In a toxic world young people struggle. It is not their personal problems they are despairing about: it is the problem of humanity itself.
Author: Emmy van Deurzen
is a professor of Psychology and Psychotherapy with 18 books to her name, several of which have been translated into a dozen languages. She is the Founder and Principal of the Existential Academy, which runs post graduate courses through the New School in partnership with Middlesex University (www.nspc.org.uk ). Emmy is the founding chair of Voices for Europe and has been actively campaigning for the five million since 1996. Her book "Rising from Existential Crisis", addresses these issues.
Existential crises, ie experiences that shake up our entire life are events which call what we used to take for granted into question