Edward Marshall, MD, Ph.D

Edward Marshall is the Viktor E. Frankl Professor of Psychotherapy and Spirituality at the Graduate Theological Foundation. Dr. Marshall was born and raised in the Canary Islands, Spain. He completed his Medical Degree at the University of Navarra, Spain in 1988. During his studies in medicine he took numerous courses in philosophy and theology. He became acquainted with logotherapy through Rev. Dr. Juan Bautista Torello, a Catholic priest and psychiatrist who was a friend and colleague of Dr. Viktor Frankl in Vienna, Austria. Upon graduation, he worked as a Family Physician and Emergency Physician in Spain. In 1996, he earned his master’s degree in Emergency Medicine at the University of La Laguna, Spain. In 1997, he earned his PhD degree in Neuroscience at the University of La Laguna, Spain. His doctoral dissertation explored the temporal limits of human visual perception and it was awarded the Extraordinary Doctorate Award by the University of La Laguna, Spain in 2001. Subsequently, he moved to the United Kingdom where he completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Psychiatry at the University of Leeds and worked as a Staff Psychiatrist at St. James Hospital, in Portsmouth from 2000 to 2004.

Since 2004, he lives in Canada working in independent practice of psychotherapy. In 2010 he earned the Diplomate Clinician credential in Viktor E. Frankl’s Logotherapy and Existential Analysis through the Viktor Frankl Institute in the United States and became Lifetime and Faculty member of this institute. In 2011 he was awarded the Joseph B. Fabry Founders Award by the Viktor Frankl Institute and he co-founded the Ottawa Institute of Logotherapy, Ottawa, Canada, accredited with the International Association of Logotherapy and Existential Analysis, Viktor Frankl Institute Vienna. In 2015 he earned an Advanced Certificate in Personal and Executive Coaching through the College of Executive Coaching in California. In 2020, he became a Part-time Professor at St. Paul University, Ottawa, Canada.

He is a Registered Psychotherapist with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario, Canada.

He is married and is the father of five children.

Languages
English
Spanish
French

Religious Affiliation
Roman Catholic

Areas of interest
Viktor E. Frankl’s Logotherapy and Existential Analysis
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
Spirituality and Neuroscience
Counselling and Spirituality
Psychopathology
Resilience and Well-being
Transcultural mental health
Psychological trauma (PTSD)
Existential Coaching
Models of the Freedom of Will
Saint John Paul II’s Personalism and Theology of the Body

Publications
Marshall, M. & Marshall, E. Eds. (2020). Carried by the Spirit: Our Hearts Sing. Discerning Meaning during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Ottawa Institute of Logotherapy.
Marshall, E. & Marshall, M (2020). Wellbeing through Meaning: Burnout Prevention for the Helping Professional. Ottawa Institute of Logotherapy.
Marshall, M. & Marshall, E. (2019). Prisms of Meaning: Unconditional Meaning in Unavoidable Suffering. Ottawa Institute of Logotherapy.
Marshall, M. & Marshall, E. (2018). The Role of the Human Spirit in Meaning-centered Family Therapy. In: Existential Element of the Family. Conflicts, Ethics & Spirituality Series. Armstrong, L.L. Ed. Belgium: Peeters Publishers.
Marshall, E. (2018). An Initial Survey of The Experience of Freedom of Will in Relationships. The International Forum for Logotherapy, 41 (1), 6-12.
Marshall, E. & Marshall, M. (2017). Anthropological Basis of Meaning Centered Psychotherapy. Ottawa Institute of Logotherapy.
Marshall, E. (2017). Freedom of Will in Relationships. The International Forum for Logotherapy, 40 (2), 87-96.
Marshall, M. & Marshall, E. Eds. (2017). Hearth to Heart: Sparks and Flavours of Meaningful Living. Ottawa Institute of Logotherapy.
Marshall, M. & Marshall, E. (2017). Experiences with a Mountain Range Recipe Exercise. The International Forum for Logotherapy, 40 (1), 7-15.
Marshall, M. & Marshall, E. (2017). Seasons of Growth: Finding Meaning through Artistic Expression. Ottawa Institute of Logotherapy.
Marshall, E. (2016). Study Guides on Existential Coaching. Ottawa Institute of Logotherapy.
Marshall, M. & Marshall, E. (2016). Attentive: A Competency to Discern Meaning. Ottawa Institute of Logotherapy.
Marshall, M. & Marshall, E. (2015). Spiritual Psychotherapy: The Search for Lasting Meaning. Ottawa Institute of Logotherapy.
Marshall, E. (2014). Freedom of Will and Personality: A Logotherapeutic Approach for the Treatment of Personality Disorders. The International Forum for Logotherapy. 37 (2), 71-75
Marshall, M. & Marshall, E. (2014). Perpetuum Mobile: A Personal Global Concern. Ottawa Institute of Logotherapy.
Marshall, E. & Marshall, M. (2013). Seeds of Reconciliation in Logotherapy: An Overview of a Phenomenological-Hermeneutic Investigation. The International Forum for Logotherapy, 36(1), 1-6.
Marshall, M. & Marshall, E. (2013). Healing Ministry: Experiences with Viktor E. Frankl’s Logotherapy in Psychiatry, Psychology, Clinical Counselling, and Psychotherapy. Ottawa Institute of Logotherapy.
Marshall, M. & Marshall, E. (2012). Logotherapy Revisited: Review of the Tenets of Viktor E. Frankl’s Logotherapy. Ottawa Institute of Logotherapy.

E-Tutorial Offerings:

Well-Being Through Meaning