John Bradshaw





John Bradshaw


Born
in Houston, Texas
June 29, 1933

Died
May 08, 2016

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John Bradshaw has been called "America's leading personal growth expert." The author of five New York Times bestsellers, Bradshaw On: The Family, Healing the Shame That Binds You, Homecoming, Creating Love, and Family Secrets. He created and hosted four nationally broadcast PBS television series based on his best-selling books. John pioneered the concept of the "Inner Child" and brought the term "dysfunctional family" into the mainstream. He has touched and changed millions of lives through his books, television series, and his lectures and workshops around the country.

During the past twenty-five years he has worked as a counselor, theologian, management
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Average rating: 4.06 · 9,509 ratings · 325 reviews · 92 distinct works · Similar authors
Healing the Shame that Bind...

4.08 avg rating — 6,889 ratings — published 1988 — 19 editions
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Bradshaw on the Family: A N...

4.09 avg rating — 945 ratings — published 1985 — 19 editions
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Homecoming: Reclaiming and ...

3.96 avg rating — 902 ratings — published 1990 — 22 editions
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Family Secrets: The Path to...

4.18 avg rating — 161 ratings — published 1990 — 13 editions
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Creating Love: The Next Gre...

3.82 avg rating — 118 ratings — published 1992 — 14 editions
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Reclaiming Virtue: How We C...

3.67 avg rating — 54 ratings — published 2009 — 4 editions
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The Faith of Desmond Doss

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Post-Romantic Stress Disord...

4.04 avg rating — 27 ratings — published 2014 — 6 editions
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Co-Dependency

3.42 avg rating — 19 ratings — published 1999 — 2 editions
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The Shame Based Family

4.11 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 1999 — 2 editions
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More books by John Bradshaw…
“To truly be committed to a life of honesty, love and discipline, we must be willing to commit ourselves to reality.”
John Bradshaw, Healing the Shame that Binds You

“Hell, in my opinion, is never finding your true self and never living your own life or knowing who you are.”
John Bradshaw, Healing the Shame that Binds You

“Since the earliest period of our life was preverbal, everything depended on emotional interaction. Without someone to reflect our emotions, we had no way of knowing who we were.”
John Bradshaw, Healing the Shame that Binds You

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