The Schopenhauer Cure
|Author:||Irvin D. Yalom|
Irvin D. Yalom is Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry at Stanford University School of Medicine. The author of the definitive textbook The Theory and Practice of Group Psychotherapy, which has sold 700,000 copies in eighteen languages and is now in its fifth edition, he also wrote Existential Psychotherapy, a textbook for a course that did not exist at the time. Dr Yalom has written several trade books for the general reader, including a collection of therapy tales, Love’s Executioner, which was a New York Times best seller; the novels When Nietzsche Wept, also a best seller in the United States, Israel, Greece, Turkey, Argentina, Brazil, and Germany (where it sold more than a million copies); Momma and the Meaning of Life, a collection of true and fictionalised tales of therapy; The Gift of Therapy and The Schopenhauer Cure. Dr Yalom has an active but part-time private practice in Palo Alto and San Francisco, California.