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May, Rollo

Works: 397 works in 1,278 publications in 17 languages and 33,533 library holdings
Genres: Case studies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Interviewee, Speaker, Other, Contributor, Author of introduction, pre, ed, Compiler, Performer
Classifications: BF692, 152.432
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Love and will by Rollo May( Book )

124 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in 13 languages and held by 3,255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes sections on Freud, Puritanism, and Eros
The courage to create by Rollo May( Book )

81 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 2,982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this trenchant volume, Rollo May helps all of us find those creative impulses that, once liberated, offer new possibilities for achievement. A renowned therapist and inspiring guide, Dr. May draws on his experience to show how we can break out of old patterns in our lives. His insightful book offers us a way through our fears into a fully realized self.--From publisher description
Man's search for himself by Rollo May( Book )

54 editions published between 1953 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 2,649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Out of his experience in helping people work out their difficulties, May wrote this book in an effort to help the individual come to terms with himself. He shows the ways in which we can stand against the insecurity of this age and find a center of strength within ourselves. He sheds light on some of the things that underlie our feelings of disturbance and conflict. Writing with directness and simplicity, he speaks of the loss of certainties suffered in our rapidly changing society. He points the way toward values and goals that can be depended on in a day when very little is secure. And he shows how we can gain a real awareness of self that will bring us freedom and courage.--Adapted from dust jacket
Power and innocence : a search for the sources of violence by Rollo May( Book )

28 editions published between 1972 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Synopsis: Stressing the positive, creative aspects of power and innocence, Rollo May offers a way of thinking about the problems of contemporary society
Psychology and the human dilemma by Rollo May( Book )

58 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 2,230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected essays on such topics as freedom, responsibility, anxiety, and psychotherapy probe the problems faced by contemporary man
The art of counseling by Rollo May( Book )

62 editions published between 1939 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 1,829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The discovery of being : writings in existential psychology by Rollo May( Book )

19 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 1,783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Out of long experience in helping people with their problems, Rollo May now offers his views on the healing art itself. He takes us beyond traditional psychology and psychiatry that emphasize the achievement of satisfactions but overlook the individual's deep-seated purposes and values, like prestige, power, and tenderness. These human concerns are so fundamental that they take on greater importance in life than survival itself. 'When you see a person as a composite of drives and deterministic forces,' Dr. May writes, 'you have everything except the one to whom these experiences happen, everything except the existing person himself.' Rollo May is not one of those who are content to label neurosis a failure of adjustment. 'An adjustment is exactly what a neurosis is; and that is just its trouble. It is a necessary adjustment by which a person's centeredness can be preserved, a way of accepting nonbeing in order that some little being may be preserved. And in most cases it is a boon which this adjustment breaks down.' The Discovery of Being is addressed to all concerned with the causes of loneliness and isolation and with the search to find new and firm mooring posts in an age of anxiety."--Dust jacket
Existential psychology by Rollo May( Book )

27 editions published between 1960 and 1969 in English and held by 1,762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Existence; a new dimension in psychiatry and psychology by Rollo May( Book )

63 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book represents the fruition of four years labor--most of it, fortunately, a labor of love. The idea of translating these papers, originating with Ernest Angel, was welcomed by Basic Books because of their enthusiasm for bringing out significant new material in the sciences of man. I was glad to accept their invitation to participate as one of the editors since I, too, had long been convinced of the importance of making these works available in English, particularly at this crucial moment in the development of modern psychiatry and psychology. We asked Dr. Ellenberger to join us as the third editor because of his extensive knowledge of the literature of phenomenological and existential psychiatry and his clinical experience in using these methods in Switzerland. He and Mr. Angel are chiefly responsible for the selection of the particular papers translated. In our introductory chapters, Dr. Ellenberger and I have undertaken the task of making a bridge between these contributions and American psychiatry and psychology, while Mr. Angel has borne the major weight of the translations themselves"--Preface. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2006 APA, all rights reserved)
The cry for myth by Rollo May( Book )

31 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An examination of myths as they are immediately present in the consciousness and unconsciousness of contemporary living people in the West. May traces myths--Classical Greece, Dante's Middle Ages, European legend, and contemporary American life--and relates them to the dreams and associations he encounters in his practice as a psychotherapist
Freedom and destiny by Rollo May( Book )

23 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu lun shu le"xing dong de zi you"yu"sheng ming(ben zhi)De zi you"liang zhong zi you de biao xian xing shi,Hou zhe shi ren mian dui ming yun shi zai nei xin suo chan sheng de shen ke si kao
Symbolism in religion and literature by Rollo May( Book )

16 editions published between 1960 and 1966 in English and held by 1,483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The meaning of anxiety by Rollo May( Book )

14 editions published between 1950 and 2015 in English and Swedish and held by 1,259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is the result of several years of exploration, research, and thought on one of the most urgent problems of our day. Clinical experience has proved to psychologists and psychiatrists generally that the central problem in psychotherapy is the nature of anxiety. To the extent that we have been able to solve that problem, we have made a beginning in understanding the causes of integration and disintegration of personality. This study seeks to bring together in one volume the theories of anxiety offered by modern explorers in different areas of our culture, to discover the common elements in these theories, and to formulate these concepts so that we shall have some common ground for further inquiry. If the synthesis of anxiety theory presented here serves the purpose of producing some coherence and order in this field, a good part of the writer's goal will have been achieved. For those interested in a comparative survey of modern schools of psychotherapy, this volume should serve as a convenient textbook, presenting as it does the views of a dozen leaders in this field. There is no better way to understand these various schools than to compare their theories of anxiety. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2005 APA, all rights reserved)
Paulus: reminiscences of a friendship by Rollo May( Book )

14 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in English and held by 1,079 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My quest for beauty by Rollo May( Book )

7 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes fourteen line drawings, one black-and white photo, and sixteen unpaged "full color paintings by the author."
Dreams and symbols; man's unconscious language by Leopold Caligor( Book )

7 editions published between 1968 and 1976 in English and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Politics and innocence : a humanistic debate by Rollo May( Book )

7 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The springs of creative living; a study of human nature and God by Rollo May( Book )

9 editions published between 1940 and 2004 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The psychology of existence : an integrative, clinical perspective by Kirk J Schneider( Book )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American politics and humanistic psychology by Rollo May( Book )

4 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Love and will
Alternative Names
May R. 1909-1994

May, R. R. 1909-1994

May, Rollo 1909-

May, Rollo 1909-1994

May, Rollo, b. 1909

Rolas Mėjus

Rollo May Amerikaans psycholoog (1909-1994)

Rollo May amerikansk psykolog

Rollo May amerykański psycholog i psychoterapeuta

Rollo May psicologo statunitense

Rollo May psychologue américain

Rollo May US-amerikanischer existenzialistischer Psychotherapeut

Мей Р.

Мэй, Р 1909-1994

Мэй, Р. (Ролло), 1909-1994

Мэй, Ролло

Мэй, Ролло 1909-1994

Роло Мей

מי, רולו

מיי, רולו

מיי, רולו 1909-1994

רולו מיי

رولو ماي

رولو می

ماي، روللو

롤로 메이

메이, 롤로 1909-1994

메이, 롤로 리즈 1909-1994



The courage to createMan's search for himselfPower and innocence : a search for the sources of violencePsychology and the human dilemmaThe art of counselingThe discovery of being : writings in existential psychologyExistence; a new dimension in psychiatry and psychologyThe cry for myth