Pastoral Logotherapy I: Introduction – with Dr. Graber
Faculty: Dr. Ann Graber (Profile)
This version of the course is supplemented by telephone discussion.
Description: Beginning with an historical introduction, the course presents the underlying philosophy, personality theory, and psychotherapy formulated by Viktor E. Frankl, MD, PhD. Dr. Frankl’s logotherapy emphasizes the significance of the human spirit, the uniqueness and dignity of the human being, and meaning in life as the primary motivation for living. Logotherapy’s relevance to pastoral counseling will be highlighted in this course.
- Handbook: Introduction to Pastoral Logotherapy * (based on An Introduction to Logotherapy by Robert C. Barnes, revised for Pastoral Logotherapy by Ann V. Graber)
- Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl.
- Recollections – an Autobiography by Viktor E. Frankl
* Texts indicated by an asterisk will be sent to students free of charge as pdf files following registration.