Jul 18, 2021
On episode 99, we welcome back existential psychologist Emmy van Deurzen to discuss the emotional effects of Brexit, how it compounded with Covid to create an existential crisis for EU nationals living in the UK, Emmy’s personal experience of xenophobia and dealing with the threat of deportation, how existential crises tend to reveal prior problems that were denied, utilizing the catastrophe for growth and psychological transformation, how to deal with populist politics, switching from reactivity to activity, and the importance of re-establishing a sense of community and solidarity to overcome tragedy.
Emmy van Deurzen is an existential psychotherapist, philosopher and counselling psychologist. She is Principal of the New School of Psychotherapy and Counseling at the Existential Academy in London and runs her own private therapy practice, Dilemma Consultancy, in London. She is a visiting professor with Middlesex University, for whom she directs several doctoral and master’s programmes. She has published 17 books on existential therapy and the challenges of the human condition. Her work has been translated into more than a dozen languages and she has lectured worldwide in more than 35 countries across all continents. Her new book is called Rising From Existential Crisis: Life Beyond Calamity.
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