The Crux Of The Process-Work Theory

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This can be considered as the crux of the Process-work theory. Process work involves the primary process, known as the Consensus reality, the edge and the secondary process, which is the non-consensus reality. Consensus reality refers to the agreed upon concepts of reality which people of a culture or a group believe or treat as real. One has to cross the edge to move from the known to the unknown state. An edge is reached when a process brings up information which is difficult for you to accept. Edges are names for the experience of confinement, for the limitations in awareness, for the boundaries of your own identity. Going over an edge is always an immense experience; one feels that his identity is changing, confused, lost or challenged.…show more content…
If edges are worked out, one becomes a fluid person, momentarily atleast. How does one know he is or someone is on an edge, is by analysing the behaviour. This behaviour can be analysed through the signals which the body gives out through the different channels. The secondary process is the unknown state, known as the non-consensus reality. The dreambody hovers between body sensation and mythic visualization. The body is again seen as a centring focus and felt sense is recognized as a process that continues all the time, walking or sleeping around is basically the dreambody. New insights can be generated through the dreamdoor, which is by amplifying the dreaming process. Altered state is a mental state induced by psychological agents which deviates from the normal walking state of…show more content…
Kinesthetic: Also called the movement channel. This is basically the movements that your body does when in a situation. For instance, it could be the use of hand gestures while talking, tapping of the feat when nervous, biting of the nails and other body movements like these. 5. Relationship: This refers to the qualities of a given relationship taken as a form of communication. For example, if I provide criticism to someone while consciously taking care to provide it in a loving way, then the content of the message is auditory but the message of the feeling tone is in the relationship channel. Relationship troubles often occur when the people are aware of the content but not aware of the relationship channel. In this case, the relationship channel is said to be “unoccupied,” which actually means that it is occupied by the secondary process. 6. World: The world channel refers to social issues such as racism, sexism, homophobia, environmental issues, classism, etc. 7. Spiritual: The spiritual channel is an avenue for communication with something greater than consensus reality and physical
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