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What To Do When Your Therapist Isn't There by Nina Danielson, MSW

What To Do When Your Therapist Isn't There

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What To Do When Your Therapist Isn't There by Nina Danielson, MSW
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Jul 11, 2006 | ISBN 9781578262267

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Table Of Contents

Table of Contents:

Prologue: If I Believe in Therapy, Why Write a Self-Help Book?

Chapter 1: I Can Do It Myself
I don’t want to take medication for depression, anxiety, ADD, etc.

Chapter 2: Understanding the Psyche
A peanut butter sandwich

Chapter 3: Quick! Get the Plunger!
Overflowing anxiety: The origin of obsessions, compulsions and addictions

Chapter 4: The Knight in Shining Armor
Am I really being defensive?

Chapter 5: Abandon Ye All Hope
Why am I depressed?

Chapter 6: Am I Depressed or Am I Grieving?
What is the difference? It sucks either way!

Chapter 7: Letting Go
Experiencing “good grief” for our many losses

Chapter 8: This Town Ain’t Big Enough For Both of Us
The fight for self-esteem

Chapter 9: The Rotten Banana
The danger of seeing only the “good” in people

Chapter 10: The Most Misunderstood Emotion
I’m not angry, I’m just…well, anything but angry

Chapter 11: Sorry, Officer, I Didn’t See the Signal
Why do we ignore the danger signals?

Chapter 12: Growing Up on the Streets of Laredo
You need to learn how to protect yourself

Chapter 13: It’s the Same Old Story
Why do I repeat the same mistakes over and over?

Chapter 14: What Is Codependency Anyway?
I know I’m doing it, but I don’t really know what “it” is

Chapter 15: Float Like a Butterfly– Sting Like a Bee
Is it truly narcissism, or is it the self-centeredness of ADD?

Chapter 16: A Deer Caught in the Headlights (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder)
I know I’m an adult but sometimes I feel like a scared child

Chapter 17: If You Should Lose Me, Oh Yeah, You’ll Lose a Good Thing
Why should I give up my defenses and face my feelings?

Chapter 18: Emotional Intimacy– The Goal
If I never eat ice cream, I won’t have to feel the pain of what I’ve
missed all my life

Conclusion

Emergency Contact Sheet

Types of Therapists and Therapy

Paying for and Choosing a Therapist

Resources

Glossary

Bibliography

Index

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