Meeting with the "experience of being"as an initial therapy case



The article discusses the phenomenological experience of oneself being as a key event of the therapeutic process. We examine conditions for the possibility of this event and the specifical meaning of case in therapy is proposed. On the example of the therapeutic dialogue in the work with the tale shows how the basic concepts introduced by the author, help to understand thetherapeutic experience.

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Keywords: demanding nature of the whole, motivating power of the Whole, co-existential dialogue, initial psychotherapy

Journal rubric: Case study

Article type: scientific article

For citation: Buyakas T.M. Meeting with the "experience of being"as an initial therapy case. Konsul'tativnaya psikhologiya i psikhoterapiya = Counseling Psychology and Psychotherapy, 2010. Vol. 18, no. 4, pp. 33–47. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Information About the Authors

Tatiana M. Buyakas, PhD in Psychology, Senior researcher at the Laboraroty of professions and conflictology, Psychology faculty, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia



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