Monday, September 23, 2013

Take Charge of your Emotions By Dr.Linda Solie

Respected Christian Psychologist Helps Readers Find Relief from Emotional Pain

Linda J. Solie, a psychologist who has been in private practice for more than 20 years, says everyone can benefit from taking charge of their emotional health. She gives readers the skills to take control of their thoughts and behaviors by first identifying the problem thinking that creates painful feelings and undesirable conduct. Then using a seven-step process, she helps them change their feelings and behavior. Throughout the book the seven steps are applied to a variety of situations, both short term--such as a distressing mood--and longer term, including significant longstanding emotional pain. Grounded in faith, the reader's relationship with Jesus is always central to the process.

As William Backus pioneered a generation ago with Telling Yourself the Truth (more than 700,000 sold), Solie will reach thousands of readers who don't have easy access to mental health providers or can't afford them. Pastors and lay counselors will also find this an excellent resource to use and recommend.
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Dr. Linda J. Solie (PhD, University of Minnesota) is a licensed psychologist helping clients overcome emotional challenges, specializing in issues of depression and anxiety. She began her practice as a hospital staff psychologist working with children and adults and has been in private practice for more than 20 years. A member of the American Psychological Association, Solie speaks nationwide at churches and retreats as well as other venues. She makes her home in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

This book is very hard to read, it is full of good information but it is very time consuming to read. It is laid out in such a way you really have to take your time reading it. Make sure to have your Bible beside you when you are reading this book and look up every scripture as you are reading it.
It was not a fix it book so if that is what you want open your Bible and start reading and pray a lot.
I had a very hard time with this book, I tried to devote time to it but I was just not able to get anything from it.
The author wants you to write down your feelings and have self talks daily about your situations.
It may be a book for you if you have a lot of time to devote to it . If you are looking for a self help book with out giving it to the Lord and you think reading a book can fix your emotional problems, then maybe give this book a try.
I gave this book three stars.
I was given a copy of this book by the publisher for my honest review.


  1. Emotional healing is a must for a lot of people before they will receive the love of God .Blessings ,Dana "Girl"

  2. Well this just may your best review yet. I talk to the Lord everyday and I read my Bible which is my self help book. So you could not have said it better in your review. I don't want this book. Good I can save some money for the next good book you tell me about. Thank you Mary,

  3. Thank you for this very honest review, Mary. I, like you, feel that the bible is the ultimate self help book and the blessing we have to be able to turn to God in prayer at any moment in our lives will get us through anything at any time.

  4. I am so happy to get to save some money today. No visit to Amazon. Thank you Mary, for your honest review. That is why we love your blog so much!

  5. Thanks for the honest review, Mary!

  6. Always appreciate your honest reviews Mary!


  7. Thanks for the review, Mary!

    Bonnie Roof

    1. Bonnie, you are the Winner, I will get your book right out to you!