FROM A PIONEER IN THE FIELD OF MENTAL HEALTH COMES A GROUNDBREAKING BOOK ON THE HEALING POWER OF MINDSIGHT, THE CAPACITY FOR INSIGHT AND EMPATHY THAT ALLOWS YOU TO MAKE POSITIVE CHANGES IN YOUR BRAIN AND IN YOUR LIFE. A Harvard-trained doctor and clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine, Daniel Siegel […]
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Filled with real-life anecdotes, Third Culture Kids examines the nature of the TCK experience and its effect on maturing, developing a sense of identity and adjusting to one s passport country upon return. For many third culture kids, this book will be their first opportunity to discover that they share a common heritage with countless […]
Drawing on his nearly two decades of clinical work with and research on boys, a psychiatrist offers a groundbreaking study of the toll taken by the masculine imperative on boys and a plan for raising happier, more grounded males.
Why are more American adolescent girls prey to depression, eating disorders, addictions, and suicide attempts than ever before? According to Dr. Mary Pipher, a clinical psychologist who has treated girls for more than twenty years, we live in a look-obsessed, media-saturated, “girl-poisoning” culture. Despite the advances of feminism, escalating levels of sexism and violence–from undervalued […]
The first publication of Drama of Being a Child and of this 1997 edition are separated by fifteen years of experience – the author’s experience with her own self-therapy and with other recent therapy methods, and finally her knowledge of the life histories of the several thousand readers who have written to her. The research […]
Alice Miller explores the sources of violence within ourselves and the way these are encouraged by orthodox childrearing practices. Challenging the way in which we rationalise punishment and coercion as being for the child’s ‘own good’, she illuminates the cost in compassion and humanity in later life, both in the private and public domain. Her […]
“Raising children”, writes the author, “is the most important work in the world, the task at which we dare not fail.” But it seems clear that people have failed, that society has lost its way, and that the betrayal of childhood is taking place on a global scale. From both sides of the Atlantic, evidence […]
You know how it can get when a relationship turns sour. Women want to talk things through. Men want to walk away and ignore the problem. It’s an uncomfortable scenario that we’ve all witnessed or experienced, and one that we’d like to avoid. By explaining that it is the fundamental differences between men and women […]
Men are right. The “relationship talk” “does not” help. Dr. Patricia Love’s and Dr. Steven Stosny’s “How to Improve Your Marriage Without Talking About It” reveals the stunning truth about marital happiness: Love is “not” about better communication. It’s about connection. You’ll never get a closer relationship with your man by talking to him like […]
Waking the Tiger offers a new and hopeful vision of trauma. It views the human animal as a unique being, endowed with an instinctual capacity. It asks and answers an intriguing question: why are animals in the wild, though threatened routinely, rarely traumatized? By understanding the dynamics that make wild animals virtually immune to traumatic […]
This book is a rich resource for professionals working with children. The authors use everyday language and clear illustrations that will engage parents who are interested in finding out more about how to support a stressed child.