Girl on the Couch

Girl on the Couch

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Journalist Lorna Martin had always thought that therapy was an outrageous con, a fraud designed for people to a€œwhine about their weight/ self-esteem/ alcohol/ commitment problem while blaming their emotionally absent father and/or overly critical mother.a€ If you have a problem, Martin believed, you just deal with ita€“pray, get drunk, pop some pills, or listen to ABBA. But after yet another disastrous relationship and an embarrassing misstep at work, plus a spate of uncontrollable sobbing, Martin was running out of solutions for dealing with it. In an uncharacteristic move, she sat down on the couch of Dr. J., where she spent the next year talking, listening, and learning more than she ever expected. The result, Girl on the Couch, is Martina€™s warm, funny, and intimate diary of her voyage into the world of therapya€“what she calls a€œthe strangest journey of my lifea€a€“and the incredible discoveries she made along the way. From the Trade Paperback edition.There was a coucha€”tl2e famous couch!a€”placed against ... It was armless and backless, making it look more like a small single bed or a bench than an inviting, comfy sofa. A box of tissues ... How unfriendly, I thought uncomfortably. I suavely anbsp;...

Title:Girl on the Couch
Author:Lorna Martin
Publisher:Villard - 2009-02-24


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