March/April 2013View All Issues
The pioneers in our field—Sigmund Freud, Carl Jung, Virginia Satir, Fritz Perls, Salvador Minuchin, and others—all recognized that they were providing something more than just technique. But does today’s short-term, empirically supported, manualized and medicalized psychotherapy really require its practitioners to be wise? Is wisdom even desirable?
Suffering and the Quest for Wisdom
For Frank Pittman, Self-Seriousness Was the One Unpardonable Sin