What is the "GLE-International"?

The “International Society for Logotherapy and Existential Analysis - Vienna” ("Gesellschaft für Logotherapie und Existenzanalyse – Wien (GLE-International)") is a non-profit and scientific association. Its aim is to further develop and make known the existential-analytical anthropology and its application in




social work

industry, work place and management

The GLE-International is an umbrella association of all the national psychotherapeutical associations which offer training in accordance with the GLE’s principles and which see themselves als national representatives of the GLE-International. The founding members are the three German-speaking associations of Austria, Germany and Switzerland. According to the statutes, their chairpersons are automatically members of the board of the GLE-International. The rest of the board is elected by the delegates of the member associations.

The GLE-International was founded in 2002 as the legal umbrella association (stately registered in Austria).

The GLE-International is a member of

  • the International Federation for Psychotherapy (IFP)
  • the European Association of Psychotherapy (EAP)
  • the International Society of Depth Psychology, r.a. Stuttgart
  • the Martin-Heidegger Society r.a