Logotherapy and Existential Suffering is a professional development course which explores how the search for meaning can help individuals and communities face unavoidable suffering.
Unit 1: Despair and Suicide
Discusses how despair is suffering without meaning and how a life with meaning can protect against suicide.
Unit 2: Violence and Aggression
Ponders meaninglessness as a root of antisocial behavior and the role of logotherapy in remediation strategies.
Unit 3: Addictions
Describes how logotherapy and existential analysis is applied in the treatment of addictions.
Unit 4: The tragic triad of suffering: Pain, Guilt and Loss
Reviews the applications of logotherapy and existential analysis in palliative care.
Unit 5: Social meaninglessness
Reflects on the consequences of meaninglessness in communities and how logotherapy can help.
There are readings and a written assignment for each of the 5 Units of the course. A certificate of completion for 30 continuing education hours will be awarded to successful participants.
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