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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.

The Therapist as a Model of Humane Values and Humanistic Behavior
The therapist as a model of humane values and humanistic behavior

ONE OF THE MOST intriguing challenges of humanistic psychology is for its advocates to practice what they preach. Nothing is more frustrating than to hear stories about “crazy shrinks” or about supposedly humanistic educators and therapists who cannot or do not apply in their own lives the same principles they espouse and teach to their clients and students. At the same time, we can personally vouch for the difficulties of living the values of a humanistic practitioner 24 hours a day.

The facets of humanistic psychology that always have appealed to us most are not only the attention given to the relationships between people but ...

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