Hypertension: Is it essential or existential phenomenon? Medical and ontopsychological approaches. Dunder Brunhilde (Italy, 2005) St. Petersburg State University

The problem of this study is related to clarifying the nature of high blood pressure, that is, to identify whether it is an essential phenomenon as defined in medicine, or existential, that is due to the features of a person’s chosen way of life. As a part of the study we had to answer two questions: a) whether it is possible to detect in the features of subject’s existence the factors responsible for the observed had high blood pressure, and b) whether it is possible to reduce or completely cure high blood pressure by ontopsychological approach.

EVENTS of ontopsychological school

25th Summer Session of Ontopsychology

14 August 2012 / Trevi, Italy
On August, 14th, The XXV Summer Session of Ontopsychology was finished. The session has been held under the patronage of the Presidency of Italian Republic,...

The program of professional retraining in ontopsychology at the St. Petersburg State University

2011/2012 Academic Year of the program of professional retraining in ontopsychology at the St. Petersburg State University.


All programs are certificated and tested to obtain public accreditation. After graduating students are awarded by Professional Graduate Diploma in Ontopsychology in Russian and English languages.

“Ontopsychology Handbook”

Handbook provides a holistic understanding of Ontopsychology as a modern scientific field of psychology, continuing existential-humanistic tradition. Readers will learn about the history of the emergence of Ontopsychology, scientific institutions, discoveries, methods, tools, as well as its applications.