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The Yalom Reader By Irvin Yalom

The Yalom Reader by Irvin Yalom

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The Yalom Reader Summary

The Yalom Reader: Selections From The Work Of A Master Therapist And Storyteller by Irvin Yalom

In both his nonfiction and his fiction, Yalom uses the lens of psychotherapy to explore human nature and shows us that the line between the true and the imagined is not always easy to distinguish. What has driven Dr. Yalom from the beginning of his career is a powerful interest in narrative and it is this passion that ties these selections together. It is possible to come to The Yalom Reader from many different perspectives and be richly rewarded. Readers of Dr. Yalom's clinical texts will be intrigued by the fictional entries general readers will gain a greater understanding of and appreciation for the practice of psychotherapy. All will find the mark of a master. Dr. Yalom has written an introductory essay for the Reader, section introductions and three new essays on narrative.

About Irvin Yalom

Dr Irvin Yalom is an emeritus professor of psychiatry at Stanford University and the author of many books, including Creatures of a Day and the bestselling Love's Executioner. He and his wife, the author Marilyn Yalom, live in Palo Alto, California.

Table of Contents

Group Psychotherapy * The Therapeutic Factors: What It Is that Heals (with excerpts from The Theory and Group Psychotherapy) * Working in the Here and Now: Creating an Interactional Approach (with excerpts from The Theory and Practice of Group Psychotherapy) * Working with Specialized Groups: Hospitalized Psychiatric Groups, the Terminally Ill, Alcoholics, and the Bereaved (with excerpts from Inpatient Group Psychotherapy) Existential Psychotherapy * The Four Ultimate Concerns: Death, Freedom, Isolation and Meaninglessness * Death, Anxiety, and Psychotherapy (with excerpts from Existential Psychotherapy) On Writing * Psychology Informing Literature: Literary Vignettes * Literature Informing Psychology: Ernest Hemingway: A Psychiatric View * The Journey from Psychotherapy to Literature (with Patient Vignettes from The Theory and Practice of Group Psychotherapy, Every Day Gets a Little Closer and Loves Executioner) * The Teaching Novel (with excerpts from When Nietzsche Wept) * The Psychological Novel (with excerpts from Lying on the Couch)

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The Yalom Reader: Selections From The Work Of A Master Therapist And Storyteller by Irvin Yalom
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