Today's trend toward individualization also has the initial effect of creating a sense of up-rootedness, possible disorientation, and isolation. A corresponding feature of the present development is the mental distress of individuals in dealing with themselves and with each other. Many questions arise as a result of this, that are of concern to the present psychological and psychotherapeutic approaches in theory construction and practice.
Can they really live up to the phenomena, or to what extent are they themselves part of the symptoms of the diseases we live with today, that they claim they are able to explain and cure. Looking into the work of Rudolf Steiner we encounter a widening of aspects of spirituality and the history of thoughts that, at least in part, are lacking elsewhere. How stimulating are they?