Moments of Engagement

Moments of Engagement

Intimate Psychotherapy in a Technological Age

Format
Paperback
Price
$16.00
 
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780140237900
  • 272 Pages
  • Penguin Books
  • Adult

Overview

Through fascinating case histories and revealing encounters with patients, Dr. Peter Kramer, author of the international bestseller Listening to Prozac,  provides a compassionate, immensely eloquent view of how psychiatry really works.

Dr. Kramer was recently asked to guest host The Infinite Mind, a weekly public radio show focusing on the art and science of the human mind and spirit, behavior, and mental health. Listen to the show now.

Table of Contents

Preface

Moments of Engagement
Close Reaching
Myth
Silence
Intrusions

Tools of the Trade
The Mind-Mind-Body-Problem Problem
Pi&#232,ce de Résistance
Limits of Interpretation
Just Good Friends
Is Empathy Necessary?
When It Works

Ambiguous Profession
What Is Psychotherapy?
Refraction

Notes
Index

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