Invitation to Existential Psychology
- A psychology for the unique human being and its applications in therapy
- Jacobsen, Bo
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Published USA, 2007
This book is an invitation to explore the richness and depth of the human being through existential psychology. It discusses the main contemporary theories of existential psychology and illustrates them with case examples. Practical implications for clinical work are considered and comparisons with other approaches such as humanistic psychotherapy are made throughout. The book provides the reader with reflective questions such as:
+ How do I live a meaningful life?
+ Is it possible to experience happiness and love in this world?
+ How do I cope with loneliness and adversity?
What is Existential Psychology?
Happiness and Suffering
Love and Aloneness
Adversity and Success: The Role of Crisis in Human Development
Death Anxiety and Life Commitment
Free Choice and the Obligations of Your Life Reality
To Find the Meaning of Life in a Chaotic World
Bo Jacobsen is Professor at the Centre for Research in Existence and Society at the University of Copenhagen.
Paperback. 176 pages