Psychology

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About Face

Edited by Douglas Gosse

About Face: Essays on Addictions, Recovery, Therapies, and Controversies seeks to broaden the conversation around addiction in Canada. Featuring essays by a diverse group of writers, About Face delves into the major categories of addiction: drugs, alcohol, sex, pornography, ... Read more

Borderline Shine

By Connie Greshner
Foreword by Theresa Therriault

A therapist's story of complex trauma and her remarkable journey to recovery.

When Connie Greshner was eight years old, her father walked into a bar in Ponoka, Alberta, and shot her mother. So began a young life defined by trauma. From Catholic boarding school in Kansas to the ... Read more

Clearly Now, the Rain

By Eli Hastings

 

“A drug, romance, and adventure-filled exploration … a story that is both thoroughly of its time and timeless in theme. ” — Seattle Times

From ill-advised quests for narcotics to dramatic summer road trips, this memoir of a relationship with a self-destructive woman ... Read more

Conscious Grief & Loss Guide

By Lise Leblanc

None of us want to experience the loss of a loved one, but the sad reality is we've all experienced it, and it is certain that grief will come knocking many times throughout our lives. A psychotherapist for more than twenty years, Lise Leblanc has learned that we are rarely ... Read more

Falling Into Flight

By Kaija Pepper

Falling into Flight untangles a daughter's complicated relationship with immigrant parents -- her angry Russian mother and quiet Finnish father -- as she grapples with the mysteries of her own body and self during the long years of growing up. And it offers insight into a life ... Read more

Fifteen Paths

By David Weitzner

 

Prescriptions for imaginative living in today’s noisy and ever-narrowing world

Our social conversation has gone awry. We have allowed the wrong people to lay claim to substantial amounts of social, political and economic power, leaving many of us to feel left out, left behind ... Read more

From Cell to Sanity

By Paul Lapointe

For almost fifty years Paul LaPointe wondered what was wrong with him while he struggled with the consequences of undiagnosed bi-polar disorder. He lost relationships, lived a life of extremes and cycled in and out of jail as a result of his bizarre behaviour. While his memoir, ... Read more

Ghosts Within

By Garry Leech

 

What are the long-term psychological costs of violence and war? Journalist Garry Leech draws from his experiences as a war correspondent, his ongoing personal struggle with PTSD and the latest research on this mental illness to provide a powerful and vivid answer to this question. ... Read more

Happy Go Money

By Melissa Leong

 

Featured on The Drew Barrymore Show

Can money buy happiness? Maybe, but not like you may think …

The Social’s finance expert gives practical advice on how to spend, budget, invest, and feel good about money

With Happy Go Money, financial expert Melissa Leong cuts through ... Read more

Hard to Be Human

By Ted Cadsby

Powerful strategies to combat the design flaws of the human brain that make life in the twenty-first century unreasonably difficult.
If other animals could study us the way we study them, they would be puzzled by our unique ability to inflict misery on ourselves. We expend ... Read more