Girl on the Couch: Life, Love, and the Confessions of a Normal Neurotic by Lorna Martin

Girl on the Couch: Life, Love, and the Confessions of a Normal Neurotic

byLorna Martin

Kobo ebook | February 24, 2009

not yet rated|write a review

Pricing and Purchase Info

$12.99

Available for download

Not available in stores

about

Journalist Lorna Martin had always thought that therapy was an outrageous con, a fraud designed for people to “whine about their weight/ self-esteem/ alcohol/ commitment problem while blaming their emotionally absent father and/or overly critical mother.” If you have a problem, Martin believed, you just deal with it–pray, get drunk, pop some pills, or listen to ABBA. But after yet another disastrous relationship and an embarrassing misstep at work, plus a spate of uncontrollable sobbing, Martin was running out of solutions for dealing with it. In an uncharacteristic move, she sat down on the couch of Dr. J., where she spent the next year talking, listening, and learning more than she ever expected. The result, Girl on the Couch, is Martin’s warm, funny, and intimate diary of her voyage into the world of therapy–what she calls “the strangest journey of my life”–and the incredible discoveries she made along the way.


From the Trade Paperback edition.

Details & Specs

Title:Girl on the Couch: Life, Love, and the Confessions of a Normal NeuroticFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:February 24, 2009Publisher:Random House Publishing GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0345513002

ISBN - 13:9780345513007

Look for similar items by category:

Customer Reviews of Girl on the Couch: Life, Love, and the Confessions of a Normal Neurotic

Reviews