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THE WELL-BALANCED LEADER : Interactive Learning Techniques to Help You Master the 9 Simple Behaviors of Outstanding Leadership
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THE WELL-BALANCED LEADER : Interactive Learning Techniques to Help You Master the 9 Simple Behaviors of Outstanding Leadership

By Ron Roberts

New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Education, 2012. BRAND NEW & Collectible. First Edition, First Printing. Red linen boards w/silver spine lettering/Fine. DJ/Fine. Analysis of of successful leadership. Reference & resource from Ron Roberts, president of Action Centered Training Inc. specializing in training executives, managers, and supervisors. Roberts coined the term "egolibrium" to highlight the need for balance between ourselves and others; it refers to the ability to toggle between egocentric and other-centric attitudes, values and behaviour. He outlines 9 nine behavioural traits for leaders to be on alert. 256 pgs in 10 chapters: 1, Who's in Charge Here Anyway, You or Your Ego?; 2, Nonjudgemental vs Judgemental; 3, Nondefensive vs Defensive; 4, Relinquishing Control vs Controlling; 5, Open to Learning vs Know-It-All; 6, Doing the Right Thing vs Doing Whatever You Want; 7, Patient vs Impatient; 8, Letting Go vs Holding On; 9, Acceptance vs Resistance; and 10, Other-Centric vs Ego-Centric.. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. NEW - COLLECTIBLE/Fine. First Edition, First Printing.

$32.50

LOVE IS LETTING GO OF FEAR
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LOVE IS LETTING GO OF FEAR

By Gerald G. Jampolsky; (Hugh Prather, Foreword)

Berkeley, CA: Celestial Arts, 1979. Text/BRAND NEW & Bright w/inked outline to cartoon on pg 63 of two crashing cars. Softcover/NF w/trace wear to corner tips & faint creasing to to back corner. First published 1979; this is the 28th reprint of 1990. Celebrated and inspiration work of internationally acclaimed psychiatrist Gerald Jampolsky, author of Forgiveness: The Greatest Healer of All. This trim volume is a classic guide, with exercises, to gaine personal peace. 131 pgs guide, in 12 lessons. Relying on love & forgiveness to help one put the past to rest, attend to the present, and move forward with peace of mind.. First Edition. 28th Printing of 1990. Soft Cover. Very Good/None as Issued. Illus. by Jack O. Keeler (Illustrator).

$14.50

WRITER'S BLOCK
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WRITER'S BLOCK

By Zachary Leader

Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins Univ Press, 1991. NEW Copy; First Edition, First Thus. Forest green linen boards/Fine. DJ/Fine. Critical analysis of popularily considered literary & psychological theories leading to "writer's block". Professor of English literature Zachary Leader (1946 -) takes a keen look at psychoanalytic theories of blockage, literary historical accounts, and general theories of writing, speceh, and culture. 325 pgs, 9 chapters in 3 parts. Following the Introduction (chapt 1), contents are:: Part I, Psychoanalitic Theory, 2, The Freudian Account; 2, After Freud; 4, British Object-Relations Theory. Part II, Literary History, 5, Theories of Origin; 6, Wordsworth & Writer's Block; 7, The Case of Coleridge. And Part III, External Prohibition, 8, Writing, Speech & Culture; and 9, Blockage & Externality: The Woman as Writer, followed by Postscript.. First Edition, First Thus. Hard Cover. NEW/Fine. First Edition, First Thus.

$42.50

GIRLFRIENDS : Invisible Bonds, Enduring Ties
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GIRLFRIENDS : Invisible Bonds, Enduring Ties

By Carmen Renee Berry; Tamara Traeder

Berkeley, CA: Wildcat Canyon Press, 2003. BRAND NEW Copy. Philosophy fo friendship between women. That special bond of sisterhood that allows separate lives to be lived without growing apart. Each a gardener that make souls bloom and blossom. 230 pgs in 2 parts: Part I, Faces of Friendship, a, Discovering Friendship; b. Sharing Girlhood Adventures; c, Savoring Friendship; d, Outlasting Transition; and c, Remembering Friends. Part II, Women's Rites, followed by Endnotes & biographical index to quoted authors.. First Edition, 5th Printing. Soft Cover. New/None as Issued.

