An existential therapy handbook from those in the field, with its broad scope covering key texts, theories, practice, and research The Wiley World Handbook of Existential Therapy is a work representing the collaboration of existential psychotherapists, teachers, and researchers. It's a book to guide readers in understanding human life better through the exploration of aspects and applications of existential therapy. The book presents the therapy as a way for clients to explore their experiences and make the most of their lives. Its contributors offer an accurate and in-depth view of the field. An introduction of existential therapy is provided, along with a summary of its historical foundations. Chapters are organized into sections that cover: daseinsanalysis; existential-phenomenonological, -humanistic, and -integrative therapies; and existential group therapy. International developments in theory, practice and research are also examined.
Table of Contents
About the Editors ix Notes on Contributors xi Acknowledgments xviii Preface xix Introduction 1 Mick Cooper, Erik Craig, and Emmy van Deurzen Part I Daseinsanalysis 29 Edited by Erik Craig 1 The History of Daseinsanalysis 33 Erik Craig 2 Philosophy and Theory: Daseinsanalysis - An Ontological Approach to Psychic Suffering Based on the Philosophy of Martin Heidegger 55 Alice Holzhey?Kunz 3 Method and Practice: Daseinsanalytic Structure, Process, and Relationship 68 Erik Craig and Perikles Kastrinidis 4 Case Studies: A Therapist's Search for His Own Way of Being Daseinsanalytic 83 Perikles Kastrinidis 5 Key Texts in Daseinsanalysis 95 Loray Daws and Erik Craig 6 Challenges and New Developments 110 Erik Craig, Loray Daws, Thanasis Georgas, and Robert D. Stolorow Part II Existential-Phenomenological Therapy 127 Edited by Emmy van Deurzen 7 History of Existential?Phenomenological Therapy 133 Simon du Plock and Digby Tantam 8 Existential Phenomenological Therapy: Philosophy and Theory 154 Helen Hayes and Martin Adams 9 Existential?Phenomenological Therapy: Method and Practice 167 Martin Adams 10 Existential?Phenomenological Therapy Illustration: Rahim's Dilemma 181 Emmy van Deurzen and Claire Arnold?Baker 11 Key Texts in Existential?Phenomenological Therapy 198 Laura Barnett 12 Challenges and New Developments in Existential?Phenomenological Therapy 214 Claire Arnold?Baker and Neil Lamont with Martin Adams, Joel Vos, Chris Blackmore, Digby Tantam, Edgar Correia, Alison Srasser, Sasha van Deurzen?Smith, and Ann Lagerstroem Part III Existential-Humanistic and Existential-Integrative Therapy 231 Edited by Kirk J. Schneider 13 The History of Existential?Humanistic and Existential?Integrative Therapy 235 Louis Hoffman, Ilene A. Serlin, and Shawn Rubin 14 Existential?Humanistic and Existential?Integrative Therapy: Philosophy and Theory 247 Kirk J. Schneider 15 Existential?Humanistic and Existential?Integrative Therapy: Method and Practice 257 Orah T. Krug 16 Case Illustrations of Existential?Humanistic and Existential?Integrative Therapy 267 Orah T. Krug, Nathaniel Granger, Irvin Yalom, and Kirk J. Schneider 17 Key Texts of Existential?Humanistic and Existential?Integrative Therapy 282 Shawn Rubin, Louis Hoffman, and Mark Yang 18 Challenges and New Developments in Existential?Humanistic and Existential?Integrative Therapy 290 Louis Hoffman, Theopia Jackson, Ed Mendelowitz, Xuefu Wang, Mark Yang, Ken Bradford, and Kirk J. Schneider Part IV Logotherapy and Existential Analysis 305 Edited by Alfried Langle 19 The History of Logotherapy and Existential Analysis 309 Alfried Langle 20 Logotherapy and Existential Analysis: Philosophy and Theory 324 Claudia Reitinger and Emmanuel J. Bauer 21 Logotherapy and Existential Analysis: Method and Practice 341 Silvia Langle and Derrick Klaassen 22 Logotherapy and Existential Analysis Therapy Illustration: Personal Existential Analysis in Clinical Practice 356 Mihaela Launeanu, Derrick Klaassen, and Bruce A. Muir 23 Key Texts: From Frankl to Langle 369 Karin Steinert, Barbara Gawel, and Silvia Langle 24 Challenges and New Developments in Logotherapy and Existential Analysis 381 Janelle Kwee and Alfried Langle Part V Existential Group Therapy 405 Edited by Digby Tantam 25 History and Philosophy of Existential Group Therapy 409 Digby Tantam 26 Existential and Phenomenological Theories of Group Relations 424 Digby Tantam 27 Existential Group Therapy: Method and Practice 437 Digby Tantam and Emmy van Deurzen 28 Existential Group Therapy: Therapy Illustrations 459 Catherine C. Classen, Orah T. Krug, Marie S. Dezelic, Lynda Ansell, Rex Haigh, Sarah Hamilton, Fiona Lomas, Sharon Tizzard, and Hilary Welsh 29 Key Texts in Existential Group Therapy 479 Simone Lee 30 Challenges and New Developments in Existential Group Therapy 496 Digby Tantam Part VI International Developments: Theory, Practice, and Research 505 Edited by Simon du Plock 31 Introduction 507 Simon du Plock 32 The Development of Existential Therapy in Scandinavia 510 Anders Draeby Sorensen, Bo Jacobsen, and Lennart Belfrage 33 Eastern Europe and Russia 523 Rimantas Ko?i?nas, Semjon Yesselson, and Dmitry Leontiev 34 Southern Europe 552 Evgenia T. Georganda, Edgar A. Correia, Lodovico E. Berra, Jak Icoz, Gideon Menda, and Yali Sar Shalom 35 Latin American Developments 567 Susana Signorelli, and Yaqui Andres Martinez Robles 36 An East-West Dialogue: An outline of Existential Therapy Development in China and Related Asian Countries 579 Xuefu Wang 37 A Review of Research on Existential?Phenomenological Therapies 592 Joel Vos 38 Conclusions by the Editors 615 Index 619