References

This page is a combination of a reference list and recommended sources. The books, journal articles/book chapters, and influential fiction are listed separately, with the books being listed first. For some books, there is also a link to a review of the book.


Books

Bargdill, R., & Broome, R. (2015). Humanistic contributions for psychology 101: Growth, choice, and responsibility. Colorado Springs, CO: University Professors Press. Purchase at Publisher. Purchase at Amazon.

Becker, E. (1968). The structure of evil. New York, NY: The Free Press. Purchase here 

Becker, E. (1973). The denial of death. New York, NY: Free Press. (review)   Purchase here

Becker, E. (1975). Escape from evil. New York, NY: Free Press. Purcase here 

Bohart, A. C., Held, B. S., Mendelowitz, E., & Schneider, K. J. (2012). Humanity’s dark side: Evil, destructive expereince, and psychotherapy. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. Purchase here

Buber, M. (1970). I and thou (W. Kaufmann, Trans.). New York, NY: Simon & Schuster. Purchase here

Bugental, J. F. T. (1987). The art of the psychotherapist. New York, NY: Norton. (review)  Purchase here

Bugental, J. F. T. (1999). Psychotherapy isn’t what you think: Bringing the p sychotherapeutic engagement into the living moment. Phoenix, AZ: Zeig, Tucker & Theisen. (Review)  Purchase here

Cain, D. J., Keenan, K, & Rubin, S. (Eds.). (2002). Humanistic psychotherapies: Handbook research and practice (2nd ed.).  Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. Purchase here

Camus, A. (1955). The myth of sisyphus and other essays (J. O’Brien, trans.). New York, NY: Vintage. (Original work published in 1955) Purchase here

 

Cooper, M. (2016). Existential therapies (2nd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. (Review of Original Version) Purchase here.

Cooper, T. (2006). Paul Tillich and psychology: Historic and contemporary explorations in theology, psychotherapy, and ethics. Macon, GA: Mercer University Press. Purchase here

De Beauvior, S. (1985). A very easy death. New York, NY: Pantheon. Purchase here

De Beauvior, S. (2000). The ethics of ambiguity (B. Frechtman, Trans). Secaucus, NJ: Citadel. (Original work published in 1947). Purchase here

Diamond, S. A. (1996). Anger, madness, and the daimonic: The psychological genesis of violence, evil, and creativity. New York, NY: State University of New York Press. (review)  Purchase here

 

Elkins, D. N. (1998) Beyond religion: A personal program for building a spirituality life outside the walls of traditional religion. Wheaton, IL: Quest Books. Purchase here

Elkins, D. N. (2009). Humanistic psycholoy: A clinical manifesto. Colorado Springs, CO: University of Rockies Press. Purchase here.

Frankl, V. E. (1988). The will to meaning. New York, NY: Meridian. Purchase here

Frankl, V. E. (1984). Man’s search for meaning. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster. (review)  Purchase here

Frankl, V. E. (1986). The doctor and the soul (Rev. ed.). New York, NY: Vintage. Purchase here

Frankl, V. E. (2000). Man’s search for ultimate meaning. Cambridge, MA: Perseus. (review)  Purchase here

Gendlin, E. T. (1981). Focusing. New York, NY: Bantam. Purchase here

Greenberg, J., Koole, S. L., & Psyzczynski, T. (2004) Handbook of experimental existential psychology. New York, NY: Guilford. Purchase here.

Grogan, J. (2012). Encountering America: Humanistic psychology, sixties culture, and the shaping of the modern self. New York, NY: HarperCollins. Purchase here

Heery, M. & Richardson, G. (2009). Awakening to aging: Glimpsing the gifts of aging. Colorado Springs, CO: University of the Rockies Press. Purchase here

Heidegger, M. (1996). Being and time (J. Stanbaugh, Trans.). Albany, NY: State University of New York: Press. Purchase here

Hoffman, L., Yang, M., Kaklauskas, F. J., & Chan, A. (Eds.). (2008). Existential psychology East-West. Colorado Springs, CO: University of the Rockies Press. Purchase here 

Hubben, W. (1952). Dostoevsky, Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, & Kafka. New York, NY: Touchstone. Purchase here

 

Kaufmann, W. (1974). Nietzsche: Philosopher, psychologist, antichrist (4th ed.). Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. Purchase here

Kaufmann, W. (1980). Nietzsche, Heidegger and Buber. New Brunswick, NJ:  Transaction Publishers. Purchase here

Kaufman, W. (2000). Basic writings of Nietzsche (W. Kaufmann, Ed. & Trans.). New York, NY: The Modern Library. Purchase here

Kierkegaard, S. (1981). The concept of anxiety (R. Thomte & A. B. Anderson, Trans.). Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. (original work published in 1844) Purchase here

