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Existential therapies

by Mick Cooper

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Published by Sage Publications in London, Thousand Oaks, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Existential psychotherapy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [155]-165) and index.

    StatementMick Cooper.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC489.E93 C667 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 169 p. :
    Number of Pages169
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3575798M
    ISBN 100761973214, 0761973206
    LC Control Number2002115863

      Existential therapies are also brought to life with a case study that runs the whole way through the book. Overall, a superb introduction and an important contribution to the field. The second edition of Existential Therapies represents an important update of this important text.4/5(78). This book is an excellent book, but does not replace the power of attending one of Dr. Olthuis’s workshops. While Olthuis does not consider himself an existential therapist, the similarities abound in his relational approach which he describes as being strongly influenced by relational theory, feminism, and postmodernism.

    Introduction: the rich tapestry of existential therapies --Existential philosophy: the meaning of being --Daseinsanalysis: foundations for an Existential therapy --Meaning-centered therapies: discovering meaning and purpose in life --Existential-humanistic therapy: overcoming a resistance to life --R.D. Laing: meeting without masks. existential therapies. Research on Existential Therapies The basic tenets of an existential therapeutic approach are indirectly supported by a range of empirical findings. First, many studies showed that people would like to receive professional help with their existential questions and shattered assumptions about life (Janoff-Bulman, ).File Size: KB.

    Existential therapies are also brought to life with a case study that runs the whole way through the book. Overall, a superb introduction and an important contribution to the field. The second edition of Existential Therapies represents an important update of this important text. Existential Therapies This is our most 'accessible' book on Existential Therapy, a notoriously difficult therapeutic approach in Counselling & Psychotherapy. It introduces students to the six key existential therapies with a focus on practical, face-to-face work with clients.


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Existential therapies are also brought to life with a case study that runs the whole way through the book. Overall, a superb introduction and an important contribution to the field. The second edition of Existential Therapies represents an important update of this important text/5(27).

Existential Therapies addresses these key questions, and more, by providing students and practitioners with an invaluable introduction to the diverse and multifaceted world of existential therapeutic practices.

Focusing on practical, face-to-face work with clients, the book: introduces readers to /5(27). The book, Existential Therapy: Distinctive Features, by Emmy van Deurzen, is a good reminder to view each person as a free individual, responsible for their life.

But, on another level, the is a book about how to push a particular set of belief on another person/5(5). Existential Therapies addresses these key questions, and more, by providing students and practitioners with an invaluable introduction to the diverse and multifaceted world of existential therapeutic practices.

Focusing on practical, face-to-face work with clients, the book: introduces readers to six key existential therapies4/5. Existential Therapy | Existential Counselling. Don't be mislead by the brevity of this little book. It has a depth of insight that brings traditional Existential-Humanistic theory into the contemporary dialogue.

Combining theory and vignettes, this book makes a good introduction to the approach as well as a potent refresher of main themes/5(16). Description of the book "Existential Therapies": 'One can only applaud the bravery of an author who gently send up Kierkegaard's wilful obscurantism and cleans out the acrid smoke of.

Existential therapy focuses on the anxiety that occurs when you confront these inherent conflicts, and the therapist’s role is to foster personal responsibility for making decisions. book is about the inward courage to live.

Existential–humanistic (E–H) therapy is about helping people reclaim and reown their lives. The basic principles of E–H therapy are an expansion on the basic principles of all therapies that point beyond the conventional emphasis on external, mechanical change.

In this way, E–H therapy is. “[Existential Psychotherapy] is a paradigm, a psychological construct that can be justified only by its clinical usefulness.” This is how Irvin D.

Yalom ends the book, acknowledging that this is just one of many perspectives that might prove useful to people in the present but will inevitably change as time flows on/5.

Abstract. OBJECTIVE: To review the evidence on the efficacy of different types of existential therapies: a family of psychological interventions that draw on themes from existential philosophy to help clients address such issues in their lives as meaning and death anxiety.

METHOD: Relevant electronic databases, journals, and reference lists were searched for eligible studies. As well as providing historical context and an overview of the existential approach and how it can be applied to therapy, this second edition expertly weaves in newer developments in the field including the existential-phenomenological approach, and time-limited existential therapy.

Existential therapies are also brought to life with a case study that runs the whole way through the book/5(23). Focusing on practical, face-to-face work with clients, the book: introduces readers to six key existential therapies discusses key figures and their contributions, including Irvin Yalom, Emmy van Deurzen, Ernesto Spinelli, Viktor Frankl and R D Laing compares and contrasts the various approaches, highlighting areas of commonality and.

These books include The Paradoxical Self, Horror and the Holy, The Psychology of Existence (with Rollo May), The Handbook of Humanistic Psychology (2nd ed., with Fraser Pierson and James Bugental), Rediscovery of Awe, Existential–Integrative Psychotherapy, Existential–Humanistic Therapy (with Orah Krug; an accompanying APA video is Pages: Existential Therapies addresses these key questions, and more, by providing students and practitioners with an invaluable introduction to the diverse and multifaceted world of existential therapeutic practices.

Focusing on practical, face-to-face work with clients, the book: introduces readers to six key existential therapies discusses key figures and their contributions, including Irvin Yalom, Emmy van Deurzen.

Mick Cooper has 30 books on Goodreads with ratings. Mick Cooper’s most popular book is Working at Relational Depth in Counselling and Psychotherapy. Existential therapies are also brought to life with a case study that runs the whole way through the book.

Overall, a superb introduction and an important contribution to the field. The second edition of Existential Therapies represents an important update of this important : $ Existential Therapies addresses these key questions, and more, by providing students and practitioners with an invaluable introduction to the diverse and multifaceted world of existential.

These givens were noted by influential psychotherapist Irvin D. Yalom, and include: freedom and responsibility existential isolation meaninglessness death. Existential therapy (or existential psychotherapy) is based on some of the main ideas behind existentialism as a philosophy, including: We are responsible for our own choices.

We are all unique individuals due to the choices we make, and we are constantly. Description: In in their book Existence, Rollo May, Henri Ellenberger and Ernst Angel introduced existential therapy to the English-speaking psychotherapy world.Existential therapy is orientated around the development of a deep relational bond with the client, which allows the client to explore the most fundamental aspects of their existence.

This includes questions like: ‘What is the meaning of my life?’ ‘What choices can I make?’ and ‘How do I .Overall I rate the book highly.

To pull together a large and somewhat disparate literature, then make sense of it and finally retains the reader''s interest, is difficult'' - Existential Analysis `Mick Cooper has done an impressive job in writing a much needed, current and user friendly survey of the field of existential therapies.