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

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

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Title of books: The Gift of Therapy: An Open Letter to a New Generation of Therapists and Their Patients
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Author: Irvin Yalom
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Release date: May 21, 2013

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

Acclaimed author and renowned psychiatrist Irvin D. Yalom distills thirty-five years of psychotherapy wisdom into one brilliant volume.

The culmination of master psychiatrist Dr. Irvin D. Yaloms 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 Loves Executioner shares his uniquely fresh approach and the valuable insights he has gainedpresented as eighty-five personal and provocative tips for beginner therapists, 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 wrong

A book aimed at enriching the therapeutic process for a new generation of patients and counselors, Yaloms Gift of Therapy is an entertaining, informative, and insightful read for anyone with an interest in the subject.