All our professional development courses are offered online. We are accepting registrations for the introductory course in logotherapy starting on September 2, 2020:
This course will be delivered in a group class online via Zoom one hour per week for a period of five weeks the following days. All the times are Eastern Time Zone (Ottawa Time):
Unit 1: The life of Viktor E. Frankl
September 2, 2020 at 10 AM
Explores the autobiographical method of logotherapy used by Viktor Frankl in Man’s Search for Meaning and in his autobiography Recollections.
Unit 2: Basic principles of logotherapy
September 9, 2020 at 10 AM
Introduces Viktor Frankl’s dimensional ontology: Body, mind and spirit. The three pillars of logotherapy: Freedom of will, the will to meaning and meaning in life The three avenues to find meaning: Creative, experiential and attitudinal values. The capacities the human spirit for self-distancing and self-transcendence. The logotherapy methods of paradoxical intention, dereflection and modification of attitudes.
Unit 3: The human spirit in logotherapy
September 16, 2020 at 10 AM
Describes the existential dynamics of the human spirit and the application of logotherapy principles in situations of existential vacuum, existential distress and existential frustration.
Unit 4: The meaning of suffering
September 23, 2020 at 10 AM
Discusses how to apply logotherapy and existential analysis in the tragic triad of suffering (pain, guilt and loss) to help find meaning in suffering.
Unit 5: The future of logotherapy
September 30, 2020 at 10 AM
Talks about the need for the search for meaning in the world today and the empirical research in logotherapy and existential analysis.
The textbook for this course is the following:
Other courses available:
For all the professional development courses there are 5 Units with readings and a written assignment per Unit.
For each individual professional development course a certificate of completion for 30 continuing education hours will be awarded to successful participants.
For more information and to register for any of our courses, please contact us: