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Conference: Wilhelm Reich & The Science of Life Energy

Conference: Wilhelm Reich & The Science of Life Energy

Article by Stephan Simonian M.D.

8:30 am – 9:00 am Registration. Coffee and light breakfast. 9:00 am – 9:30 am Welcome and introductory remarks by Conny Huthsteiner, M.D. 9:30 am – 9:45 am Introductory movie, "Man’s Right to Know" produced by Wilhelm Reich Museum. 9:45 am – 10:45 am Stephan Simonian M.D. "Evolution of psychiatric orgone therapy from psychoanalysis and […]

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The End of an Era, A Reflection on Dr. Morton Herskowitz

The End of an Era, A Reflection on Dr. Morton Herskowitz

Article by Stephan Simonian M.D.

  On Monday, August 6, 2018, members of the Institute of Orgonomic Science received the sad news that Dr. Herskowitz had passed away that morning. "He gave so much and brightened so many lives,". After this news, Dr. Harry Lewis, a member of the IOS, wrote the following:     Dr. Morton Herskowitz died, it […]

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Dr. Morton Herskowitz 100

Dr. Morton Herskowitz 100

Article by Stephan Simonian M.D.

Morton Herskowitz 100 On May 26, 2018 we celebrated Dr. Herskowitz’s 100th birthday. The celebration was held at his daughter, Robin’s home in the suburbs of Philadelphia. A few weeks before to his 100th birthday Dr. Herskowitz officially stopped his practice of psychiatry and psychiatric orgone therapy and announced his retirement. Family members, friends, students, […]

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Wilhelm Reich Documentary: Final Post-Production

Wilhelm Reich Documentary: Final Post-Production

Article by Stephan Simonian M.D.

On the importance of orgonomy I am a psychiatrist, psychoanalyst and psychiatric Orgone therapist practicing in Glendale, CA. During my psychiatric residency, I accidently stumbled upon one of Wilhelm Reich’s books called “Reich speaks of Freud”. After reading this book as a young psychiatry resident, I developed a profound interest in Reich’s theories and therapy […]

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Wilhelm Reich Documentary: Final Post-Production

Wilhelm Reich Documentary: Final Post-Production

Article by Editor

Hello.  This is Jim Strick, author of the 2015 Harvard University Press book, Wilhelm Reich, Biologist. Research on that book was one of the most exciting detective stories I was ever privileged to be a part of.  For those who’ve read my book, I can only hope that some of the thrill comes through of working […]

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Victor Tausk, His “Influencing Machine,” and Wilhelm Reich

Victor Tausk, His “Influencing Machine,” and Wilhelm Reich

Article by Stephan Simonian M.D.

In several of his writings, Wilhelm Reich mentions the name of Dr.Victor Tausk, referring to him as a brilliant psychiatrist with deep insight into psychiatric illnesses and one of the few, active psychiatrists in the psychoanalytic society of his time. Victor Tausk Reich specifies that Tausk’s (1919) paper, “The Origin of the Influencing Machine in […]

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The Oranur Experiment “Alone”

The Oranur Experiment “Alone”

Article by Stephan Simonian M.D.

On April 3rd 1952, Dr. Wilhelm Reich recorded about 10 minutes of speech in the student’s laboratory at the Orgonon in Maine. This speech followed a period of an experiment that Reich called the “Oranur” experiment. Dr. Reich reported the process of this experiment and the conclusions that were derived as a result. This experiment […]

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Wilhelm Reich Documentary Film Project: Edit Phase

Wilhelm Reich Documentary Film Project: Edit Phase

Article by Kevin Hinchey

WILHELM REICH DOCUMENTARY FILM PROJECT:   In Production Since January 2015 in the United States and Europe   Now Seeking Finishing Funds for Editing & Post-Production   In the fall of 2014, "Phase One:  Production" of this documentary was funded by a successful Kickstarter campaign that raised $187,002 from hundreds of supporters in North America, South […]

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Orgone Energy: Theoretical and Practical Implications

Orgone Energy: Theoretical and Practical Implications

Article by Kevin Hinchey

The following is a transcription of the lecture given by Dr Kevin Hinchey at the Institute for Orgonomic Science Conference on April 11, 2015 at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. When Harry called me couple months ago asked me to present I was a little reluctant, I am not a scientist, I am not a […]

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Who was Wilhelm Reich and what is orgonomy?

Who was Wilhelm Reich and what is orgonomy?

Article by Dr. Harry Lewis

The following is a transcription of the lecture given by Dr Harry Lewis at the Institute for Orgonomic Science Conference on April 11, 2015 at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. I’m pretty much the only orgonomist working in New York City these days; which tells you something about the state of Orgonomy! But there are […]

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Wilhelm Reich (1897-1957)

Wilhelm Reich (1897-1957)

Article by Phillip W. Bennett PhD

Editor's note: The following is a concise but informative biography of Dr. Wilhelm Reich's life and work, originally published by the Institute for Orgonomic Science (IOS) on their website, http://www.orgonomicscience.org. We would like to express our gratitude to the IOS and to Dr. Philip W. Bennett, author of the biography, for granting us permission to […]

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Wilhelm Reich Documentary Film Project

Wilhelm Reich Documentary Film Project

Article by Editor

By James Strick, Ph.D. An excellent documentary film about Reich has been written by filmmaker Kevin Hinchey and is currently seeking funding on Kickstarter. Go to this link to learn about the film and to donate: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/25874147/wilhelm-reich-documentary-film-project/ Here is your chance to get behind a really constructive contribution to bringing Reich’s science to a new […]

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