Meaning Therapy

Dr. Paul Wong
 
Meaning and Evil and a Two-factor Model of Search for Meaning

Meaning and Evil and a Two-factor Model of Search for Meaning

Abstract Overall, I am impressed with Baumeister and von Hippel’s analysis in this essay (this issue), but I am less satisfied in “the special issue of applying meaning to life, culminating in the modern existential debates about the meaning and purpose of life...

The Current Mental Health Crisis and Meaning Therapy

The Current Mental Health Crisis and Meaning Therapy

The Old Paradigm is No Longer Working The WHO World Mental Health Survey (WMH) shows that trauma exposure is common; about 70% of people experience lifetime traumas. If untreated, trauma leads to depression, PTSD, and suicide. Suicide rates in the U.S. have increased...

Brief Meaning Therapy for All Mental Health Workers

Brief Meaning Therapy for All Mental Health Workers

What are the immediate results or benefits from practicing Meaning Therapy only in a few sessions? 1. You establish a trusting relationship as someone who really cares about your clients, understands their struggles, and points them to the right direction. 2. Of the...

How Do I Overcome Adversity?

How Do I Overcome Adversity?

.The most powerful force you can control is your own outlook on life. Therefore, you must equip yourself with the right attitude or mindset. As Kahlil Gibran has said, “Your living is determined not so much by what life brings you, as by the attitude you bring to...

Meaning Therapy and the Toronto Van Attack

Meaning Therapy and the Toronto Van Attack

President's Column for the Positive Living Newsletter (May 2018). Read the rest of the newsletter here. On May 6, I did a one-hour interview at the Fairchild TV Studio in Richmond Hill, Ontario, for their program Leisure Talk (大城小聚), which features special guests...

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