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Irvin Yalom

Irvin D. Yalom, M.D., is the author of Love's Executioner , Momma and the Meaning of Life , Lying on the Couch , The Schopenhauer Cure , When Nietzsche Wept , as well as several classic textbooks on psychotherapy, including The Theory and Practice of Group Psychotherapy , considered the foremost work on group therapy. The Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry at Stanford University, he divides his practice between Palo Alto, where he lives, and San Francisco, California.