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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Momma and the Meaning of Li...

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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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