The Handbook of Humanistic Psychology: Leading Edges in Theory, Research, and Practice

SAGE Publications, 17 mai 2001 - 760 pages
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.

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Table des matières

Humanistic Psychology at the Crossroads
A Review and Reflection
Introduction to Part II
The Revival of the Romantic Means a Revival of Psychology
The Person as Moral Agent
Humanistic Psychology and Ecology
Soteria and Its Successors
Constructivist Approaches to Therapy
A Humanistic Perspective on Bereavement
Existential Analysis and Humanistic Psychotherapy
A Reply to John Rowan
Postmodernizing Humanistic Psychology

Humanistic Psychology and Peace
Creativity and Humanistic Psychology
Imagology and the Postmodern World
Peak Performance and Peak
Toward a Humanistic Spirituality
A Humanistic Response
Introduction to Part III
Design and Methodology
Narrative Research and Humanism
Bringing ExperienceNear Closer
An Overview
Introduction to Part IV
Psychotherapy and Beyond
Expanding the Boundaries of Practice
When Hearts and Cultures Share
HumanisticExperiential Therapies in the Era of Managed Care
Introduction to Part V
Collaborative Exploration as an Approach to Personality Assessment
A Model ExistentialHumanistic
Keeping PersonCentered Education Alive in Academic Settings
On the Human Capacity to Play
Humanistic Psychology and MindBody Medicine
Tensions Between Erotic Desire and Security
Existential and Transpersonal
A Reply to Roger Walsh
Humanistic Psychology and Social Action
Humanistic Psychology in the Workplace
Dialectics and Future Development
Closing Statements
Regionally Accredited Graduate Programs in Humanistic
Author Index
Subject Index
About the Editors
Droits d'auteur

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Kirk J. Schneider, PhD, is a licensed psychologist and leading spokesperson for contemporary existential-humanistic psychology. He is an adjunct faculty member at Saybrook University, Teachers College, Columbia University, and the California Institute of Integral Studies. He is a fellow of the American Psychological Association, vice president and founding member of the Existential-Humanistic Institute, and the recent past editor of the Journal of Humanistic Psychology. Dr. Schneider has published more than one hundred articles and chapters and has authored or edited ten books—seven of which have been, or are soon to be, translated into Chinese. Schneider has been the recipient of numerous awards, including the Rollo May Award for “outstanding and independent pursuit of new frontiers in humanistic psychology” from the American Psychological Association, and the Cultural Innovator award from the Living Institute, Toronto, Canada. He was also awarded an honorary diploma by the East European Association of Existential Therapy. In 2010, Schneider delivered the opening keynote address at the first International Existential Psychology Conference in Nanjing, China and is slated as keynote speaker for the first World Congress of Existential Psychotherapy in London, United Kingdom, in 2015.

James T. F. Bugental, PhD (1915-2008), was a professor emeritus and clinical faculty member at Stanford Medical School, and an emeritus and adjunct faculty member at Saybrook Graduate School and Research Center. He was a major spokesperson for the humanistic perspective since its coalescence into an influential movement in the field of psychology more than fifty years ago. Bugental served on the editorial review boards of the Journal of Humanistic Psychology, the Journal of Transpersonal Psychology, The Humanistic Psychologist, and the American Journal of Psychotherapy. He authored numerous major publications, including The Search for Authenticity, The Search for Existential Identity, Psychotherapy Isn’t What You Think, The Art of the Psychotherapist, and Psychotherapy and Process: The Fundamentals of an Existential-Humanistic Approach. Bugental also published more than eighty articles in professional and technical journals, and contributed twenty-five original chapters in books edited by others. Translations of his work can be found in French, Finnish, Spanish, German, Dutch, Russian, Italian, Chinese, and Japanese.

J. Fraser Pierson, PhD, is a licensed psychologist, a National Certified Counselor, and a professor of psychology at Southern Oregon University, where she teaches a variety of upper division and graduate courses within the nationally accredited Mental Health Counseling program. Long inspired and informed by the humanistic and existential perspectives, Pierson’s scholarly interests include psychotherapist preparation and training, the transformation of women’s self and world view in relation to participation in adventurous sports, and personal meanings derived from profound experiences in the natural world. She has co-edited or contributed to numerous works, and regularly presents on topics pertaining to mental health counseling from an existential-humanistic perspective. She serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Humanistic Psychology. Dr. Pierson completed her doctoral work at the University of Georgia, and an APA approved internship at Student Counseling Services, Iowa State University. A psychotherapist, educator and clinical supervisor by profession, Pierson is a naturalist and mariner by avocation.

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