$12.50

A PSYCHIATRIC GLOSSARY : 4th Revised Edition
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A PSYCHIATRIC GLOSSARY : 4th Revised Edition

By American Psychiatric Association

New York, NY: Basic Books, 1975. Text/BRAND NEW & Bright. Green linen boards/Fine. DJ/NF w/trace edge wear. PO strike-out to front cover verso & fEP, and, PO name inked to upper & lower text blocks. This official American Psychiatric Association of professional termss was first published in 1957; this is the 4th Revised Edition of 1975. 155 pgs, alphabetically arranged, with 7 noteworthy tables: 1, Of Drugs Used in Psychiatry; 2, Of Legal Terms; 3, Of Neurologic Deficits; 4, Of Reasearch Terms; 5, Of Schools of Psychiatry; 6, Psycholodigcal Tests; and 7, For Sleep Disorders. Strong copy despite flaws.. 4th Edition, 3rd Printing. Hard Cover. Good/Near Fine.

$14.50

ADVANCES IN PSYCHOSOMATIC MEDICINE : Symposium of the Fourth European Conference on Psychosomatic Reasearch (1959)

By Arthur Jores; Hellmuth Freyberger (Editors)

New York, NY: Robert Brunner, Inc, 1961. Text/BRAND NEW & Bright. Green linen boards w/gitl spine lettering/NF w/trace rubs to lower front edge. DJ/Poor; intact but tattered w/losses, nips & chips. Minor light brown spotting (acidic paper reaction) text blocks. PO name to fEP dated 1961. 334 pgs, 46 chapters from the Fourth European Conference of Psychsomatic Research held April 21st - 25th, 1959, in Hamburg. The 46 essays are presented in 4 parts: Part I, Methods & Principles of Research on Psychosomatic Fundamentals; II, Concept of Constitution in Psychosomatic Medicine; III, Training for Psychosomatic Medicine; and, IV, Free Papers.. 4th Symposium of 1959, First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Poor.

$28.50

Dogs That Know When Their Owners Are Coming Home: AndDOGS THAT KNOW WHEN THEIR OWNERS ARE COMING HOME : And Other Unexplained Powers of Animals
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Dogs That Know When Their Owners Are Coming Home: AndDOGS THAT KNOW WHEN THEIR OWNERS ARE COMING HOME : And Other Unexplained Powers of Animals

By Rupert Sheldrake

New York, NY: Three Rivers Press, 2000. Text/BRAND NEW & Bright. Softcover/Fine w/a whisper of wear to upper back corner. For those with emotional bonds with their pets, wonder not if animals have psychic abilities we have long lost? English author Alfred Rupert Sheldrake (1942 - ), trained biologist and researcher in parapsychology explores animal behaviors that defy present-day scientific explaination. 352 pgs, 16 chapters in 7 parts. Part I, Human-Animal Bonds; II, Animals That Know When Their People Are Coming Home; III, Animal Empathy; IV, Intentions, Calls, & Telepathy; V, The Sense of Direction; VI, Animal Premonitions: and VII, Conclusions, followed by 3 appendices.. First Edition, 7th Printing. Soft Cover. NEW/None as Issued.

$18.50

MULTIPLE PERSONALITY DISORDER : Diagnosis, Clinical Features, and Treatment
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MULTIPLE PERSONALITY DISORDER : Diagnosis, Clinical Features, and Treatment

By Colin A. Ross

New York, NY: Wiley-Interscience/John Wiley, 1989. BRAND NEW Copy w/light brown spotting (acidic paper reaction) to text blocks. Gilt embossed blue linen boards/Fine. DJ/Fine. Volume in the Wiley Series in General & Clinical Psychiatry. Detailed presentation of the history, diagnosis & treatment of multiple personality disorder (MPD) for health providers. 382 pgs, 13 chapters in 3parts: Part I, History of Multiple Personality Disorder; II, Diagnosis & Clinical Features of Multiple Personality Disorder; and III, Treatment of Multiple Personality Disorder, followed by Afterword and 4 appendices.. First Edition, 4th Printing. Hardcover. NEW/New.

