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Unformatted text preview: Phenomenological Approach – Part 1 “We do not see things as they are. We see them as we are.” — The Talmud Road map Phenomenological? Say what? Existential Psychology Humanistic Psychology – Carl Rogers Abraham Maslow George Kelly What is the Phenomenological Perspective? Fundamentals Definition: “study of conscious experience” (text) Subjective experiences of an individual – Basic Premise: to understand a person, you must understand his/her unique view of reality View of Person Focus on the Present Main Themes Subjective Experience Construal Self-determination/Free Will Intrinsically good (or at least not intrinsically bad) Existential Psychology Background – Fundamentals Purpose – Key questions – Conscious Experience of Being Alive – Binswanger “Umwelt” “Mitwelt” “Eigenwelt” Thrown-ness – Anxiety/Angst Definition Three Parts: Anguish - Forlornness –...
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This note was uploaded on 01/15/2012 for the course PSY 274 taught by Professor Newman during the Fall '08 term at Syracuse.
- Fall '08
- Humanistic Psychology