Definition of Reichian in English:


Syllabification: Reich·i·an
Pronunciation: /ˈrīkēən, ˈrīKH-


Of or relating to the psychotherapeutic theories of Austrian psychoanalyst Wilhelm Reich ( 1897–1957), who theorized that sexual repression is the source of all human neuroses and irrational behavior: he also taught me a kind of Reichian emotional release work, banging pillows and screaming at the top of my lungs
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  • As an adult recovering from a breakdown and aided by a Reichian analysis that ‘rebirthed ‘him, he discovered that eclecticism and openness were the way forward.’
  • The technique greatly increases the thoroughness and ease of the Reichian techniques and adds other psychological improvements.

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