The Framework of Existential Therapy The Person of the Therapist Working Phenomenologically: The Centre of Existential Therapy Developing an Existential Attitude From Theory into Practice What Really Matters to the Client The Process of Existential Therapy Applications of Existential Counselling and Psychotherapy Professional Issues and Challenges Summing Up: Putting it All Together
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.
In this second edition, van Deurzen and Adams have done the improbable - and improved upon an already excellent book. -- Martin Milton This second edition is an excellent synopsis of key findings in existential practice. -- Kirk J. Schneider A clear, concise and eminently accessible guide to existential practice that just got better. -- Mick Cooper