While Yalom does an amazing job at allowing the reader to understand the thinking behind the therapist's technique, his attempt to engage the reader in the plot was poorly done. Normally, if I dislike a book so much I can't finish it, I give it 1 star by default. This book leaves me in the middle of the action with no clue of what will happen next. Canan Timur rated it did not like it Aug 22, Minciuni pe canapea 3.
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I had a very hard time finishing this book. Natalia Tsigaridou rated it did not like it Aug 25, The therapy sessions in are a fictionalized demonstration of the author's method of therapy, and I found these enjoyable to read. Believe it or not most of us don't sleep with our clients. Real reminder why popular literature is as bad as chips in a bag.
His fictional therapist seeks to have his emotional needs met by his patients, until he finds a former fling to meet his sexual needs, thus freeing him to become more focussed in his clinical work with an 'attractive borderline' So disappointed by this as I am a huge fan of Yalom's case studies.
Insa, in ciuda infatuarii psihiatrilor, mintea omeneasca este un teritoriu inca necartografiat si plin de primejdii: Click I Have iTunes to open it now. I must admit that reading about all of these horrifying analysis experiences helped to hammer home the central message.
Nicholas Kakavoulis Papadimitriou rated it did not like it Apr 22, See 1 question about Minciuni pe canapea…. If so, I missed it.
This pw was even worse than Yalom's other two novels I'd read.
Such expectations are impossible to dispense with once one becomes aware of them; all we can do is declare them and carry on, I suppose.
However, this one relies more on a cheesy and predictable plotline.
A mincijni patient is dismissed brusquely rather than analysed, and Want to Read Currently Reading Read. After this book, though, I think I'll stick to his non-fiction.
So, I never finished that book and later on I left it on a table at one of the gates of Terminal 2, Malpensa airport, in Milan, in hope that someone else will find it and appreciate it a little more. It was my fourth of Yalom's fiction, sixth including his nonfiction cabapea it's definitely bottom of the pack. I'll update my review when I have a response. To download from the iTunes Store, get iTunes now.
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Description Increzator in propriile forte, tanarul psihanalist Ernest Lash nu ia in seama sfaturile mentorului sau, Marshal Streider, ci re-curge, in timpul sedintelor de terapie, la tehnici experimentale. My partner asked me why I insisted on reading the whole thing. Overview Music Video Charts.
It isn't so my mother got no Mother's day present. Not my favorite of Yalom's more oriented towards the public and love of drama with clients versus typical therapy.
Published by Humanitas Fiction first published Or to put it another way: Minciuni pe canapea 3. Sorry but I am not as impressed as I should be.
To ask other readers questions about Minciuni pe canapeaplease sign up. Normally, if I dislike a book so much I can't finish it, I give it 1 star by default.
Customer Ratings We have not received enough ratings to display an average for this book. You can't treat the label; you have to treat the person behind the label. It had some redeeming moments he sure can write therapy process well, and I marked several passages that quite effectively and minicuni describe certain therapeutic techniques but on the whole I found myself sifting through a lot of dirt and muck to get mimciuni what was worthwhile.
The main plot did not become interesting to me until the end, and the side plots bored me to tears.