Irvin D. Yalom





Irvin D. Yalom

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June 13, 1931

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Irvin David Yalom, M.D., is an author of fiction and nonfiction, Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry at Stanford University, an existentialist, and accomplished psychotherapist.


Average rating: 4.13 · 58,986 ratings · 2,565 reviews · 47 distinct works · Similar authors
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Lying on the Couch
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Existential Psychotherapy
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The Spinoza Problem
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Staring at the Sun: Overcom...
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“Every person must choose how much truth he can stand.”
Irvin D. Yalom, When Nietzsche Wept

“Despair is the price one pays for self-awareness. Look deeply into life, and you'll always find despair.”
Irvin D. Yalom, When Nietzsche Wept

“Only the wounded healer can truly heal. (97)”
Irvin D. Yalom, Lying on the Couch

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