It matters that people have a way to use the latest findings in psychology beyond buying a pill for depression. It matters that people have a way of looking at their lives that lets them ask the big questions and determine how they want to live – and that this is supported by therapists and mental health professionals.

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Jim Bugental, a champion of subjectivity, has attempted to change a prevalent view that the focus on things objective is always worthwhile and that attention to the realm of inner awareness is much less, if at all, valuable. Jim sees that our tendency as human beings has long been to seek security and certainty in the objectivity side of the...
“Freedom transcends and opens the door for the possibility of being and finding one’s authentic self. Freedom though cannot be experienced without the presence of destiny. Only in those moments when one exercises one’s freedom in conjunction with acknowledging one’s destiny is it possible for the true self to shine through...
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The search for the subjective self To venture causes anxiety, but not to venture is to lose one’s self. And to venture in the highest sense is precisely to become conscious of one’s self. -Kierkegaard (May, 1953) When we embark on a quest to find the subjective self, we enter rough terrain. For that reason, many choose not to go at all...