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.