[4+] I doubt that I would have read this if my book club had not chosen it as our selection. Readers’ questions about Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, Her Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed. I was surprised to see myself mentioned—that was an odd experience. Pingback: January 2020 Reading Wrap Up | Reading Ladies, Pingback: #6Degrees of Separation: From Fleishman to… | Reading Ladies, Pingback: Book Gifts For A Galentine (or Valentine) | Reading Ladies, Pingback: The Last Ten Books That Gave Me a Book Hangover | Reading Ladies, Pingback: Ten Book Recommendations For Mom or For Someone Who Has Been Like a Mom! She was also a member of Hopewell Baptist Church. I loved her trajectory from Hollywood to end school to therapist and how that shaped both her career and her writing. Thanks!! I'm writing this review to see if I can make sense of my experience with this book. At the same time, I feel like a more insightful, better version of myself. The author comes across as genuine and insightful in her writing, and the narrator does such a good job at sounding compassionate and patient, as if I were listening to the therapist herself. $28. Instead of feeling compassion for her, I began to doubt her credibility. Lizzy Stuckey is the youth services manager for the Dalton-Whitfield County Public Library. Maybe You Should Talk To Someone Review. I listened to Lori Gottlieb's interview with Terry Gross on "Fresh Air" and wa. She chooses Wendell, thinking that his familial status means he’ll be inclined to agree that her ex is simply an unethical jerk and a sociopath. Well…if you enjoyed freshman Psych in college, I think you’d enjoy this book. Sign up to receive new posts via email from A Well-Read Tart! I don’t read a lot of nonfiction and am trying to branch out into that a little more. Our library’s collection is full of great reads, and currently you can check them out through our curbside service. In addition to her clinical practice, she writes The Atlantic's weekly "Dear Therapist" advice column and contributes regularly to the New York Times. She delves into her dissection adventures in entertaining, albeit highly descriptive detail. She devotes equal scrutiny to the journeys of her patients. I think anyone who regularly attends therapy sessions (and has seen positive results) will find much of this book reassuringly familiar. Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, Her Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed Lori Gottlieb. "Maybe You Should Talk to Someone" by Lori Gottlieb. I like Gottlieb's writing style; she has an excellent sense of pacing and draws the reader into her patients' lives and her own life without making the book feel voyeuristic. On the other hand, if you’re not as experienced, it’s a highly accessible way to dip your toe in the water. I’m CJ, a writer and avid reader who loves to spend time in the kitchen. by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, Her Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed. She makes connections between her four clients and her own issues. Any licensed clinical therapists out there with some insight/assessment those of outside of the profession are unlikely to have? Shaili Jain is a Stanford-affiliated psychiatrist who specializes in treating post-traumatic stress disorder. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. | Reading Ladies, My Year in Nonfiction 2020: #NonficNov | Reading Ladies, Women & Families Behind the Founding Fathers, Fiction/Nonfiction Book Pairings: #NonficNov 2020, A Place For Us [Book Review] #throwbackthursday, The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek: A Review, Fiction/Nonfiction Book Pairings: #NonficNov 2020. Refresh and try again. Life is hard, no one is perfect, and there’s nothing wrong with asking for a little bit of help along the way. In this book, she shares her thoughts and experiences as well as the journeys of a handful of her own patients, each working through different challenges. I'm a therapist... blah blah... My boyfriend broke up with me... blah blah... My patient did this and that... blah blah. She was also preceded in de…, MRS. DELORES EXIE RAMSEY - Age 70, of Dalton, GA passed away Saturday, November 7, 2020. So much to think about. She was born April 16, 1950. She is sought-after in media such as The Today Show, Good Morning America, CBS This Mornin, LORI GOTTLIEB is a psychotherapist and New York Times bestselling author of MAYBE YOU SHOULD TALK TO SOMEONE, which is being adapted for TV with Eva Longoria. Lori Gottlieb is a psychotherapist and New York Times bestselling author of Maybe You Should Talk to Someone, which is being adapted as a television series with Eva Longoria. This book has generated a huge amount of buzz and rightly so. Stayed home for two days to read this insightful book - couldn’t put it down! I loved that her story was mixed with those of her patients. I think that’s why I naively thought, going into this, that I’d enjoy this book but that I wouldn’t necessarily *get* much out of it. ~Madeleine Riley, Top Shelf Text. I had to put this book aside for my own mental health. Maybe You Should Talk to Someone has something for everyone. 