Emmy van Deurzen is a philosopher and existential psychotherapist who is also a counselling psychologist.
Emmy directs her private practice Dilemma Consultancy in London and is also Principal of the New School of Psychotherapy and Counselling at the Existential Academy in London, both of which she founded with Prof. Digby Tantam in 1996.
She is a Visiting Professor with Middlesex University, for whom she directs several doctoral and masters programmes. She has published fifteen books on existential therapy and the challenges of the human condition. Several of her texts are in their second or third editions. Her pioneering work has been translated into well over a dozen languages and she has lectured worldwide in more than thirty five countries on all continents.
Emmy read her essay ‘Becoming an Existential Therapist’ on BBC Radio 3 on 15 November 2013.
You can listen to the podcast here:
"I joined New Europeans because of its clear voice of reason throughout this eery period of unreason in our newly post-factual society.
It has become obvious to me that we have to unite against the darkness that has fallen upon us in Britain and of all organizations it was NE that continued to shine the clearest and brightest light."