Irvin D. Yalom


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in Washington DC, The United States
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.

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When Nietzsche Wept

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3.99 avg rating — 8,901 ratings — published 1996 — 53 editions
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The Spinoza Problem

4.17 avg rating — 6,246 ratings — published 2012 — 61 editions
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Existential Psychotherapy

4.38 avg rating — 3,929 ratings — published 1980 — 29 editions
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Staring at the Sun: Overcom...

4.17 avg rating — 4,637 ratings — published 2008 — 62 editions
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Momma and the Meaning of Li...

4.03 avg rating — 4,243 ratings — published 1999 — 52 editions
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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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