Tag: Sexuality


Existential Roundup

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Vincenzo Busciolano’s Das Neueste vom Tage. Welcome to the Existential Roundup, where we bring you links to some articles currently trending that may be of interest to those in the existential-humanistic psychology community. Care for aging baby boomers is the subject of this week’s Existential Roundup. We begin with a news story that caught my… Read more »

If Only More White People Were Black

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Photo by Kurt Löwenstein Educational Center. Muzafer Sherif in the 1950s and again in the1960s demonstrated that contact is the cure for bigotry. He introduced artificial bigotry between two groups of boys by segregating them and having them compete against one another; he then erased the bigotry by having them work together to solve a… Read more »

Existential Roundup

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Photo by Moise Nicu. Welcome to the Existential Roundup, where we bring you links to some articles currently trending that may be of interest to those in the existential-humanistic psychology community. Less than two weeks into 2015, tragedy is already dominating the world landscape. But really, some of the tragedies we speak of began even… Read more »

Existential Roundup

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Photo by Ben Schumin. Welcome to the Existential Roundup, where we bring you links to some articles currently trending that may be of interest to those in the existential-humanistic psychology community. No matter what your political leanings are, this week has been an emotional one in the world of politics. While the actual political ramifications… Read more »

Bare: Psychotherapy Stripped: Shedding Light on the Shadow Sides of Therapy

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In the modern age, it is hard to move paper without ample doses of sex and violence. This is a world in which 50 Shades of Grey is a best-selling series—bad writing by most accounts but sufficiently titillating without being too frightening. In A Dance of Dragons, George R. R. Martin has one of his… Read more »

Sex in Humanistic Psychology and Psychotherapy

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Auguste Renoir’s “Lovers.” “Sex in humanistic psychology and psychotherapy: A community roundtable and discussion” evoked a sense of mystery within myself as I explored the thought of sexual attraction towards clients within the scope of humanistic psychology. Each member of the panel, chaired by Shawn Rubin, and consisting of Louis Hoffman, Heatherlynn Hoffman, Kristopher Lichtanski,… Read more »

What Would Jesus Do?

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I am willing to admit that I live in a “bubble”—a liberal bubble. I live in an East Coast city and agree with most progressive political and social positions. Most of the people I associate with share similar views and opinions. It takes concentrated effort, therefore, to understand views diametrically opposed to my own. One… Read more »

Self Expression, Shame, and Gender Constructs

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Photo by Chelsea Kennedy. My six-year-old son got his first pedicure this last weekend. He was with three women at the nail shop, and initially, he decided against the pedicure but quickly grew bored with his video game and elected to join us. He chose blue for his nail color. Since then, he’s scarcely noticed… Read more »