- Paperback: 242 pages
- Publisher: New Rise Press (26 Oct. 2012)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0988443120
- ISBN-13: 978-0988443129
- Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 1.5 x 22.9 cm
- Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars See all reviews (59 customer reviews)
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- #33 in Books > Health, Family & Lifestyle > Psychology & Psychiatry > Cognition & Cognitive Psychology > Emotions
- #82 in Books > Health, Family & Lifestyle > Psychology & Psychiatry > Applied Psychology > Psychotherapy
- #168 in Books > Health, Family & Lifestyle > Psychology & Psychiatry > Specific Topics
Why Do I Do That?: Psychological Defense Mechanisms and the Hidden Ways They Shape Our Lives Paperback – 26 Oct 2012
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About the Author
Joseph Burgo, Ph.D. has practiced psychotherapy for more than 30 years, holding licenses as a marriage and family therapist and clinical psychologist. He earned his undergraduate degree at UCLA and his masters and doctorate at California Graduate Institute in Los Angeles. He is also a graduate psychoanalyst and has served as a board member, officer and instructor at a component society of the International Psychoanalytic Association. He currently writes the popular blog "After Psychotherapy" where he discusses personal growth issues from a psychodynamic perspective.
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Top Customer Reviews
Not long after reading this book I was able to engage a client using their familiar language. It was lovely to watch the penny drop. (With both of us!)
Great book, well written and clearly written.
Well worth buying for anyone.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
I read this book in one sitting!That's saying alot as I only tend to do this if the book is so interesting I can't put it down. Read morePublished 2 months ago by L. Santos
Like this book.....lots of food for thought. .....easy to read and understand.Published 2 months ago by AliT
Book content very informative but text on my kindle paperwhite went to grey instead of black 80% into the book. Very wearing on the eyes and not at all enjoyable. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Amazon Customer
I have read many self help books, and I was reluctant to read this one as it was written by a psychologist. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Samantha G
This excellent book, (which is worth reading by clinicians and sufferers), explains the classic defense mechanisms as understood from a psychodynamic perspective. Read morePublished 6 months ago by P. Kinsella
Straight forward and well written, very explanatory and thought provoking.Published 6 months ago by HeidiKen