$36.50

RAISING BLAZE : Bringing Up an Extraordinary Son in an Ordinary World
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RAISING BLAZE : Bringing Up an Extraordinary Son in an Ordinary World

By Debra Ginsberg

New York, NY: HarperCollins, 2002. BRAND NEW & Collectible. First Edition, First Printing. Bi-color boards/Fine. DJ/Fine. Reccounted by Southern Californian single-mother Debra Ginsbergt (author of Waiting), this is a moving personal story of parenting an extraordinary child, a biography of her son, within the context of what public schools, goodwill aside, was able to offer. Blaze never crawled but at one, just stood up and walked. At four he knew the complete works of Miles Davis, and, at five he had assigned colors to days of the week. YetBut along these gifts, Blaze suffered from emotional and behavoral issues. Entering kindergarten, school officials judged him "speech and language impaired" --- marking the first step in being removed from other students and shuttled from one expert therapist to the next. each certain he/she has the right diagnosis. A poignant & compelling story of raising an un-ordinary child in a social setting geared for the ordinary. Hard book to read, but does open one's mind. Blaze, now a grown man, writes himself and is available online. Autism was the culprit --- blessed for today's child now we know better how to help. A primary, historical resource in autism.. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. NEW - COLLECTIBLE/Fine. First Edition, First Printing.

$28.50

MEDITATION FOR DUMMIES
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MEDITATION FOR DUMMIES

By Stephan Bodian; (Dean Ornish, Foreword)

Foster City, CA: IDG Books Worldwide, 1999. BRAND NEW Copy. First Edition, 6th Printing. Reference/resource. Reduce stress & lower blood pressure with this well regarded guide to meditation by Stephan Bodian, practicing psychotherapist and teacher of meditation, was former editor-in-chief of Yoga Journal. 348 pgs. Handy, lucid manual in 18 chapters, 6 parts: Part I, Getting Acquainted; II, Getting Started; III, Troubleshooting & Fine-Tuning; IV, Meditation in Action; V, The Part of Tens; and VI, Appendx.. First Edition, 6th Printing. Soft Cover. NEW/None as Issued.

$36.50

GETTING THE LOVE YOU WANT : A Guide for Couples
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GETTING THE LOVE YOU WANT : A Guide for Couples

By Harville Hendrix

New York, NY: Perennial/Harper & Row, 1990. Text/One folded corner (pg 83), else As New, showing faint margin discoloration. Softcover/NF w/trace shelf-wear. First published 1988; this is a paperback reprint. A unquic professional and introspective guide to floundering marriages. Therapist & educator Harville Hendrix (1935 -) founded Imago Relationship Therapy. 296 pgs. For this unique volume Hendrix draws from from both professional training and his own failed marriage experience. His divorce led to deep questioning of his own failures as a husband and associated failure as a couples counselor. 296 pgs w/16 chapters in 3 parts: I, The Unconscious Marriage; II, The Conscious Marriage; and III, The Exercises. . Paperback Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/None as Issued.

$10.50

MASOCHISM IN MODERN MAN

By Theodor Reik; (translated from the German By Margare H. Beigel & Gertrud M. Kurth)

New York, NY: Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1941. Text/NEW & Bright. Hardcover/VG; strong & sound w/edge rubs & fading to spine. DJ/None. PO name to fEP. Towards understanding masochism. Austrian-born psychoanalyst Theodor Reik (1888 - 1969), one of Freud's first students, and pioneer of lay analysis in the U.S., examines the concept that "man is the an animal which seeks pleasure and avoids pain". He wonders whether man also "finds pleasure in suffering disgrace and humiliation?"; and probes into why some of us, unconsciously, strive for physical & pychic pain, deliberately "accepting sacrifices, shame, humiliation, and disgrace"? 439 pgs, 33 chapters in 8 parts. Reik examines how engagement in self-punishing,or provocative behavior, is used to induce guilt in others, and, thereby, harvest a sense of secret superiority and be rewarded by "victory through defeat" --- not entirely unlike saints & martryrs perceive their temporal sufferings, unbeknowst to most as joyful rewards towards securing eternal happiness.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Vintage/Psychology.

