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Footnotes: Viktor Frankl Museum Recognizes GTF Professor

Dr. Ann V. Graber

Dr. Ann V. Graber

On March 26 in Vienna, Austria, the Viktor Frankl Museum opened to great public response. Approximately 2,500 people visited the museum on the day of its opening. GTF professor and Director of the Graduate Center for Pastoral Logotherapy, Dr. Ann V. Graber, widely recognized as a scholar of Viktor Frankl’s logotherapy, has been officially recognized by the museum. Due to her support of the museum’s efforts to create a space to honor the work of Dr. Frankl and to educate and engage the public, Dr. Graber has been recognized with a special plaque in the Viktor Frankl Museum reading “Ann V. Graber, DMin, PhD, DD, Director of the Graduate Center for Pastoral Logotherapy (USA).” The Graduate Theological Foundation thanks Dr. Ann V. Graber for her years of dedication as a faculty member and her efforts to engage and liaise with the Viktor Frankl Institute and the new Viktor Frankl Museum in Vienna.

Dr. Graber is an Honorary Member of the International Association of Logotherapy and Existential Analysis at the Viktor Frankl Institute Vienna as well as a Diplomate of the Viktor Frankl Institute of Logotherapy in Abilene, Texas. She teaches a number of courses at the GTF in her areas of expertise, including Viktor Frankl’s Logotherapy. Visit her GTF faculty profile for information.

See below for a selection of photos of the new Viktor Frankl Museum in Vienna!

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17 Responses to Footnotes: Viktor Frankl Museum Recognizes GTF Professor

  • Dr. Ann Graber leaves a wonderful legacy, not only through her support of the new Viktor Frankl Museum in Vienna, but through every phone tutorial, every teaching moment, every way she inspire students to be the best they can be! I know because I was one of those students in the Viktor Frankl Institute’s Distance Learning Program. Now, as a faculty member at the Graduate Theological Foundation where I offer e-courses and supervise doctoral theses and at the Viktor Frankl Institute, Abilene, Texas. where I am honored to teach the very Logotherapy courses that Dr. Graber taught me, I do my best every day to pass on the wisdom and knowledge she so willingly passed on to me. Bravo and thank you, Dr. Ann Graber!

    • Dr. Ann V. Graber says:

      Your comments are most kind, Dr. Neale. Thank you and I wish you the best in all you do!

  • A well deserved recognition to one who helped me discover the meaningfulness of Dr. Frankl’s theory and work! I am extremely grateful to the GTF, you, and the Viktor Frankl Institute of Logotherapy in Abilene, Tx for being equipped with the tools to aid others in their discovery of meaningfulness in their lives.

    • Dr. Ann V. Graber says:

      It is always a joy to hear that Dr. Frankl’s theory of meaning in life is helping self and others. Thank you, Dr. Trey Kuhne!

    • Dr. Ann V. Graber says:

      Coming from a longstanding colleague in Logotherapy, your comments are appreciated Dr. Scraper!

  • The Reverend Ruth D Walsh says:

    Congratulations Dr. Graber on this much deserved achievement. As a student in the Pastoral Logotherapy program, I have been very fortunate to learn from you and be guided in the art of Logotherapy. I am delighted that you are recognized for your many contributions to this field and pastoral guidance to your students.

    • Dr. Ann V. Graber says:

      Dear Rev. Ruth Walsh: Thank you for your generous comments. I particularly like to hear from our students in the Pastoral Logotherapy program who are making making considerable contributions in pastoral guidance themselves!

  • Catherine Jensen says:

    Congratulations Dr. Graber! It is both fitting and well deserved. You have touched my life with meaning and purpose. Your logotherapy wisdom and kindness are forever appreciated. I am blessed to be one of your students.

  • Dr. Ann V. Graber says:

    Dear Dr. Jensen: Thank you for your warm comments. However, you should let GTF Footnote readers know how YOU are applying what you have learned about Viktor Frankl’s Logotherapy in your demanding position as a Red Cross Chaplain. Keep up the good work!

  • Rev. Joseph Thannickal sdb, PhD says:

    Dr. Graber, congratulations. This recognition was long overdue. I am personal witness to your commitment to Frankl’s logotherapy. While exploring this under your guidance, I was also able to be touched by the goodness and compassion that you embody. I can only pray that you go from strength to strength. Cheers and Cheers to you from far away Kolkata in India.

    • Dr. Ann V. Graber says:

      Thank you, Fr. Joseph Thannickal, for your congratulatory message. Your prayers are always appreciated, especially when you pass the tomb of Mother Theresa. Now the time is at hand for you to let us know about the life of an illustrious alumnus of GTF, Rector of Nitika Don Bosco, in Kolkata, India.

  • Ms. Diana Stern says:

    Congratulations Dr. Graber An Awesome honor for a very Awesome person. You are a very special person and certainly deserve this wonderful honor bestowed upon you. Thank you for sharing your knowledge and wisdom with your students. We greatly appreciate you and all you do for us. I am very blessed to be one of your many students.

  • Ms. Diana Stern says:

    Congratulations Dr. Graber! An awesome honor for an awesome person. Thank you for sharing your wisdom and knowledge with your students. Your courses as well as your book “The Journey Home” helped me and my students to have a better understanding of life and death. Thank you again for being so awe-inspiring to so many of us and congratulations for a well deserved honor.

    • Dr. Ann V. Graber says:

      Dear Ms. Diana Stern: Your compliments are humbling, but I do appreciate hearing that my book, “The Journey Home” was helpful to you and your students while you were teaching courses on “Death and Dying” at Benedictine University. Best wishes in all your endeavors!