Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Jacob Levy Moreno

Dr. Jacob Levy Moreno (1889-1974) was born in Bucharest, Romania. He was the founder of psychodrama, sociometry and the foremost pioneer of group psychotherapy. He was also a leading psychiatrist, theorist and educator. During his lifetime, he was recognized as one of the leading social scientists.

Source: Wikipedia

1 comment:

Anicara said...

Hi,
I do not think Moreno is rightly regarded as a Romanian. He himself, as far as I know, regarded himself as a Jew, and if geography counts, a Central-European Jew.
His native tongue was ladino, the "Spanish Yiddish"