Love's Executioner: And Other Tales of Psychotherapy Yalom, Irvin D. cover image

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  • 285 Pages
  • Publisher: Basic Books/Perseus Books Group
  • Publication Date: June 2012
  • ISBN: SYALOMIRDLOVESEXECUTIONERANDO9780465020119

Love's Executioner: And Other Tales of Psychotherapy

Yalom, Irvin D.


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First published in 1989, this New York Times - bestselling collection of tent tales by distinguished psychotherapist Irvin D. Yalom has become a classic. With insight and sympathy, 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. Now with a new afterword, Love's Executioner promises to inspire generations of readers to come.

 

About the Author

Irvin D. Yalom, M.D., is the author of The Schopenhauer Cure, Lying on the Couch, Every Day Gets a Little Closer, and Love's Executioner, as well as several classic textbooks on psychotherapy. When Nietzsche Wept was a bestseller in Germany, Israel, Greece, Turkey, Argentina, and Brazil with millions of copies sold worldwide. Yalom is Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry at Stanford University, and he divides his practice between Palo Alto, where he lives, and San Francisco, California.

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First published in 1989, this New York Times - bestselling collection of tent tales by distinguished psychotherapist Irvin D. Yalom has become a classic. With insight and sympathy, 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. Now with a new afterword, Love's Executioner promises to inspire generations of readers to come.

 

About the Author

Irvin D. Yalom, M.D., is the author of The Schopenhauer Cure, Lying on the Couch, Every Day Gets a Little Closer, and Love's Executioner, as well as several classic textbooks on psychotherapy. When Nietzsche Wept was a bestseller in Germany, Israel, Greece, Turkey, Argentina, and Brazil with millions of copies sold worldwide. Yalom is Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry at Stanford University, and he divides his practice between Palo Alto, where he lives, and San Francisco, California.

  • Cover Type:
  • 285 Pages
  • Publisher: Basic Books/Perseus Books Group
  • Publication Date: June 2012
  • ISBN: SYALOMIRDLOVESEXECUTIONERANDO9780465020119