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This is Caversham Booksellers 25th monthly e-newsletter. Each month, we will let you know about happenings at the store and some of the many conferences where we set up book tables, as well as some new titles we hope you'll be interested in. Thanks for subscribing!

Table of Contents
1.  Greetings from Neil
2.  News and Announcements
3.  Hot Off The Press!
4.  Neil's review of The Emotion Regulation Toolkit
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Hello Hello! So nice to type to you all through your inboxes and into your daily routine. I must say we had a very busy September. We have a new upstart in Narmada. Narmada is a very nice, and helpful, person and, she works at Caversham now. We are thankful she joined us. You will catch her, most days, out front on the shop floor, amidst the humans, the books, and, various piles of whatsie-whosie that are telltale signs of various situations in flux. Welcome Narmada.           
           
We are hosting a book launch tomorrow. Tomorrow is October tenth and it will happen here at 98 Harbord St. Don Carveth (see photo below) is a lovely person and an incredibly worthwhile author and thinker. Many of you have already made it known that you intend on being here (what good taste!). I encourage anyone with a weakness for approachable, and spa-like, psychoanalytic discourse, as well as Veronika's exquisite culinary nibblies, to pop by at 7pm.
            Ron Ruskin's new book is also out this month. This makes us very happy. See the details below! We are attending many conferences including our annually anticipated Christine Padesky events in Ottawa and Toronto. If you pop in to see us it may look a little bit tranquil. What is actually going on is that everyone, except me, is mentally shoulder rolling through the planning and execution of various book related happenings. Why except me? I am far too busy, in the basement, practising at blowing bubbles. Happy all hallows' eve my lovelies!      
Don Carveth book launch tomorrow! 
Click here for details.
Wednesday, October 18th, 2018 7:00pm.  

Read more about the book below.
Book Launch Feature!
Since the classical Freudian and ego psychology paradigms lost their position of dominance in the late 1950s, psychoanalysis became a multi-paradigm science with those working in the different frameworks increasingly engaging only with those in the same or related intellectual "silos." Beginning with Freud’s theory of human nature and [More. . .]
Parking on Harbord Street can, on occasion, be scarce. We have a specific space behind the store that may be available to you if you give us a call before you arrive. 416-944-0962.
The Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Teen Anxiety: Activities to Help You Overcome Fears and Worries Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
Sheri L. Turrell, Christopher McCurry, and Mary Bell.
Sheri Turrell and Mary Bell are both local Toronto authors and professionals. Christopher McCurry is based in Seattle.We are very excited about this power trio's brand new offering. [More. . .]

News and Announcements


Above these words you will see a photo of a portion of our anxiety section. It is to your right a short distance after you enter the store.
 
Events this month:
1. Don Carveth Book Launch October 10 @ Caversham, Toronto
2. 39th Annual CATA/ACAT Conference, October 12-14 @ Concordia University, Montreal
3. OPA Psychotherapy Section: Psychotherapy and Boundary Violations w/ Andrea Celenza October 13 @ U of T Faculty Club, Toronto.
4. 49th ATPPP Scientific Session w/Patricia Gherovici and Ronald Ruskin, October 13 @ TPS&I, Toronto
5. THE FIVE INVITATIONS: Inviting the Wisdom of Death into Life w/ Frank Ostaseski, October 15 @ Le Treport Banquet Hall, Toronto
6. AFCC-O 10th Anniversary Conference w/ Michael Ungar, October 19 @ The Bram & Bluma Appel Salon, Toronto.
7. Leading Edge Seminars: Rewiring Your Practice: Essential Clinical Applications of Polyvagal Theory w/ Deb Dana, October 19 & 20 @ Multi-Faith Centre, Toronto.

8. Ronald Ruskin Book Launch, October 21 @ Wolfond Centre

What a good month to feature our CBT section. Take a peek! If you visit us and make it to the anxiety section then CBT is a little further in on the same wall.

