The Fear of Doing Nothing: Notes of a Young Therapist

The Fear of Doing Nothing: Notes of a Young Therapist
  • Paperback
  • 224 pages
  • The Fear of Doing Nothing: Notes of a Young Therapist
  • Valery Hazanov
  • 24 January 2018
  • 1912573059

The Fear of Doing Nothing: Notes of a Young Therapist❰PDF / Epub❯ ☉ The Fear of Doing Nothing: Notes of a Young Therapist Author Valery Hazanov – Essayreview.co.uk In the spirit of Mikhail Bulgakov s A Young Doctor s Notebook and Sandeep Jauhar s Intern, this is a deeply honest, searching examination of psychotherapy based on the experiences of a young sceptical In the spirit of Mikhail Bulgakov s of Doing ePUB ✓ A Young Doctor s Notebook and Sandeep Jauhar s Intern, this is a deeply honest, searching examination of psychotherapy based on the experiences of a young sceptical trainee in New York City meeting his first patients Why is psychotherapy different from talking to a friend Hazanov asks Because generations of self interested therapists told us so Through ten linked stories, we follow Hazanov as he navigates the maze of psychological theories he s been taught, The Fear eBook Õ facing the alarming dissonance between them and the tragic reality of his patients lives How does psychotherapy work And why do people not get any better Frustrated by fancy jargon and unrealistic depictions, Hazanov is on a quest to dispel the myths of psychotherapy and discover its essence In The Fear of Doing Nothing he illuminates the intimacy, vulnerability and messiness of the therapeutic encounter, providing his answer to the question of what psychotherapy is.


About the Author: Valery Hazanov

Valery Hazanov was born in Moscow and of Doing ePUB ✓ raised in Israel He received his PhD in clinical psychology at Columbia University and trained at various hospitals and clinics in New York City Before training as a psychologist, he had worked for several years with juvenile delinquents, managing the Jerusalem district of a national program to stop youth crime He is a former fellow of the American Psychoanalytic Association and the Columbia Psychoanalytic Center He lives in Jerusalem.


10 thoughts on “The Fear of Doing Nothing: Notes of a Young Therapist

  1. says:

    Who knew the words of a psychotherapist beginning his practice could speak so powerfully to one many years deep into his own This set of interlocking vignettes manage to convey much of the human condition and the psychotherapist s journey to navigate personal life, an education and a patchwork mental health care system all while seeking to remain human and a source of hope and connection for those in care Valery Hazanov emerges as a unique and engaging voice, and each vignette reminds us tha Who knew the words of a psychotherapist beginning his practice could speak so powerfully to one many years deep into his own This set of interlocking vignettes manage to convey much of the human condition and the psychotherapist s journey to navigate personal life, an education and a patchwork mental health care system all while seeking to remain human and a source of hope and connection for those in care Valery Hazanov emerges as a unique and engaging voice, and each vignette reminds us that psychotherapy is a profoundly human and intimate gesture a shared endeavor and journey where two people invariably touch and affect one another

  2. says:

    Just as good as a Country Doctor s Notebook

  3. says:

    Humbling and inspiring My favorite quote In the messiness of psychotherapy, the achievements are fleeting, amorphous, barely felt Without accepting this, I believe, we cannot really affect the people we work with cannot escape the traps of fancy sounding jargon that hides our fear of doing nothing

  4. says:

    Enlightening and uplifting Highly recommended read for anyone interested in the stories that make us human.

  5. says:

    BeautifulWell written, lovely to read As enjoyable as it is insightful The author is honest and so relatable, both as a person and therapist.

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