Serlin, Ilene A., Tikkun
Rollo Meese May died on October 22, 1994. With his death came the loss of one of the great psychotherapists, teachers, and theoreticians of the twentieth century. Rollo May is probably remembered best by many people as the founder of existential psychotherapy in the United States. I first read his Existence: A New Dimension in Psychiatry and Psychology in Ann Arbor in the late 1960s. Reading the existentialists Camus and Sartre and being active in the student demonstrations all mixed into a heady brew. My friends and I felt like we were creating a new society, based in part on the existentialists' mandate to act. Claiming that the prevailing Freudian and behavioral psychologies were all …
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Publication information: Article title: Rollo May. Contributors: Serlin, Ilene A. - Author. Magazine title: Tikkun. Volume: 10. Issue: 1 Publication date: January 1995. Page number: 65. © 2002 Tikkun. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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