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Existential therapy : distinctive features

By: Contributor(s): Series: Psychotherapy and counselling distinctive featuresPublisher: London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2018Description: 1 online resourceISBN:
  • 9781315461915
  • 1315461919
  • 9781315461939
  • 1315461935
  • 9781315461922
  • 1315461927
  • 9781315461908
  • 1315461900
Subject(s): Genre/Form: LOC classification:
  • RC489.E93
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Contents:
Introduction; Part 1 Theoretical Features; 1 A philosophical rather than a psychological approach to therapy; 2 Existential philosophy offers an understanding of what it is like to be human; 3 Creating a broader perspective on being-in the-world; 4 Recognising the way in which we relate to others; 5 The effect of time and temporality on our existence; 6 Intentionality: Understanding the intentional nature of our actions and reactions; 7 Focusing on freedom, choice and responsibility8 Death, anxiety and Angst; 9 Existential guilt; 10 Paradox and the tension of existence; 11 Notion of the dynamic self; 12 Authenticity and inauthenticity; 13 Finding purpose and meaning: The original project; 14 Values and human worth; 15 A well-lived life; Part 2 Practical Features; 16 Developing a phenomenological attitude; 17 The quality of the therapeutic relationship: I-Thou; 18 A descriptive exploration; 19 Taking stock and being aware of the limitations of life; 20 Getting the bigger picture: Four dimensions of existence; 21 Living in the world physically22 Living in the world socially; 23 Living in the world personally; 24 Living in the world spiritually; 25 The emotional world of the client; 26 Embodiment; 27 Examining the paradoxes of life; 28 Revisiting values and beliefs; 29 Making meaning and discovering purpose; 30 Finding freedom; References; Index
Scope and content: "Existential Therapy: Distinctive Features offers an introduction to what is distinctive about this increasingly popular method. Written by two practicing existential psychotherapists, with many years experience, it provides an accessible, bitesize overview of this increasingly used psychological therapy. Using the popular Distinctive Features format, this book describes 15 theoretical features and 15 practical techniques of Existential Therapy. Existential Therapy will be a valuable source for for psychotherapists, clinical, health and counselling psychologists, counsellors, psychiatrists, and all who wish to know more about the existential approach."--Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction; Part 1 Theoretical Features; 1 A philosophical rather than a psychological approach to therapy; 2 Existential philosophy offers an understanding of what it is like to be human; 3 Creating a broader perspective on being-in the-world; 4 Recognising the way in which we relate to others; 5 The effect of time and temporality on our existence; 6 Intentionality: Understanding the intentional nature of our actions and reactions; 7 Focusing on freedom, choice and responsibility8 Death, anxiety and Angst; 9 Existential guilt; 10 Paradox and the tension of existence; 11 Notion of the dynamic self; 12 Authenticity and inauthenticity; 13 Finding purpose and meaning: The original project; 14 Values and human worth; 15 A well-lived life; Part 2 Practical Features; 16 Developing a phenomenological attitude; 17 The quality of the therapeutic relationship: I-Thou; 18 A descriptive exploration; 19 Taking stock and being aware of the limitations of life; 20 Getting the bigger picture: Four dimensions of existence; 21 Living in the world physically22 Living in the world socially; 23 Living in the world personally; 24 Living in the world spiritually; 25 The emotional world of the client; 26 Embodiment; 27 Examining the paradoxes of life; 28 Revisiting values and beliefs; 29 Making meaning and discovering purpose; 30 Finding freedom; References; Index

"Existential Therapy: Distinctive Features offers an introduction to what is distinctive about this increasingly popular method. Written by two practicing existential psychotherapists, with many years experience, it provides an accessible, bitesize overview of this increasingly used psychological therapy. Using the popular Distinctive Features format, this book describes 15 theoretical features and 15 practical techniques of Existential Therapy. Existential Therapy will be a valuable source for for psychotherapists, clinical, health and counselling psychologists, counsellors, psychiatrists, and all who wish to know more about the existential approach."--Provided by publisher.

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