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Injured Reserve

Injured Reserve: A Black Man’s Playbook to Manage Being Sidelined by Mental Illness by Rwenshaun Miller Summary: Injured Reserve is part memoir part resource guide.  Rwenshaun Miller tells the story of his struggle with bi-polar and suicidality while teaching the reader about signs of mental health issues. About the author: Rwenshaun Miller is a therapist who lives with bi-polar disorder.…

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Book Reviews, For Clients

20 Days to Better Relationships: The Workbook by Madiseida Hood LCSW

20 Days to Better Relationships is designed to take readers on a journey to better relationships. It is divided into two parts. The first section includes daily readings on different relationship challenge and skills. Each reading ends with a space for the reader to “Dig Deeper” and journal their response.  The second half of the book is full of worksheets and activities that clients can use to put their new skills into practice.

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Outliers: The Story of Success

Summary: Outliers: The Story of Success is not your typical analysis of successful people.  Gladwell explores the contexts that allow some people to become immensely successful.  He looks at how race, country of origin, and even birth dates impact the resources that individuals have to reach their highest potential.  He shows how behavioral patterns are passed down from generation to…

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Book Reviews, Couples Counseling

Mating in Captivity: Unlocking Erotic Intelligence by Esther Perel

About the author: Esther Perel is a celebrated couples therapist and author of two books: Mating in Captivity and her newest work, The State of Affairs: Rethinking Infidelity. She is also the host of an Audible Original series, Where Should We Begin? that includes single sessions of therapy with a diverse set of couples and she also has a Ted Talk. …

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Loveable: Embracing What Is Truest About You, So You Can Truly Embrace Your Life

Loveable: Embracing What Is Truest About You, So You Can Truly Embrace Your Life by Kelly Flanagan About the author: Kelly Flanagan is a clinical psychologist who currently practices in Naperville, IL. In addition to Loveable, he has a short book called The Marriage Manifesto: Turning Your World Upside Down that you can buy here or download for free if you sign up for…

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Book Reviews, Couples Counseling, For Clients

Sheet Music: Uncovering the Secrets of Sexual Intimacy in Marriage

Sheet Music: Uncovering the Secrets of Sexual Intimacy in Marriage by Dr. Kevin Leman About the author: Dr. Kevin Leman who is a psychologist and that background shows in his approach to this subject. He has authored 40+ books and speaks internationally about couples and families. Summary: From the publisher –  With his characteristic warmth and humor, Dr. Kevin Leman offers…

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