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    • On Becoming a Person

    • A Therapist's View of Psychotherapy
    • By: Carl R. Rogers, Peter D. Kramer MD - introduction
    • Narrated by: Joe Hempel
    • Length: 14 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 32

    The late Carl Rogers, founder of the humanistic psychology movement, revolutionized psychotherapy with his concept of "client-centered therapy." His influence has spanned decades, but that influence has become so much a part of mainstream psychology that the ingenious nature of his work has almost been forgotten. With a new introduction by Peter Kramer, this landmark book is a classic in its field and a must-listen for anyone interested in clinical psychology or personal growth.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • On Becoming a Person:A Therapists view

    • By Deedra on 12-01-17

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Freud: Inventor of the Modern Mind (Eminent Lives)

    • By: Peter D. Kramer
    • Narrated by: William Dufris
    • Length: 6 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 8

    Referred to as "the father of psychoanalysis", Sigmund Freud is credited with championing the "talking cure" and charting the human unconscious. Both revered and reviled, he was a brilliant innovator but also a man of troubling contradictions, sometimes tyrannical, often misrepresenting the course and outcome of his treatments to make the "facts" match his theories.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A non Freudian view

    • By Alfredo Maranca on 12-21-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Ordinarily Well

    • The Case for Antidepressants
    • By: Peter D. Kramer
    • Narrated by: L. J. Ganser
    • Length: 10 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    In Ordinarily Well, celebrated psychiatrist and author Peter D. Kramer examines the growing controversy about the popular medications. A practicing doctor who trained as a psychotherapist and worked with pioneers in psychopharmacology, Kramer combines moving accounts of his patients' dilemmas with an eye-opening history of drug research to cast antidepressants in a new light.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Mind Changing Experience

    • By Drake on 09-10-16

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Listening to Prozac

    • By: Peter D. Kramer
    • Narrated by: Peter D. Kramer
    • Length: 1 hr and 30 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 16

    Since it was introduce in 1987, the antidepressant Prozac has been prescribed to nearly five million Americans. But what is Prozac? Reported to turn shy people into social butterflies and to improve work performance, memory, even dexterity, Prozac has changed millions of troubled lives - but not without raising troubling questions of interest to anyone who has ever tried to improve his or her life.

    Regular price: $10.31

    • Against Depression

    • By: Peter D. Kramer
    • Narrated by: Peter D. Kramer
    • Length: 6 hrs and 12 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 74
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    A decade ago, with his breakaway best seller, Listening to Prozac, Peter Kramer revolutionized the way we think about antidepressants and the culture in which they are so widely used. Now, he returns with a profound and original look at the condition those medications treat, depression. He asks: If we could eradicate depression so that no human being ever suffered it again, would we?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • If you do know medical terminology

    • By Kathy on 08-25-05

    Regular price: $24.50