Hypothetical Situations

Arkoff (1995) and Yalom (1980) theorized existential psychotherapy allowed for examination of degrees of freedom, meaning, or absurdity of life, anxiety, the approach of death, intimacy, or isolation within one's life. By exposing the therapy group to fantasy or hypothetical situations, we can learn about their values, struggles, anxieties, and how much responsibility each member takes for making changes. By identifying these issues as "existential," clients come to see their unique experiences as part of the universal drama of human existence.

Eliminating Stress and Anxiety From Your Life

Eliminating Stress and Anxiety From Your Life

It seems like you hear it all the time from nearly every one you know I'm SO stressed out!? Pressures abound in this world today. Those pressures cause stress and anxiety, and often we are ill-equipped to deal with those stressors that trigger anxiety and other feelings that can make us sick. Literally, sick.

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