thompson, Fritjof Capra & Nita Gage

One of R. D. Laing’s most seminal influences was the existential philosophical tradition, especially Sartre, Heidegger and Nietzsche. The core principle that binds these disparate thinkers together is the concept of authenticity. There is no better term to characterize Dr. Laing’s ethical approach to clinical intervention. We will devote our five days together to exploring what it means to be authentic. What is the relationship between authenticity and ethics? The self? Happiness? Can the search for authenticity drive us mad, or make us sane?

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