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The Handbook of Humanistic Psychology is a landmark in the resurgent field of humanistic psychology and psychotherapy. Their range of topics is far-reaching--from the historical, theoretical, and methodological, to the spiritual, psychotherapeutic, and multicultural. Students and professionals are looking for the fuller, deeper, and more personal psychological orientation that this Handbook promotes.

Humanistic Applications to Broader Settings
Humanistic applications to broader settings
Introduction to Part V

AMÉLANGE OF CONTEMPORARY humanistic applications and emerging trends is presented in the nine chapters that constitute this part of the volume. They exemplify the broad range of settings in which the humanistic perspective is expressed and those in which it is currently making consequential advances. The central threads that tie them together are the principles that have been at the core of humanistic studies for more than 30 years: “an allegiance to meaningfulness in the selection of problems for study” (Buhler & Bugental, 1965–1966), the “aim to be faithful to the full range of human experience” (American Psychological Association, 2000), and concern “with those aspects of the human experience which have ...

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