Maybe You Should Talk to Someone



From a New York Times best selling author, psychotherapist, and national advice columnist, a hilarious, thought provoking, and surprising new book that takes us behind the scenes of a therapist s world where her patients are looking for answers and so is she.One day, Lori Gottlieb is a therapist who helps patients in her Los Angeles practice The next, a crisis causes her world to come crashing down Enter Wendell, the quirky but seasoned therapist in whose office she suddenly lands As Gottlieb explores the inner chambers of her patients lives a self absorbed Hollywood producer, a young newlywed diagnosed with a terminal illness, a senior citizen threatening to end her life on her birthday if nothing gets better, and a twenty something who can t stop hooking up with the wrong guys she finds that the questions they are struggling with are the very ones she is now bringing to Wendell about desire and need, guilt and redemption, meaning and mortality, loneliness and love Maybe You Should Talk to Someone is revolutionary in its candor, pulling back the curtain on the therapeutic process and offering the rarest of gifts an entertaining, illuminating, and quite possibly life changing account of our own mysterious lives and our power to transform them. Best Read Maybe You Should Talk to Someone [ By ] Lori Gottlieb [ Kindle ePUB or eBook ] – e17streets4all.co.ukMaybe You Should Talk to Someone

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  • Hardcover
  • 432 pages
  • Maybe You Should Talk to Someone
  • Lori Gottlieb
  • 14 February 2018
  • 1328662055

10 thoughts on “Maybe You Should Talk to Someone

  1. says:

    If you ve followed me here on Goodreads for any length of time, you probably know that I am incredibly passionate about mental health advocacy It s something that we need to talk about , so we can break down the stigma surrounding it andpeople can pursue help So it should not be a surprise that I was excited to read a memoir about a therapist pursuing therapy to help her deal with her own issues or that I absolutely loved the book.These days, I m pretty open about the fact that I see If you ve followed me here on Goodreads for any length of time, you probably know that I am incredibly passionate about mental health advocacy It s something that we need to talk about , so we can break down the stigma surrounding it andpeople can pursue help So it should not be a surprise that I was excited to read a memoir about a therapist pursuing therapy to help her deal with her own issues or that I absolutely loved the book.These days, I m pretty open about the fact that I see a therapist and I love it I have only semi jokingly said many times that I think everyone should give it a try at least twice go to the initial intake appointment then go at least onceto get a feel for it Even if you don t think you have a diagnosable condition such as anxiety or depression, just talking out your challenges and breaking down your less than great behavioral patterns with an unbiased third party can be an eye opening experience It s...

  2. says:

    Everyone on the planet should read this book Literally everyone Got the ARC at ALA Midwinter I feel blessed by reading the book.

  3. says:

    Author Lori Gottlieb puts a face on talk therapy and humanizes therapists From where you sit in the therapist s office to awkward silencewhat can can they possibly mean Writing about therapy crosses so many sacred boundaries, yet Lori is very careful to disguise her patients and protects their anonymity.Lori also writes about her personal struggles and how she seeks a therapist to speak to In addition to being a psychotherapist, Lori ...

  4. says:

    I loved this book The author has had a fascinating career, and her stories of her own experiences in therapy and those of her patients were touching and funny I will warn you, it turns into a bit of a sob fest I think it would be a GREAT book for a bookclub, and I hope to force somepeople t...

  5. says:

    If you have even an ounce of interest in the therapeutic process, or in the conundrum of being human, you must read this book It is wise, warm, smart and funny, and Lori Gottlieb is exceedingly good company.Susan Cain, New York Times bestselling author of Quiet Shrinks, they re just like us at least in Maybe You Should Talk to Someone , the heartfelt memoir by therapist Lori Gottlieb Warm, funny, and engaging no poker faced clinician here , Gottlieb not only gives us an unvarnished look at he If you have even an ounce of interest in the therapeutic process, or in the conundrum of being human, you must read this book It is wise, warm, smart and ...

  6. says:

    Lori Gottlieb is a successful therapist immersed in the lives of her clients a fascinating crew including an aggressive TV big shot, a dying newlywed, a suicidal septuagenarian, and a 20 something train wreck , when her boyfriend suddenly breaks up with her and lands her back on the therapy couch herself In the course of this book, you fall in love with each of Gottlieb s clients in all their tragedies and triumphs and with therapy itself Reading this book is at times like being a therapist, Lori Gottlieb is a successful therapist immersed in the lives of her clients a fascinating crew including an aggressive TV big shot, a dying newlywed, a suicidal septuagenarian, and a 20 something train wreck , when her boyfriend suddenly breaks up with her and lands her back on the therapy couch herself In the course of this book, you fall in love with each of Gottlieb s clients in all their tragedies and triumphs and with therapy itself Reading this book is at times like being a therapist, listening and contemplating as its characters confide and evade and come to understand and act It also feels a little like going to therapy yourself this book made me feel heard, even as I didn t utter a word Maybe You Should Talk to Someone is a powerful and moving and funny exploration of therapy from the viewpoint of both the client s couch and th...

  7. says:

    Unexpected, unusual, brilliant, and moving What a pleasure

  8. says:

    Reading it was like the therapy I can t afford She s so smart, so humanistic, so insightful Bursting with compelling stories and brilliant observations about the relationship between trauma and dysfunction Loved it so much.

  9. says:

    Interesting read, especially if you re interested in the therapeutic process or psychology I was distracted at times by the nature of the novel like how do you get permission from your clients to write about such personal stories Is that a weird boundary to c...

  10. says:

    Absolutely wonderful In terms of a therapeutic experience, it fell smack in the middle between Eat, Pray, Love and Quiet for me When you close the book, you can t go back to who you were before A check mark on every page.

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