We've Had a Hundred Years of Psychotherapy and the World's Getting Worse

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Jarring contemporary notions of psychology and politics, and pushing beyond them to offer the beginnings of new paradigms, this book examines the legacy of psychotherapy. It exposes psychology as an ideology that collaborates with traditional notions of individualism - notions that are no longer tenable. James Hillman is the author of "A Blue Fire", "Interviews", "The Dream and the Underworld", "The Myth of Analysis" and "Re-visioning Psychology". Michael Ventura is the author of "Shadow Dancing in the U.S.A.".

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"Range[s] energetically over such subjects as psychotherapy, politics and aesthetics, method acting and post-war ideas of the self, child abuse and inner child theory, romantic love, and America's tradition of anti-intellectualism … Seductive precisely because it offers two live voices actively engaged."
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