Viktor Frankl and the Shoah: Advancing the Debate

AHP readers will be interested in a new book Viktor Frankl and the Shoah: Advancing the Debate by Alexander Batthyány. The book:

  • Provides a new perspective on the work of Viktor Frankl, the founder of logotherapy
  • Adds important corrections in traditional historical accounts
  • Explores the practice of psychotherapy before and after the Holocaust

The Debate
How Not to Reconstruct History
1925–1933: From Red Vienna to the Corporative State
1936–1940: The Medical Society for Psychotherapy and the Göring Institute (Berlin/Vienna)
1940–1942: At the Rothschild Hospital
1942–1945: Theresienstadt – Auschwitz – Kaufering – Türkheim
1946: Man’s Search for Meaning
1946–1997: Review—Frankl on the Holocaust

About Jacy Young

Jacy Young is a professor at Quest University Canada. A critical feminist psychologist and historian of psychology, she is committed to critical pedagogy and public engagement with feminist psychology and the history of the discipline.