Skills in Existential Counselling and Psychotherapy PDF ePub eBook

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Skills in Existential Counselling and Psychotherapy free pdf This is the first practical introduction to a skills-based Existential approach. Accessible for those without a philosophical background, it describes the concrete and tangible skills, tasks and interactions of Existential practice. It covers: theoretical background and history of Existential Therapy- phenomenological practice- the centre of Existential Therapy- necessary characteristics of the Existential therapist- qualities of good living- the process of therapy and the nature of change- and, misconceptions about the Existential approach. A much needed resource for those beginning their training as well as more experienced practitioners keen to expand their knowledge, the authors make the Existential approach accessible to all those who wish to find out what it has to offer.

About Martin Adams

Emmy van Deurzen is an international authority on existential therapy, who lectures worldwide and whose work has been translated into many languages. She is the founder and principal of the New School of Psychotherapy and Counselling in London and a visiting professor with Middlesex University. She also directs Dilemma Consultancy and the Existential Academy, in London and Sheffield. She was previously the founder and first Dean of the School of Psychotherapy at Regent's College and she was also the first chair of the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy. It was her initiative in forming the Society for Existential Analysis and its journal Existential Analysis, in 1988, the same year this book was first published, which established the field of existential psychotherapy and counselling in the United Kingdom. Martin Adams is a practitioner and supervisor in private practice and a Lecturer at the New School of Psychotherapy and Regents College, both in London.

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Author : Martin Adams
Publisher : SAGE Publications Ltd
Data Published : 11 November 2010
ISBN : 1412947804
EAN : 9781412947800
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 176 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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