Utilizing Existential Meaning-Making as a Therapeutic Tool for Clients Affected by Poverty


Author: Amanda M. Evans

Category: Articles

Pages: 16

JEPP Issue: Vol. 6 No. 1

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The existential-humanistic therapeutic approach for working with clients affected by poverty is described. The role of status, love, suffering, and societal norms as part of identity development, as well as determining when and how to introduce this approach are discussed. Specific techniques of meaning-making are explained and a case example is provided.