The relevance of Kant’s writings in the tradition of ethical enquiry
for the field of Psychotherapy
The study and integration of the ethics into the psychotherapeutic realm has a fundamental role in
order to help therapist to take right decisions that will affect to the wellbeing of clients. For the purpose of this
article Kant’s perspective of Ethics is considered in order to offer a guidance to practitioners and to facilitate
the resolution or understanding of ethical dilemmas that may arises within the psychotherapeutic encounter.
Criticism to his work are taken into account with the aim to expand his view and to include the role of the
emotions in the study of ethics and psychotherapy.
Keywords: Kant, Ethics, Moral, Psychotherapy.
Read more in the feature article in the Spanish Journal of Psychotherapy, 30 (113).