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. I found it fascinating and incredibly well-written, it almost reads like a novel. She learned as much from them as they did from her! Mr. Robert Lane Nix, 61, of Tunnel Hill, passed away on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at his home. Thanks. I grew to care about her four clients: a 70-year-old woman who wanted to end her life, an abrasive and arrogant midlife Hollywood producer, a young newlywed facing a terminal illness, and a twenty-something who doesn’t make the best choices in men. Like a breakthrough therapy session, this book will leave you feeling challenged, fuller and a little closer to your own humanity. Reading Maybe You Should Talk To Someone is like slurping chicken soup for the therapy-goer’s soul. Start by marking “Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, Her Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed” as Want to Read: Error rating book. I highly recommend this for readers who are in the field of mental health (or considering the field), for those who are curious about therapy and/or some of the terminology and process, for fans of poignant memoir, and for everyone who wants to live a more meaningful life. Does her therapist actually look forward to their sessions, or does he dread them? I read the first 2/3 of the physical book and teetered between 4 or 5 stars before I switched to the audiobook in the last 1/3 and ended up crying in a few of the chapters, solidifying the 5-star rating. Q: (I was wary of any male college student whose procrastination extended to masturbation.) She also shares what it was like when she sought out therapy for herself. Oh, did I mention that the last one is Gottlieb herself? ", “We can’t have change without loss, which is why so often people say they want change but nonetheless stay exactly the same.”, “We tend to think that the future happens later, but we're creating it in our minds every day. If you ever took Abnormal Psych *again, raises hand* your odds for liking it go up a notch. I read the book in one weekend, shed a few tears, and recommended it to my mom (the highest form of praise). They each personally resonated with me in different ways. After all, I’d been doing the heavy-lifting of therapy for years, wasn’t this book more for folks who weren’t as acquainted with therapy? There I was at 3:30am, relaxed and enjoying the insight and surprising humour of this book, caught up in a ‘just one more chapter’ loop. If you’re contemplating your first time, just go ahead and take the plunge without reading this book. See all 15 questions about Maybe You Should Talk to Someone…, 2020: What Women Born In The 1970s Have Read So Far This Year, ☘Misericordia☘ ~ The Serendipity Aegis ~ ⚡ϟ⚡ϟ⚡⛈ ✺❂❤❣, Maybe You Should Talk to Someone - 5 stars, Bookish Celebrities Share Their Top Reading Recommendations. Maybe You Should Talk to Someone has something for everyone. The author is spilling words on paper without putting much thought to it, so it reads like a stream of consciousness done for therapeutic reasons - and then edited here and there to make it fit for publishing and getting money of it. I read the first 2/3 of the physical book and teetered between 4 or 5 stars before I switched to the audiobook in the last 1/3 and ended up crying in a few of the chapters, solidifying the 5-star rating. In addition to her clinical practice, she writes The Atlantic's weekly "Dear Therapist" advice column and contributes regularly to the New York Times. She was employed with Shaw Industries for 26 years. 415 pp. *This post contains Amazon affiliate links. Brothers Bill and Mel Lane ran Sunset Publishing for nearly 40 years. I listened to Lori Gottlieb's interview with Terry Gross on "Fresh Air" and was surprised and rather shocked to hear that she asks for written permission up front from her clients, providing she protects their identities. Does he think that she should know better than to Google-stalk her ex for hours just because she counsels people on relationships for a living? Sorry, there are no recent results for popular commented articles. April 2nd 2019 The idea of listening to a therapist talk about her patients doesn't appeal to me. Sign up for my newsletter below to keep up to date on my newest posts! Finishing this book was bittersweet. What a great concept! She is sought-after in media such as The Today Show, Good Morning America, CBS This Morning, CNN, and NPR's "Fresh Air. “Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, Her Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed” by Lori Gottlieb. It's something that we need to talk about more, so we can break down the stigma surrounding it and more people can pursue help. Thanks Kendra! Side note: keep in mind that psychiatry does require a doctorate, so Gottlieb went to medical school. @2020 Stanford University Not my normal genre - I don't read much non-fiction and no self-help, but I loved this. Needed tissues multiple times; I cried for every character- Lori Gottlieb writes with heart, vulnerability and truth while giving us a look behind the scenes of a therapist’s life. Taking down those protective mental and emotional walls usually means you’re going to get a little worse before you get better. Winds NNW at 5 to 10 mph.. More books with a focus on these themes need to be written! The commentary was quite interesting too. Foundering after her fiancé abruptly ends their engagement, Gottlieb begins her search for a therapist—specifically a male therapist who is married and has children. Ms. Rachel A. Buckner, age 71, of the Cool Springs Community in Murray County, Georgia, departed this life, Monday November 9, 2020 at her residence. There are many ways to move on, and pretending to feel a certain way isn’t one of them.”. I love how the author integrates the five therapeutic experiences and how authentic it feels. Learn how your comment data is processed. “By definition, the presenting problem is the issue that sends a person into therapy.”. As one might expect with a memoir, the narrative gets very emotional. You want to believe Lori's story but she never opens up compl. “It all starts with a presenting problem,” therapist Lori Gottlieb tells us.
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