How it Feels to be You

Anastasia Piatakhina-Giré

“This is first-rate storytelling; these tales of therapy entirely drew me in and left me wanting more.  A most impressive debut collection.”  – IRVIN YALOM, M.D., Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry, Stanford University

Unlocked tells the stories of ten different people in online therapy. Rather than always presenting a barrier, these narratives demonstrate how a curious and skilled therapist can make the most of the gifts that the ‘screen’ offers and suggest new possibilities for the therapeutic process.

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How it Feels to be You

Nigel Wellings and Elizabeth Wilde McCormick

What is the place of discontent and unhappiness in human experience and how best can we be with it? People entering psychotherapy want to feel better – more authoritative, less anxious or depressed, more whole – and although it can help, an enormous amount of difficult and painful emotions continue to arise. Even after years and years of therapy many of us feel that there is no ‘happy ever after’. Present with Suffering shows that by becoming present, accepting and kind, we may enfold what hurts us in a more spacious and meaningful way.

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How it Feels to be You

Brett Kahr

“A vivid account of how Sigmund Freud coped with the great “pandemics” of his time, from the Great War and Spanish Flu to cancer and the Nazis.  By assessing how my great-grandfather might have addressed COVID-19 – the pandemic of our own times – Professor Kahr opens up a series of insights into the life of the man who championed the radical innovation of actually listening to people suffering from mental affliction.  Meticulously researched, and written with real pace, this book is a timely r