Beyond Death Anxiety: Achieving Life-Affirming Death by Dr. Robert Firestone PhD,Dr. Joyce Catlett PhD

By Dr. Robert Firestone PhD,Dr. Joyce Catlett PhD

"This booklet fruitfully serves these trying to observe Ernest Beckerís principles psychotherapeutically, in person counseling or in crew remedy. A capstone to Robert Firestoneís 50 years of labor in psychotherapy, psychoanalysis and psychiatry and to the varied books written by way of those authors, Firestone and Catlett convey tips to practice the subjects and implications of the tips of Ernest Becker in daily life. Their simple premise is that accepting dying is a part of constructing an putting forward and significant event of existence. Contributing to the credibility in their presentation is the wealth of medical proof and private event Firestone and Catlett incorporate."

--The Ernest Becker Foundation

"[F]ascinating and an relaxing read....steeped in good researched and appropriate mental and sociological views appropriate to all social stories areas..."

--Carol Lloyd
University of Chichester

"Firestone and Catlettís paintings is a wonderful achievement....This quantity is either leading edge and intrepid. Firestone and Catlett problem winning psychoanalytic perspectives on loss of life and so they demolish a number of the accredited canons of thanatology and existential psychology. ...This is needed examining for someone who purports to speak about death."

-- Jerry Piven, PhD
Author of Death and fable: A Freudian research of Mortal Terror

"[A] towering synthesis of private and medical knowledge approximately death....with an exceptional review of the psychology of demise and demise anxiety....Dr. Firestone attracts at the better of the existential-humanistic in addition to the psychoanalytic thinkers to handle a flourishing course towards self-realization."

-Kirk J. Schneider, PhD
Author, Existential-Integrative Psychotherapy and Awakening to Awe
(From the Foreword)

Firestone and Catlett's groundbreaking quantity assists psychological future health practitioners in aiding their consumers discover ways to settle for and face their mortality. They describe the numerous defenses of loss of life nervousness that hold members from reaching own achievement, and in addition recommend how you can cope without delay with fears of demise; an method that, mockingly, can result in extra delight, extra freedom, and a better appreciation for the reward of lifestyles.

This e-book examines the numerous damaging effects of dying anxiousness, together with introversion, melancholy, and withdrawal from lifestyles. during the booklet, the authors show the significance of attaining what they name life-affirming demise expertise.

Key themes include:

  • The dawning information of demise and its influence at the constructing baby
  • Literal and symbolic defenses opposed to dying anxiousness
  • Separation concept and "the delusion bond"
  • Challenging the defenses that intrude with dwelling absolutely
  • Microsuicide: the dying of the spirit
  • Breaking with proscribing non secular dogma and cultural worldviews

With this publication, psychological wellbeing and fitness practitioners and their consumers might be capable of larger comprehend demise information, conquer the defenses opposed to demise anxiousness, and eventually lead richer, extra satisfying lives.

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