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We-ness Practice

We-ness practice Here is a practice for developing we-ness in a group. After one of the group members has expressed a thought or feeling, the rest of the members do the following: 1) Close your eyes and look within. Feel … Continue reading

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Affirmation

Affirmation in logotherapy is different from affirmation in other approaches. First of all it’s an unspoken acknowledgment of the absolute worth of the person sitting across from us and a transmission of that worth. Although every approach begins with this … Continue reading

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Pain blocks dialogue; faith restores it

The next and my favorite speaker at the conference“ To touch the pain from a place of faith” was Dr. Baruch Kahane (see previous blog posts about him). He opened with the following statement: The concept “Just think good and … Continue reading

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Logotherapy skill-set

A couple of years ago I started to cull the skills that I had learned in my therapy practice and write a clear set of skills that could be practiced and sharpened. In the coming year my plan is to … Continue reading

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Shared meaning-discovery

In two more days I’m flying. I’m off to the international logotherapy conference in Dallas and on from there to visit my mother in Chicago. Airports make me a bit nervous because I’m afraid of getting lost. Mostly they give … Continue reading

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Being there

Today I had an epiphany. Responsibility is a result of choice and choice is a direct function of not knowing! How did I come to this, why is it so exciting to me and what the heck am I talking … Continue reading

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