As we can see, unlike religion or ideology, logotherapy
is truly a form of psychotherapy centered on meaning.
Sodani, "To investigate the effectiveness of group logotherapy
on the incensement of life expectancy and health of female teenager major thalassemia patients of Ahwaz city," Knowledge & Research in Applied Psychology, vol.
The ghostwriter writes no more: Narrative logotherapy
and the mystery of my namesake.
As a result of Frankl's (1984/1946, 1986, 2000) work on logotherapy
, spirituality is often defined in terms of meaning, such as a search for meaning in life or a meaningful identity or purpose (Wong, 2012).
Clown therapy is just another manifestation of solution-focused psychotherapy, resilience-based therapy, positive psychology, existential psychotherapy, and logotherapy
that happens in brief encounters.
Hodkinson, Marylyn, "Observation of Some Key Resources of the Nobs in Online Logotherapy
," International Forum for Logotherapy
38.1 (2015), pp.
Austrian intellectual Frankl (1905-97) is best known for his Holocaust testimony Man's Search for Meaning, and is recognized as the founder of logotherapy
, a school of psychotherapy that joins Freud's psychoanalysis and Adler's individual psychology as the third Viennese school of psychotherapy.
A trained psychologist, his extreme experiences form the foundation of his theory of human suffering -- logotherapy
, that he discusses in the latter half of the book.
First of all, while Levi gained national and international visibility slowly over the years, Frankl became famous throughout Europe and the United States quite quickly after the war as the inventor of Logotherapy
. Today, both authors are well-known and their works continue to be studied, but Levi has acquired much greater fame, not least because it is unrelated to a specialist field of psychotherapy.