Listening with the Third Ear has 59 ratings and 5 reviews. Kristin said: Absolutely breathtaking. A cherished friend shared this with me and it was well. Listening with the third ear by Reik, Theodor, , Farrar, Straus edition, Ebook in English. One of the most illuminating writers on therapeutic listening is Theodor Reik. Reik studied how the skill of listening to another is intertwined with.

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This page was last edited on 18 Novemberat Beyond laughter Martin Grotjahn Snippet view – After receiving his doctorate, Reik devoted several years to studying with Freud. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Listening with the Third Ear by Theodor Reik

Please provide an email address. Viennese-born psychoanalyst Theodor Reik became Sigmund Freud’s pupil incompleted the first doctor’s dissertation on psychoanalysis inand received his Ph. Jill Lee rated it it was amazing Aug 26, He met Freud inand two years later became a member of the Vienna Psychoanalytic Society.

Sigmund Freud was appointed as an expert witness on the medical care provided for war neurotics. As part of Reik’s conflict with the medical psychoanalysis community, he participated in the first lawsuit which helped define and legitimize the practice of psychoanalysis by non-physicians.

Listening with the Third Ear: Reik’s Theory of Psychoanalytic Listening.

Theodor Reik

Reik experienced financial difficulties for many periods. Ramseyduring a prolonged stay in Vienna for that purpose. Open Preview See a Problem? Trivia About Listening with th Listening with the Third Ear: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Reik’s books show great erudition and are written with literary skill; they sparkle “with insights and with witty profundities. The book is a case study of situations hte problems with working with people and coming to understand their personal psychological issues. Amanda rated it really liked it Apr 04, You must have known how amiably lay analysts would be received there by our thirdd for whom psychoanalysis is nothing more that one of the handmaidens of psychiatry” Hale, ‘ Erikessing rated it it was amazing Jan 24, Freud wrote “The Question of Lay Analysis” in defense of Reik, who’d been prosecuted under the quackery laws of Austria for practicing medicine.


Ali K rated it it was amazing Sep 27, Case histories are used to show that a psychoanalyst’s ability to understand and relate to his patients reflects his skills of self-observation and self-analysis. Freud financially supported Reik pistening his family during his psychoanalytic training. Refresh and try again.

His autobiography is to be found in his many works. Reik’s influence on the development of nonmedical analysis in the USA was great.

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During this time, Reik was analyzed by Karl Abraham. Specifically, they took place during the same period and in the same city, Vienna; they each concerned the practice of caregivers; and they implicated the same individuals who were in authority. In so doing, Reik has included his own responses in self-analysis, self-observation.

Neby Kifle rated it it was amazing Mar 07, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. After he wrote for help inFreud wrote back: Reik’s father was a low-salaried government clerk who died when Theodor was The attempt here is not only to describe what an investigator does, what he achieves through the unconscious mental processes of another, but to show what takes place in the mind of the analyst.


Brown, Intersubjective Processes and the Unconscious p. When peace was finally restored, a committee directed by Julius Tandler was organized in Vienna to investigate committed felonies; Julius Wagner von Jauregg participated as a member.

Liatening 18, Keith rated it really liked it. Reik, who was Jewish, emigrated from Germany to the Netherlands in and to the United States in in flight from Nazism. Among those treated by Reik in his Viennese period was the philosopher Frank P. This is a book written in the ‘s and is practically a textbook on listening to patients from a pyschiatrist’s point of view. User Review – Flag as inappropriate Its titillating the way Reik sir has explained the psychological behaviour of their patients In Decemberduring a session of the Vienna Health State Board, Wagner von Jauregg asked for a list of the institutions using psychoanalysis.

Listening with the Third Ear

Out of that experience, Reik contributed to a paper of Freud, published in”The Uncanny” referring, in part, to that which is horrifying ; and some years later, in a text called listenlng Dread” written in and published in For a professional rather than a lay public. Gay, Freud p. Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger.