Viktor Frankl’s “Man’s Search for Meaning”

I read the amazing “Man’s Search for Meaning” by Viktor Frankl this weekend. There has been lots written already about life in concentration camps but somehow this account proved captivating as I sat reading in a Central London bookstore on Saturday.  What … Continue reading

A transpersonal critique of Existential Psychotherapy

A major criticism of an existential approach in counselling and psychotherapy is that it lacks a systematic statement of the principles and practices of therapy. There is an absence of a coherent set of highly developed techniques. The approach can … Continue reading

What is Existential Psychotherapy?

For the past two weeks we have had lectures on Existential Psychotherapy. This is a philosophical method of therapy that operates on the belief that inner conflict within a person is due to that individual’s confrontation with the givens of existence. … Continue reading