What is Psychotherapy? (The School of Life)

Author(s): The School of Life; Alain de Botton (Series edited by)

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Psychotherapy is one of the most valuable inventions of the last hundred years, with an exceptional power to raise our levels of emotional well-being, improve our relationships, redeem the atmosphere in our families and assist us in mining our professional potential. But it is also profoundly misunderstood and the subject of a host of unhelpful fantasies, hopes and suspicions. Its logic is rarely explained and its voice seldom heard with sufficient directness.This book attempts to explain psychotherapy: why it is needed by us all, how those needs are addressed by treatment and what the outcome of a therapeutic intervention could be. The book reflects a fundamental belief of The School of Life that psychotherapy is the single greatest step any of us can take towards self-understanding and fulfilment. A course of therapy stands to render us ever so slightly less angry, self-defeating, unconfident, lost and sad.


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  • : 9781999747176
  • : Affirm Press
  • : The School of Life Press
  • : December 2017
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  • : books

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  • : 1809
  • : English
  • : 120
  • : The School of Life; Alain de Botton (Series edited by)
  • : Hardback