The Resource Becoming myself : a psychiatrist's memoir, Irvin D. Yalom

Becoming myself : a psychiatrist's memoir, Irvin D. Yalom

Label
Becoming myself : a psychiatrist's memoir
Title
Becoming myself
Title remainder
a psychiatrist's memoir
Statement of responsibility
Irvin D. Yalom
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Bestselling writer and psychotherapist Irvin D. Yalom puts himself on the couch in a lapidary memoir Irvin 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 every morning, he calls out, hoping to befriend her, "Hello Measles!" But in his dream, the girl's father makes Yalom understand that his daily greeting had hurt her. For Yalom, this was the birth of empathy; he would not forget the lesson. As Becoming Myself unfolds, we see the birth of the insightful thinker whose books have been a beacon to so many. This is not simply a man's life story, Yalom's reflections on his life and development are an invitation for us to reflect on the origins of our own selves and the meanings of our lives"--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1931-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Yalom, Irvin D.
Dewey number
616.89/14092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
RC339.52.Y35
LC item number
A3 2017
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Yalom, Irvin D
  • Psychiatrists
  • Psychotherapy
  • PSYCHOLOGY / Psychotherapy / General
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
  • PSYCHOLOGY / Developmental / Adulthood & Aging
Target audience
adult
Label
Becoming myself : a psychiatrist's memoir, Irvin D. Yalom
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 343 pages
Isbn
9780465098897
Lccn
2017016637
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)972386250
  • 1681575
  • (OCoLC)ocn972386250
  • 1681575
Label
Becoming myself : a psychiatrist's memoir, Irvin D. Yalom
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 343 pages
Isbn
9780465098897
Lccn
2017016637
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)972386250
  • 1681575
  • (OCoLC)ocn972386250
  • 1681575

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