Unearthing the Humanistic Predilection of Daseinsanalysis

  • Jacob W. Glazier, PhD University of West Georgia
  • Leslie W. O'Ryan, PhD Western Illinois University
  • Matthew E. Lemberger, PhD University of New Mexico


In recent years, there has been renewed interest among the mental health professions in the principles of humanism. This rekindled discourse can be supplemented by an examination of the existential-phenomenological psychotherapy approach known as daseinsanalysis, as primarily influenced by the works of Martin Heidegger and Medard Boss. Daseinsanalysis complements humanistic values while providing a sophisticated philosophical scheme to frame the human way of being. The authors provide a brief explication of humanistic philosophy and daseinsanalysis, particularly as each are consistent in informing psychotherapeutic practitioners.

Jul 1, 2014
How to Cite
GLAZIER, Jacob W.; O'RYAN, Leslie W.; LEMBERGER, Matthew E.. Unearthing the Humanistic Predilection of Daseinsanalysis. International Journal of Existential Positive Psychology, [S.l.], v. 5, n. 1, p. 9, july 2014. ISSN 1708-1696. Available at: <http://journal.existentialpsychology.org/index.php/ExPsy/article/view/212>. Date accessed: 27 feb. 2020.