Jul 31 2017

Humanistic Therapies – Counselling Directory #phd #in #transpersonal #psychology

# Humanistic therapies Humanistic therapies focus on self-development, growth and responsibilities. They seek to help individuals recognise their strengths, creativity and choice in the ‘here and now’. Existential therapy focuses on exploring the meaning of certain issues through a philosophical perspective, instead of a technique-based approach. Gestalt therapy can be roughly translated to ‘whole’ and focuses on the whole of an individual’s experience, including their thoughts, feelings and actions. Gaining self-awareness in the ‘here and now’ is a key aspect of gestalt therapy. Human Givens psychotherapy is a relatively new approach that has been described by its founders as a …