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Existential Perspectives on Human Issues: A Handbook for Therapeutic Practice

Editor : Emmy Van Deurzen, Editor : Claire Arnold-Baker

Existential Perspectives on Human Issues: A Handbook for Therapeutic Practice
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Synopsis:

Offers students, teachers and practitioners alike a definitive handbook for the practice of existential psychotherapy. For the first time leading figures from the existential field have been brought together to discuss a wide range of issues fundamental to human existence and consequently therapeutic work with clients. Divided into four parts, the book presents different dimensions of living; physical, social, personal and spiritual. Each chapter gives a brief overview of the literature on the topic under discussion as well as a historical background. Theory and practice are addressed with case illustrations highlighting particular relevance. Critical considerations, possible drawbacks and research needs are additionally detailed and suggested further reading is given.

Notes about the author(s):

Emmy van Deurzen is Co-Director of the Centre for the Study of Conflict and Reconciliation, and Honorary Professor at the School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield.

Claire Arnold-Baker is the Course Co-ordinator of the New School of Psychotherapy and Counselling. She is a visiting faculty member of Schiller International University and the Chair of the Education and Publications Committee of the Universities Psychotherapy and Counselling Association (UPCA).

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