Kierkegaard, S. (1985). Fear and trembling (A. Hannay, Trans.). New York, NY: Penguin. Purchase here

Lander, N. R. & Nahon, D. (2005). The integrity model of existential psychotherapy in working with the ‘difficult patient’. New York, NY: Routledge. Purchase Here

Malony, H. N. (Ed.). (1980). A Christian existential psychology: The contributions of John G. Finch. New York, NY: University of America Press. Purchase here

Matustik, M. J. (1993). Postnational identity: Critical theory and existential philosophy in Habermas, Kierkegaard, and Havel. New York, NY: Guilford Press. Purchase here

May, R. (1950/1970). The meaning of anxiety. New York, NY: Norton & Company. Purchase here

May, R. (1953). Man’s search for himself. New York, NY: Delta. Purchase here

May, R. (1969). Love and will. New York, NY: Delta. Purchase here

May, R. (1975). The courage to create. New York, NY: Norton & Company. Purchase here

May, R. (1979). Psychology and the human dilemma. New York, NY: Norton & Company. Purchase here

May, R. (1981). Freedom and destiny. New York, NY: Norton & Company. Purchase here

May, R. (1983). The discovery of being. New York, NY: Norton & Company. Purchase here

May, R. (1985). My quest for beauty. Dallas, TX: Saybrook. Purchase me

May, R. (1988). Paulus: Tillich as spiritual teacher (Rev. ed.). Dallas, TX: Saybrook. (reviewPurchase here

May, R. (1989). The art of counseling (Rev. ed.). Lake Worth, FL: Gardner Press. Purchase here

May, R. (1991). The cry for myth. New York, NY: Delta. (review)  Purchase here

May, R., Angel, E., & Ellenberger, H. F. (Eds.). (1958). Existence. Northvale, NJ: Jason Aronson, Inc.  Purchase here

Mendelowitz, E. (2008). Ethics and Lao-Tzu: Intimations of character. Colorado Springs, CO: University of the Rockies Press. (r)Purchase here

Moustakas, C. (1994). Existential psychotherapy and the interpretation of dreams. Northvale, NJ: Jason Aronson. Purchase here

Moustakas, C. (1995). Being-in, being-with, being-for. Northvale, NJ: Jason Aronson. Purchase here

Nietzsche, F. (1955). The birth of tragedy (C. F. Fadiman, trans.). New York, NY: Dover. (Original work published in 1872). Purchase here

Nietzsche, F. (1962). Philosophy in the tragic age of the Greeks. Washington, DC: Regnery Publishing. (Original work published in 1870) Purchase here

Nietzsche, F. (1966). Beyond good and evil: Prelude to a philosophy of future (W. Kaufmann, Trans.). New York, NY: Vintage Books: (Original work published 1886) Purchase here

Nietzsche, F. (1986). Human, all too human: A book for free spirits (R. J. Hollingdale, Trans.). New York, NY: Cambridge University Press. Purchase here

Nietzsche, F. (1990). Twilight of the idols and the anti-christ. (R. J. Hollingdale, trans). New York, NY: Penguin Books. (Original works publsihed in 1889 & 1894). Purchase here

Psyzczynski, T. A., Solomon, S., & Greenberg, J. (2002). In the wake of 9/11: The psychology of terror. Washington, DC: American Psychological Assocation. Purchase here.

Rank, O. (1936). Truth and reality (J. Taft, Trans.). New York, NY: Norton & Company. Purchase me

Rogers, C. R. (1951). Client-centered therapy. Boston, MA: Houghton Miffin. Purchase here

Rogers, C. R. (1965). On becoming a person. Boston, MA: Houghton Miffin. Purchase here

Rogers, C. R. (1977). On personal power. New York, NY: Delta. Purchase here

Rogers, C. R. (1980). A way of being. Boston, MA: Houghton Miffin. Purchase here

Sartre, J. P. (1956). Being and nothingness (H. E. Barnes, Trans.). New York, NY: Washington Square Press. Purchase here

Sartre, J. P. (1965). Essays in existentialism (W. Baskin, Ed. & Trans.). New York, NY: Citadel Press. Purchase here

Schneider, K. J. (1999). Horror and the holy: Wisdom teachings of the monster tale. La Salle, IL: Open Court. Purchase here

Schneider, K. J. (1999). The paradoxical self: Toward an understanding of our contradictory nature. Amityville, NY: Humanity Books. Purchase here

Schneider, K. J. (2004). Rediscovery of awe: Splendor, mystery and the fluid center of life. St. Paul, MN: Paragon House. Purchase here

Schneider, K. J. (2007). Existential-integrative psychotherapy: Guideposts to the core of practice. New York, NY: Routeledge. Purchase here.

Schneider, K. J. (2009). Awakening to awe: Personal stories of profound transformation. Jason Aronson. Purcahse here.

