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All books using the keywords: Abbey Strauss, M.S.W., M.D.

Amy - Her Journey From Abuse Abbey Strauss, M.S.W., M.D.
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Size: 5" x 8"
Binding: Perfect Bound
ISBN: 9781620305829
Amy was abused as a child, and despite her considerable adult accomplishments, the residue of the incest was still alive. She eventually meets David who unleashes many of these timeworn troubles. This then is the story of her consequent psychotherapy as she struggles with the remains of the abuse, and then how she goes step by step through the process of achieving resolution. The story is told in a lively dialogue, as if we were listening in to her therapy. We hear her anger and fear. The interaction with the therapist is sprightly, direct, piercing, and yet healing. She finally allows herself to reveal her real fragility; afterwards she begins to psychologically grow. She deals ...
Making Your Psychotherapy Succeed Abbey Strauss, M.S.W., M.D.
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Size: 6" x 9"
Binding: Perfect Bound
ISBN: 9781620305539
Many people expect psychotherapy to better their lives. Many improve, but some do not. Psychotherapy is an interaction that seeks to modify troubled ways. The process is one that the therapist and the patient must work through together. The process can produce a return greater than the effort invested. Here are instructions, insights, and a host of other things to think about when it comes to psychotherapy. Some of the basic concepts are explained, followed by discussions of topics such as the family dance, why therapy takes so long, the role of medications, common reasons why it succeeds or fails, finding the best therapist, and so on. Psychotherapy cannot be taught; it mus ...