Category Archives: Healing process

The Tasks of Dis-Ease

As Frankl said there is great therapeutic value in seeing life as a task. The tasks of dis-ease can be broken into four main categories: processing, rediscovery, consciousness and being-in-relationship. Processing Processing meaning taking all the shells and pits of … Continue reading

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Math homework

A friend of mine had a thought about Math homework that her kids were doing and how it relates to life. The book gives an equation and the student has to fill in the blanks. On the next page the … Continue reading

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A logotherapy practicum supervision

A Workshop on Practicum Supervision: PRACTICUM: Logotherapy and Existential Analysis (LTEA) in Clinical Practice The next presentation at the logotherapy conference was a workshop presented by Julius Rogina, PhD and Michael Winters, PhD (These notes will be very sketchy because … Continue reading

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Logotherapeutic Healing for Caretakers

A friend of mine who uses logotherapy in her work as a nurse for seriously ill patients has been discussing with me her ideas about how to teach the nursing staff practical ways of incorporating the healing power of logotherapy … Continue reading

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Be engaged

Logotherapy is focused on accessing the individual’s natural goodness and will to meaning. This can be translated in Jewish terms in one of the messages in the recitation of the Shema where we say “Hear O Israel the Lord our … Continue reading

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The meaning of recent events

Two days ago I wanted to write but I didn’t write. I was in a bind. The purpose of this blog is to write about meaning. One important aspect of meaning is the significance of world events. Something terrible had … Continue reading

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Script

An interesting thing happened to me. I described logotherapy to my daughter who is a film school student. After I explained it her reaction was “You’ve just described the sequence of a script for a film!” My explanation of logotherapy … Continue reading

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