Voices in the Family: A Therapist Talks About Listening, Openness & Healing

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From the acclaimed therapist, radio host, and author of LETTERS TO SAM:
A wise guide to listening and healing.

Daniel Gottlieb is a practicing family therapist with a radical approach: he talks readily about his experiences, feelings, and reflections…even his life as a quadriplegic. This extraordinary attitude has generated the kind of trust, openness, and inspiration that has made his call-in radio show an outstanding success. Voices in the ...

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Overview

From the acclaimed therapist, radio host, and author of LETTERS TO SAM:
A wise guide to listening and healing.

Daniel Gottlieb is a practicing family therapist with a radical approach: he talks readily about his experiences, feelings, and reflections…even his life as a quadriplegic. This extraordinary attitude has generated the kind of trust, openness, and inspiration that has made his call-in radio show an outstanding success. Voices in the Family captures Dr. Gottlieb’s profound sense of caring, warmth, and wisdom. By sharing fascinating stories from his private practice, he provides a shining demonstration of how to make peace with ourselves, our families, and our partners. He compassionately discusses ways of dealing with our parents (whether we’re 15 or 50), handling the complex problems of love and marriage, and helping our children gain self-confidence and independence. Based on 20 years of experience, Dr. Gottlieb’s advice is both fresh and effective. By allowing us a glimpse of his own heart, he helps us heal our own.

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“A warm helpful book.”  —The Washington Post
“Everybody talks about empathy, but nobody does very much about it—at least not as much as Dan Gottlieb…A warm and tender book that cannot help but heal those who read it.”—Donald L. Nathanson, M.D.; Senior Attending Psychiatrist, The Institute of Pennsylvania Hospital; Clinical Associate Professor Psychiatry, Hahnemann University
“Commonsense advice presented…in an easy and personal style…with revealing glimpses into the human heart of the advice giver.”  —Kirkus Reviews
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781402747601
  • Publisher: Sterling
  • Publication date: 6/1/2007
  • Pages: 304
  • Sales rank: 705,084
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.10 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Daniel Gottlieb
Daniel Gottlieb

Daniel Gottlieb, Ph.D., is the author of Letters to Sam, Learning from the Heart (recipient of the Books for a Better Life Award),Voices in the Family, and Voices of Conflict, Voices of Healing. He hosts an award-winning mental health call-in program, Voices in the Family, on the public radio station WHYY 90.9 FM in Philadelphia, and also hosts a weekly blog on the website of The Philadelphia Inquirer.

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