Momma And The Meaning Of Life
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Momma And The Meaning Of Life : Tales of Psycho-therapy

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This classic medium, first popularised by Freud and, more recently, by Oliver Sacks and Yalom himself, provides a fascinating insight into the human condition and our search for happiness. Contains six absorbing case studies which reveal the intricacies our psychological landscapes. Provides a fascinating insight into the human condition and our search for happiness. Explores the unique dynamic of the relationship between therapist and client. Absorbing and deeply thoughtful, Momma and the Meaning of Life is a work of rare insight and imagination.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 130 x 196 x 24mm | 185g
  • PIATKUS BOOKS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0749927488
  • 9780749927486
  • 8,319

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"* 'Irvin Yalom writes like an angel about the devils that besiege us' Rollo May * 'Yalom shows us what the meaning and practice of therapy mean to him... and does it with enviable openness and style' Times Literary Supplement * 'Irvin Yalom indeed gives us a taste of "the meaning of life" in this wise and entertaining book' Jewish Chronicle"
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About Irvin D. Yalom

Dr Yalom is Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry at Stanford University. He has won two major awards from the American Psychiatric Association. He lives in California. He has written much fiction and non-fiction including the bestselling Love's Executioner, The Gift of Therapy, Staring at the Sun and Creatures of a Day (2015).
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