Resources for Treatment from the Inside Out

A New Inside Out perspective on General Factor P – Thomas M. Kelley, Dr William F. Pettit, Jack Pransky and Judith Sedgeman Found here

what we posit is the exclusivity of people’s understanding and use of the ability of thought in the etiology and maintenance of both mental disorders and mental health. We posit that people can use their ability to think in a manner that either produces distressing symptoms or in a way that produces mental well-being and common sense.

Just as there is an innate health-producing design behind every human system (i.e., gastro-intestinal, cardio-vascular, excretory) we posit there is also an innate health-generating design behind the agency of thought; that virtually everyone is born thinking in an effortless, free-flowing way and experiencing mental health.


A superpower? An educational initiative? Or something else … Journal of Public Mental Health, 16(4), 169-171 Kessel, A., Neill, M., Marmur, E. and Malik, R.

Through a deeper understanding of how the mind works, traditional work-related problems begin to look very different, or even dissolve away completely. Stress and anxiety are seen as the experiential manifestation of thoughts that do not need to be feared, and can be dropped. Rapport is not a strategy to be applied to others, but a natural consequence of being completely present in the room, listening with respect and being prepared to learn. Influencing others no longer takes the form of how you get people to do what you want, but is about genuinely connecting, presenting your position thoughtfully but also being prepared to be influenced by those around you. Conflict, promotion and change management all appear different.


Teaching Health Versus Treating Illness: The Efficacy of Three Principles Correctional Counseling With People in an English Prison. Thomas M Kelley, Jacqueline Hollows, Eric G Lambert, Dennis M Savard, Jack Pransky Found here

Three principles correctional counseling (3PCC) posits that people in prison have inner mental health they have obscured to varying degrees with their own thinking. 3PCC further posits that people in prison can rekindle and sustain this inner health via understanding how three psychospiritual principles-Universal Mind, consciousness, and thought-coalesce to form people’s psychological experience