Existentialism in Counseling and Psychotherapy
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This paper examines what the Existentialist philosophy can bring to counseling, explaining that it brings, among other things, an understanding of what it means to be human, and to experience freedom. The paper further explains that Existentialism should be views as a growth model, rather than a sickness model.
From the Paper:"Existentialist philosophy offers to counseling and psychotherapy a unique understanding of what it means to be human, to exist and to be and to experience freedom. Further, as both Coleman and Davison and Neale pointed out, existentialism helps the individual who is in counseling understand his or her potential ,his or her actual state of being in the world and the reality that the client knows or perceives. Having understood the nature of this reality one is theoretically..."
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