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Existential Therapy

PCC-HR-2E-Existential Therapy

Existential Therapy - Founder Rollo May
personality Theory Is an approach to philosophy which emphasizes the human subject, as opposed to the formal, impersonal, and objective systems stressed by other approaches, such as logical positivism.
Existential Anxiety Refers to the anxiety resulting from the prospect of new ways of living which accept and increase personal freedom.
View of Maladaptive Behavior Distinguishes between two types of anxiety: existential anxiety and neurotic anxiety
Neurotic Anxiety Results when a person attempts to avoid existential anxiety.
Therapeutic Goals Is to help the client achieve an authentic existence, or mode of being-in-the-world, in whcih he/she can confront the threat of non-being, take responsibility for decisions in the face of ex. doubt, and acknowledge his/her fundamental ex. isolation.
Therapeutic Techniques The primary "curative factor" is the relationship between the therapist and client.
Existential Partners One partner (the therapist) attempts to understand and experience as much as possible the "being" of the other partner (the client) to help that partner become more fully aware of his/her own being-in-the-world.
Created by: SBT38
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