Peter Bloch, M.A., LL.B., LL.M.
83 Glenholme Avenue,
Toronto, Ontario M6H 3B2
Meditation Therapy uses meditation to help you to relax and to increase your ability to understand yourself by increasing your skill in being an objective observer of your mind, emotions and behaviour. You are encouraged to meditate between psychotherapy sessions. Meditation also is an important part of each session. This is very helpful in building equanimity and tranquility and developing meaningful insights.
Meditation Therapy also may include tools that help you to learn to be an objective observer, such as Gestalt therapy or Metaphor Therapy (developed by Richard Kopp, Ph.D.), which helps to identify and modify internally generated images that affect behaviour even without your knowledge.
Peter Bloch practices meditation and is a trained psychotherapist. His goal is to help you to be your own therapist by improving your ability to observe your own mind and feelings and to make fresh, free choices. However, do not accept his word for this. First, check his resume. Also browse the MeditateNow home page, which he has written and which explains his approach to meditation, to life, and to psychotherapy. Then consider making appointments with at least two other mental health professionals (psychotherapists, psychologists, psychiatrists, ministers or priests or rabbis, physicians or social workers). Choose to work with a professional who can best support you to understand and change your life.