Trigger Warning: Suicidal Ideation (minimal but mentioned)
I used to have a book with a name something-like, “Addicted to Therapy”. It was in the 1990s and I remember thinking, “So true, Book, so true!” I had already seen more than a handful of therapists – to be honest, most of them stunk – and at the time none of them had come close to figuring out what was wrong with me.
I left the book in California when I moved to Canada. Oddly, I’ve thought of it many times. I thought of it when I picked up Instant Analysis by David J.l Lieberman, Ph.D. at a thrift store. After all, the banner across the top of the book reads, “Don’t spend years on the couch!” Yeah, I’ve done that. True, Book, true!
When buying books at a thrift store, there are usually three reasons it will be on the shelf…
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