Creating a Life of Meaning and Compassion: The Wisdom of Psychotherapy

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This is the story of an unusual group of people who have transformed their lives. The book describes their struggles as they gradually learned to accept the fulfilment of their dreams and documents the insights they gained along the way. defensive behaviours which enabled them to embrace a more self-affirming lifestyle; and how they applied the knowledge and understanding they acquired to various areas of their daily lives. applied by therapists in clinical practice. This book offers a comprehensive guide for helping professionals and other people who are interested in their personal development, deepening their friendships, sustaining intimacy in their couple relationships, achieving success in the workplace and developing healthy child-rearing practices. It points out the value of leading a life marked by adventure and recreation, transcendent goals and spiritual exploration, offering fresh views on the past, present and future of psychotherapy.

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"...an insightful and dynamic book that will be of great interest to professionals in the human services." -- Donald K. Freedheim, Professor Emeritus of Psychology, Case Western Reserve University

"This book renewed my faith in psychotherapy and inspired me to be a better person--and therapist." -- Pat Love, Pat Love and Associates, Austin, Texas

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