From the unique vantage point of the inner sanctum of a psychologist's office, readers have a front row seat for the therapeutic process, witness the benefits of mind/body strategies, and gain insight from the experiences of others.
Randy Kamen guides six women through a variety of life challenges and transitions. From their conversations, readers will discover how to manage low self-esteem, unsatisfying relationships, work-life imbalance, aging, divorce, empty-nest syndrome, aging parents, and the loss of a loved one. Dr. Kamen weaves together a blend of insight, cognitive behavioral therapy, and positive psychology that are easy to apply, such as breath-work, meditation, mindfulness, visualization, self-hypnosis, tolerating painful emotions, savoring positive experiences, and creating joy in everyday life.
- Includes an important recurring feature articulating self-help tools and strategies applicable to a variety of issues.
- The narrative is conversational, reflecting the interplay between a psychologist and a client.
- Readers are invited to an insider's perspective regarding what transpires in a therapeutic environment.
Randy Kamen, EdD, is a psychologist and educator who helped pioneer new territory in mind-body medicine at Boston University's School of Medicine and Harvard's Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital. For over twenty-five years, she has been integrating insight oriented and cognitive behavioral therapy with holistic methods in her research and clinical work. She resides in Wayland, MA.