Existential–Humanistic Therapy and Disaster Response: Lessons From the COVID-19 Pandemic

  title={Existential–Humanistic Therapy and Disaster Response: Lessons From the COVID-19 Pandemic},
  author={Louis Hoffman},
  journal={Journal of Humanistic Psychology},
  pages={33 - 54}
  • L. Hoffman
  • Published 1 January 2021
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Humanistic Psychology
The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically affected the mental health field. The unique distress caused by the pandemic along with the need for many to transition their therapy practices to TeleHealth/Telepsychology modalities caught many therapists, including existential–humanistic therapists, unprepared to make the necessary adjustments to treat clients in a manner that is safe and effective. Existential–humanistic therapy often is neglected with trauma and disaster relief work, despite its… 

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