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Ready to Heal: Breaking Free of Addictive Relationships
     

Ready to Heal: Breaking Free of Addictive Relationships

by Kelly McDaniel
 

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It's no surprise that our culture is addicted to "love". The sappy love songs, the enticing ads for romantic getaways and the desire to be cherished by a special someone will never lose their appeal. But for some women, this poses a significant problem. Because of their insatiable desire for love, they will do anything to find it and ultimately land in destructive

Overview

It's no surprise that our culture is addicted to "love". The sappy love songs, the enticing ads for romantic getaways and the desire to be cherished by a special someone will never lose their appeal. But for some women, this poses a significant problem. Because of their insatiable desire for love, they will do anything to find it and ultimately land in destructive addictive relationships over and over again causing incredible harm.

This newly revised and expanded edition of Ready to Heal provides an opportunity for women to break free from painful addictive relationships. Kelly McDaniel provides the reader with the tools they will need to move along the path to living a life where intimacy is possible. Readers have an opportunity to begin to "connect the dots" in their own relationship patterns by following the stories of four brave women. A newly added chapter on "Mother Hunger" explores the role of the mother in infancy and how she ultimately impacts a daughter's ability to have healthy intimate relationships later in life.

Break free from the chains of addictive relationships that sabotage happiness and self-respect.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940015010527
Publisher:
Gentle Path Press
Publication date:
07/26/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
1,001,984
File size:
865 KB

Meet the Author

Kelly McDaniel, MA, LPC, NCC, CSAT is a licensed professional counselor and a sex addiction therapist in private practice in San Antonio, Texas and Fredericksburg, TX.

Professional affiliations include certification as a sex addiction therapist (CSAT) from the International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals (IITAP), membership in the Society for the Advancement of Sexual Healthy (SASH), membership in the Texas Association of Marriage and Family Counselors, Licensure as a Professional Counselor in Texas (LPC), National Certified Counselor (NCC), and a Post Induction Trained therapist in the developmental model designed by Pia Mellody.

Education includes an MA from Georgetown University in Washington, DC and an MA from St. Mary's University in San Antonio, Texas.


Sarah Boggs graduated with a Master's degree from California State University at San Francisco in 1973 and is licensed by the State of California as a Marriage and Family Therapist. She has been practicing as a psychotherapist for 27 years, working in the field of addiction. She also treats depression, bipolar disorder and adults traumatized as children.

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