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Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards

Søren Kierkegaard

Welcome

Welcome to Eastern European Existential Association website.  Our goal is to spread ideas of existential thinking and existential therapy. We organize conferences, and seminars, encourage scientific research and our member professional development. We also aim to establish friendly and professional connections between East European country therapists.

JOURNAL

Since year 2008 association publishes a journal “Existentia:  psychology and psychotherapy”. Journal is published once a year in Russian and is 300 pages long.  Main purpose of journal is to deepen an understanding of existential therapy related questions and bring awareness of existential paradigm.  Journal articles vary from scientific research and philosophical essays to summaries of practice and experience. 

Vulnerability And Intimate Relationships
Vulnerability And Intimate Relationships
The author reflects on the modern tendency to avoid unpleasant experiences and pain and its…
SELF-DECEPTION IN PSYCOTHERAPY
SELF-DECEPTION IN PSYCOTHERAPY
The tendency for self-deception is inherent in human nature, as it has a profound psychological…
MY AGING: THERAPEUTIC ETHOS OF OLD AGE
MY AGING: THERAPEUTIC ETHOS OF OLD AGE
This is my first attempt to verbalize experience acquired in the area of geronto-psychotherapy that…