This book provides an in-depth analysis of of the logotherapy of Viktor Frankl and delves into the spiritual depths of an inherent search for meaning in life. Written by a highly experienced and competent logotherapist trained by Frankl himself, this book is excitingly new and unique in that it takes the reader, in the role of a client accompanied by the author in the role of the therapist, through the unfolding phase-by-phase process of logotherapy. Logotherapy is explored as a depth and as a height psychology. From a provoked will to meaning out of the depths of a spiritual unconscious, the author takes the search for meaning to the ultimate heights in the achievement of human greatness. This book brings Frankl's own profound life's orientation back to life and, in its reader-friendly style, has the freshness of Frankl's own way of writing. It is written in a refreshingly simple and straightforward style for easy accessibility to a wide readership. It includes cases studies and exercises for readers and is meant for use in logotherapy courses worldwide. Additionally, it will appeal to laypersons seeking a deeper meaning to their lives, psychology students and mental health professionals alike.
About the Author
Teria Shantall, PhD, completed her training as a clinical psychologist at the Tavistock Clinic in London and studied Logotherapy with the late Dr Viktor Frankl at the United States International University in San Diego. She initiated and heads the training courses in logotherapy in South Africa, Israel and Istanbul. She was nominated for a Jewish Achiever Award in South Africa in 2003 and won different awards at the 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015 and 2017 Logotherapy World Congresses of the Viktor Frankl Institute of Logotherapy of the United States of America for distinguished service in promoting the work of Viktor Frankl. She is President of the Viktor Frankl Institute of Logotherapy of South Africa and was vice-President of the Viktor Frankl Association of Logotherapy in Israel.