Jul 24, 2020
This week, Misty and Lisa review the international bestseller The Drama Of The Gifted Child: The Search for the True Self by Alice Miller.
Alice Miller was a Polish-Swiss psychologist, psychoanalyst, philosopher and noted public intellectual. Her book The Drama of the Gifted Child caused a sensation and became an international bestseller upon the English publication in 1981. Her views on the consequences of child abuse became highly influential. In 1953 Miller gained her doctorate in philosophy, psychology and sociology. Between 1953 and 1960, Miller studied psychoanalysis and practiced it between 1960 and 1980 in Zürich.
In this Drama Of The Gifted Child book review, Lisa and Misty talk about the three sections of the book:
1: The Drama Of The Gifted Child And How We Became Psychotherapists
2: Depression And Grandiosity: Two Related Forms Of Denial
3: The Vicious Circle Of Contempt
If you want to learn more about the author, read letters written to her over her lifetime, see more information about her work, see what books she wrote, or view her original paintings, you can visit her website.
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