Existential Therapy: Legacy, Vibrancy and Dialogue

January 14, 2012|
Existential Therapy: Legacy, Vibrancy and Dialogue by LAURA BARNETT
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In 1958 in their bookExistence, Rollo May, Henri Ellenberger and Ernst Angel introduced existential therapy to the English-speaking psychotherapy world. Since then the field of existential therapy has moved along rapidly and this book considers how it has developed over the past fifty years, and the implications that this has for the future.

In their 50th anniversary of this classic book, Laura Barnett and Greg Madison bring together many of today''s foremost existential therapists from both sides of the Atlantic, together with some newer voices, to highlight issues surrounding existential therapy today, and look constructively to the future whilst acknowledging the debt to the past. Dialogue is at the heart of the book, the dialogue between existential thought and therapeutic practice, and between the past and the future.Existential Therapy: Legacy, Vibrancy and Dialogue, focuses on dialogue between key figures in the field to cover topics including:

  • historical and conceptual foundations of existential therapy
  • perspectives on contemporary Daseinanalysis
  • the search for meaning in existential therapy
  • existential therapy in contemporary society.

Existential Therapy: Legacy, Vibrancy and Dialogueexplores how existential therapy has changed in the last five decades, and compares and contrasts different schools of existential therapy, making it essential reading for experienced therapists as well as for anyone training in psychotherapy, counselling, psychology or psychiatry who wants to incorporate existential therapy into their practice.

Laura Barnett is a writer, journalist and theatre critic. She has been on staff at the Guardian and the Daily Telegraph, and is now a freelance arts journalist and features writer, working for the Guardian, the Observer and Time Out, as well as several other national newspapers and magazines. She was born in 1982 in south London. She s...
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Title:Existential Therapy: Legacy, Vibrancy and Dialogue
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:264 pages, 9.21 X 6.14 X 0 in
Shipping dimensions:264 pages, 9.21 X 6.14 X 0 in
Published:January 14, 2012
Publisher:Routledge
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780415564342

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