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‘I never promised you a rose garden’

by Joanne Greenberg Recommended by Sonja Bar-Am. Sonja says, I am reading this 1970s Mental Heath classic novel. This is my first time and quite honestly it is one of the most beautiful stories about one young women’s struggle with severe Mental Health disturbances. Peggy says, When I was a teenager, "I Never Promised You a Rose Garden" was one of my absolute favorite books!  

2015-07-07T14:22:12-04:00November 26th, 2013|0 Comments

‘The center cannot hold’

by Elyn Saks Recommended by Peggy Sax. This is a remarkable memoir by Elyn Saks, a woman diagnosed with  schizophrenia who write eloquently about the effects of her illness throughout decades of her life. I listened to the audio version, and couldn't stop til I was finished. I don't want to give away the plot. Let us know if you have read it, and we can talk about it on The Collab. I highly recommend [...]

2015-07-07T14:34:23-04:00November 26th, 2013|0 Comments

‘Narragrams: Visualizing Narrative Therapy’

by Walter Bera Recommended by Peggy Sax. The description on Amazon reads: "This work provides a template of how to conduct and implement Narrative ideas in an organized, visual fashion that is beneficial for both client and counselor. The publication now includes a laminated pull out for ease of use." Click here to order through Amazon. Reviewed by Italo Latorre Gentoso: I read it, and I like it. Is a proposal to use narrative conversation and [...]

2017-08-01T14:51:48-04:00November 26th, 2013|0 Comments