humanistic psychology

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humanistic psychology

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(Psychology) an approach to psychology that emphasizes emotions and the better understanding of the self in terms of observation of oneself and one's relations with others
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This book explains the theory and practical application of existential-humanistic therapy. It details its core constructs, the theory in the context of evidence-based practice, and how it looks in action.
Schneider (2003) argues that there is empirical support for the effectiveness of existential-humanistic therapy that incorporates major existential concepts such as the therapeutic relationship and the therapist's personality or presence (see Mendelowitz & Schneider, 2008, p.
The second edition retains the structure of the first: after a brief introduction to the field of existential therapy and a chapter on the shared philosophical grounding, there is a chapter on each of the main existential approaches-Daseinsanalysis, Meaning-Centred Therapies, Existential-Humanistic Therapy, R.D.Laing, and Existential-Phenomenological Therapy.