We've Had a Hundred Years of Psychotherapy - and the World's Getting Worse

We've Had a Hundred Years of Psychotherapy - and the World's Getting Worse

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by James Hillman, Michael Ventura
     
 

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This furious, trenchant, and audacious series of interrelated dialogues and letters takes a searing look at not only the legacy of psychotherapy, but also practically every aspect of contemporary living--from sexuality to politics, media, the environment, and life in the city. James Hillman--controversial renegade Jungian psychologist, the man Robert Bly has called

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This furious, trenchant, and audacious series of interrelated dialogues and letters takes a searing look at not only the legacy of psychotherapy, but also practically every aspect of contemporary living--from sexuality to politics, media, the environment, and life in the city. James Hillman--controversial renegade Jungian psychologist, the man Robert Bly has called "the most lively and original psychologist we've had in America since William James"--joins with Michael Ventura--cutting-edge columnist for the L.A. Weekly--to shatter many of our current beliefs about our lives, the psyche, and society. Unrestrained, freewheeling, and brilliant, these two intellectual wild men take chances, break rules, and run red lights to strike at the very core of our shibboleths and perceptions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780062506610
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
05/28/1993
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
252
Sales rank:
606,237
Product dimensions:
5.62(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.57(d)

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We've Had a Hundred Years of Psychotherapy - and the World's Getting Worse 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
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Hillman and Ventura are amazing. They dare you to think subversive thoughts, challenge you at every step, and absolutely don't give a hoot about what social norm they've stepped on. Warning! This book is not for the timid or immature. This book is also not strictly about psychology. It's about life and the immense challenge we all face. H & V go after shrinks, polluters, twelve-step programs, the government, insurance companies, churches, the 'inner child'--nearly everything that we take for granted here in the good ole US of A. The authors are not afraid to challenge the narrow worldview of American culture. Not afraid to stand up against phony Puritanism. This book doesn't give us the answers, but it asks the right questions. The answers are up to you.