Schneider, K. J. (2013). The polarized mind: Why it’s killing us and what we can do about it. Colorado Springs, CO: University Professors Press. Purchase at publisherPurchase on Amazon.

Schneider, K. J., Bugental, J. F. T., & Pierson, J. F. (Eds.). (2001). The handbook of humanistic psychology: Leading edges in theory, research, and practice. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.  Purchase here

Schneider, K. J. & Krug, O. T. (2009). Existential-humanistic therapy. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. Purchase here

Schneider, K. J. & May, R. (1995). The psychology of existence: An integrative, clinical perspective. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill. Purchase here

Soloman, R. C. (Ed.). (1974). Existentialism. New York, NY: The Modern Library. Purchase here

Spinelli, E. (1997). Tales of un-knowing: Therapeutic encounters from an existential perspective. New York, NY: New York University Press. Purchase here

Spinelli, E. (2004). The mirror and the hammer. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Purchase here

Spinelli, E. (2005). The interpreted world: An introduction to phenomenological psychology (2nd ed). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Purchase here

Spinelli, E. (2007). Practicing existential therapy: The relational world. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Purchase here

Stark, M. (1999). Modes of therapeutic action. Northvale, NJ: Jason Aronson. Purchase here

Strasser, F. & Strasser, A. (1997). Existential time-limited therapy: The wheel of existence. New York, NY:  Wiley & Sons. Purchase here

Szasz, T. S. (1974). The myth of mental illness (Rev. ed.). New York, NY: Perennial. Purchase here

Tillich, P. (1952). The courage to be. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press. Purchase here

Tournier, P. (1957). The meaning of persons. New York, NY: Harper & Row. Purchase here

Van Deurzen, E. (1997). Paradox and passion in psychotherapy: An exisential approach to therapy and counseling. New York, NY: Wiley & Sons. Purchase here

van Deurzen-Smith, E. (1997). Everyday mysteries: Existential dimensions of psychotherapy. New York, NY: Routledge. Purchase here

Wampold, B. E. (2001). The great psychotherapy debate: Models, methods, and findings. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. Purchase here

Yalom, I. D. (1980). Existential psychotherapy. New York, NY: Basic Books. Purchase here

Yalom, I. D. (1989). Love’s executioner. New York, NY: HarperPerennial. Purchase here

Yalom, I. D. (1995). Theory and practice of group psychotherapy (4th ed.). New York, NY: Basic Books.   Purchase here

Yalom, I. D. (1999). Momma and the meaning of life. New York, NY: Perennial. Purchase here

Yalom, I. D. (2002). The gift of therapy. New York, NY: HarperCollins. Purchase here

Yalom, I. D. (2008). Staring at the sun: Overcoming the terror of death. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. Purchase here.

Yalom, I. D. & Elkin, G. (1990). Every day gets a little closer: A twice-told therapy. New York, NY: Basic Books. Purchase here


Journal Articles and Book Chapters

Bugental, J. F. T. & Edelstein, B. (2003, Feb/March). Interview with Jim Bugental, AHP’s first president. Perspective, Retreived from http://www.ahpweb.org/pub/perspective/feb03/feb03cover.html.

Cleare-Hoffman, H. P., Hoffman, L., & Wilson, S. S. (2013, August). Existential therapy, culture, and therapist factors in evidence-based practice. In K. Keenan (Chair), Evidence in support of existential-humanistic psychotherapy: Revitalizing the third force. Symposium presented at the 121st Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI. Read on Academia.edu.

Fishman, D. B. (2005). Editor’s Introduction to PCSP – From Single Case to Database: A New Method for Enhancing Psychotherapy Practice. Pragmatic Case Studies in Psychotherapy [Online], Vol. 1(1), Article 2. Available: http://hdl.rutgers.edu/1782.1/pcsp1.1.47 (View Abstract & Link to Article).

Hoffman, L. (2004, August/September). The danger of the truth. AHP Perspectives, 22-44. Read on Academia.edu.

Hoffman, L. (2008). An existential approach to working with religious and spiritual clients. In K. Schneider (Ed.), Existential-integrative psychotherapy: Guideposts to the core of practice (pp. 187-202). New York, NY: Routledge Press.

Hoffman, L. (2016). Multiculturalism and humanistic psychology: From neglect to epistemological and ontological diversity. The Humanistic Psychologist, 44, 56-71.

Hoffman, L. & Cleare-Hoffman, H. P. (2011). Existential therapy and emotions: Lessons from cross-cultural exchange. The Humanistic Psychologist, 39, 261-267.

