Author: Sarah Kass


Existential Roundup

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Illustration by Genia Brodsky and Noam Sobel. 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. If you have been paying attention to the smaller details of health news—the non-Ebola-related news—you might have come across this most… Read more »

Existential Roundup

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Photo by Peter van der Sluijs. 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. As we approach the Autumnal Equinox, the moment where the earth finds a balance of light and dark, we need to remember… Read more »

Existential Roundup

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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. Big in the news this week has been the videotape undeniable revealing the ugly truth that most people already knew, but now could no longer try to deny—that… Read more »

Existential Roundup

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Janis Rozentāls’ “Mother and Child” (1904). 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. Last week, we celebrated the back-to-school season with some recent articles and research on children and education. This week, we will look… Read more »

The Case Against Client-Therapist Cultural Matching

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The human solidarity that I envisage is not a global uniformity but unity in diversity. We must learn to appreciate and tolerate pluralities, multiplicities, cultural differences. (Gadamer in Pantham, 1992, p. 132) The realities of globalization and multicultural omnipresence initiated a socio-economic and political demand for the inclusion of the cultural other across all professional… Read more »

Existential Roundup

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Photo by David Shankbone. 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. The end of the summer is almost upon us and that back-to-school feeling is in the air, much to the chagrin of students (and… Read more »

Existential Roundup

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Photo by Kurt Löwenstein Educational Center. 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. The events in Ferguson, Mo.—the killing of Michael Brown, an unarmed teenager—have once again reignited race and diversity wars in this country…. Read more »