$36.50

LISTENING WITH THE THIRD EAR : The Inner Experience of a Psychoanalyst

By Theodor Reik

New York, NY: Farrar Straus & Co, 1954. Text/NEW & Bright. Hardcover/Good; sound w/discoloration to covers verso, wear to all leading edges & surfaces, and loss to upper spine edge. DJ/None. PO name to fEP. A discourse on non-verbal communication. Austrian-born psychoanalyst Theodor Reik (1888 - 1969), one of Freud's first students, and pioneer of lay analysis in the U.S., examines how subtle nuances of interpersonal communication are expressed & perceived at unconscious levels which can only be decipherable by analysts looking inwards and listening with the third ear (term borrowed from Nietzsche). Volume contains numerous clinical examples detailing subtle, influencial clues expressed in the patient’s patterns of behaviors such as dress, peculiarities in gestures, flickering of eyes, and even the warmth, clamminess, roughness or smoothness of the skin conveyed in shaking of the hand ---- all to which we respond to unconsciously yet influences our opinions. Since minute movements speak as powerfully as words, one needs to turn attention inward. 514 pgs, 46 chapters in4 parts: Part I, "I am a Stranger Here Myself"; II, The Workshop; III, Two-Way Street; and IV, The Language of the Soul, followed by "Leave-Taking". Strong copy w/tired covers.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Vintage/Psychology.

$36.50

THE WIZARD OF LONELINESS

By John Nichols

New York, NY: G.P. Putnam's, 1966. Text/Bright, Clean, AS NEW. Black linen boards/Fine. DJ/Poor/price-clipped, closed edge tears, and rubs to edge & surface. Upper text block dyed yellow. Embossed PO stamp to title page, and sticker removal scar to front cover verso. 1966, 2nd novel from Berkeley-born John Nicholas (1940 - ), which was adapted to film under the same title in 1988. Set in World War II. The story of precocious Wendall Oler, who is but ten years old when the book opens. His mother had died ("I didn't like her anyway"), his father joined the Marines, and he's to live with his grandparents, and aunt & uncle in rural Stebbinsville, Vermont. In his new home, loneliness persists as he is exposed to his grandfather's debts; his uncle and aunt's romantic troubles; a sick librarian thinking of nothing but for death; and Duffy, a returned war casualty, who may kill. An extraordinarily hard childhood.. First Edition, First Thus. Hard Cover. NEAR FINE/Good. Vintage/Novel.

$26.50

THE LAST TABOO : Money as Symbol & Reality in Psychotherapy & Psychoanalysis
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THE LAST TABOO : Money as Symbol & Reality in Psychotherapy & Psychoanalysis

By David W. Krueger (Editor)

New York, NY: Brunner/Mazel, 1986. Text/BRAND NEW & Bright. Black linen boards w/gilt embossed spine/Fine. DJ/NF w/short closed tear to lower back edge. Light brown spotting (acidic paper reaction) to upper text block. Unique & pragmatic analysis of the exchange of money, its symbolism and social meanings, between patients and therapists --- a subject, emotional and often taboo, so heavily laden with meaning that can sabotage the therapy itself. Collection of 22 essays. 261 pgs presented in 3 parts: I, Theoretical & Symbolic Meanings of Money; II, Money in the Therapist-Patient Relationship; and III, Payment Structures & Management Issues/. First Edition, 2nd Printing. Hard Cover. NEAR FINE/Near Fine. First Edition 2nd Printing.

$26.50

CLINICAL PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY Made Ridiculously Simple : 5th Edition
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CLINICAL PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY Made Ridiculously Simple : 5th Edition

By John Preston; James Johnson

Miami, FL: MedMaster, 2005. Text/BRAND NEW & Bright. Softcover/NF w/trace soiling to back cover. First published 1900; this is the 5th Edition of 2005. Succinct guide for health professionals caring for patients receiving psychotropic medication. 80 pgs, 8 chapters: 1, General Principles; 2, Depression; 3, Bipolar Illness; 4, Anxiety Disorders; 5, Psychotic Disorders; 6, Miscellaneous Disorders; 7, Non-Response & "Breakthrough Symptons" Algorithms; and 8, Case Examples, followed by 3 appendices.. 5th Edition. Soft Cover. NEAR FINE/None as Issued.

