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The mummy at the dining room table : eminent therapists reveal their most unusual cases and what they teach us about human behavior

Author: Jeffrey A Kottler; Jon Carlson
Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : Jossey-Bass, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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More than thirty therapists, including Albert Ellis, Linda Love, Kim Berg, and Scott Miller, share their most unusual and interesting cases to offer provocative insights into the human mind and the mysteries of human behavior.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mummy at the dining room table.
San Francisco, Calif. : Jossey-Bass, ©2003
(OCoLC)623233061
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey A Kottler; Jon Carlson
ISBN: 0787965413 9780787965419 0787978043 9780787978044
OCLC Number: 50858905
Description: viii, 325 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1 The Man Who Wanted His Nose Cut Off / Jeffrey A. Kottler 7 --
2 The Mummy at the Dining Room Table / Jon Carlson 21 --
3 Buzzy Bee's Oral Fixation / Frank Pittman 32 --
4 An Oedipal Dilemma / Arnold Lazarus 45 --
5 The Urge to Eat from Garbage Cans / William Glasser 55 --
6 The Penis That Needed Permission from the Church / Domeena Renshaw 66 --
7 Therapy with a Gopher Snake and a Horned Lizard / Violet Oaklander 74 --
8 Getting Rid of Old Junk / Harville Hendrix 84 --
9 The Terminator Finds Himself on a Mental Ward / Scott Miller 95 --
10 They Learned to Live with Ghosts / Insoo Kim Berg 105 --
11 The Woman Who Should Have Been Depressed / Michael Yapko 115 --
12 The Woman Who Hated Everyone and Everything / Albert Ellis 126 --
13 The Medicine Man Who Never Had a Vision / Bradford Keeney 136 --
14 The Woman Who Hanged Herself to Check Her Husband's Response Time / Susan Johnson 147 --
15 The Hip-Nose Doctor Finds the Michael Jackson Tickets / Ernest Rossi 157 --
16 The Lawyer from Hell / Arthur Freeman 166 --
17 Reconstructing the Jigsaw Puzzle of a Meter Man's Memory / Robert A. Neimeyer 178 --
18 An Emergency Hypnosis to Solve the Crime at the Burger Joint / Pat Love 191 --
19 Beauty and the Beast / Samuel Gladding 199 --
20 The Lie That Hid in His Back / Gay Hendricks 208 --
21 The Client Who Wanted His Therapist to Be Someone Else / Howard Kirschenbaum 217 --
22 The Bride Wore a Tuxedo, the Groom Wore a Gown / Joel Bergman 228 --
23 Recovering from Recovered Memories / David Scharff 238 --
24 Panic Disorder from Sewer Grates, Amusement Parks, and Sex with Ministers / Howard Rosenthal 249 --
25 The Eighty-Two-Year-Old Prostitute / Jay Haley 257 --
26 Saved by a Ghost / Stephen Lankton 264 --
27 He'll Always Be Black / James F.T. Bugental 275 --
28 "I Wouldn't Mind Being That Guy in the Mirror" / Michael Mahoney 279 --
29 The Three-Year-Old Who Was an Alcoholic / Laura S. Brown 291 --
30 Every Parent's Worst Nightmare / Donald Meichenbaum 299 --
31 The Third Sexual Identity / Peggy Papp 305 --
32 The Bird Colonel Who Turned into an Elephant / Len Sperry 316.
Responsibility: [edited by] Jeffrey A. Kottler, Jon Carlson.
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