April 9, 2018

Saving Talk Therapy By Enrico Gnaulati

“Nowadays, people don’t ‘go into therapy’…they ‘receive mental health interventions,’” writes Enrico Gnaulati in a cynical introduction to his new book Saving Talk Therapy: How Health Insurers, Big Pharma, and Slanted Science are Ruining Good Mental Health Care.

Read my full review at PsychCentral.com

March 29, 2018

It’s Not Always Depression By Hilary Jacobs Hendel

How many of us are truly connected to our emotions? Since emotions can be uncomfortable, we can all probably admit to dealing with them in an unhealthy manner at some point. Maybe we cope through our addiction to technology, through comfort eating, or other things.

 In It’s Not Always Depression: Working the Change Triangle to Listen to the Body, Discover Core Emotions, and Connect to Your Authentic Self, Hilary Jacobs Hendel talks about techniques we can use to stay connected to our emotions rather than the traditional therapy model of discussing thoughts and personal histories.

Read my full review at PsychCentral.com.

March 21, 2018

Mindful Eating By Jan Chozen Bays, MD

How long does it take you to eat lunch? 10 minutes? 15 minutes? Have you ever found yourself sitting at your desk or in front of the TV, realizing that you have no recollection of what you’ve eaten? If so, you’re not alone.

Book Review: Mindful Eating In Mindful Eating, Jan Chozen Bays, MD shares how to have a better relationship with food through mindful eating. She teaches readers about different types of hunger, since we often look to satisfy another type of hunger with food.

Read my full review at PsychCentral.com