An experienced psychotherapist shares experiences from his clinical work and teaching for over fifty years. Dr. Olsson gives practical advice and recommended reading for young psychotherapists.
About the Author: Olsson received the Judith Baskin Offer Prize in 1980 for his paper, "Adolescent involvement in Cults and the Supernatural." Dr. Olsson is a Fellow of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis and a distinguished life fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. Published Books: MALIGNANT PIED PIPERS OF OUR TIME: From the Rev Jim Jones to Osama Bin Laden. Publish America, Baltimore, (2005); The CULT OF OSAMA: Psychoanalyzing Bin Laden and His Magnetism For Muslim Youths. Praeger Security International of Greenwood Group, Westport, Connecticut. London (2007). THE MAKING OF A HOMEGROWN TERRORIST. ABC-CLIO, Praeger, Santa Barbara (2014), WINNER 2015 Beverly Hills Book Awards for new non-fiction. A PSYCHOTHERAPIST'S SANCTUARIES FROM SOUL-SADNESS. SBPRA, Houston, (2017). MALIGNANT PIED PIPERS: A Psychological Study of Destructive Cult Leaders. Second Edition (2017), Strategic Book Publishing and Rights Co. Houston. COUNTERFEIT GODS (2017) Create Space of Amazon.com. ADVENTURES IN PSYCHODRAMA (2017) CreateSpace of Amazon.com (In Press) WANDERING SELVES: A Collection of short stories (2017) CreateSpace of Amazon.com RESILIENCE: Successful Psychotherapies (2017) CreateSpace of Amazon.com A first novel is called A BOYISH GOD. SBPRA, Houston, (2013). Was a finalist in the 2014 Beverly Hills Book Awards. A second novel is called HOUSTON'S HOMEGROWN TERROR. SBPRA, Houston, (2014). And a poem collection, Poems Behind a Psychiatrists Couch: Red Lead Press, Pittsburgh. THE BIG BANG TRILOGY: A Political Theological Fantasy (2017) Create Space of Amazon.com For additional publications see Olsson website. www.drpeterolsson.com