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Help Me!

A Psychotherapist's Tried-and-True Techniques for a Happier Relationship with Yourself and the People You Love

Richard B. Joelson


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In Help Me A Psychotherapist's Tried-and-True Techniques for a Happier Relationship with Yourself and the People You Love, Dr. Richard Joelson, a respected psychotherapist with a loyal and long-time counseling practice, presents real-life challenges and the practical solutions that have worked for his patients. His insights are accessible and valuable for people in psychotherapy treatment, but also provide guidance for those who have not yet been able to find the help they need.

The essays in Help Me address a variety of topics to enlighten, inform, and educate readers. They are tools to increase knowledge, strengthen personal resources, and contribute to overall well-being. Topics including anxiety, depression, stress management, relationship counseling, self esteem, and trauma are addressed in a conversational yet concrete manner.

Dr. Joelson believes that when we become informed consumers regarding mental health and available counseling or psychotherapy services, obtaining proper treatment is much more likely and enduring. As a practicing psychotherapist for over four decades, he is gratified when clients obtain benefit from a new way of understanding an issue with which they have struggled. He recognizes that sometimes this happens best in a clinical setting but other times people can benefit from a good self-help book. That's where Help Me comes in.

Praise For Help Me!: A Psychotherapist's Tried-and-True Techniques for a Happier Relationship with Yourself and the People You Love

"A debut self-help guide that resists long explanations and jumps directly to solutions for handling relationship problems, anxiety, decision-making, and self-doubt."
-- Kirkus Reviews

"Widely accessible and relevant... a great fit for anyone questing toward self-improvement. Help Me! equips people to grow as individuals and have thriving relationships."
-- Foreword Clarion (Five Star Review)

"Highly recommended for any psychology or self-help reader who would better understand how meaningful change becomes a part of revised life goals and psyches."
-- D. Donovan, Senior Reviewer, Midwest Book Review

"Help Me! is a heartfelt and compassionate guide to resolving emotional problems and conflicts in our relationship with ourselves and others. Help Me! will enhance your ability to live, love, and laugh!"
- Mary Anne Cohen, Director of The New York Center for Eating Disorders and author of French Toast for Breakfast: Declaring Peace with Emotional Eating and Lasagna for Lunch: Declaring Peace with Emotional Eating

"This book is a gift to prospective patients and clinicians alike."
- Karen Kaufman, Ph.D, LCSW

Health Psychology Press, 9780997229202, 228pp.

Publication Date: June 21, 2016

About the Author

Richard B. Joelson, DSW, is a clinical social work psychotherapist in private practice in New York City. He served as the Director of Admissions and Student Affairs at New York University School of Social Work and as an assistant professor of social work at New York University. Dr. Joelson taught in both the doctoral program and the post-master's program at Hunter College School of Social Work.