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Book cover for Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, Her Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed
Because therapists know that at first, each patient is simply a snapshot, a person captured in a particular moment. It’s like a photo of you taken from an unfortunate angle and with a sour expression on your face. There might also be a ...more

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I Thought It Was Just Me by Brené Brown
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Shadows in the Session by Paul J. Leslie
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No matter how you make sense of paranormal experience, this is an entertaining and eerie October book choice. I enjoyed reading the first person accounts in therapy sessions, unfortunately the majority of the book is more history and commentary. My f ...more
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Seeking Jordan by Matthew McKay
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Fragile Power by Paul L. Hokemeyer
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Interesting book about psychotherapy with elite clients that honors the humanity in all of us. “If you’re a person who feels that you’d be happier, more contented, and imbued with peace of mind by attaining a position of elite power, I hope you see t ...more
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Fragile Power by Paul L. Hokemeyer
Early in my career, I would have been ruled by my own insecurities and rambled on. I would have felt compelled to sound intelligent, to come up with some elevated theoretical rationalization for my patients’ plight. I’d mirror back their every word or adorn it with an established clinical formulation. In so doing, I was like flip-flops on winter feet—uncomfortable and overly ambitious.
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The First Kiss by Daryl Chow
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This is a short book filled with a lot of technical advice for the first session in therapy, but I gained the most insight from what he shared personally. For instance, he described the experience with his own therapist as... “The magic was not in he ...more
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The Wisdom We're Born With by Daniel Gottlieb
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Beautifully written book about emotional/spiritual wellbeing. I love the quote, “When life is in balance, we tend to be better off. Taking care of oneself to the exclusion of others leads to misery. Taking care of others to the exclusion of oneself i ...more
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Unfuck Your Brain by Faith G. Harper
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High Achiever by Tiffany   Jenkins
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Cracked, Not Broken by Kevin Hines
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Incredibly moving memoir about Bipolar disorder. Highly recommend! ... “If we can recognize that our thoughts don’t have to own, rule or define our next action we can always stay here in the face of suicidal pain. We never have to attempt. We never h ...more
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