And more events!:
9. Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy Institute International Conference w/ Kim Golding, Daniel Hughes, & Jonathan Baylin, October 22 @ Best Western, Cobourg, ON.
10. Lights, Camera, Action, CBT for Anxiety w/ Christine Padesky, October 25-26 @ Carleton University, Ottawa.
11. Leading Edge Seminars: Esther Perel, October 26 @ St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, Toronto
12. Mental Health Empowerment Day w/ Torrey Creed,
October 28 @ Beth Tzedec Congregation, Toronto
13.  Lights, Camera, Action, CBT for Anxiety w/ Christine Padesky, October 29-30 @ Japanese Cultural Centre, Toronto
14. SAFSS w/ Jackson Katz, November 1
15. The Great Harbord Street Pumpkin Festival, November 1 @ Harbord St., Toronto
 
We are most excitedly looking forward to our friend Ronald Ruskin's book launch just east of us at the Wolfond Centre on October 21. It will happen from 1-3pm.
Dr. Ruskin has another book called The Analyst Who Laughed to Death. It is definitely worth a look.
Hot Off The Press!
Lots of new arrivals this month! Here is just a sample but please click here to view a (long) list of highlights.

EMDR Toolbox: Theory and Treatment of Complex PTSD and Dissociation, Second Edition
Jim Knipe

This innovative resource for therapists trained in Standard EMDR delivers a powerful set of EMDR-based "Tools" - useful strategies for helping [More. . .]

Gaslighting: Recognize Manipulative and Emotionally Abusive People—and Break Free Stephanie Sarkis

A mental health expert sheds light on "gaslighting"--the manipulative technique used by sociopaths, narcissists, and others--offering practical strategies [More. . .]

Young Warriors, Book 1: Jacob's Fire
David Jurasek and Jack Manchester

It's a page turning adventure about Jacob, an 11 year old who hates being singled out for being different. Eager to stay out of sight and out of trouble, his new and only friend Harold has other ideas, like standing up to Donald, the cruel and charming mastermind who seems to have everyone wrapped around his finger. [more. . .]

Re-Humanize
Marlee Liss

Re-Humanize is a vulnerable and deeply personal narrative that provides a real window into sexual assault and the messy path of survival. Author Marlee Liss shares her journey through poems that began forming just hours after being raped. Marlee’s words serve as a reminder that your survival alone makes you a [More. . .]

Life's Rewards : Dopamine, Learning, Schizophrenia, and the Mind 
Richard J. Beninger

Since its discovery in the 1960s, a vast and wide-ranging body of research has accumulated about the dopaminergic system. Life's Rewards: Linking Dopamine, Incentive Learning, Schizophrenia, and [more. . .]

 

You Are Not a Rock: A Step-by-Step Guide to Better Mental Health (for Humans)
Mark Freeman

A prescriptive and positive guide, illustrated with line drawings, making the case that mental well-being, like physical health, can be strengthened over time and with specific techniques [More. . .]

Lacan: Antiphilosophy 3
Alain Badiou

The transcript of Alain Badiou’s year-long seminar on the psychoanalytic theory of Jacques Lacan, this book offers a forceful reading of an enigmatic yet foundational thinker and sheds light on the crucial role that Lacan plays in Badiou’s own thought. It is the first volume of Badiou’s seminars to be published in English. [more. . .]

Hoardiculture: Behind Closed Doors
Carol O'Neil & Mark Clarke

In today's society, problems with extreme clutter are commonly referred to as 'hoarding' and are perceived to be self-inflicted and easy to correct — 'just get rid of it!' As you will read in this book, the problem is much more complex and prevalent. More. . .]

The Lacanian Review Issue #5: Delights of the Ego
Marie-Hélène Brousse (Edt)

Amazing! Freud’s good old Ego has become the star of the net: a symptom of our times, as Lacan anticipated. Ego as symptom, delights of the ego, ego at the end of analysis… with the compass of Lacan's "Joyce-the-Symptom", these readings are necessary in a chaotic world where the Ego is campaigning to [More. . .]
Reviews

Review of Emotional Regulation Toolkit
by Tania DaSilva of Behaviour Matters
A profoundly useful resource has touched down at Caversham to stay. Tania popped by to show us all about it a few weeks ago. This toolkit includes a six week program with coping cards, a reusable think sheet, action cards, and a number of other dynamite resources. The six week program is explained and broken down very well and can be tailored to younger or older children without adding to, or altering, the toolkit. This immaculately presented barrel of practical wisdom even comes with a complementary 15 minute phone conversation to get you going on the right foot— bespoke styles. I am thankful to live in the same era as such things.

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