Weaving together fascinating tales from his own clinical practice with wisdom from the great philosophers, Yalom illuminates the existential perspective and how it can be skillfully utilized to enliven the psychotherapeutic encounter. Starting with the premise that “therapy is a synergy of powerful ideas and a powerful, intimate connection” he shares those ideas that he has found most useful in his life and work, as well as ways to leverage the therapeutic relationship for maximum growth.
If you want to take your clinical work to a deeper level and help your patients come to terms with the ultimate concerns of human existence, there’s no better guide in navigating this terrain than Irvin Yalom.
By watching this video, you will:
- Learn how to recognize the presence of death anxiety in your patients, and learn techniques to not only alleviate their excessive anxiety, but to truly enhance their lives.
- Understand how to apply an existential perspective to any psychotherapy approach.
- Identify ways to utilize the here-and-now of the therapeutic relationship to help clients gain a deeper understanding of their interpersonal world.
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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 – £28.69