Augusta Jellinek


Augusta Jellenik was born in 1901 in Vienna, Austria. She trained as a singer and as a scientist in the areas of zoology, and later in phonetics and speech-language pathology. She received her doctorate in Vienna. After graduation she worked in the University of Vienna’s Clinic for Logopedics under the direction of Emil Froeschels, in Department of Neurology. She directed the Otological Clinic at the University of Rome from 1933 to 1939, and from there, she emigrated to the United States.

Once in the states she worked at Max Goldstein’s Institute for the Deaf in St. Louis. In 1940 she moved to New York City and began a private practice in speech therapy. For many years she served as recording secretary of the New York Society for Speech and Voice Therapy and the general secretary of the International Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics.

References on Augusta Jellenik Arranged Chronologically

Froeschels, E. & Jellinek, A. (1941). Practice of voice and speech therapy: New contributions to voice and speech pathology. Boston, Mass: Expression Company.

Jellinek, A. (1941) Phenomena resembling aphasia, agnosia, and apraxia in mentally defective children and adolescents. Journal of Speech Disorders, 6, 1, 51-62.,%20%20jsd,%20vol.%206/no.%201%20(1-98)/Jellinek,%20%20JSD,%20%201941.pdf

Jellinek, A. (1941). Influence of passive rotation on the intonation of the voice, The Journal of Psychology, 12, 2, 185-190, DOI: 10.1080/00223980.1941.9917066

Hirschfeld, H., Jacobson, M., Jellinek, A. (1946). New treatment for hearing disorders. Archives of otolaryngology, 44, 6, 686-700. doi:10.1001/archotol.1946.00680060715004.

Jellinek, A. (1946). Psychosomatic factors in hearing. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Psychopathology, 7, 599-643.

Jellinek, A. (1949) Spontaneous imagery; A new psychotherapeutic approach. American Journal of Psychotherapy, 3, 3, 372-91. doi: 10.1176/appi.psychotherapy.1949.3.3.372.

Jellinek, A. (1951). Understanding of speech. The Nervous Child, 9, 1, 14-20.

Jellinek, A. (1951). Education of hard of hearing children. The Nervous Child, 9, 1, 77-84.

Jellinek, A. (1953). Observations on the therapeutic use of spontaneous imagery in speech therapy. Folia Phoniatrica, 5, 166-182.

Jellenik, A. (1956). Amusia: On the phenomenology and investigation of central disorders of the musical functions. Folia Phoniatrica, 8, 124-149.

Jellinek, A. (1956). Treatment of vocal disorders with spontaneous imagery. Folia Phoniatrica, 8, 2, 70-85. doi: 10.1159/000262731.

Jellinek, A. (1958). Obituary, “Dr. Augusta Jellinek,” Folia Phoniatrica, 10, 58.

Jellenik’s short biography from the University Women’s International Networks Database: Jellenik bio: