Wilhelm Reich: From Psychoanalysis to Energy Medicine
©Copyright, David Boadella: International Institute for Biosynthesis, Heiden, Switzerland (1997)
Wilhelm Reich, who was born a hundred years ago this year, began his medical studies at the University of Vienna in 1918, and joined the Sexological Seminar set up by Otto Fenichel in 1919. In 1920 at the age of 23, Reich was admitted to the Vienna Psychoanalytic Association and was recognized by Freud to be one of his most brilliant students. Reich was Assistant Physician at the Vienna University Clinic for Neurology and Psychiatry, under Wagner Jauregg, in 1922.