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Bloch, Arthur 1948-

Overview
Works: 461 works in 827 publications in 7 languages and 6,202 library holdings
Genres: Humor  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Director, Producer, Adapter, Editor, Host, Production personnel, Author of introduction, Performer
Classifications: PN6231.M82, 818.5407
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Most widely held works by Arthur Bloch
Murphy's law and other reasons why things go wrong by Arthur Bloch( Book )

36 editions published between 1977 and 1992 in 5 languages and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An amusing collection of people's laws of operation
Murphy's law, book two : more reasons why things go wrong by Arthur Bloch( Book )

5 editions published between 1980 and 1986 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spirituality and psychology by Frances E Vaughan( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An interview with transpersonal psychotherapist and author Frances Vaughan, who says that psychology is incomplete without an understanding of the spiritual yearnings of human beings. She stresses that all spiritual traditions ultimately offer a means toward transcendence of the limited self
Communication and congruence( Visual )

4 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Series moderator, Dr. Jeffrey Mishlove, interviews Virginia Satir, author and therapist, who discusses effects of communication on people
The Human Dilemma( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Series moderator Jeffrey Mishlove interviews Rollo May on existential psychology and the role of anxiety in our lives
Humanistic psychotherapy by James F. T Bugental( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Humanistic-existential psychotherapy is a journey toward greater wholeness and aliveness. The late James Bugental, Ph. D., was the first president of the Association for Humanistic Psychology, president of the California State Psychological Association. He is author of The Search for Authenticity, Psychotherapy and Process and several other seminal books. The client in this process does not necessarily alleviate symptoms or change behavior--but rather completes therapy with a larger sense of who he or she is
Compassion in action( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ram Dass probes deeply into the nature of helping relationships. He suggests that when we see deeply into each human being, no matter how desperate the situation, we are able to honor and learn from them. If we view ourselves as the "helper," we become trapped in the prison of our own self-image -- and this interferes with genuine compassion. Ram Dass' own path has led him to look for God in every person and situation. Following this path, his life of service has included working with refugees, with the blind, and with the dying. In this moving, two-part program, he examines the delicate state of awareness in which one acts compassionately for social change while also accepting the world exactly as it is
Does mind matter?( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Series moderator Jeffrey Mishlove interviews speakers on the relationship of mind to body or brain; comparison of the mind to computers; and the mind in Buddhism
Boundaries of the soul( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jeffrey Mishlove interviews June Singer about the theory and practice of Carl G. Jung's analytic psychology
Memory, suggestion and abuse( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With regard to memory, the human brain functions neither like a computer nor a video camera. Memories, says Dr. Michael D Yapko, are more a function of reconstruction than reproduction. Many factors affect memory, and detailed memories, accompanied by strong emotions, can readily be obtained through hypnotic suggestion --even when such memories have no basis in fact. Dr. Yapko reviews the psychotherapeutic interactions that often lead to a diagnosis of childhood sexual abuse and enumerates various therapeutic pitfalls. Michael Yapko, Ph. D., is a clinical psychologist and author of Trancework and Suggestions of Abuse: True and False Memories of Childhood Sexual Trauma
Becoming more fully human by Jeffrey Mishlove( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The problems of society result less from an intrinsic evil in human nature than from our failure to stop repeating behavior patterns from the past. Change, says Virginia Satir, begins with learning to accept and understand the many parts of oneself
The complete Murphy's law : a definitive collection by Arthur Bloch( Book )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murphy's law by Arthur Bloch( Book )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verzameling motto's, wetten en uitspraken uit de bedrijfscultuur
Awakening intuition( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

We can train our own intuitive faculty by learning to quiet the mind and listen to internal signals. Frances Vaughan, Ph. D., says intuition involves a direct knowing without mediation by human senses or logic. She points to several types of intuition--spiritual, emotional, intellectual and physical
Living philosophically( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Series moderator Jeffrey Mishlove interviews speakers on the self as it relates to society, the universe, religion and thought
Cultivating and applying intuition( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gifted intuitive and a professional psychologist, Helen Palmer, Ph. D., describes the relationship between intuitive and psychic abilities. Palmer says that intuition training frequently involves the use of disciplines such as concentration, visualization and contemplation, and this often leads to personality growth and spiritual development
Addiction, attachment and spiritual crisis( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christina Grof describes her own struggle to overcome alcoholism and suggests that the impulse that leads to addictive behavior stems from our yearning for spiritual union. Crises of spiritual opening, she says, may often look like episodes of acute psychosis and are often difficult and even painful. Unlike psychosis, however, such crises can lead to higher states of personality integration. Christina Grof is founder of the Spiritual Emergence Network. She is author of The Thirst for Wholeness, and is a developer, with husband Stanislav Grof, of Holotropic therapy
Lucid dreaming( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucid dreams are dreams in which you are aware that you are dreaming. Researcher LaBerge discusses techniques for inducing lucid dreams as well as some practical applications. These include anxiety reduction, practicing various skills, creative problem solving and exploring decision scenarios. Stephen LaBerge, Ph. D., is a research associate at Stanford University's sleep and dream laboratory. He is founder of the Lucidity Institute in Palo Alto, California, and is author of Lucid Dreaming and Exploring the World of Lucid Dreams
Personality development and the psyche by Jeffrey Mishlove( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Certain paranoid and neurotic states can open your mind to a range of intuitive and psychic experiences, according to this provocative discussion with Helen Palmer
A guide to rational thinking( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Working to change your personal philosophy is a valid therapeutic technique -- one which can lead to genuine growth. Behavior, emotion and cognition, says Albert Ellis, are all interrelated. He tells us how to recognize irrational belief patterns based on musts and shoulds. He then presents methods for self-analysis and therapy. Dr. Ellis discusses and demonstrates the modeling approach, the use of humor, the use of cognitive homework, unconditional acceptance of clients, the use of strong language and dealing with low frustration tolerance. In a moving manner, he also describes the application of these principles in his own life experience. (A program in two parts) Born in 1913, Albert Ellis, Ph. D., is one of the most influential figures in the history of psychology. He is author of over 600 academic papers and more than 50 books including A Guide to Rational Living, How to Live with a Neurotic, Humanistic Psychotherapy, The Art and Science of Love and Sex Without Guilt. Dr. Ellis is considered the grandfather of cognitive behavior therapy, the founder of Rational-Emotive Therapy (RET) and one of the architects of the sexual revolution
 
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Bloch, Arthur

Bloch, Arthur Richard 1948-

Blohs, Arturs 1948-

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