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Soul Survivors: A New Beginning For Adults Abused As Children
By J. Patrick Gannon
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 197,020. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Abuse
Soul Survivors: A New Beginning for Adults Abused As Children is the republishing of a classic self-help manual for adult survivors and described as a "model of clarity and organization" by PW. This eBook edition serves as the "Big Book" for an international self-help group called ASCA (Adult Survivors of Child Abuse) and includes all meeting materials allowing anyone to start an ASCA meeting.
Idiots are invincible: The fool-proof ‘Ro’ method to deal with stress, solve problems, and enjoy the process!
By Angelos Rodafinos
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 84,460. Language: British English. Published: December 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Applied psychology
Who are the idiots? The others, of course! Managers, colleagues, teachers, drivers, friends, spouses, mothers-in-law or anyone who doesn’t behave ‘properly,’ that is, the way ... we would like them to! Join in the adventures of Don Stressote, a modern-day Don Quixote de la Mancha and watch him deal effectively with other idiots, as well as with the most difficult person among all ... himself!
The Empathic Brain
By Christian Keysers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,510. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology
The discovery of mirror neurons caused unparalleled excitement amongst scientists. The Empathic Brain makes you share this excitement. Its vivid descriptions of experiments make it a captivating read. Through intellectually rigorous but powerfully accessible prose, Prof. Keysers makes us realize just how deeply this discovery changes our understanding of human nature.
Mind Play
By Mark Wiseman
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,260. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Hypnotism
A definitive guide to erotic hypnosis for all skill levels, novice to advanced, from one of the leading teachers in the erotic hypnosis community. A free sample section can be viewed at http://mindplayblog.blogspot.com/2013/07/how-deep-is-deep.html .
Scorpion in the Bed, The Narcissist in Couples and Couple Therapy
By Ronald Mah
Series: Challenges in Couples and Couple Therapy, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,320. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / couples & family
"Scorpion in the Bed, The Narcissist in Couples and Couples Therapy" Individual narcissism affects all aspects of couple's functioning. An assertive therapist role & strategy is required to deal w/ narcissistic behavior and attacks in the couple and couple therapy- the one best and perhaps, only opportunity for change. Understanding rationales for partners who couple w/ narcissists direct therapy.
Red Flags of Love Fraud - 10 signs you're dating a sociopath
By Donna Andersen
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 84,960. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dating
Charisma, charm, so much in common and sexy too - is your romantic interest a dream date, or a sociopath? Millions of these social predators live among us, and they don't look or act like serial killers. Rather, they present themselves as the love you've been waiting for all your life. This book identifies the clues and patterns of behavior that may indicate your partner is actually an exploiter.
Conflict, Control, and Out of Control in Couples and Couple Therapy
By Ronald Mah
Series: Challenges in Couples and Couple Therapy, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,510. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / couples & family
The book guides how to promote appropriate assertiveness & aggression along a continuum w/o crossing to abuse; assessment for, management, & therapy when emotional reactivity becomes emotional abuse; & when verbal abuse predicts physical abuse. Therapist choice to engage or not deal w/domestic violence in therapy become functionally problematic when domestic violence is revealed unexpectedly.
Nevrotico: A Personal Chronicle of OCD, Anxiety and Neurosis
By Gherin Krieg
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 52,960. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » OCD
“The book gives readers a front row seat to watch the turmoil of the author’s life and mind. that itself is a triumph of honesty, openness, and self-awareness. The author’s voice is very relatable to readers who also struggle with OCD and anxiety.” Judge, Writer's Digest Self-Published e-book Awards.
Mine, Yours, and Ours, Addiction and Compulsivity in Couples and Couple Therapy
By Ronald Mah
Series: Challenges in Couples and Couple Therapy, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,830. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / couples & family
Addiction & compulsivity often enter couple therapy. "Mine" or "yours" obscure addiction that is "ours." Addiction’s shadow sabotages "logical" therapy. The therapist can avoid stalemate arguing the "addict" label. Co-addiction is examined for mutual processes including attachment & family/cultural models. The therapist is the psycho-educator, witness, predictor, & planner for inevitable relapse.
Relationship Remedies: Relating Better to Yourself and Others
By Sam Owen
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,980. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
Fantastic guide to successful relationships: Take responsibility for your relationship failures & successes Unearth who you really are at your core Identify how you have arrived at this point in your relationship Communicate effectively & peacefully Retrain bad relationship habits into good ones, in yourself & others Rely on your gut intuition Build strong, loving, equally balanced relationships
Sorry is not Enough, Infidelity and Betrayal in Couples and Couple Therapy
By Ronald Mah
Series: Challenges in Couples and Couple Therapy, Book 9. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,460. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / couples & family
Apology for infidelity is not enough for recovery. Gender & culture, characterological issues, forgiveness vs. acceptance, the context of infidelity, immediate considerations: boundaries, decision-making, scrutiny, transparency, flashbacks, trauma, & assessment of commitment along w/ attachment losses, social modeling, & family-of-origin dynamics reveal both the logic of infidelity & of recovery.
Kenna / A Transgender Life
By Kenna Henderson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,070. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013 by Clay Reston. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Sexual psychology
The true story of one person's lifelong struggle with gender dysphoria. Intriguing, highly informative and funny, this memoir takes the reader on the journey from initial self-awareness at age six through years of resistance and denial to final acceptance and the ultimate decision to assume a dramatically different role from the one assigned at birth.
Your Life Can Be Better: using strategies for Adult ADD/ADHD
By Douglas A Puryear MD
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 89,020. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » ADHD
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
this ADD book is different: -it is by a psychiatrist, about his own struggles with ADD and those of his patients and his friends. -it is personal, about real people coping with real problems. -it is about strategies, not about medications or the history, definition or diagnosis of ADD. -it is not academic. it is interesting and light reading, with lots of helpful information and ideas.
Attitude Reconstruction - A Blueprint for Building a Better Life
By Jude Bijou
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,430. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / couples & family
Shivering, sobbing, and pummeling the sofa are just a few unique ways Attitude Reconstruction: A Blueprint for Building a Better Life helps you get a grip on emotions and create more joy, love, and peace. Blending eastern spirituality and western contemporary psychology, this groundbreaking method is guaranteed to identify what's holding you back and transform your life for good.
How Dangerous is this Person? Assessing Danger & Violence Potential Before Tragedy Strikes
By Ronald Mah
Series: Principles of Therapy, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,540. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » General
"How Dangerous is this Person?" identifies cues for potential violence, including profiles from mental health along with frustration-based aggression, bullying, cultural influences, substance abuse, psychosis, and special considerations. Key criteria are explained to formulate therapy, treatment, and intervention, including helping laypersons decide when to seek legal and professional assistance.