Viktor Frankel developed a philosophy called "Logotherapy". Logotherapy helps an individual detect his unique meaning or mission in life by reexamining his personal vision and values to assure they are based on principles and reality.
Existential psychotherapy, developed by Viktor Frankl, aimed at helping the demoralized client restore meaning to life by placing his or her suffering in a larger spiritual and philosophical context. The individual assumes responsibility for his or her existence and for pursuing a meaningful life.
A form of existential psychotherapy associated with the name of Viktor Frankl. See Outline of Schools of Psychotherapy.
Source: Edgerton, Jane E. 1994. American Psychiatric Glossary, 7th Edition. Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Press
Logotherapy Resources ∞
- The Viktor Frankl Institute Vienna
- Viktor Frankl at Ninety: An Interview