$18.50

NEAUROPOSYCHOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT OF CHILDREN : A Treatment-Oriented Approach

By Byron P. Rourke; John L. Fisk; John D. Strang

New York, NY: The Guilford Press, 1986. BRAND NEW & Collectible. First Edition, First Thus. Reference/resource. Asessement of issues in the field of child-clinical neuropsychology focusing on ages between 5 and 16 years. Augmented with case studies, text designed to assist speech pathologists & special education specialists involved in remedial education. 285 pgs in 7 chapters: 1. Introduction; 2, Case Illustration; 3, Common Neurological Disorders of Children; 4, Deseases of Childhoon That May Affect Higher Nervous System Functioning; 5, Special Problems in Academic Remediation; 6, Special Problems in Adaptive Behavior; and 7, Summary of Principles & Future Directions, followed by Appendix: Description of Tests Administered to Children (5-15 years).. First Edition, First Thus. Hard Cover. NEW - COLLECTIBLE/New. First Edition, First Thus.

$26.50

THE LEADERSHIP BOOK : Revised Edition
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THE LEADERSHIP BOOK : Revised Edition

By Charles J. Keating

New York, NY: Paulist Press, 1982. BRAND NEW COPY w/trace wear to softcover. Light brown spotting (acidic paper reaction) to upper text block. Valuable self-teaching guide on how best to confront the multi-faceted challenges in Church leadership. First published 1978; this is the Revised Edition of 1982. 133 pgs in 12 chapters: 1, The Dilemmas of Leadership; 2, The Two Dimensions of Leadership; 3, Leadership: Reading the Group; 4, Leadershiip: Handling Conflict; 5, Improving Our Leadership Style; 6, Leadership & Decision Making; 7, Leadership & Planning; 8, Leadership & Management; 9, Leadership & Delegation; 10, Leadership & Power; 11, Leadership & Time Management; and 12, Christian Leadership.. Revised Edition, First Thus. Paperback. NEW/None as Issued. Revised Edition.

$18.50

UNDERSTANDING MODERN ART DIVISION : PART I : Orientation for Modern Times : A Course in Three Divisions ;

By Leo Katz; James Carson Webster

Chicago, IL: Delphian Society, 1939. Text/BRAND NEW. Gilt embossed maroon boards/Fine. DJ/None (as Issued?). Gilt to upper text block. A 3-part course on the historical, psychological, philosophical & scientific backgrounds of modern art. This is Part One only; first published 1936. 257 pgs w/line drawings & b/w fotos in 17 chapters: I, The Horizon of Modern Art; II, A Modern Conception of Art Development; III, Vision - A New Key to Aesthetics; IV, Cultural Waves; V, Our Position Today; VI, The A.B.C. of Art Language; VII, The Elements of Personal Expression; VIII, The Elements of Composition; IX, Creation in Nature & Art; X, Two Fundamental Approaches to Life; XI, Intuition; XII, Old & New Art; XIII, Contemporaneous Art; XIV, Changing Art Evaluations; XV, The Conquest of Space; XVI, Form & Speed; and XVII, Futurism.. Part One, Reprint of 1939. Hard Cover. NEW/None (as Issued?). Vintage/Modern Art.

$34.50

UNDERSTANDING MODERN ART DIVISION : PART THREE : Orientation for Modern Times : A Course in Three Divisions ;

By Leo Katz; James Carson Webster

Chicago, IL: Delphian Society, 1939. Text/BRAND NEW. Gilt embossed maroon boards/Fine. DJ/None (as Issued?). Upper text edge in gilt. A 3-part course on the historical, psychological, philosophical & scientific backgrounds of modern art. This is Part Three only; first published 1936. 824 pgs w/photo illustrations, covering chapters 38 thru' 53: The chapters are: 38, The Climax of the Revolt Against Reality - Surrealism; 39, Art Patrons - Surrealism in Everyday Life; 40, Art in America - I; 41, Art in America - II; 42, Art in America - III; 43, Art in America - IV; 44, Art in America - V; 45, Art in America - VI; 46, Mural Art in Pre-War America; 47, Psychological Background of Modern Murals; 48, The Mexican Renaissance; 49, Recent Murals in the United States; 50, Modern American Sculpture; 51, Functionalism; 52, The Birth of Modern Architecture; and 53, Frank Lloyd Wright & the International Style, followed by Appendix & Index.. Part One, Reprint of 1939. Hard Cover. NEW/None (as Issued?). Vintage/Modern Art.

$34.50

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