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Recent E-H Therapy Articles

Recommended New Articles on E-H Therapy To Be or Not to Be: Engage with Life or Retreat from It By Bob Edelstein, LMFTPsychologyToday on March 13, 2024 Bob Edelstein has

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Becker, Rank, and Existential Psychotherapy

By Kirk Schneider, PhD

PsychologyToday.com
May 22, 2023

Kirk Schneider has a recent article on the topic of Ernest Becker, Otto Rank and Psychotherapy as “an intimate trio.”

Key points:

We must understand our relationship to existence, not only to our parents, culture, cognition, or physiology.

Life-enhancing anxiety is the ability to live with and make the best of the depth and mystery of existence.

A key result of life-enhancing anxiety is awe-based consciousness—a sense of adventure toward all living.

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Otto Rank sitting in a deck chair w/ a dog on his lamp and smoking a pipe
EHI Events

Presenters Announced for Fall Conference on Otto Rank!

EHI is excited to announce the following esteemed presenters will be joining us Nov 4 & 5, 2023 for “Unleashing Otto Rank: From Interpretation to Experience”

Robert Kramer,

Siebrecht Vanhooren,

Kirk Schneider,

Matthew Fox,

Marie Becker,

Ellen Handler Spitz,

Will Waddlington,

Ludwig Janus

Please save the date and join us for this trailblazing venture into the reawakened legacy of Freud’s unsung protégé and contemporary torchbearer.

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book cover Life Enhancing Anxiety by Kirk Schneider
Recommended Reads

New Book by Kirk Schneider Released Feb 1st!

Life-Enhancing Anxiety makes a bold proposal: It is not less anxiety that we need today, but more, at least of a certain kind of anxiety. Life-enhancing anxiety is the invigorating degree of anxiety needed to become passionately engaged, ethically attuned, and creatively enriched. Set against our anxiety-avoidant times, life-enhancing anxiety enables us to “live with and make the best of the depth and mystery of existence.”

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