December 2020 Reading List – What I Read This Month

I read… wait for it… one book in December.

Honestly, this is a book that I might recommend to someone considering if they should see a therapist; it humanizes therapists and normalizes talk therapy. It actually took me a minute to realize that the book isn’t fiction… maybe I’m just not the most observant person in the world, but I didn’t immediately realize that “Lori” the “character” was “Lori Gottlieb, the author”. The dilemmas presented in the book are universal, too — loss, grief, addiction, betrayal, depression, change — and the stories are very, very human… because they’re not stories at all, but real cases of Gottlieb’s, with her patient’s identities obscured.

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