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Will Therapy/Truth and Reality
by Otto Rank
First thus. A volume combining two works previously published by Knopf. Will Therapy presents Rank's ideas for the treatment of neurosis; Truth and Reality his psychology in contradistinction to that of his mentor, Freud.
Hardcover, 307 pages
Published 1945 by Alfred A. Knopf (NYC)
(first published 1936)
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Dec 27, 2011 Erik Graff rated it it was ok
Recommends it for: Rank fans
Recommended to Erik by: some teacher probably
Psychoanalytic theory and its offshoots were very big in New York while I studied at Union Theological Seminary and Columbia University during the later seventies. This was presumably assigned for a class at one of those two schools or possibly as a reading for the internship seminars at St. Lukes Medical Center. In any case, it got me to avoid reading any more of Otto Rank.
Born in Vienna as Otto Rosenfeld, he was one of Sigmund Freud's closest colleagues for 20 years, a prolific writer on psychoanalytic themes, an editor of the two most important analytic journals, managing director of Freud's publishing house and a creative theorist and therapist. In 1926, Otto Rank left Vienna for Paris. For the remaining 14 years of his life, Rank had a successful career as a ...moreMore about Otto Rank...