What is Existential/Analytic Therapy?

Category: Psychotherapy


Existential psychotherapy is a method of therapy that operates on the belief that inner conflict within a person is due to that individual's confrontation with the givens of existence.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Feelings of hopelessness 1 0
Generalized anxiety disorder 1 0
Inability to cope with life 1 0
Major depressive disorder 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Existential/Analytic Therapy

Side effect Patients
Disorganized thinking 1


Based on patients currently going to Existential/Analytic Therapy

Dosage Patients
weekly 1

Why patients stopped taking Existential/Analytic Therapy

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Expense 1
See 1 patient who's stopped going to Existential/Analytic Therapy


Currently going to Existential/Analytic Therapy

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1

Stopped going to Existential/Analytic Therapy

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Existential/Analytic Therapy.