"Yalom and Leszcz masterfully apply their interpersonal approachto a wide range of contemporary topics, and group therapies that are notaddressed in previous editions. What is remarkable is the smooth integration ofvivid case examples, logically derived clinical knowledge, and up-to-date researchfindings. The fifth edition of this classic text represents compelling and informativereading for trainees and group therapists of all experience levels."—William E. Piper, PhD, director, Psychotherapy Program, department of psychiatry, University of British Columbia
Irvin D. Yalom, MD, is professor emeritus of psychiatry at the Stanford University School of Medicine. He was the recipient of the 1974 Edward Strecker Award and the 1979 Foundations' Fund Prize in Psychiatry. He is the author of When Nietzsche Wept (winner of the 1993 Commonwealth Club gold medal for fiction), Love's Executioner, and the classic textbooks Inpatient Group Psychotherapy and Existential Psychotherapy. He lives in Palo Alto, California. Molyn Leszcz MD, FRCPC, is associate professor and head, group psychotherapy, University of Toronto, department of psychiatry. He lives in Toronto, Canada.