Episode 3

Published on:

22nd Apr 2021

3. Existential Psych & Meaning with Mick Cooper

This week's episode features Mick Cooper, is an internationally recognized author, trainer, and consultant in the field of humanistic, existential, and pluralistic therapies. He is a Chartered Psychologist and Professor of Counselling Psychology at the University of Roehampton. Books he's published include Existential Therapies and The Handbook of Person-Centered Psychotherapy and Counseling, amongst many others.

This discussion with Mick is meant to provide an overview of existential psychotherapy, which is a school of psychotherapy that is based on some ideas from existential philosophy. We talk about the influential thinkers and some of the core concepts of existential therapy.

Learn more about Mick on his website, https://mick-cooper.squarespace.com/.

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On Meaning
A journey on finding and refining meaning in life
On Meaning is a podcast meant to be an audio companion for your journey of finding and refining meaning in life. Join host Eugene Leventhal for conversations with psychologists, philosophers, and others with interesting perspectives on how to view meaning in life. While there won't be any simple answers here, the podcast is meant to explore the various topics relevant to more deeply exploring the question of meaning in life.

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Eugene Leventhal

Eugene is the host of On Meaning and is actively working to build a meaning-centered community. He is passionate about understanding the role that meaning plays in one's life in various contexts, ranging from personal well-being to the willingness to being an active participant in a community.

Aside from On Meaning, Eugene is the host of the History of Drugs in Society podcast and has launched Consequential and Heinz Radio at Carnegie Mellon University. He currently works full-time at CMU as a Project Manager within CyLab, the university's Security and Privacy Institute.