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Fencing as a method of existential therapy
Letunovsky V.V., Ph.D. in Psychology, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia, Lightexist@homesite.ru
In article the unusual therapeutic method – «Therapeutic fencing» is presented. As a matter of fact, it is one of forms of existential therapy. A client presence at existentially important situations becomes the basic attention focus of the therapeutic work here. Shortly having specified the theoretical bases of a method, the author opens methodical aspects of work in details. Exercises with a sword not simply “model” key reality situations of relations with the world, with other people, but often allow the client clearly endure existential sense of these situations.
Keywords: Existential therapy, the Daseinanalysis, Presence, integrity, fencing, a duel