Michael Makhinson:
Man's Search for Meaning. By Viktor Frankl
"It addresses an under-appreciated
struggle in psychotherapy and in life"
.

(listen to  V.Frankl in 1990 at the
Evolution of Psychotherapy meeting)
I ASKED HARBOR UCLA FACULTY ..AND A FEW
OTHERS, TO CHOOSE ONE BOOK THAT THEY
THINK PSYCHIATRIC RESIDENTS SHOULD
READ...HERE ARE THEIR CHOICES...
"THE" BOOK
THEY RECOMMEND...
Ira Lesser :
Existential Psychotherapy
by
Irvin Yalom
"A classic and still
relevant
"
Emio Tsai:
Drugs and the Brain
by Salomon H. Snyder.

" Oh  (wo) man, you need
to read that book!"
Edrick Dorian:
Motivational Interviewing: Preparing people
for change by Miller and Rollnick
"Learn the most empirically supported
approach to helping individuals increase
their readiness to change by normalizing
ambivalence and enhancing motivation.
This book will help you develop a more
effective (and less frustrating) approach to
dealing with therapeutic hindrances that we
often label "client resistance."
Mary Read:
"Darkness Visible: A Memoir
of Madness by William
Styron

"An intense description of a
serious depression
"
Martin Mueller:
Speaker for the Dead by Orson Scott
Card

"By reading fiction, you add the juice to
your work"

and THE paper:
Metamagical Thema
Bernadette Grosjean:
"
Oscar and the Lady in Pink by
Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt
"Existentialism by Oscar: the letters
to god written by a 10 years old:
tender and heartbreaking"

and what about the best description
of the memory process?Did you
heard of
Marcel Proust' s
madeleine?
"from "In search of lost time"
Ulises Ramirez:
The Feeling Good Handbook by David Burns

"Very practical for a clinician who wants to know
how to treat depression, anxiety (...) individual with
low self esteem, procrastination and problematic
relationships".
Lynn Marcinko Mc Farr:
"Cognitive Therapy:
Basics and Beyond by
Judith Beck

" Can I list more than
one?"
Julia Chung:
A Psychiatrist's
reaction to patient
suicide
"very useful for all of
us"