oa Indo-Pacific Journal of Phenomenology - The essentials of existential psychoanalysis
|Article Title||The essentials of existential psychoanalysis|
|© Publisher:||Phenomenology Research Group|
|Journal||Indo-Pacific Journal of Phenomenology|
|Publication Date||Aug 2006|
|Pages||1 - 3|
The purpose of this inquiry was to provide a guide for discussing the essential requirements for existential therapy, in particular within the initial phase. From the responses of a sample of professional therapists, three essential themes have been identified: convenience (that is, having a script that will allow the therapist to reach a rapid understanding of the nature of the client's existential being), mythic familiarity, and an emphasis upon imaginal techniques.
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