Inside Therapy: Illuminating Writings about Therapists, Patients, and Psychotherapy
Publisher: St. Martin's PressFormat: Paperback
A scintillating collection of writings on the mysterious, controversial, and intimate process of psychotherapy.Everyone with an interest in the art and science of psychotherapy - practitioners, patients, students, and avid readers of Freud, Jung, et al-will find this lively anthology an engrossing read. A varied mix of essays, book chapters, case histories, and compelling fiction written by veterans of both sides of “the couch” and representing many schools of thought, “Inside Therapy” includes: Janet Malcolm's “The Impossible Profession” * Mark Epstein's “Thoughts Without a Thinker” * Eric Fromm's “The Art of Listening” * A. M. Homes's “In a Country of Mothers” * Theodore Reik's “The Third Ear” * and others. The foreword by Irvin D. Yalom, author of "Love's Executioner," offers additional wisdom, humor, and perspective.At a time when managed care threatens the psychoanalytic tradition, this dramatic, inspiring collection reminds us of the healing power of insight and the unique gifts of the patient-therapist relationship.
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