Hoffman, L., Cleare-Hoffman, H. P., & Jackson, T. (2014). Humanistic psychology and multiculturalism: History, current status, and advancements. In K. J. Schneider, J. F. Pierson & J. F. T. Bugental (Eds.), The handbook of humanistic psychology: Theory, research, and practice (2nd edition; pp. 41-55). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Hoffman, L. Dias, J., & Soholm, H. C. (2012, August). Existential-humanistic therapy as a model for evidence-based practice. In S. Rubin (Chair), Evidence in support of existential-humanistic psychology: Revitalizing the ‘third force.’ Symposium presented at the 120th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Orlando, FL. Read on Academia.edu.

Hoffman, L., Granger, N. Jr., Vallejos, L., & Moats, M. (2016). An existential-humanistic perspective on Black Lives Matter and contemporary protest movements. Journal of Humanistic Psychology, 56, 595-611. doi: 10.1177/0022167816652273

Hoffman, L., Lopez, A., & Moats, M. (2013). Humanistic psychology and self-acceptance. In M. Bernard (Ed.), The strength of self-acceptance: Theory, research, and practice (pp. 3-17). New York: NY: Springer.

Hoffman, L., Richards, R., & Pritzker, S. (2012). Creativity and the evolution of humanistic psychology. Self and Society, 40, 10-15.

Hoffman, L. & Rubin, S. (2013, December 25). Rediscovering humanistic psychology: Understanding its complicated history. [Review of Encountering America: Humanistic psychology, sixties culture, & the shaping of the modern self]. PsycCRITIQUES-Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books, 58(no. 50). doi 10.1037/a0034938. Read on Academia.edu.

Hoffman, L., Stewart, S., Warren, D., & Meek, L. (2014). Toward a sustainable myth of self: An existential response to the postmodern condition. In K. J. Schneider, J. F. Pierson & J. F. T. Bugental (Eds.), The handbook of humanistic psychology: Theory, research, and practice (2nd edition; pp. 105-133). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Hoffman, L. & Thelen, M. (2010). William James and the fight for science. Journal of Humanistic Psychology, 50, 430-439. DOI: 10.1177/0022167810373397

Hoffman, L., Vallejos, L., Cleare-Hoffman, H. P., & Rubin, S. (2015). Emotion, relationship, and meaning as core existential practice: Evidence-based foundations. Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy, 45, 11-20. doi: 10.1007/s10879-014-9277-9. Read on Academia.edu or ResearchGate.

Hoffman, L., Warner, H. J., Gregory, C., & Fehl, S. (2011). Existential-integrative perspectives on the psychology of evil. In J. H. Ellens (Ed.), Explaining evil (Vol. 3: Approaches, responses, solutions; pp. 263-286). Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger.


Influential Existential Fiction

Camus, A. (1948). The plague (S. Gilbert, trans.). New York, NY: The Modern Library. (Original work published in 1947) Purchase here

Camus, A. (1972). A happy death (Trans. by R. Howard). New York, NY: Vintage International. (Original work published in 1971) Purchase here.

Camus, A. (1988). The stranger (M. Ward, trans.). New York, NY: Vintage. (Original work published in 1942) Purchase here

Camus, A. (1991). The fall (J. O’Brien, trans.). New York, NY: Vintage. (Original work published in 1957). Purchase here

Camus, A. (1991). The rebel (Rev. Trans. by A. Bower). New York, NY: Vintage Books. (Original work published in 1956) Purchase here.

Dias, J. (2014). The girlfriend project. CreateSpace. Purchase here. Read Review.

Dostoyevsky, F. (1957). The brothers Karamazov (C. Garnett, trans.). New York, NY: Signet. (Original work published in 1880). Purchase here

Dostoyevsky, F. (1994). Crime and punishment (R. Pevear & L. Volokhonsky, trans.). New York, NY: Vintage Classics. (Original work published in 1866). Purchase here

Dosteyevsky, F. (2008). Notes from underground (J. Kentish, trans.). New York, NY: Oxford University Press. (Original work publsihed in 1864). Purchase here

Kafka, F. (1998). The trial (B. Mitchell, trans.). New York, NY: Schocken Books. (Original work published in 1925). Purchase here

Kafka, F. (1998). The castle (M. Harman, trans.). New York, NY: Schocken Books. (Original work publsihed in 1935). Purchase here

Nietzsche, F. (1954). Thus Spoke Zarathustra: A book for none and all (W. Kaufmann, Trans.). New York, NY: Penguin. (Original work published 1892) (reviewPurchase here

Sartre, J. P. (1989). No exit and three other plays (S. Gilbert, trans.). New York, NY: Vintage. (Original work published in 1946). Purchase here

Yalom, I. D. (1993). When Nietzsche wept: A novel of obsession. New York, NY: Perennial. Purchase here

Yalom, I. D. (1997). Lying on the couch: A novel. New York, NY: Perennial. Purchase here

Yalom, I. D. (2006). The Schopenhauer cure: A novel. San Francisco, CA: Harper Perrenial. Purchase here.