Irvin D. Yalom

Irvin D. Yalom

M.D., is an author of fiction and nonfiction, Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry at Stanford University, an existentialist, and accomplished psychotherapist.
Does a being who requires meaning find meaning in a universe that has no meaning?More Irvin D. Yalom quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There was a time in our lives when we were so close that nothing seemed to obstruct our friendship and brotherhood, and only a small footbridge separated us. Just as you were about to step on it, I asked you "Do you want to cross the footbridge to me?" - Immediately you did not want to anymore; and when I asked you again you remained silent. Since then mountains and torrential rivers and whatever separates and alienates have been cast between us, and even if we wanted to get together, we couldn't. But when you now thinMore Irvin D. Yalom quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If I had to pick out a therapist in a movie that I'd like to go see as a personal therapist, it would be Robin Williams in Goodwill Hunting.More Irvin D. Yalom quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Death loses its terror if one dies when one has consummated one's life!More Irvin D. Yalom quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Psychotherapy is a cyclical process from isolation into relationship. It is cyclical because the patient, in terror of existential isolation, relates deeply and meaningfully to the therapist and then, strengthened by this encounter, is led back again to a confrontation with existential isolation.More Irvin D. Yalom quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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