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  • Mr. Spinney and the Egg Shells

    and other Social Work stories by

    Thoughtful. Raw. Candid. These are Janet Knowles’s reflections on her career as a social worker (spoiler alert: it’s not like the movies). Whether you are working in the field yourself, a student, or simply exploring different career options, this ...

  • Between Blade and Bullet

    The Mary Steinhauser Story by

    Mary Steinhauser is the only peace officer in the history of penal institutions in Canada to willingly offer up her life in the service of her country. It was during a 1975 prison escape attempt and 41-hour hostage-taking by three desperate inmates ...

  • Getting Here From There

    The First 10 years by

    Learn to tell your truth from a reflective, honest, nonreactive prospective. Recently retired from a challenging legal career, Clara Atmane was asking the big questions: Who am I now? Why am I here now? Why am I still so lonely? Digging into the ...

  • Foxtrot

    Notes from the Bear Cave by

    This riveting autobiography by Jaime Smith, who began his career as an astronomer and then became a psychiatrist, tells the story of a passionate lifelong scholar, activist, motorcycle enthusiast, mountaineer, music lover, and family man. ...

  • Live Well Between Your Ears

    Get Your Head Around The Craziness by

    Do you struggle to maintain good health? Are you tired of the onslaught of new technology invading your life? Do you long for the simplicity of the good old days? Are you troubled by social unrest in the world? And, perhaps most importantly, has the ...

  • Friday I went to therapy, Saturday I went crazy

    Travels through health, to insanity and back home by

    This book takes the reader through the author’s personal experiences in psychotherapy with a variety of therapists and approaches. She starts with her Danbury psychiatrist, an analyst, describing all her thoughts and feelings and fantasies and ends ...

  • The Professor and The Pilots

    Letters Home from Wartime London by a Canadian Psychologist by

    This unique collection of letters offers a vivid glimpse of life in wartime London. C. Roger Myers, a young psychology professor at the University of Toronto, was appointed as advisor to the RAF on methods for pilot selection and training. His ...