An Argument Against Self-Help Books

Many people – clients, friends, family members, etc. – often ask me for self-help book recommendations to offer them additional insight, support, or guidance in whatever they happen to be going through. To be honest, though, I’m not exactly the biggest self-help book enthusiast and tend to disappoint in my response. This article titled “Why […]

Book Recommendation on Teenage Bullying

As many of you know, bullying among teenagers and adolescents has been gaining more and more media attention as the severity and frequency of these episodes intensifies. Many of the teenagers and younger adults I work with frequently come to me with the desire to heal from these difficult experiences that leave such shaming and […]

Book Review: “Hold Me Tight” by Dr. Sue Johnson

I know I briefly mentioned this text in a previous post on couples communication, but wanted to dedicate an entire blog post to the book Hold Me Tight by Dr. Sue Johnson. Any psychology buffs reading this may know Dr. Johnson as the founder of Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), which has proven to be incredibly […]

Book Review: “The Polarized Mind” by Kirk Schneider

If you are interested in reading one of the latest contributions to the field of existential psychology seek no further than Kirk Schneider’s The Polarized Mind: Why It’s Killing Us and What We Can Do About It. In it, Schneider shows what a school shooter, corporate swindler, and a bull-headed ideologue have in common to […]

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