Course: Humanistic Psychology

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Course title Humanistic Psychology
Course code PCH/HPK
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Hlavinka Pavel, doc. PhDr. et Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Cakirpaloglu Panajotis, doc. PhDr. DrSc.
Course content
One-semester course in humanistic psychology is supposed to be introducement with the current psychological and psychotherapeutic approach, which as its basis are understood to be ofphenomenological and existential philosophy. Students in the course will master the basic concepts and views daseinsanalyse and will witness the comparison with psychotherapy. Another area that the students will learn is ogotherapy and humanistic psychotherapy. The course will include transpersonal psychotherapy and psychotherapeutic approach than the so-called Western and Eastern thinking.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming)
  • Homework for Teaching - 20 hours per semester
  • Preparation for the Exam - 30 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Physiological sources and streams within the humanistic approach. VE Frankl, F. Perls, AH Maslow, CG Rogers and others in more detailed approach.
Basic orientation in psychological approach to daseinsanalyse, existential psychoanalysis, logotherapy, humanistic psychotherapy and transpersonal psychotherapy.
no prior assumptions

Assessment methods and criteria
Seminar Work

Presentation of paper by individual or in group and active participation in lectures
Recommended literature
  • Boss, M.:. Nárys psychologie a medicíny. Rychnov nad Kněžnou,1992..
  • Boss, M.:. Včera v noci se mi zdálo?Praha,1993.
  • Condrau,G.:. S.Freud a M. Heidegger. Praha,1998..
  • Frankl, V. E.:. Vůle ke smyslu.Brno,1994..
  • Grof,S.:. Dobrodružství sebeobjevování. Praha, 2000.
  • Hlavinka, P.:. Daseinsanalýza. Setkání filosofie s psychoterapií. Olomouc,2001.Praha,2008..
  • Kratochvíl, S. (1997). Základy psychoterapie. Praha.
  • Nakonečný, M.:. Psychologie XX. století. Praha,1994..
  • Rogers, C. R.:. Ako byť sám sebou.Bratislava, 1995..

Study plans that include the course
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