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From the Publisher"The most unusual book about therapy ever written— some of the most bizarre and likeable characters you will ever encounter, treated by some of the world's best therapists, some of whom are a bit bizarre themselves, but eminently likable. No matter what your problems, I guarantee you will feel more normal after reading these amazing case stories."
— William J. Doherty, professor, University of Minnesota and author, Putting Family First
"This is one of those rare and exciting books that reaches deep into the heart of human nature. The reader will never be the same after exposure to these fascinating cases. Looking into the therapy hour at the world's finest therapists and their most unusual cases can change your view of life. Many of the cases are heartwarming while others are beyond belief!"
— Jack Canfield, co-creator of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series
"The insights of today's greatest behavioral experts are showcased via their most unusual cases."
— John Gray, author, Men Are From Mars Women Are From Venus
"What a wonderful gift. Drs. Kottler and Carlson have collected some of the most unforgettable stories from today's psychotherapy leaders. Each story is told in a lively fashion and offers multiple messages for the reader. From the '82-year-old prostitute' to the '3-year-old alcoholic,' the reader will never be the same."
— Nick Cummings, former president, American Psychological Association and president, Foundation for Behavioral Health
"This is an outstanding book, that I highly recommend. The book provides important insights into the process of psychotherapy from a rich array on internationally known theorists and therapists. It will surely become a classic. A must read for all psychotherapists— old and new will learn something useful."
— James H. Bray, author, Stepfamilies: Love Marriage and Parenting in the First Decade
"Journey into the minds of real people facing life's biggest challenges and the therapists who help them. If you are fascinated by human behavior and the magic of transforming problems into solutions, you are going to love this book."
— Michele Weiner-Davis, author, The Divorce Remedy and Divorce Busting
"Compassionate and witty, the assembled anecdotes illuminate eccentricities of the human condition and offer engaging ways to address them."
— Jeffrey K. Zeig, director, The Milton H. Erickson Foundation