Kathleen Keating


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The United States

The meaning of my life is to feel, know, and share the many dimensions of love: the courage to grow, the vulnerability to give and receive, to understand with compassion, to use anger constructively for justice ~ and to always be open to the delight of play and the deep pleasure of a warm embrace. ~ kks


My full name is Kathleen Keating Schloessinger because I’m married to Fred Schloessinger. He is my partner in love and life, but I thought I would keep it simple and stick with just ‘Keating’ as author for my books.

I wrote The Hug Therapy Book when I was director of professional education at a private psychiatric hospital in California. I was inspired to write it because I understood we need more than pills to heal our wounded psyches - we a
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Average rating: 3.89 · 254 ratings · 46 reviews · 17 distinct works
The Hug Therapy Book

3.99 avg rating — 117 ratings — published 1983 — 11 editions
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The Little Book of Hugs

3.86 avg rating — 69 ratings — published 198 — 7 editions
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Hug Therapy 2

3.52 avg rating — 21 ratings — published 1987 — 3 editions
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The Second Little Book of Hugs

4.31 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 1987 — 5 editions
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The Love Therapy Book

liked it 3.00 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 1992 — 2 editions
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The Tiny Book Of Hugs

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4.20 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 1992
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The Complete Tiny Book Of Hugs

4.33 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2001
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A Little Book Of Love Therapy

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Het knuffelboek - een thera...

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1988
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Ölelések kiskönyve

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