Existential Perspectives On Human Issues: A Handbook For Therapeutic Practice by Emmy Van DeurzenExistential Perspectives On Human Issues: A Handbook For Therapeutic Practice by Emmy Van Deurzen

Existential Perspectives On Human Issues: A Handbook For Therapeutic Practice

EditorEmmy Van Deurzen

Paperback | May 6, 2005

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Existential Perspectives on Human Issues 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.
EMMY VAN DEURZEN is the founder and director of the New School of Psychotherapy and Counselling. She is a chartered counselling psychologist and registered existential psychotherapist. She is past chair of the UKCP, UPCA, the Psychotherapy section of the BPS, and of the Society for Existential Analysis, which she founded. She created R...
Title:Existential Perspectives On Human Issues: A Handbook For Therapeutic PracticeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:352 pagesPublished:May 6, 2005Publisher:Macmillan Education UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0333987004

ISBN - 13:9780333987001

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Table of Contents

Preface; E.van Deurzen & C.Arnold-Baker.- Introduction; E.van Deurzen & C.Arnold-Baker.- PART 1: OVERVIEW.- Philosophical Background; E.van Deurzen.- Therapeutic Background; M.Cooper.- PART 2: PHYSICAL DIMENSION.- Introduction to the Physical Dimension; E.van Deurzen & C.Arnold-Baker.- Procreation; C.Arnold-Baker & M.Donaghy.- Human Development; S.Kirby.- The Body and Sexuality; R.Swynnerton & P.Smith-Pickard.- Eating Problems; K.J.Schneider & Z.Fitzgerald-Pool.- Addiction; S.Du Plock & J.Fisher.- Death; M.Cooper & M.Adams.- PART 3: SOCIAL DIMENSION.- Introduction to the Social Dimension; E.van Deurzen & C.Arnold-Baker.- Language; M.Harding.- Dialogue and Communication; L.Moja-Strasser.- Emotions; E.van Deurzen.- Relationships; E.van Deurzen & D.Tantam.- Families; A.Stadlen & N.Stadlen.- Groups; D.Tantam.- PART 4: PERSONAL DIMENSION.- Introduction to the Personal Dimension; E.van Deurzen & C.Arnold-Baker.- Self; E.van Deurzen & C.Arnold Baker.- Authenticity and Inauthenticity; J.Pollard.- Anxiety and Engagement; S.Kirby & N.Kirkland-Handley.- Depression and Apathy; C.Arnold Baker.- Loss and Bereavement; G.MadisonS.Young.- PART 5: SPIRITUAL DIMENSION.- Introduction to the Spiritual Dimension; E.van Deurzen & C.Arnold-Baker.- Interpretation, Explanation or Understanding; H.W.Cohn.- Time and Purpose; F.Strasser & K.Weixel-Dixon.- Values and Beliefs; B.Jacobson.- Political and Ideological Issues; M.Milton.- Meaning and Transformation; M.Heery & J.F.T.Bugental.- A New Ideology; E.van Deurzen.- Conclusion; E.van Deurzen & C.Arnold-Baker.