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 The Carroll Butts Heins Endowed Lecture

Irvin Yalom, M.D., profIrvin Yalom_photoessor emeritus of psychiatry at Stanford University, is an acclaimed psychotherapist and author. His book The Theory and Practice of Group Psychotherapy is the seminal text for training therapists. He has also written Existential Psychotherapy,  Inpatient Group Psychotherapy, and The Gift of Therapy (a pithy guidebook for successful therapy). His other works include tales from his therapy sessions, Love’s Executioner and the Meaning of Life, as well as the teaching novels When Nietzsche Wept and Lying on the Couch. His most recent novel, The Schopenhauer Cure, is a captivating account of group psychotherapy.


The North Carolina Psychoanalytic Foundation
Carolinas Group Psychotherapy Society
National Association of Social Work-North Carolina Chapter
The Jordan Institute for Families


UNC Chapel Hill School of Social Work Clinical Lecture Series

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