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Existential Perspectives on Human Issues: A Handbook for Therapeutic Practice

Existential Perspectives on Human Issues: A Handbook for Therapeutic Practice


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ISBN-13: 9780333987001
Publisher: Macmillan Education UK
Publication date: 07/08/2005
Edition description: 2005
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

About the Author

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 Regent's College School of Psychotherapy and Counselling and is an honorary professor in psychotherapy with Schiller International University and Co-Director of the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation at the University of Sheffield. She currently serves as external relations officer to the European Association for Psychotherapy.

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).

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.

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...marks an important step forward in coaxing existential supervision in out of the cold and giving it a home. The editors are right to feel a sense of achievement in producing 'the first ever official guide' and bringng in such a recalcitrant fellow...Van Deurzen and Young have triumphed in putting existential supervision on the map.' - Therapy Today

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