Szasz – The Myth of Mental Illness

Individual psychotherapy – that is, engaging a distressed fellow human in a disciplined conversation and human relationship – requires that the therapist have the proper temperament and philosophy of life for such work. By that I mean that the therapist must be patient, modest, and a perceptive listener, rather than a talker and advice-giver.

http://ageoflucidity.files.wordpress.com/2013/06/szasz-thomas-s-the-myth-of-mental-illness-foundations-of-a-theory-of-personal-conduct-2nd-1974-no-ocr.pdf

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