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Existentialism-CEU Training, presented by Ed Plies

  • October 28, 2023
  • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Via Zoom


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Existential therapy focuses on free will, self-determination, and the search for meaning - often centering on patient rather than on the symptom. The approach emphasizes your capacity to make rational choices and to develop to your maximum potential.

The existential approach stresses that:

  • All people have the capacity for self-awareness.
  • Each person has a unique identity  that can be known only through relationships with others.
  • People must continually re-create themselves because life’s meaning constantly changes.
  • Anxiety is part of the human condition.
  • Terror management theory describes the role of culture for buffering the fear of personal encounters encounters with death

Learning Objectives:

Participants will be able to:

  • Describe the basic aspects  of essentialism 
  • List Yalom’s 7 foundations of existential psychotherapy 
  • Discuss the role of terror management theory and its role in existential psychotherapy 

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