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When No One Understands Letters to a Teenager on Life, Loss, and the Hard Road to Adulthood

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ISBN-10: 1590304071

ISBN-13: 9781590304075

Edition: 2007

Authors: Brad Sachs

List price: $19.95
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When Amanda first came to Dr. Sachs for treatment, she had attempted suicide more than once. Withdrawn and cynical, she refused to speak during her therapy sessions. Determined to connect, Dr. Sachs tried something unconventional: he wrote letters to Amanda between sessions and invited her to write back, thinking she might feel more comfortable opening up in this way—and indeed she did. This correspondence gradually built trust between them, helping her to survive and ultimately to heal. When No One Understands consists of twenty letters that Dr. Sachs wrote to Amanda over the course of her therapy. In these letters, Sachs reaches out to Amanda with the core message that there is nothing…    
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Shambhala Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/30/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 5.55" wide x 8.43" long x 0.43" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Dr. Brad Sachs is a psychologist and author of the nationally recognized parenting books,The Good Enough ChildandThe Good Enough Teen.nbsp; He has appeared on over three hundred radio and television shows, including 20/20 and The Diane Rehm Show. He regularly contributes toRedbook,Parenting,Parents,Child, andAmerican Baby, and is on the faculty of the Cape Cod Institute. He lives in Columbia, MD.