During an out-of-body experience (OBE) a person experiences their center of consciousness
from a spatial location that is distinctly different to their physical body. Prior research has
suggested that psychologists and psychotherapists may be reluctant to discuss the content
of their clients OBE accounts due to a lack of understanding about the nature of these
experiences. Yet, other research has highlighted the substantial value of discussing OBEs
in the therapeutic process. This paper examines the literature in order to assess the value of
utilizing person-centered dialogue and guided visualisation as counselling approaches for
working with clients who have had OBEs.
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