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Listening to Depression How Understanding Your Pain Can Heal Your Life

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ISBN-10: 1572244437

ISBN-13: 9781572244436

Edition: 2006

Authors: Lara Honos-Webb

List price: $18.95
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In her first book, The Gift of ADHD, psychologist Lara Honos-Webb shows readers a radical new way to reframe attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder as a range of strengths, aptitudes, and advantages. Now she applies her trend-setting, outside-the-box thinking to one of the most common mental health diagnoses: depression. Instead of directing their energies to overcoming or getting rid of depression, Honos-Webb helps her readers see periods of depression as opportunities for growth and introspection. Each chapter of the book discusses a different aspect of depression as a gift or positive opportunity. Depression can be the start of a reorientation in life, a step in the search for meaning,…    
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Book details

List price: $18.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
Publication date: 10/1/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.42" tall
Weight: 0.572

Lara Honos-Webb, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist in private practice in Walnut Creek, CA. She is author of The Gift of ADHD, The Gift of ADHD Activity Book, Listening to Depression, and more than twenty-five scholarly articles. Her work has been featured in Newsweek, the Wall Street Journal, Publisher's Weekly, and many newspapers across the country. She has appeared on national radio and television programs. Honos-Webb specializes in the treatment of ADHD, depression, and the psychology of pregnancy and motherhood and speaks regularly on these topics.She completed a two-year postdoctoral research fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco, and has been an assistant…    

How Cutting Off Depression Makes It Worse
The Gifts of Depression as Stages of a Journey
Depression as a Reorientation
Depression as a Search for Meaning
Depression as an Inner Revolution
Depression as a Way of Reclaiming Grief
Depression as Enlightenment: Embracing Emptiness
Depression as an Expansion of the Allowable
Depression as Freedom from Seeking Approval
Depression as an Opening to the Mysterious
In Defense of Defensiveness
Final Thoughts