Viktor Frankl( Austrian psychologist and psychiatrist)
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Biography Viktor Frankl
(p. 1905) - Austrian psychologist and psychiatrist. Received psychoanalytic education, but subsequently moved away from classical psychoanalysis. During the Second World War was a prisoner in a German concentration camp. Developed own psychological theory, in which it was postulated that the main driving force for the development of personality determining the meaning of. In the absence of meaning there 'existential vacuum', manifested as neurosis. Help the patient can only be initiating its own activity. On the basis of these ideas has developed a set of psychotherapeutic interventions, which he called the speech therapy.