Therapy None

  • Title: Therapy
  • Author: Harrie Rose
  • ISBN: 9781439257203
  • Page: 492
  • Format: Paperback
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    544 Comment

    • Harrie Rose says:

      Actually, the review below from Clarion Reviews says it all, but I disagree with the reviewer on one thing. A psychiatrist, by trade, talks little. He does, however, unconsciously use body motion and eye contact. He came on to Barbara first by the way he looked at her. He also kept speaking of her with admiration, such as saying, "A person like you" She fell in love with him precisely because she so badly needed someone who thought well of her and who found her attractive,. Also, from the start, [...]

    • Jen Knox says:

      I read this book after reading Franzen's Freedom, and I was thankful for this timing. I enjoyed Franzen's book, and it was definitely a different, more all-encompassing (macro) structure, but the circumstantial similarities between the books is there. As I read Therapy, I was exposed to a character who, like Franzen's protagonist (Patty), has endured abuse and suffered mental upset. And is retracing her tale through the lens of personal psychological discovery; unlike Franzen's book, however, th [...]

    • Janice says:

      I found it hard to put this book down and stayed up too late one night to finish it. It is well written and the characters are highly interesting, especially the main character, Barbara. The book captures Barbara's feelings and her relationships with everyone and brings home the fact that being accomplished and well thought of does not necessarily make one happy. The dialogue is real and captures conversations that I'm sure frequently do happen between therapists and their clients. Harrie Rose i [...]

    • Shannon says:

      Therapy, A Novel, by Harrie Rose, is told by Barbara, a woman who is recounting her past, focusing mainly on therapy sessions she had when she was in her early 50s. The novel opens with Barbara's husband, Joe, finally noticing that she doesn't get out of bed at all, insisting she seek help. And find help she does, in the attractive form of Alex, her therapist.Attracted to him from the beginning, Barbara recounts tales of her horrid childhood, her two failed marriages, (including her current one) [...]

    • Heather Pearson says:

      As she daily sinks deeper and deeper into a depression, Barbara's husband Joe finally insists that she seek professional assistance. She turns to Alex, a therapist seventeen years her junior. While he is helping her rebuild her life, Barbara can't help falling in love with him. Barbara is a very successful woman; she is a professor at the local campus, and admirable cook, house keeper and an excellent gardener. She is not happy and she doesn't know why. She has no confidence in herself even with [...]

    • Kat says:

      just found out i won this, thanks , cant wait to get it!i just started it last night 7/24/2011. she is Jewish, married, 2 sons. very unhappy. going to a shrink. she is around my age. there is some common ground in our backgrounds, hope this book will be able to help me with some of my issues as i hope it helps her!good so far. i must say this book has more typos than any other book i have read for the last 50 plus years. and i have read books not ready for publication with less typos. it really [...]

    • Michele Minor says:

      This is a tale of self discovery of a middle aged woman who discovers who she is when she starts to see a therapist. She falls in love with him and starts up an affair with him. She also finds the courage to divorce her husband who has a surprise of his own. She starts out from being suffering from crippling depression to being able to live life on her own terms without doing what society dictates what she does. She discovers that she doesn't need an affirmation from anyone else to determine her [...]

    • Debbie Kennedy says:

      I enjoyed reading this book. I found myself wanting more, in the sense of learning more about the feelings Barbara experienced when her connection with her therapist broke off. It seemed rather abrupt to me and I was half expecting him to make a reappearance later in the story. Otherwise, a very good read.

    • Mickyt160 says:

      enjoyable thought provoking interesting written totally from her perspective. This frustrated me at times but I understand writing from our own perspective is a single truth not the whole truth. Makes me want to visit New England.:) well done to the author.

    • lita says:

      kok aku dikirimi buku ini yah? :D

    • Kathleen Smith says:

      would like to read it.

    • Erin says:

      I read this book a couple of months ago and I have been remiss

    • Amber Griffith says:

      I won this book through good reads. I am a therapist and I really enjoyed reading this book!

    • Deborah says:

      "I received this book for free through First Reads"

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