The Gift of Therapy: A Conversation with Irvin Yalom, MD - 1 CPD Hour

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This DVD, The Gift of Therapy: A Conversation with Irvin Yalom, MD, coincides with the publication of his book, The Gift of Therapy: An Open Letter to a New Generation of Therapists and Their Patients. In this hour-long interview by Randall Wyatt, PhD of, Dr. Yalom discusses the central themes of his life's work as a psychotherapist and writer.

Yalom masterfully addresses the core issues facing therapists:

  • Working in the Here-and-Now
  • Therapist Self-Disclosure
  • Keeping Therapy Alive in the Era of Managed Care
  • Avoiding Burnout by Staying Curious
  • Existential and Group Psychotherapy
  • The Therapist Role and Fellow Travelers
  • Challenges and Tips for the Next Generation of Therapists

He elucidates these topics as always with engaging stories from his work with patients, and his own personal life experiences. This DVD will be valuable for personal and professional learning for therapists and students, patients, and anyone interested in the process of human growth and self-understanding.


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About Irvin Yalom, MD


Psychiatrist and author Irvin Yalom, MD has been a major figure in the field of psychotherapy since he first wrote The Theory and Practice of Group Psychotherapy in 1970 (now in it's 5th edition). Other significant contributions have included Existential Psychotherapy, Inpatient Group Psychotherapy, and NY Times Bestseller Loves Executioner and Other Tales of Psychotherapy. He has written three novels on psychotherapy: When Nietzsche Wept, Lying on the Couch, and The Schopenhauer Cure, and released his latest work, Staring at the Sun, on death anxiety in January 2008. His works, translated into over 20 languages, have been widely read by therapists and non-therapists alike.


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Individual Training Pack CPD 2 hours – £34.44

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