Gerald Alper

Gerald Alper is an internationally recognised psychotherapist, fellow of the American Institute for Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis, and author of fifteen books. In 1975 he received an M.S. in community counselling from Long Island University in the School of Education at C. W. Post Center and was valedictorian of his graduating class. He is a regular reviewer for the Journal of Contemporary Psychology and is currently based in New York.

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Portrait of the Artist as a Young Patient: Psychodynamic Studies of the Creative Personality

Portrait of the Artist as a Young Patient: Psychodynamic Studies of the Creative Personality

by Gerald Alper

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An attempt to explore the dynamics of an unfulfilled, unrecognized and perplexed young artist. The artist lives in two worlds: one is factual, linear and reality-driven; the other is creatively... (more)

The Dark Side of the Analytic Moon: A Memoir of Life in a Training Institute

The Dark Side of the Analytic Moon: A Memoir of Life in a Training Institute

by Gerald Alper

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Explores the pluses and minuses of contemporary psychotherapy training;, this work provides a memoir of Gerald Alper's training days as well as an overview of the pitfalls and dangers in contemporary... (more)

The Paranoia of Everyday Life: Escaping the Enemy Within

The Paranoia of Everyday Life: Escaping the Enemy Within

by Gerald Alper

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In this insightful exploration of the personal, social, and cultural triggers that give rise to paranoid reactions in our everyday lives, psychotherapist Gerald Alper helps readers to recognise a... (more)

The Incredible Shrinking Mind: What Happens When The Human Equation Gets Lost

The Incredible Shrinking Mind: What Happens When The Human Equation Gets Lost

by Gerald Alper

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Within the last few decades a dizzying array of scientific disciplines and "explanations" of the motivating forces behind the profound enigmas of human behaviour have emerged: sociobiology, cognitive... (more)

Narcissistic Giving: A Study of People who Cheat in Relationships

Narcissistic Giving: A Study of People who Cheat in Relationships

by Gerald Alper

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Based partly on psychoanalytic theory, this text analyzes how people use a variety of tactics to avoid intimacy and real altruism both in formal and informal relationships. (more)

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