Nina Savelle-Rocklin, Psy.D. is a psychoanalyst, author, and radio host specializing in food, weight, and body image issues. Internationally recognized for her unique perspective, she is the author of The Binge Cure: 7 Steps to Outsmart Emotional Eating and Food For Thought: Perspectives On Eating Disorders. She is co-editor of Beyond The Primal Addiction, and hosts a radio program on LA Talk Radio.
From Depression to Contentment is a masterful fusion of therapeutic expertise and vulnerable memoir, with threads of history, science, and literature woven throughout. Dr. Bob Rich gives practical and powerful strategies to challenge and overcome depression, ranging from book recommendations to visualization to self-care and creativity. Readers struggling with depression will find empathy, guidance, and a compassionate view of depression (a refreshing departure from the biomedical model of depression so prevalent in contemporary literature). The book explores the genesis of depression, the influence of trauma and the importance of resilience. Throughout, Dr. Bob gives practical recommendations to improve your life and outlook about the future, drawing from his personal and clinical experience. This ambitious and helpful book lives up to its title and is sure to bring readers from depression to contentment.
The great reviews are pouring in. This is the second in two days, by people I respect. If you have read this book, please, also send me a review, and spread the word, because its tools are desperately needed in our global emergency. If you haven’t read it, you may find it to be of great personal use to you, right now. And remember, if you buy any of my books, you qualify for a second title, free.