Tag Archives: Psychotherapy

“Sharon, I Have Something to Tell You.”

At the time Sharon and I finished writing our book together, my life was stable and I was content. My mom and I had been living together for almost eight years and had settled into a routine that worked well … Continue reading

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We Have a Book. We Think It’s Pretty Good. Now What?

We now have a book. We’ve gotten good feedback from people who’ve read it. Recent reviews have been very positive. So now what? People who are experienced in the book publishing world will probably laugh at us, but when Robin … Continue reading

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WE HAVE A BOOK!

I’m excited! Yesterday I received my proof copy of the paperback version of our book. I think it looks great! I approved it and today it is already available on Amazon.com. I have added a link to this website at … Continue reading

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My Review of the Kirkus Review

About a month ago I posted that our Kirkus review was completed, and I would share it after I gave Kirkus permission to publish it on their website. I also said I would talk about my own reaction to the … Continue reading

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Robin’s Story Continues…

  Once Vocational Rehabilitation finally came through, they referred me to a program that provided employment seeking assistance. This program happened to be run by the agency where Sharon worked, and where I received treatment. They actually made it a … Continue reading

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How Did Robin Finally Heal?

  In January 2004, after everything I had gone through in the previous year, I was determined to get my life back to some semblance of normal. The panacea, as I saw it, was returning to work as a case … Continue reading

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HUGE Update for the Readers of Despair to Deliverance

It is almost impossible for me to believe this, but I just now submitted the final, final, final manuscript of our book to Kirkus for review. This is a moment that is over two and a half years in the … Continue reading

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Update for the Readers of Despair to Deliverance

I apologize for dropping off the radar for so long. The reality is, a lot has been happening apart from our attempts to finish our book. As I said in my last post, Robin actually moved to Florida! Anyone who … Continue reading

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We Are Getting There…

Just an update for those still waiting for our book Despair to Deliverance: A True Story of Triumph Over Severe Mental Illness to be published. As I said in my last update, we had basically re-written the book in response to … Continue reading

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Update to the Readers of Despair to Deliverance

Those of you who are still hanging in there with us and paying attention, will be happy to know I just (literally minutes ago) emailed the latest draft of our book off to five people to read and give feedback. … Continue reading

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