The Psychologist and Her Narcissists

A book review of The Psychologist and Her Narcissists: a Guide to Surviving Toxic Relationships by Jenny Tamasi Stars: **** Lionwood Publishing (2020)Abuse Self-Help190 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: How can you overcome a toxic relationship? One where you… Read More »

Never Fight Alone

A book review of Never Fight Alone: 51 Inspiring Interviews to Help Teens Overcome Their Struggles & Improve Their Mental Health by Shelomo Solson Stars: ***** Self Published (2020)Teen Mental Health306 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Teenagers today are… Read More »

Two Years of Wonder

Two Years of Wonder: A Memoir by Ted Neill Stars: ***** CreateSpace (2018) Memoir/AIDS/Africa/Mental Illness 280 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: September 25, 2012 Ted Neill picked up a knife to cut his wrists open and kill himself. Post hospitalization… Read More »

Detour From Normal by Ken Dickson

Detour From Normal by Ken Dickson Stars: **** CreateSpace (2013) 320 pages Memoir Summary:  Despite access to the greatest healthcare in the world, U.S citizens are not immune to medical horror stories. Such was the experience of Ken Dickson, a beloved husband and father and respected engineer, with no history of mental illness. What should… Read More »

Speed Reviews – Mental Illness Memoirs

Some more really old reviews that just never got done. They are short since it’s been a while but if the book sounds interesting, check out the links to other reviews to get a more detailed review. Hurry Down Sunshine: A memoir by Michael GreenbergStars: **** Summary: Hurry Down Sunshine tells the story of an… Read More »

The Psychiatrist Who Cured the Scientologist by Aaron David Gottfried

Stars: **** Pandora Press (2008) Memoir Summary: Step inside the misunderstood world of mental illness and the underground secrets of Scientology in this first-hand account of a walk on the extreme side of both. [In the book], get a look at a life lived not on one side, but in the middle of the battlefield.… Read More »

The Bipolar Handbook by Dr. Wes Burgess, M.D., Ph.D.

Stars: **** Summary: The Bipolar Handbook comprehensively illuminates every area of the disorder by drawing upon the real questions asked by patients and families during the nearly twenty years that Dr. Wes Burgess has worked as a bipolar specialist. So what’s covered exactly? Basics of Bipolar (types, mania, depression, mixed-state, cycling etc….) Healthy Life Changes… Read More »