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Integration of the Psyche

Integration of the Psyche

Article by Stephan Simonian M.D.

( Excerpts of a lecture given by Dr. Wilhelm Reich on the process of integration in newborns and the schizophrenic.) In 1949, Wilhelm Reich conducted a series of clinical lectures and discussions with physicians in which he formulated the basic principles of orgone therapy and focused on specific problems and possibilities in the practice. Dr. [...]

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Excerpts from Dr. Herskowitz™ Lecture in Germany, December 1993

Excerpts from Dr. Herskowitz™ Lecture in Germany, December 1993

Article by Morton Herskowitz D.O.

Excerpts from Dr. Herskowitz Lecture in Germany, December 1993 Introduction of German interviewer of Dr. Herskowitz and of orgonomy and psychiatric orgone therapy. Dr. Herskowitz: “Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains. How did this change come about? I do not know.”  These are the opening lines of Jean Jacques Rousseau’s social [...]

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Beyond Conventional Psychotherapy

Beyond Conventional Psychotherapy

Article by Morton Herskowitz D.O.

Repressed emotions have physical signatures. With anxiety we pull in our chests.  Tight necks signal stubbornness.  Raised shoulders imply fear.  Dulled eyes imply an inability to cope, etc.  Wilhelm Reich recognized that these somatic tensions functioned as emotional armoring; they kept repressed emotions at bay.  They are the physical representations of character. His therapy, designed [...]

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