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1. Greetings from Neil
2. News and Announcements
3. Hot Off The Press!
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Happy new year. Thanks for reading. There are so many new books out. Some of them are featured below along with a link to a big list. We have some rock stars this month; Marsha Linehan, Adam Phillips, Leslie Korn and many more. Please don't take my word for it though. Trust the mouse. The mouse, or your thumb, will take you on a scroll journey south of these typings so you can see the global harmony that results from fine writing, originating from authors that did not consult one another beforehand, being revealed to the world in one fell swoop. Feast your eyes on the ideas my lovelies!
We are at some notable events this month. We are thankful for another year that includes all those with whom we cross paths. The bar might be high for the next year, but you rule, so I am not worried.

Sexuality, Excess, and Representation: A Psychoanalytic Clinical and Theoretical Perspective
Rosine Jozef Perelberg

Sexuality, Excess and Representation develops a psychoanalytic understanding of psychic bisexuality and how it can be understood theoretically and in clinical practice.

Rosine Jozef Perelberg articulates a Freudian metapsychology with modern preoccupations with questions of sexual difference and differences. [More. . .]
The World of Trains | Card decks and professional guidebook for therapists
Gali Salpeter

The set is a therapeutic tool designed for therapists working with children in settings of individual therapy and group therapy. It is well suited for psychologists, counsellorspsychotherapists, expressive therapists, social workers, etc.

Included in the set:
• Deck of 50 Illustrated Cards
• Deck of 50 Story Cards
• Professional guidebook for therapists

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Psychedelic Psychotherapy: A User Friendly Guide to Psychedelic Drug Assisted Psychotherapy
R. Coleman
Psychedelic Psychotherapy is a comprehensive, easy-to-read resource for therapists and laypeople who need practical guidelines for psychedelic drug-assisted psychotherapy. 
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News and Announcements
Upcoming events!
Leading Edge Seminars -
Three-Day Intensive w/ Frank Anderson: Internal Family Systems (IFS) Experiential Training,
January 9-11 @ YMCA, Toronto

Gestalt Institute of Toronto -
Panic Attacks w/ Gianni Francesetti,
January 15 @ Eaton Chelsea, Toronto

Sickkids CCMH Learning Institute -
CBT Treatment for Bipolar Disorder w/ Noah Lazar,
January 17 @ 114 Maitland St, Toronto

Sickkids CCMH Learning Institute -
Identifying and working through problematic parenting patterns in treatment w/ Dr. Adele Lafrance,
January 23 @ 114 Maitland St, Toronto

Sickkids CCMH Learning Institute -
Incorporating DBT Informed Practice Working with Children, Adolescents and Their Families w/ Elizabeth Lovrics,
January 24 @ 114 Maitland St, Toronto

Sickkids CCMH Learning Institute -
So, You Only Have Eight Sessions, What Do You Do? Integrating Evidence Based Practices in Time-Limited Psychotherapy/Counselling w/ Cleo Haber,
January 28-29 @ 114 Maitland St, Toronto
Clinical Manual of Supportive Psychotherapy, Second Edition 
Peter N. Novalis, Virginia Singer, and Roger Peele

Updated for the first time since 1993 -- and still the only comprehensive clinical guide to supportive psychotherapy -- this new edition of Clinical Manual of Supportive Psychotherapy features updated and new chapters, vignettes, tables, and resources that reflect current best practices. [More. . .]

Start Finishing: How to Go from Idea to Done
Charlie Gilkey

Productivity Meets Purpose—Discover a Powerful 9-Step Method to Start Finishing the Work That Matters Most

How much of your time and attention lately has been focused on things that truly matter to you?

Most people's honest answer is: not enough. [More. . .]
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.
Building a Life Worth Living: A Memoir 
Marsha Linehan

A memoir of Marsha Linehan’s journey from a suicidal teenager to a world-renowned psychologist who developed the behavioral therapy DBT, to treat suicidal clients.

When she was eighteen years old, Linehan began an abrupt downward spiral from popular teenager to a suicidal young woman. After several miserable years in a psychiatric institute, Linehan made a vow: if she could get out of hell, she would find a way to help others get out, too. 
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The Cure for Psychoanalysis
Adam Phillips with Edward Corrigan

In two brilliant essays, Adam Phillips reveals what is at the heart of psychoanalysis--how it can be practiced so that analyst and patient might live more fully, more creatively. In the first essay, 'The Magic of Winnicott, Playing and Reality and Reality', Phillips makes clear the subtlety and wisdom of Winnicott s concept of play. The essay is followed by a conversation between Phillips and Edward Corrigan, analyst and friend, which offers an intimate portrait of two analysts in conversation while thoughtfully reflecting on traditions that inform Phillip's practice and his prolific writings.

Please take a peek at the upcoming Adam Phillips live webcast on March 14th as it will be related to the essays in this book.

Natural Woman: Herbal Remedies for Radiant Health at Every Age and Stage of Life
Leslie Korn

An herbal guide to support physical, mental, and spiritual health for women and their children at all stages of life--by a healer with over 40 years of experience.

Plant medicines are a woman's ally to achieve optimal health; they bring balance and nourishment to daily life and can reduce or eliminate symptoms of physical and emotional distress. They can also provide alternatives to many pharmaceuticals. [More. . .]

