Holistic Peer Counseling (HPC) is Do It Yourself (DIY) technology which teaches the potentially radical perspective that distress patterns need loving attention to heal—and so we practice holding space for our peers' distress patterns. We learn how to be both a client and a counselor so that we can heal ourselves and facilitate healing for others.
This book is a compilation of materials from our Holistic Peer Counseling courses. It is designed to provide an introduction to the work and therapeutic benefits the course and community generate. Take your time with this book, but remain steady. If you wish to take this work deeper, we suggest that you register for one of our courses.
Throughout this book you will find contemplations, exercises and meditations. These elements of this book are as critical as the words written on these pages. Putting this work into practice is what changes lives.