Author(s): Irvin D. Yalom
Momma and the Meaning of Life, by renowned psychotherapist and bestselling author Dr Irvin D. Yalom, is an exceptionally compelling and beautifully written collection of psychological case studies. This classic medium, first popularised by Freud and, more recently, by Oliver Sacks and Yalom himself, provides a fascinating insight into the human condition and our search for happiness. Contains six absorbing case studies which reveal the intricacies of the clients' psychological landscapes. Provides a fascinating insight into the human condition and our search for happiness. Explores the unique dynamic of the relationship between therapist and clien. Wildly entertaining and deeply thoughtful, Momma and the Meaning of Life is a work of rare insight and imagination.
Dr Yalom is Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry at Stanford University. He has won two major awards from the American Psychiatric Association. He lives in California.