The Mystified Fortune-teller And Other Tales From Psychotherapy by Gerald AmadaThe Mystified Fortune-teller And Other Tales From Psychotherapy by Gerald Amada

The Mystified Fortune-teller And Other Tales From Psychotherapy

byGerald Amada

Paperback | June 4, 2015

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A soft-spoken student who was once a violent hit man, an elderly man tormented by memories of wartime imprisonment, a fortune-teller who finds his therapist inscrutable, a woman who can't get satisfaction from her mother or her therapist . . . These are just a few of the intriguing patients treated by Gerald Amada during nearly forty years of practice as a psychotherapist. From the ridiculous to the tragic, the tales of Amada's treatment of unusual patients are fascinating, disturbing, and utterly engrossing. Amada not only lets us peek into his office but also leads us into the hearts and minds of his patients and himself.
Dr. Gerald Amada was one of the founders and the director of the City College of San Francisco Mental Health Program during a thirty-year career at that college. He had also maintained a private psychotherapy practice for over thirty-five years. He received B.A. and M.S.W. degrees at Rutgers University and a Ph. D. in social and clinic...
Title:The Mystified Fortune-teller And Other Tales From PsychotherapyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:168 pages, 8.94 × 5.97 × 0.5 inPublished:June 4, 2015Publisher:Taylor Trade PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1630760374

ISBN - 13:9781630760373

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These are wonderfully told tales of a listener, knowing and wise observer, and healer-they are stories that get to the heart of what it is that happens in psychotherapy.