Monthly Archives: September 2011

A New Year

There will be no posts for the next three days. A new year is upon us in the Jewish calendar – Rosh Hashana. In the words of the prayer service it is the day of the birth of creation and … Continue reading

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Life Calls us to Emerge

Logotherapy provides a basic framework for good therapy. What’s important is the fundamentals. Those don’t change. Within that framework I can take logotherapy in different directions by learning from this one and that or by making my own innovations. Value-oriented … Continue reading

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Towards a Logotherapist’s Self-Definition

Someone who works with small nonprofit organizations once complained to me that organizations often struggle terribly and they would have a much easier time of it if they were to work together. Instead, every other day someone else decides to … Continue reading

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Needs or Values?

Many years ago in social work school personal growth groups were categorized as “preventative.” I agreed when there is a risk of suicide or illness or drug abuse or anything requiring serious intervention that facilitating such a group is preventative … Continue reading

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Finding Good in Negative Experiences

I was reminded today of an example of finding good in negative experiences. We’ve already got a full house of our own kids plus two guests coming. One of my kids asked if he could bring a friend and without … Continue reading

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Logotherapy interview transcribed

For the visual among you, the following is a transcription of my interview of September 14 on the Arutz 7 Judean Eve show. After the transcription I have added selections from my personal notes that due to the flow of … Continue reading

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Sequel to the Accident

As it turns out, the accident was totally not my fault. The woman in the car in front of me called me today and I asked her what she remembers about the sequence of events. She said she’s absolutely sure … Continue reading

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