Ronald is a former acting chief psychologist for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and a registered forensic and clinical psychologist, and is codirectorof the Institute for Interpersonal Psychotherapy.
There are many misconceptions about why a woman cheats on her partner. In The New Monogamy, sex therapist Tammy Nelson, PhD, argues that freedom to have a discreet affair can be empowering, healing, and ultimately improve a marriage.
Tammy is a sex and relationship expert, an international speaker, an author and a licensed psychotherapist with almost thirty years of experience working with individuals and couples.
Linda is an experienced psychotherapist who integrates modern neuroscience, mindfulness practices, and relational psychology in her international trainings on resilience and well-being. She is a past winner of the Books for a Better Life Award.
Recent headlines have proven that women still have a long way to go to overcome patriarchal prejudices. Forget payscale for a moment, and other more obvious gender inequalities. We’re talking about being taken seriously as a valued human being. We’re talking about being heard when we say NO. When we file complaints about abuse or harassment. When we claim the right to express our feelings.
Alexia Vernon, branded “Moxie Maven” by President Obama’s White House Office of Public Engagement, is a leadership coach for Fortune 500 companies and the United Nations. With a graduate degree in women’s studies, she’s been featured on major networks and in publications such as Forbes Woman and Women’s Health.
Dan is a former world champion athlete, university coach, martial arts instructor, and college professor. He has authored 17 books, and delivers keynotes, seminars, and workshops to people from all walks of life.
An award-winning author of nine books, Susan has also written for several magazines, including Down East, Yankee, andAudubon Magazine. She was a contributing writer for Maine Times for many years, writing essays and articles on wild lands and wildlife, and the people who work with them.
Author Jennifer Jacobs, MD. practiced family medicine in Seattle for 25 years, was on the advisory board of the NIH Office of Alternative Medicine, and is a clinical assistant professor in epidemiology at the University of Washington.
Dan Millman is a former world champion gymnast, coach, martial arts teacher, and college professor, and has authored 17 books.
Later, Mary Simses gives a valuable lesson in the futility of striving for perfection in her second novel, The Rules of Love and Grammar. Bestselling author James Patterson calls it a “… smart, well-told story about memory, family, and of course, love.”
Mary Simses enrolled in a fiction writing course while working as a corporate attorney, and her experiences getting short stories published led her to write her first novel, which was adapted into a Hallmark movie.
Chris Cortman, PhD is a much sought-after speaker, as well as providing psychological consultation at several hospitals. Harold Shinitzky, was on the faculty at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Both have been licensed psychologists for over two decades.
Food is not the culprit leading to overeating according to psychotherapist and eating coach Karen R. Koenig. In Outsmarting Overeating, she illustrates how boosting essential life skills such as physical self-care, problem solving, and handling emotions can propel you toward beating overeating rather than relying on sheer willpower.
Karen is a licensed psychotherapist, eating coach, and speaker who has authored five other books about eating and weight.
High school English teacher Brendan Kiely was always on the hunt for books that would not only excite his students to learn the skills needed to study and practice in class, but also inspire them to think critically about their role in society, developing who they are and helping form their beliefs. Award-winning author Kiely explores the insidious nature of a traditional boarding school in Tradition (is not an excuse).
Brendan is a New York Times bestseller whose numerous awards include the Walter Dean Myers Award, and Best Fiction for Young Adults by the American Library Association twice.
Dr. Hallowell is a bestselling author of over 20 books on attention deficit disorder and emotional well-being. He is founder of the Hallowell Centers for Cognitive and Emotional Health, one of which is based in Seattle. His national tour brings him to University Bookstore in Seattle on June 15th.