Against Therapy: Emotional Tyranny and the Myth of Psychological Healing
In this ground-breaking and highly controversial book, Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson attacks the very foundations of modern psychotherapy from Freud to Jung, from Fritz Perls to Carl Rodgers. With passion and clarity, Against Therapy addresses the profession's core weaknesses, contending that, since therapy's aim is to change people, and this is achieved according to therapist's own notions and prejudices, the psychological process is necessarily corrupt. With a foreword by the eminent British psychologist Dorothy Rowe, this cogent and convincing book has shattering implications.
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In Assault on Truth ( LJ 2/15/84), Masson cast doubt on the foundation of psychoanalysis and Freud's seduction theory. In this book, Masson continues the precedent he set by offering well-documented ... Read full review
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