Love's Executioner: And Other Tales of Psychotherapy

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In this book a psychotherapist describes ten cases which include that of Thelma, an elderly woman possessed by a past love-affair; Carlos, a middle-aged man compulsively lustful in the face of fatal cancer; and Betty, whose obesity threatens to engulf both herself and the psychiatrist. The work provides an insight into a therapist at work. Dr Yalom confronts not only his own feelings and errors, but the uncertainty at the very heart of the therapeutic encounter. He describes the way he breaks through that uncertainty to a ...

Love's Executioner: And Other Tales of Psychotherapy 2012, Basic Books (AZ)

ISBN-13: 9780465020119

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Love's Executioner: & Other Tales of Psychotherapy 2000, Harper Perennial, New York

ISBN-13: 9780060958343

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Love's Executioner: and Other Tales of Psychotherapy 1991, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780140128468

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Love's Executioner and Other Tales of Psychotherapy 1989, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, London

ISBN-13: 9780747504795

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