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Love's Executioner and Other Tales of Psychotherapy - Irvin D. Yalom
Love's Executioner and Other Tales of Psychotherapy
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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... show more
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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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780060958343 (0060958340)
Publisher: Harper Perennial Modern Classics
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
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4.0 Love's Executioner: & Other Tales of Psychotherapy (Perennial Classics)
It was a very interesting book, what can I say? The book is divided in 10 stories, each of a different type of man/woman with it's problems about life, about others and so on. Yalom makes a story of how he treated them and what he discovered about human minds and about humans in general from these s...
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