Becoming Myself: A Psychiatrist's Memoir by Irvin D. Yalom

Becoming Myself: A Psychiatrist's Memoir

Bestselling writer and psychotherapist Irvin D. Yalom puts himself on the couch in a lapidary memoirIrvin D. Yalom has made a career of investigating the lives of others. In this profound memoir, he turns his writing and his therapeutic eye on himself. He opens his story with a nightmare: He is twelve, and is riding his bike past the home of an acne-scarred girl. Like eve...

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Becoming Myself: A Psychiatrist's Memoir Reviews

  • Evi
    Eigenlijk heb ik de review voor dit boek al half geschreven in de review van 'Het einde van de eenzaamheid'. Toen ik dat boek trachtte te lezen werd ik de hele tijd afgeleid door het boek van Yalom, omdat het me meer trok. Gaandeweg is de aandacht verschoven en kreeg het boek van Wells de aandacht d...
  • Jean
    Yalom the Memoirist is not as engaging as Yalom the therapist. Read Love's Executioner instead...
  • Heather Anne
    I very much enjoyed this book, so I feel obliged to explain why only 3 stars. Yes, the author covers his career in psychiatry and psychotherapy from the 1950s to the 2000s and how the field and his own practice has changed. Yes, he discusses his marriage, his children and his travels. Yes, I enjoyed...
  • Lavinia P.
    “I once heard Saul Bellow say When a novelist is born the family is doomed”Cred ca asta e valabil pentru familia lui Knausgard, cea a lui Yalom nu are de ce sa isi faca probleme, el a avut grija sa ne prezinte o viata ca o carte postala, totul bine, frumos, niste conflicte cu mama, un mic ...
  • Joan Lieberman
    Dr. Yalom is an extremely talented psychiatrist and writer, whose earlier books, including "Love's Executioner" and "When Nietzsche Wept," were among my favorites. He wrote a dozen others that were widely read in the United States and Europe. In the first ten chapters of "Becoming Myself" he uses di...
  • Keith
    For those who have followed Dr. Yalom, this is the book we've all been waiting for. Through the years; through his books on practice and then his novels; through his personal transparency; we have come to know him and somehow embrace our own humanity. In his most open and transparent book yet, we ge...
  • Hakan
    yalom'un temsil ettiği psikiyatrist kimliğine, genel olarak doktor kimliğine, ihtiyacımız olduğunu ve bu ihtiyacımızın gün geçtikçe artacağını düşünüyorum. hepimiz hasta ya da hasta adayı olduğumuza göre yalom'un yazarlığıyla...

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