Logotherapy: The Discovery of Meaning

4-Week Course Curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction

  • 2

    Week 1: Who Was Viktor Frankl?

    • Introduction: Who Was Viktor Frankl?

    • Video: A Grandson's Perspective (05:24)

    • Video: The Early Years (09:25)

    • Video: Psychiatry Practice and Logotherapy (10:55)

    • Video: The Holocaust (09:44)

    • Video: Man's Search for Meaning (07:41)

    • Video: The Later Years (05:38)

    • Video: A Private Apartment Tour By Viktor Frankl (07:28)

    • Exercise: Reflection on Humanity

    • Download: Reflection on Humanity (PDF)

    • Additional Resources

  • 3

    Week 2: What is Meaning?

    • Video: Meaning from a Logotherapy Perspective (16:09)

    • Reading: Meaning from a Logotherapy Perspective

    • Audio: Viktor Frankl on Meaning and Ultimate Meaning

    • Video: Viktor Frankl on Meaning Perception (01:53)

    • Video: Viktor Frankl on Unconditional Meaning (07:30)

    • Video: Viktor Frankl on the Existential Vacuum (07:04)

    • Reading: What is Meant by Meaning? By Viktor Frankl

    • Exercise: Reflection on Human Spirit

    • Download: Reflection on Human Spirit (PDF)

    • Additional Resources

  • 4

    Week 3: What is Logotherapy?

    • Video: Summary of Logotherapy (21:47)

    • Reading: Key Concepts of Logotherapy

    • Video: Viktor Frankl on Coining Logotherapy (03:35)

    • Video: Viktor Frankl on the Human Reality (2:39)

    • Logotherapy in Action: Addiction

    • Logotherapy in Action: Retirement

    • Logotherapy in Action: Crisis Management

    • Video: Alex Batthyany on Logotherapy

    • Exercise: Reflection on Self-Transendence

    • Download: Reflection on Self-Transcendence (PDF)

    • Additional Resources

  • 5

    Week 4: Meaning Under All Circumstances

    • Video: Meaning Under All Circumstances (11:42)

    • Download: Pyramid of Values Worksheet (PDF)

    • Video: Viktor Frankl on Suffering (11:11)

    • Video: Viktor Frankl on Suicide (07:01)

    • Video: Viktor Frankl on Collective Guilt (06:37)

    • Video: Viktor Frankl on the Privilege of Being Human (03:58)

    • Exercise: Reflection on Responsibility

    • Download: Reflection on Responsibility (PDF)

    • RETAKE: Questionnaire on Meaning

  • 6

    Additional Resources

    • Additional Resources

    • Logotherapy Course Survey

“Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.”

Viktor Frankl