Love's executioner and other tales of psychotherapy ( edition) | Open LibraryLove's Executioner offers us the humane and extraordinary insight of renowned psychiatrist Irvin D. Yalom into the lives of ten of his patients - and through them into the minds of us all. Why was Saul tormented by three unopened letters from Stockholm? What made Thelma spend her whole life raking over a long-past love affair? How did Carlos's macho fantasies help him deal with terminal cancer?
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Love's Executioner and Other Tales of Psychotherapy
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Most of this book was written during a well-traveled sabbatical year. I am grateful to many individuals and institutions who hosted me and facilitated my writing: the Stanford University Humanities Center, the Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Study Center, Drs. I am grateful to my wife, Marilyn always my toughest critic and staunchest support ; to my Basic Books editor, Phoebe Hoss, an enabling editor in this as in my previous books at Basic; and to my project editor at Basic Books, Linda Carbone. Thanks also to many, many colleagues and friends who did not bolt when they saw me approaching, a new story in hand, and offered criticism, encouragement, or consolation. As always, I am grateful to Stanford University for providing me with the support, academic freedom, and intellectual community so essential for my work.
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