Of Sound Mind to Marry: A Reality Check from the Marriage Counselor for Pre-Weds

Of Sound Mind to Marry: A Reality Check from the Marriage Counselor for Pre-Weds

by Jim Bierman


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780313347238
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/01/2007
Pages: 184
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Jim Bierman is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist with 12 years experience treating children, adults, couples and families. In private practice now in Rancho Mirage, California, Bierman has also practiced in institutional and community settings in Seattle, London, Los Angeles, and rural northern California. Bierman is a Certified Parent Evaluator who evaluates parents in high-conflict custody cases and makes recommendations to the court for residential placement of children. He received his Ph.D. from the California Graduate Institute, and his postdoctoral training at the University of Washington School of Medicine Parent Evaluation Training Program.

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Linda Adams President and CEO

"Jim Bierman's book is packed with enlightening and practical advice for any couple planning for marriage. He shows them how to deal directly with every important aspect of their relationship ahead of time and in a sensitive, loving way. I highly recommend it both to anyone planning to be married and to professionals who work with couples."

Harville Hendrix

"All couples prepare for their wedding but few for their marriage. For those couples who want to insure their marriage endures, this book is an excellent and essential guide. I recommend it without reservation."

Peter J. Larson

"Of Sound Mind to Marry offers a well-informed overview of the journey into marriage. Not just another book filled with advice, Bierman's understanding of the psychological nuances of premarital and marriage relationships is presented in a clear and useful format. Add this one to your premarital reading list. A fresh treatment of the journey into marriage; Of Sound Mind to Marry is a sophisticated psychological look at forming a life-long relationship. Bierman is not afraid to tackle the difficult topics such as prenuptial agreements and deciding not to marry."

Richard Geller

"I haven't seen anything quite like this before. In my work I have several hundred clients, most of whom do some pre-marital counseling. If couples just read this book, they wouldn't need anything else. That's how good the book is. A great deal of thought that someone should give to getting married is really in asking the right questions. And those questions are clearly spelled out."

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