Same Time Next Week

Same Time Next Week

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In any given year, one in four Americans suffers from a diagnosable mental illnessa€”and yet there is still a significant stigma attached to being labeled as a€œmentally ill.a€ We hear about worst-case scenarios, but in manya€”maybe even mosta€”cases, there is much room for hope. These frank, often intimate stories reflect the writersa€™ struggles to overcomea€”both as professionals and as individuals, as current therapists and as former patientsa€”the challenges presented by depression, bipolar disorder, OCD, and other mental disorders. These dramatic narratives communicate clearly the rewards of helping patients move forward with their lives, often through a combination of medication, talk therapy, and common sense. Collectively, these true stories highlight the need for empathy and compassion between therapist and patient, and argue for a system that encourages human connection rather than diagnosis by checklist.On the back of her left hand was a homemade tattoo of an anchor. It was a drawing you would have expected from a threeyearold, but this was a nasty purple defacement on the hand of a nineteenyearold. a€œHi, Ia#39;m Dan, a€ I said. She looked up atanbsp;...

Title:Same Time Next Week
Author:Lee Gutkind
Publisher:Fourth Chapter Books - 2015-03-01


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