"Understand the theory of phenomenology. Be able to practice the skills of the phenomenological method."
History of, sources, relation to existentialism, Concepts within phenomenology: awareness, zones of awareness, figure ground, the variety of processes of figure ground formation, phenomenological field, the construction of meaning, phenomenological bracketing, paradoxical theory of change, philosophy of the obvious, fixed or frozen gestalten, the core relatedness and centrality of field theory in understanding phenomenology
3 principles of: Epoch (bracketing), Description, Horizontalisation, Subjective nature of reality, Construction of meaning, Phenomenological field
"Ability to bracket feelings, thoughts, attitudes, beliefs , Describe not interpret , Equalisation of realities , Able to view the client and the phenomenological field from a naive (nomena) perspective."
"Understanding clients phenomenological reality – empathic attunement , Acute observation of phenomena , Focus towards direct experience , Identify structural features of the field (insight) , Meticulous data collection , Horizontalise – widen the figure"