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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.

Cultivating Psychotherapist Artistry: A Model Existential-Humanistic Training Program
Cultivating psychotherapist artistry: A model existential-humanistic training program

THE PREPARATION and training of psychotherapists is multifaceted and lifelong, perhaps especially for those who espouse an existential-humanistic orientation. Such an orientation represents a philosophy and value system— a compass rose or point of reference—to navigate through the complexities of psychotherapy and life. Heeding the call to this vocation requires successful completion of a substantial body of formal coursework and supervised field experience consonant with the prevailing scientist-practitioner or professional school models of graduate training in clinical and counseling psychology. In equal measure, it requires an ongoing commitment to personal and professional development as well as the pursuit of meaningful work, relationships, and avocational interests. The existential and humanistic perspectives ...

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