A lecture given by Christian Müller (1921-1913) on May 23, 1963, in Milan at a training course on "Psychotherapy of schizophrenic psychoses" is reprinted. This course was organized by the "Milan Group for the Advancement of Psychotherapy" (that later took the name of Psicoterapia e Scienze Umane). Müller traces an international overview on the history of psychotherapy of psychoses until the late 1950s. The following authors, among others, are considered: Jung, Freud, Binswanger, Schwing, Fromm-Reichmann, Sechehaye, Maeder, Nunberg, Spielrein, Brill, Abraham, Itten, Bjerre, Rosen, Hollós, Hesnard, Kempf, Clark, Coriat, Ferenczi, Waelder, Jaspers, Gruehle, Allen, Landauer, Federn, Hinsie, Simmel, Bychowski, Nacht, Barkas, Repond, Schilder, Kronfeld, Mack Brunswick, Glover, Klein, Devine, Alexander, Sullivan, Kubie, Knight, Auten, Chassel, Benedetti. At the end of the paper there is the transcription of the discussion held at the time among the participants (a total of 20 interventions).
Keywords: Psychotherapy of psychoses, schizophrenia, history, psychoanalysis, psychodynamic therapy