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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-Experiential Therapies in the Era of Managed Care
Humanistic-experiential therapies in the era of managed care

SURVIVAL IN AN ERA of managed care and empirically validated therapies has forced humanistic-experiential practitioners to tailor their approaches to market demands. Unable to resist the pull of market forces, practitioners and researchers have been developing ways in which to make humanistic-experiential approaches meaningful during a time of fierce competition and greater regulation. One of the ways in which this concern is manifested is in the greater attention paid to tailoring specific treatments to specific disorders (Greenberg, Watson, & Lietaer, 1998) and to the development of brief therapy approaches. In this chapter, we provide an overview of the works of a number of humanistic-experiential theorists and practitioners and the ways ...

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