Archive for the ‘Book Reviews’ Category

After The Affair

After the Affair - Cheryl Woolstone Counselling Blog Post

Can your relationship survive infidelity?

Once love and trust are shattered can you ever get it back? Is forgiveness possible?

Dr. Janis Abrahams Spring in her book, After the Affair, answers “yes” to these questions…providing that each of you is willing to look honestly at yourself and your relationship, and acquire the skills you need to get yourself through this crisis. Read more »

How Can I Forgive You?

How Can I Forgive You - Book Review - Cheryl Woolstone Counselling Blog

Cheap forgiveness is a quick and easy pardon.

There is no processing of emotion and no coming to terms with the injury.

When you refuse to forgive, you hold tenaciously to your anger. When you forgive cheaply, you simply let your anger go. Is there another way of looking at this age old dilemma?

Is forgiveness good for you? Is it necessary to forgive in order to heal? Perhaps not. Read more »

If The Buddha Got Stuck

If The Buddha Got Stuck - Book Review - Cheryl Woolstone Counselling Blog

I’m Stuck!

This is what I often hear from individual clients as the reason for seeking psychotherapy.

Charlotte Kasl, PhD. has written a brilliant book, If The Buddha Got Stuck, about the psychological make up of people who get stuck in their lives and relationships. Read more »

Feel the Fear And Do It Anyway

Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway - Book Review - Cheryl Woolstone Counselling

A classic book that predates Nike’s slogan, Just Do It!

Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway is a crucial read for anyone considering change and needing to summon up the courage to move from thinking to action. It is a book on fear, emotional paralysis, and the importance of self-responsibility.

I have been recommending this book to clients for years. This powerful book has an impact on everyone who is ready to move from analysis paralysis to the active creation of a fulfilling life. Read more »

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