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

Editors: Schneider, Kirk J., Bugental, James F.T. and Pierson, J. Fraser
Publication Year: 2001
Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 978-0-7619-2782-2
Category: Psychology
Image Count: 68
Book Status: Pending
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The Handbook of Humanistic Psychology represents the latest scholarship in the resurgent field of humanistic psychology and psychotherapy. Set against trends toward psychological standardization and medicalization, the handbook provides a rich tapestry of reflection by the leading person-centered scholars of our time.

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  • Foreword - John Vasconcellos
  • Preface - Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
  • Introduction - Kirk J. Schneider, James F. T. Bugental and J. Fraser Pierson
  • Acknowledgments
  • Historical Overview
  • Introduction to Part I
  • The Roots and Genealogy of Humanistic Psychology - Donald Moss
  • 2. Humanistic Psychology at the Crossroads - Eugene I. Taylor,Frederick Martin
  • 3. Humanistic Psychology and Women: A Critical-Historical Perspective - Ilene Serlin,Eleanor Criswell
  • 4. Humanistic Psychology and Multiculturalism: A Review and Reflection - Adelbert H. Jenkins
  • Humanistic Theory
  • Introduction to Part II
  • Meta-Themes
  • 5. The Search for the Psyche: A Human Science Perspective - Amedeo Giorgi
  • 6. The Revival of the Romantic Means a Revival of Psychology - Kirk J. Schneider
  • 7. The Person as Moral Agent - Thomas Szasz
  • 8. The Self and Humanistic Psychology - Donald E. Polkinghorne
  • Contemporary Themes
  • 9. Humanistic Psychology and Ecology - Marc Pilisuk, Melanie Joy
  • 10. Humanistic Psychology and Peace - Marc Pilisuk
  • 11. Two Noble Insurgencies: Creativity and Humanistic Psychology - Mike Arons, Ruth Richards
  • Special Section: Humanistic Psychology and the Arts
  • 12. Becoming Authentic: An Existential-Humanistic Approach to Reading Literature - Thomas Greening
  • 13. Fellini, Fred, and Ginger: Imagology and the Postmodern World - Edward Mendelowitz
  • 14. Defining Moments of Self-Actualization: Peak Performance and Peak Experience - Gayle Privette
  • Emergent Trends
  • 15. At Play in the Fields of the Mind: Personal Myths as Fields of Information - David Feinstein
  • 16. Beyond Religion: Toward a Humanistic Spirituality - David N. Elkins
  • 17. Cognitive Science and Technological Culture: A Humanistic Response - Christopher M. Aanstoos
  • Humanistic Methodology
  • Introduction to Part III
  • 18. Humanistic Psychology and the Qualitative Research Tradition - Frederick J. Wertz
  • Contemporary Themes
  • 19. An Introduction to Phenomenological Research in Psychology: Historical, Conceptual, and Methodological Foundations - Scott D. Churchill, Frederick J. Wertz
  • 20. Heuristic Research: Design and Methodology - Clark Moustakas
  • 21. Narrative Research and Humanism - Ruthellen Josselson, Amia Lieblich
  • Emergent Trends
  • 22. Research Methodology in Humanistic Psychology in the Light of Postmodernity - Stanley Krippner
  • 23. Multiple-Case Depth Research: Bringing Experience-Near Closer - Kirk J. Schneider
  • 24. Hermeneutic Single-Case Efficacy Design: An Overview - Robert Elliott
  • Humanistic Applications to Practice
  • Introduction to Part IV
  • Contemporary Themes
  • 25. The Unfolding of Experience: Psychotherapy and Beyond - John Welwood
  • Special Section: The Responsibility of the Therapist
  • 26. Expanding the Boundaries of Theory - Maurice Friedman
  • 27. Expanding the Boundaries of Practice - Molly Merrill Sterling
  • 28. The Therapist as a Model of Humane Values and Humanistic Behavior - Jeffrey A. Kottler, Richard J. Hazler
  • 29. Existential Cross-Cultural Counseling: When Hearts and Cultures Share - Clemmont E. Vontress, Lawrence R. Epp
  • 30. Treating Madness Without Hospitals: Soteria and Its Successors - Loren Mosher
  • Special Section: Awe and Terror in Humanistic Therapy
  • 31. Awe Comes Shaking Out of the Bones - E. Mark Stern
  • 32. If You Are Ready to Undergo These Awe-Full Moments, Then Have an Experiential Session - Alvin R. Mahrer
  • 33. Constructivist Approaches to Therapy - Larry M. Leitner, Franz R. Epting
  • 34. A Humanistic Perspective on Bereavement - Myrtle Heery
  • 35. Existential Analysis and Humanistic Psychotherapy - John Rowan
  • A Reply to John Rowan - Ernesto Spinelli
  • Emergent Trends
  • 36. Emancipatory Therapeutic Practice for a New Era: A Work of Retrieval - Maureen O'Hara
  • 37. Performative Therapy: Postmodernizing Humanistic Psychology - Will Wadlington
  • 38. Humanistic-Experiential Therapies in the Era of Managed Care - Jeanne C. Watson, Arthur Bohart
  • Humanistic Applications to broader Settings
  • Introduction to Part V
  • Contemporary Themes
  • 39. Collaborative Exploration as an Approach to Personality Assessment - Constance T. Fischer
  • 40. Cultivating Psychotherapist Artistry: A Model Existential-Humanistic Training Program - J. Fraser Pierson,Jeffrey G. Sharp
  • 41. Keeping Person-Centered Education Alive in Academic Settings - Hobart F. Thomas
  • 42. Inklings of Eternity: On the Human Capacity to Play - O. Fred Donaldson
  • 43. Humanistic Psychology and Mind/Body Medicine - Eleanor Criswell
  • 44. Romantic Love as Path: Tensions Between Erotic Desire and Security Needs - G. Kenneth Bradford
  • 45. Authenticity, Conventionality, and Angst: Existential and Transpersonal Perspectives - Roger Walsh
  • A Reply to Roger Walsh - Kirk J. Schneider
  • Emergent Trends
  • 46. Humanistic Psychology and Social Action - Arthur Lyons
  • 47. Humanistic Psychology in the Workplace - Alfonso Montuori,Ronald Purser
  • Epilogue: Humanistic Psychology in the New Millennium
  • Introduction to Part VI
  • The Future
  • 48. The Old Saybrook 2 Report and the Outlook for the Future - Arthur Warmoth
  • 49. Living Within Essential Tensions: Dialectics and Future Development - Michael J. Mahoney,Sean Mahoney
  • Closing Statements - James F. T. Bugental, J. Fraser Pierson and Kirk J. Schneider
  • Appendix: Regionally Accredited Graduate Schools in Humanistic and Transpersonal Psychology
  • About the Editors
  • About the Contributors