The Power of Showing Up: How Parental Presence Shapes Who Our Kids Become and How Their Brains Get Wired
Daniel J. Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson

Children have four basic needs for healthy emotional and neurological development—to feel safe, seen, soothed, and secure. The underlying way to meet this need is for parents to “show up,” and the bestselling authors of The Whole-Brain Child and No-Drama Discipline show us—with scripts, strategies, and tips—to show up in both big and small ways over the course of childhood. [More. . .]

Take in the Good: Skills for Staying Positive and Living Your Best Life
Gina M. Biegel
Illustrated by Breanna Chambers

Manage strong emotions and stay positive with this self-care activity journal for teens ages 13 and older.

When you feel completely stressed out by your crazy life, it often helps to channel your energy into a project or activity to shift your focus from the negative to the positive. This activity journal contains 50 fun and focused art projects, writing prompts, and exercises to help you find ways to feel more calm, confident, resilient and able to take care of yourself and manage your emotions. [More. . .]

The Phone Addiction Workbook: How to Identify Smartphone Dependency, Stop Compulsive Behavior and Develop a Healthy Relationship with Your Devices
Hilda Burke

Stop scrolling and start living! Build healthier relationships between you, your smartphone and all your devices, including tips to reduce social media obsession, notification anxiety and other unhealthy habits. [More. . .]

Psychoanalysts, Psychologists and Psychiatrists Discuss Psychopathy and Human Evil | Psychoanalysis in a New Key Book Series
Sheldon Itzkowitz and Elizabeth F. Howell (Eds)

Evil - along with its incarnation in human form, the psychopath - remains underexamined in the psychological and psychoanalytic literature. Given current societal issues ranging from increasingly violent cultural divides to climate change, it is imperative that the topics of psychopathy and human evil be thoughtfully explored. [More. . .]

Executive Function Difficulties in Adults: 100 Ways to Help Your Clients Live Productive and Happy Lives
Stephanie Moulton Sarkis

Executive function difficulties may not go away with age—In this treatment manual, you will find 52 client worksheets, 40 handouts, and dozens of tips to help your adult clients make day-to-day living easier and more productive. [More. . .]


Integrating Motivational Interviewing and Cognitive Behavior Therapy in Clinical Practice
Melanie Iarussi

Integrating Motivational Interviewing and Cognitive Behavior Therapy in Clinical Practice shows counseling and other mental health professionals how the theoretical bases and evidence-based practices of motivational interviewing and cognitive behavior therapy can be used together to maximize client outcomes. [More. . .]

Medical Evaluation of Child Sexual Abuse: A Practical Guide, Fourth Edition
Martin A. Finkel and Angelo P. Giardino

The fourth edition of this best-selling reference is a valuable resource to clinicians and child advocates serving children and families affected by suspicions of child sexual abuse.

Fully updated and revised by leading experts on child abuse, this resource covers what a complete and comprehensive medical evaluation entails, when to seek an examination, the importance of conducting a medical history, how discrepancies between a child's history and physical findings can be explained, how the child's medical record should be structured, what types of documentation should be expected, and how a medical diagnosis is formulated. [More. . .]

On Practising Therapy at 1.45 A.M.: Adventures of a Clinician
Brett Kahr

Although Professor Kahr spends most of his week facilitating traditional psychoanalytical sessions with his patients, in his spare time he has had many professional adventures outside the consulting room, broadcasting as Resident Psychotherapist for the B.B.C., lecturing about the intimacies of couple psychodynamics on the stage of the Royal Opera House, and defending “Lady Macbeth” in a murder trial at the Royal Courts of Justice in conjunction with members of the Royal Shakespeare Company. [more. . .]

Soothe: You Mind-Body-Spirit Guide for Dealing with Crappy Emotions
Heide Kopacek

When it comes to emotional health, we’re all busting our backsides trying to make ourselves feel better. We channel positive thoughts, walk 10,000 steps, say what we’re grateful for, search for our passion, buy an expensive juicer, and finally, in a fit of exhaustion, we turn to the comfort of eating, drinking, scrolling social media, and anything else that gives a little instant relief. [More. . .]

Outsmart Your Smartphone: Conscious Tech Habits for Finding Happiness, Balance, and Connection IRL
Tchiki Davis

Doyou have "smartphone syndrome?" This refreshingly honest how-to guide will help you find balance and build meaningful connections in a screen-obsessed world.

Do you spend hours every day on your smartphone or tablet? Reading the news, shopping for clothes, checking your email, and catching up on social media? Do you scroll through blog articles and text with your friends while waiting in line at the DMV or the grocery store, avoiding any chance interactions with actual human beings? [More. . .]

We've Been Too Patient: Voices from Radical Mental Health—Stories and Research Challenging the Bio-Medical Model
L.D. Green and Kelechi Ubozoh

The twenty-five unflinching essays and poems in We've Been Too Patient are written by and for people with lived experience of the mental health system in America. This book is also for loved ones and allies; therapists; educators and academics in psychology, psychiatry, sociology, and mad studies as well as their students; workers in mental health nonprofits and social service agencies; and mental health advocates and activists. [More. . .]

The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse
Charlie Makesy

From the revered British illustrator, a modern fable for all ages that explores life’s universal lessons, featuring 100 color and black-and-white drawings.

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” asked the mole.

“Kind,” said the boy.

Charlie Mackesy offers inspiration and hope in uncertain times in this beautiful book based on his famous quartet of characters. The Boy, the Mole, the Fox, and the Horse explores their unlikely friendship and the poignant, universal lessons they learn together. [More. . .]
Sam's cat Fynn knocks down her lamp often. He was knocking down her plants but they may not agree with his tummy. So the lamp.
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