ΝΟΤΕ: Detailed curriculum is to be updated soon.

1st Year
1.1. Didactic seminar – 1st Part
Introduction to psychiatric orgonetherapy and character analysis. 10 monthly sessions except July and August, with the following subjects:

  1. Stages of psychosexual development
  2. Armoring (somatic and psychic)
  3. Theory of character formation
  4. Psychic structure
  5. Defense mechanisms and layering of armoring
  6. Character analysis and technique
  7. Self-regulation – Pregnancy, birth, infants, children, adolescents.
  8. Orgonotic contact

1.2. Introduction to physiology and pathophysiology from the standpoint of somatic psychotherapy.

2nd year
2.1. Didactic seminar – 2nd part
Introduction to psychiatric orgonetherapy and characteranalysis. 10 monthly sessions except July and August, with the following subjects:

  1. Character types (genital, phallic, anal, oral, ocular)
  2. Sociopolitical characters
  3. Biopathies
  4. Case history and 1st visit
  5. Stages of therapy

2.2. Introduction to descriptive and functional anatomy, and somatic psychotherapy from the standpoint of somatic psychotherapy.

3rd year
3.1. Clinical Seminar
10 monthly sessions except July and August.
During lessons the following subjects will be analyzed: the psychic and somatic biopathies, the technique of orgonetherapy and characteranalysis, psychotherapeutic ethics; presentation of clinical case histories and group supervision will be also included.

3.2. Psychodynamic and Psychiatric nosology – 1st part

  1. Organic psychic disorders
  2. Psychic disorders due to the use of psychoactive substances (addictions, alcoholism)
  3. Schizophrenia and delusional disorders
  4. Emotional disorders

4th year
4.1. Clinical Seminar
10 monthly sessions except July and August.
During lessons the following subjects will be analyzed: the psychic and somatic biopathies, the technique of orgonetherapy and characteranalysis, psychotherapeutic ethics; presentation of clinical case histories and group supervision will be also included.

4.2. Psychodynamic and Psychiatric nosology – 2nd part

  1. Neuroses
  2. Psychosomatic disturbances
  3. Personality disorders
  4. Sexual dysfunctions
  5. Elements of child-psychiatry

 

Note: For those holding a medical degree the anatomy and physiology classes, in the 1st and 2nd year, are optional, and for psychiatrists, classes on Psychodynamic and Psychiatric Methodology, of the 3rd and 4th year, are also optional, in addition to the anatomy and physiology classes.

Psychotherapy and supervision sessions
Theoretical and clinical training will be considered complete when trainees, in addition to their individual orgone therapy sessions, undergo an adequate number of individual supervision sessions, additionally to their group supervision sessions during the clinical seminar.

Laboratory course
The Institute of Orgonomy is organizing an optional laboratory course on orgone biophysics and orgonomic microscopy, for those trainees wishing to learn in depth the basic principles of orgonomic science.