Focuses on freedom of choice in shaping one's own life. Teaches one is responsible for shaping his/her own life and the need for self-determination and self-awareness. The uniqueness of each individual forms his/her own unique personality, starting from infancy.
Existential therapy focuses on the present and on the future. The therapist try's to help the client see they are free and to see the possibilities for their future. They will challenge the client to recognize that he/she themselves were responsible for the events in their life.