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The Theory and Technique of Orgone Therapy

When: June 22-26
Where: Oslo, Norway


A week long training for therapists and other health professionals who wish to be introduced to the basic principles of orgonomic practice as developed by Wilhelm Reich, MD. Through a combination of lecture/discussions, case presentations, practical demonstrations, and optional individual introductory therapy sessions, participants will learn first-hand how orgone therapy works in an integrative manner with all aspects of armor – characterological and biophysical – to foster the gradual restoration of orgonomic pulsation and move toward the establishment of orgastic potency.


9:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Morning session: Lecture/discussion, case presentations, practical demonstrations.

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM


1:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Afternoon session: Lecture/discussion, case presentations, practical demonstrations.

3:30 PM – 6:15 PM

Individual 45 minute sessions: An opportunity for participants who wish to get an introduction to orgonomic treatment from the inside out. Not a requirement for participation in the training. Time will be given during each morning session to discuss participants’ experiences in these sessions as they pertain to the topic of the day if one chooses to do so.


Monday 6/22/15:

Introduction to the segmental armor and working with the ocular segment in orgone therapy.

Tuesday 6/23/15:

Working with the ocular segment (continued) and working with the oral and cervical segments in orgone therapy.

Wednesday 6/24/15:

Working with the thoracic and diaphragmatic segments in orgone therapy.

Thursday 6/25/15:

Working with the abdominal and pelvic segments in orgone therapy. Working with various character types and presenting problems.

Friday 6/26/15:

Working with various character types and presenting problems. (continued)

Event Information


Harry Lewis, Ed.D, MSW and Daniel Schiff, PhD.


Full week: 3500 kroner
Individual morning or afternoon sessions: 400 kroner.
Individual 45 minute sessions: additional fee to be arranged.


Domus & Medicus
Pilestredet Park 7, Oslo, Norway


Daniel Schiff, PhD at [email protected] or Tore Naess at [email protected], or for further information or go to


Harry Lewis, EdD, MSW

Harry Lewis, EdD, MSW is a licensed psychiatric social worker specializing in Orgone Therapy, character- analysis, and psycho- somatic disorders. He has been a student of the work of Dr. Wilhelm Reich since 1970, received his MSW from Fordham University and his doctorate from Columbia University. Lewis did his post-graduate training in psychoanalysis at the Postgraduate Center for Mental Health in New York City, and his training in Orgone Therapy with Dr.Victor M. Sobey, M.D., who was trained by Dr.Reich and worked closely with him until Dr. Reich’s death in 1957. Lewis worked as Dr. Sobey’s close associate until his death in 1995.

Harry Lewis has taught psychology, child development and psycho-somatic psychology at The New School for Social Research in New York for over 30 years, and lectured extensively on the work of Dr. Reich as well as the work of Dr. John Bowlby. He is a member of The Institute for Orgonomic Science, and runs an active training program in Orgone Therapy in New York City. Harry Lewis has practiced Orgone treatment in Manhattan’s Greenwich Village for over 30 years.

Daniel Schiff, PhD

Daniel Schiff, PhD is a psychologist and orgone therapist in private practice in Portland, Oregon with 38 years of clinical experience. His study of Reich began in the early 1970’s. He was initially trained in Neo- Reichian practice by Dr. Meri Lehtinen and then in more formal orgonomic practice by Michael Rothenberg, MD, a student of Reich’s. His master’s degree project was an exploration of Reichian therapy and his doctoral dissertation was a study of the relationship between the inhibition of breathing and emotional repression. Formerly on the adjunct graduate faculty at Antioch University and Argosy University, he currently teaches somatic psychology in Lewis and Clark’s graduate school of counseling. He supervises aspiring therapists, runs a training program in Contemporary Reichian Therapy, and lectures on Reich’s work and orgonomic practice wherever he can. In addition to being close friends he and Dr. Lewis have worked and taught together for over two decades.