Synopses & Reviews
Dedicated to the claiming of your own personal boundaries, this book deals with our addictive or destructive relationships not only centered around our spouse or lover, but also around our children, our friends or our parents. If we have lost ourselves along the way, we have probably given ourselves away. This book examines where we are, where we want to go and how to get there. We will move addictive loving styles to find the true love of ourselves and reclaim our selfhood.
This is a positive step-by-step process for recovery using affirmations and exercises for inner growth.
Dedicated to the claiming of personal boundaries, this volume deals with addictive or destructive relationships--not just centered around spouses or lovers, but also with children, friends, and parents. Move from an addictive style of loving to find true love of self. (Holism)
About the Author
Joy Erlichman Miller, Ph.D. is an internationally known licensed psychotherapist, professional trainer and author. She is an Illinois state Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor as well as a Certified Master Addictions Counselor. Additionally, Dr. Miller is a part-time instructor at Bradley University teaching in the Graduate ELH program. Dr. Miller is a frequent expert on national television and has appeared on the Sally Jessy Raphael, Oprah, Jenny Jones, Montel Williams and Geraldo Rivera shows. Her works have been featured in various national magazines and over 30 newspapers around the country. She has hosted her own radio show for five years on a CBS affiliate and currently presents a mental health segment on the local CBS television station. In 1996, Dr. Miller was presented with the Harold Hodgkinson Dissertation Award for her doctoral dissertation entitled the Coping Strategies and Adaptation Mechanisms Utilized by Female Holocaust Survivors from the Auschwitz Concentration Camp. Her published books include: Following the Yellow Brick Road: The Adult Child's Personal Journey Through Oz, My Holding You Up is Holding Me Back: Over-Responsibility and Shame, Celebrations for Your Inner Child, and Addictive Relationships: Reclaiming Your Boundaries.
Table of Contents
tape 1. Compulsive relationships: the players and the personalities -- tape 2. Relationship styles: compulsive, apathetic and healthy -- tape 3. Relationship building: achieving intimacy.