dereflection A logotherapeutic technique to redirect clients’ attention away from their problems to more positive aspects of their lives. It is built on the human capacity forself-distancing and self-transcendence.
existential analysis Developed by Viktor Frankl, it refers to therapeutic techniques that bring the hidden meaning of existence into consciousness.
logotherapy Developed by Viktor Frankl, it refers to a spiritually, existentially oriented therapy that seeks to achieve healing and health through meaning.
meaning-centered counseling and therapy Developed by Paul T. P. Wong, it focuses on the transformation of cognitive
meanings as well as life’s purposes. It integrates both cognitive-behavioral and narrative processes.
paradoxical intention A logotherapeutic technique to encourage the patient to do or wish to happen what the patient fears. It is built on the human capacity for self-detachment.
Wong, P. T. P. (2002). Logotherapy. In G. Zimmer (Ed.), Encyclopedia of psychotherapy (pp. 107-113). New York, NY: Academic Press.