A Rumor of Empathy: Resistance, narrative, and recovery in psychoanalysis and psychotherapy

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the book explores the psychodynamic resistances to empathy, from the patient themselves and the broader

What makes this book stand out?

melding together philosophy, psychology, and psychoanalysis in a remarkable inquiry about empathy as a multi-dimensional process.

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The classic interventions that can represent resistances to empathy, such as the unexamined life and over-medication.

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The book is full of dense and complex information.

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