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Against Therapy: Emotional Tyranny and the Myth of Psychological Healing
     

Against Therapy: Emotional Tyranny and the Myth of Psychological Healing

by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson
 
In this ground-breaking and highly controversial book, Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson attacks the very foundations of modern psychotherapy from Freud to Jung, from Fritz Perls to Carl Rodgers. With passion and clarity, Against Therapy addresses the profession's core weaknesses, contending that, since therapy's aim is to change people, and this is achieved according to

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In this ground-breaking and highly controversial book, Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson attacks the very foundations of modern psychotherapy from Freud to Jung, from Fritz Perls to Carl Rodgers. With passion and clarity, Against Therapy addresses the profession's core weaknesses, contending that, since therapy's aim is to change people, and this is achieved according to therapist's own notions and prejudices, the psychological process is necessarily corrupt. With a foreword by the eminent British psychologist Dorothy Rowe, this cogent and convincing book has shattering implications.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940014619455
Publisher:
Untreed Reads
Publication date:
07/11/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
1,009,730
File size:
2 MB

Brief Biography

Hometown:
Auckland, New Zealand
Date of Birth:
March 28, 1941
Place of Birth:
Chicago, Illinois
Education:
B.A., Harvard, 1964; Toronto Institute of Psychoanalysis, 1978, Ph.D. in Sanskrit and Indian Studies, Harvard, 1970

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