In the paper Thrownness, Freedom and the Will for Authenticity, presented at the First World Congress of Existential Psychotherapy
in London in 2015 and published in the Journal of the Society of Existential Analysis in 2016, I attempted to describe the process of development by integrating several developmental theories and to reconcile the concepts of thrownness and freedom as the two poles on a continuum from determinism to free will.
Instead, Deurzen is very optimistic about the power of philosophy and philosophical approach in the development of existential psychotherapy
and the role that existential psychotherapy
can play in the future development of philosophical counselling and therapy (van Deurzen 1997, 232).
Keywords: Black men, career counseling, existential psychotherapy
It has been argued that strategies of existential psychotherapy
can enrich CBT process (Prasko et al, 2012).
Clown therapy is just another manifestation of solution-focused psychotherapy, resilience-based therapy, positive psychology, existential psychotherapy
, and logotherapy that happens in brief encounters.
Included are psychoanalytic psychotherapy; Adlerian psychotherapy; client-centered therapy; rational emotive behavior therapy; behavior therapy; cognitive therapy; existential psychotherapy
; gestalt therapy; interpersonal psychotherapy; family therapy; contemplative psychotherapy; positive psychotherapy; integrative psychotherapy; and multicultural psychotherapy.
The role of integrity in existential therapy: A review of The Integrity Model of Existential Psychotherapy
in Working With the "Difficult Patient" by Nedra R.
Theistic existential psychotherapy
. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, 1, 69-80.
Deurzen and Adams have extensive backgrounds in the field of existential psychotherapy
, both as practitioners and teachers.
With an emphasis on helping clients live meaningful lives, Sunshine Coast's positive, meaning-centered approach is an updated version of Viktor Frankl's logotherapy, integrating existential psychotherapy
, applied positive psychology, and narrative therapy.
Hypnosis and Existential Psychotherapy
with End-Stage Terminally III Patients.
Practising existential psychotherapy
; the relational world.