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Tales from a Traveling Couch: A Psychotherapist Revisits His Most Memorable Patients

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So, on a sunny morning in April, Dr. Akeret got in his van and set off to visit his most memorable former patients--a journey "in search of story endings." And what remarkable stories they are... Naomi, an abused young Jewish girl from the Bronx who transforms herself into a Spanish flamenco dancer named Isabella--what is she like now, in her mid-fifties? What about Charles, who fell madly in love with a circus polar bear? Had he been able to resist his fatal psychosexual attraction? What of Sasha, the dashing, prize-winning French novelist with writers block and a penchant for exploiting women? In the end, did his art prevail or his life? And what became of Mary--did she ever "murder" again? Like a brilliant psychological detective novel, this book tells its stories in fascinating detail while raising fundamental questions about psychotherapy.

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After thirty-five years in practice, prominent New York psychotherapist and author Robert Akeret found himself in the thrall of a single question: Did therapy make a real difference in his patients lives?

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Naomi, an abused young Jewish girl from the Bronx who transforms herself into a Spanish flamenco dancer named Isabella--what is she like now, in her mid-fifties? What about Charles, who fell madly in love with a circus polar bear? Had he been able to resist his fatal psychosexual attraction? What of Sasha, the dashing, prize-winning French novelist with writers block and a penchant for exploiting women? In the end, did his art prevail or his life? And what became of Mary--did she ever murder again? Like a brilliant psychological detective novel, this book tells its stories in fascinating detail while raising fundamental questions about psychotherapy.

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Robert Akeretlives in New York City.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393314984
Author:
Akeret, Robert
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Author:
Akeret, Robert
Author:
Akeret, Robert U.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Psychiatry
Subject:
Psychotherapists
Subject:
Psychiatry x
Subject:
Psychiatry - General
Subject:
Counseling
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Medical Specialties
Copyright:
Publication Date:
19961131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
8.3 x 5.5 x 0.7 in 0.6 lb

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Product details 240 pages W. W. Norton & Company - English 9780393314984 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , After thirty-five years in practice, prominent New York psychotherapist and author Robert Akeret found himself in the thrall of a single question: Did therapy make a real difference in his patients lives?
"Synopsis" by , Naomi, an abused young Jewish girl from the Bronx who transforms herself into a Spanish flamenco dancer named Isabella--what is she like now, in her mid-fifties? What about Charles, who fell madly in love with a circus polar bear? Had he been able to resist his fatal psychosexual attraction? What of Sasha, the dashing, prize-winning French novelist with writers block and a penchant for exploiting women? In the end, did his art prevail or his life? And what became of Mary--did she ever murder again? Like a brilliant psychological detective novel, this book tells its stories in fascinating detail while raising fundamental questions about psychotherapy.
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