The Schopenhauer Cure: A Novel

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HarperCollins e-books #ad - And then again, it might be just long enough. But with mere months left, life may be far too short to help Philip or to compete with him for the hearts and minds of the group members. Suddenly confronted with his own mortality after a routine checkup, eminent psychotherapist Julius Hertzfeld is forced to reexamine his life and work -- and seeks out Philip Slate, a sex addict whom he failed to help some twenty years earlier.

. Philip's dour, misanthropic stance compels Julius to invite Philip to join his intensive therapy group in exchange for tutoring on Schopenhauer. Yet philip claims to be cured -- miraculously transformed by the pessimistic teachings of German philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer -- and is, himself, a philosophical counselor in training.

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When Nietzsche Wept: A Novel Of Obsession

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Basic Books #ad - In when nietzsche wept, atmosphere and suspense, Irvin Yalom blends fact and fiction, to unfold an unforgettable story about the redemptive power of friendship. Only through facing his own inner demons can the gifted healer begin to help his patient. In nineteenth-century vienna, fate, a drama of love, and will is played out amid the intellectual ferment that defined the era.

Josef breuer, one of the founding fathers of psychoanalysis, is at the height of his career. Friedrich nietzsche, europe's greatest philosopher, is on the brink of suicidal despair, unable to find a cure for the headaches and other ailments that plague him. When he agrees to treat nietzsche with his experimental “talking cure, ” Breuer never expects that he too will find solace in their sessions.

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The Spinoza Problem: A Novel

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Basic Books #ad - Yalom tells the story of the seventeenth-century thinker baruch spinoza, alongside that of the rise and fall of the Nazi ideologue Alfred Rosenberg, whose philosophy led to his own excommunication from the Jewish community, who two hundred years later during World War II ordered his task force to plunder Spinoza's ancient library in an effort to deal with the Nazis' "Spinoza Problem.

Seamlessly alternating between golden age amsterdam and Nazi Germany, the origins of good and evil, Yalom investigates the inner lives of these two enigmatic men in a tale of influence and anxiety, and the philosophy of freedom and the tyranny of terror. A haunting portrait of arthur rosenberg, one of nazism's chief architects, and his obsession with one of history's most influential Jewish thinkersIn The Spinoza Problem, Irvin Yalom spins fact and fiction into an unforgettable psycho-philosophical drama.

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The Theory and Practice of Group Psychotherapy

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Basic Books #ad - The classic work on group psychotherapyHailed by Jerome Frank as "the best book that exists on the subject, " Irvin D. Yalom's the theory and practice of Group Psychotherapy has been the standard text in the field for decades. In this completely revised and updated fifth edition, Dr. Yalom and his collaborator Dr.

Molyn leszcz expand the book to include the most recent developments in the field, drawing on nearly a decade of new research as well as their broad clinical wisdom and expertise. New topics include: online therapy, specialized groups, ethnocultural diversity, trauma and managed care. At once scholarly and lively, incisive, this is the most up-to-date, and comprehensive text available on group psychotherapy.

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Staring at the Sun: Overcoming the Terror of Death

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Jossey-Bass #ad - Yalom writes, appreciate more keenly the beauty of life, communicate more deeply with those we love, we are inspired to rearrange our priorities, and increase our willingness to take the risks necessary for personal fulfillment. Written in irv yalom's inimitable story-telling style, Staring at the Sun is a profoundly encouraging approach to the universal issue of mortality.

. Such recognition is often catalyzed by an "awakening experience"—a dream, or loss the death of a loved one, illness, trauma, loss of a job or home, divorce, or aging. Yalom helps us recognize that the fear of death is at the heart of much of our anxiety. In this magisterial opus, capping a lifetime of work and personal experience, Dr.

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Love's Executioner: & Other Tales of Psychotherapy

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Basic Books #ad - In his classic, bestselling work, sometimes inspiring, and always absorbing encounters with patients In this classic book, the masterful therapist and novelist Irving Yalom describes his sometimes tragic, master psychotherapist Irvin D. Love's executioner has inspired hundreds of thousands of readers already, and promises to inspire generations of readers to come.

. With insight and sympathy, yalom not only gives us a rare and enthralling glimpse into the personal desires and motivations of ten of his patients, but also tells his own story as he struggles to reconcile his all-too-human response with his sensibility as a psychiatrist. Yalom uncovers the mysteries, frustrations, pathos, and humor at the heart of the therapeutic encounter.

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Creatures of a Day: And Other Tales of Psychotherapy

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Basic Books #ad - Marcus aurelius has written that "we are all creatures of a day. With yalom as our guide, we will find the means to make our own day not only bearable, but also meaningful and joyful. The publication of Creatures of a Day is reason to celebrate. Steven pinkerin this stunning collection of stories, renowned psychiatrist Irvin D.

Yalom describes his patients' struggles--as well as his own--to come to terms with the two great challenges of existence: how to have a meaningful life yet reckon with its inevitable end. We meet a nurse who must stifle the pain of losing her son in order to comfort her patients' pains, a newly minted psychologist whose studies damage her treasured memories of a lost friend, and a man whose rejection of psychological inquiry forces even Yalom himself into a crisis of confidence.

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Becoming Myself: A Psychiatrist's Memoir

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Basic Books #ad - Like every morning, he calls out, hoping to befriend her, "Hello Measles!" But in his dream, the girl's father makes Yalom understand that his daily greeting had hurt her. In this profound memoir, he turns his writing and his therapeutic eye on himself. He opens his story with a nightmare: He is twelve, and is riding his bike past the home of an acne-scarred girl.

Bestselling writer and psychotherapist Irvin D. As becoming myself unfolds, we see the birth of the insightful thinker whose books have been a beacon to so many. Yalom has made a career of investigating the lives of others. For yalom, this was the birth of empathy; he would not forget the lesson. This is not simply a man's life story, Yalom's reflections on his life and development are an invitation for us to reflect on the origins of our own selves and the meanings of our lives.

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The Gift of Therapy: An Open Letter to a New Generation of Therapists and Their Patients

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Harper Perennial #ad - Yalom distills thirty-five years of psychotherapy wisdom into one brilliant volume. The culmination of master psychiatrist Dr. Irvin D. Acclaimed author and renowned psychiatrist Irvin D. Yalom’s more than thirty-five years in clinical practice, The Gift of Therapy is a remarkable and essential guidebook that illustrates through real case studies how patients and therapists alike can get the most out of therapy.

The bestselling author of love’s executioner shares his uniquely fresh approach and the valuable insights he has gained—presented as eighty-five personal and provocative “tips for beginner therapists, Yalom’s Gift of Therapy is an entertaining, informative, ” including:•Let the patient matter to you •Acknowledge your errors •Create a new therapy for each patient •Do home visits•Almost never make decisions for the patient•Freud was not always wrongA book aimed at enriching the therapeutic process for a new generation of patients and counselors, and insightful read for anyone with an interest in the subject.

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