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EP13 Keynote 04 - Teaching Psychotherapy Through Narrative - Irvin Yalom, MD

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Psychotherapy |  Keynotes |  Storytelling |  Existential Therapy
Evolution of Psychotherapy |  Evolution of Psychotherapy 2013
Irvin Yalom, PhD
1 Hour 54 Minutes
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Original Program Date:
Dec 14, 2013
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Dr. Yalom will discuss those aspects of therapy that he has discussed in his stories and novels, especially focusing on group therapy and existential issues in therapy. He will focus on the content of his new novel, The Spinoza Problem. Dr. Yalom will read and discuss two of his new psychotherapy teaching tales.

Educational Objectives:

  1. Explain how to use “the here and now” in therapy.
  2. Demonstrate appropriate therapist self-disclosure.
  3. Explain the use of narrative in psychotherapy and teaching.

*Sessions may be edited for content and to preserve confidentiality*



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Dr. Yalom is a Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry at the Stanford University School of Medicine. His major areas of interest are Group Psychotherapy and an existentially - inter-personally based individual therapy. In recent years, he has taught via narrative using short stories and novels to teach the art of psychotherapy.

Dr. Yalom was the recipient of the first ever Lifetime Achievement Award presented by The American Group Psychotherapy Association (AGPA) at the 75th meeting on March 6, 2017 in New York City.