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Yalom’s Cure


Novelist Irvin D. Yalom is considered to be the most influential psychotherapist in the USA. He made some of his most lasting contributions by teaching about group psychotherapy and developing his model of existential psychotherapy.
Get an intimate session with the author of best selling book “When Nietzsche Wept”


  • Montreal Rampage
    "Gisiger affords Dr. Yalom the opportunity to personally relate his experiences, thoughts, and insights at the center of his professional career and psychotherapy practice . provides viewers with valuable insight into the author's most successful works"
  • Cineeurope
    "Yalom's cure has caused a ripple and the audience at Locarno gladly gave itself over to embark on an incredibly powerful mini human odyssey."
  • LA Times
    "A fittingly meditative documentary portrait of psychotherapist-professor Irvin D. Yalom that offers a candid glimpse into the bestselling author's private life . the attractively photographed 'Yalom's Cure' dispenses an intricate fusion of the past and present that informs our own everyday existence."
    "Intelligent ... feels like a particularly great, inspiriting therapy session."

Festival Participation

  • Festival del Film Locarno
  • Jewish International Film Festival
  • Mill Valley Film Festival
  • Sao Paulo International Film Festival

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