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Love's Executioner: & Other Tales of Psychotherapy (Perennial Classics)

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The collection of ten absorbing tales by master psychotherapist Irvin D. Yalom uncovers the mysteries, frustrations, pathos, and humor at the heart of the therapeutic encounter.  In recounting his patients' dilemmas, Yalom not only gives us a rare and enthralling glimpse into their personal desires and motivations but also tells us his own story as he struggles to reconcile his all-too human responses with his sensibility as a psychiatrist.  Not since Freud has an author done so much to clarify what goes on between a psychotherapist and a patient.

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The collection of ten absorbing tales by master psychotherapist Irvin D. Yalom uncovers the mysteries, frustrations, pathos, and humor at the heart of the therapeutic encounter.  In recounting his patients' dilemmas, Yalom not only gives us a rare and enthralling glimpse into their personal desires and motivations but also tells us his own story as he struggles to reconcile his all-too human responses with his sensibility as a psychiatrist.  Not since Freud has an author done so much to clarify what goes on between a psychotherapist and a patient.

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Irvin D. Yalom, M.D., is the author of Love's Executioner, Momma and the Meaning of Life, Lying on the Couch, and When Nietzsche Wept, as well as several classic textbooks on psychotherapy, including Existential Psychotherapy and the most widely used work on group therapy, The Theory and Practice of Group Therapy. He is Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry at Stanford University and divides his practice between Palo Alto, California, where he lives, and San Francisco.

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9780060958343
Foreword:
Weingarten, Randall
Author:
Weingarten, Randall
Foreword by:
Weingarten, Randall
Foreword:
Weingarten, Randall
Author:
Yalom, Irvin D.
Author:
by Irvin D. Yalom
Publisher:
Harper Perennial
Location:
New York
Subject:
Psychotherapy
Subject:
Case studies
Subject:
Psychology & Psychiatry Profession
Subject:
Existential psychotherapy
Subject:
Psychotherapy - General
Subject:
Psychiatry - General
Subject:
Psychology & Psychiatry Profession - General
Subject:
Psychology : General
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Edition Description:
Trade PB
Series:
Perennial Classics
Series Volume:
RP-525
Publication Date:
20000931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
8 x 8 x 0.25 in 8.96 oz

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"Synopsis" by , The collection of ten absorbing tales by master psychotherapist Irvin D. Yalom uncovers the mysteries, frustrations, pathos, and humor at the heart of the therapeutic encounter.  In recounting his patients' dilemmas, Yalom not only gives us a rare and enthralling glimpse into their personal desires and motivations but also tells us his own story as he struggles to reconcile his all-too human responses with his sensibility as a psychiatrist.  Not since Freud has an author done so much to clarify what goes on between a psychotherapist and a patient.
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