Philosophy and Identity: The Relationship Between Choice of Existential Orientation and Therapists’ Sense of Self

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This paper reports one theme – Expression of Identity – which emerged from a larger qualitative study. It suggests that existential philosophy offers an insight into the human condition which therapists incorporate into their world view and that choosing to be an existential therapist is a choice involving passion and commitment.
LanguageEnglish
Pages287-302
Number of pages16
JournalExistential Analysis
Volume27
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2016
EventFirst World Congress for Existential Therapy: Freedom, Responsibility and the Meaning of Being - London, United Kingdom
Duration: 14 May 201517 May 2015

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