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Welcome to My Country: Journeys into the World of a Therapist and Her Patients by [Slater, Lauren]

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From Publishers Weekly

A psychologist whose empathy with her patients is tempered by her own bout of treated mental disability takes readers into encounters with her dysfunctional clients. With disarming candor, she allows her voice to mingle with those of her patients?schizophrenics, borderline personalities, bulimics and others?in an inner-city residential unit. Slater traces the early years of her career, expressing her belief in the transforming power of love, and she shares with readers the almost imperceptible changes in her patients' feelings that her intimacy with them brings about. As she interviews a patient in the very place where she herself was once incarcerated, the author ponders anew the mystery of why she "managed somehow to leave behind at least for now what looks like wreckage, and shape something solid from life," while others have not. This debut book opens a vista on emotional and mental distress. First serial to Harper's; author tour.
Copyright 1995 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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In this fittingly subtitled work, Slater introduces the schizophrenic, depressed, and suicidal patients she treats. Painting tender portraits of these troubled souls, she recounts her efforts to close the gap between therapist and patient and persuades the listener to make similar connections. Slater's personal struggle with mental illness is touchingly revealed when she journeys to the treatment facility wherein she lived for long periods in order to treat a patient with problems reminiscent of her own. The author's flat narration underplays her elegant prose, which is more effective in the uncut print version (LJ 12/95) than in this abridged recording. All in all, large collections should consider.?Linda Bredengerd, Univ. of Pittsburgh Lib., Bradford, Pa.
Copyright 1996 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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  • File Size: 2405 KB
  • Print Length: 221 pages
  • Publisher: Anchor; 1st Anchor Books ed edition (November 7, 2012)
  • Publication Date: November 7, 2012
  • Sold by: Random House LLC
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B009QJMVSK
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