Lori is a highly acclaimed psychologist running an innovative anorexia clinic, with a devoted husband and two adorable children. But her fairy-tale existence comes to an abrupt end when a blow-up with a client and a mysterious upcoming event force her to face the demons of her past. Lori identifies with her clients in a literal sense when she bravely chooses to embark on her own therapeutic journey by entering psychotherapy.
This fast-paced, absorbing novel takes you into the therapy room with Lori and Dr. Wilson, as they sort through Lori's chaotic emotions against the backdrop of her fascinating life story. Growing up as the younger sister of a child prodigy was always front and center in Lori's life, affecting her relationships, her career, and her emotional health. The journey is wide-ranging and surprisingly enlightening, with many exciting twists along the way, including Lori's own struggle with anorexia, her resentment towards her parents and sister, her sister's unique struggles, and her relationship with her husband and children. It's a captivating read that will give you a deeper understanding of your own emotions and motivations, and those of your loved ones.
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Rochelle Garfield is a speech/language pathologist, photographer and dyslexia lecturer. When she has free time, she enjoys running and inline skating. She lives in Houston, Texas with her husband and six awesome kids. She is now jumping into the writing world with her debut novel, OUT OF THE SHADOW.
Mental health has been the bases of so many books that I have read in the last couple of months.
Garfield has given us a gift with her first book. Family, struggles and much more between these covers.
I hope you will grab a copy of this one and see if it is one for your book shelf.
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