Lori gottlieb is a psychotherapist who started seeing a therapist herself after the man she thought she would marry unexpectedly broke up with her. The next a crisis causes her world to come crashing down.
We ll mainly focus on lori in our summary but we ll mention some of her patients as well.
Lori gottlieb wendell. One day lori gottlieb is a therapist who helps patients in her los angeles practice. What lies beneath the presenting problem. A review in the new york times praised the book s effective storytelling which turns its anecdotes into a kind of ensemble soap opera the.
The next a crisis causes her world to come crashing down. With his balding head cardigan and khakis he seems to have come straight from therapist central casting. Lori gottlieb is a psychotherapist new york times bestselling author nationally recognized journalist and weekly dear therapist columnist for the atlantic.
The book was on the new york times best seller list for hardcover nonfiction. She blends her clinical experience with the latest research and cultural developments to help people live better lives. Enter wendell the quirky but seasoned therapist in whose of fice she suddenly lands.
Wendell or no wendell i can t call up the therapist of my patient s wife for no clinically relevant reason and without both patients signing consent forms. I think what makes him a great therapist is that he s so himself in the room. Lori gottlieb is an american writer and psychotherapist.
She also writes the weekly dear therapist advice column for the atlantic and is the co host of the iheart radio podcast dear therapists her ted talk was one of the top ten most watched talks of the year. I think wendell the therapist that i write about in the book is a great therapist. Her new book is maybe you should talk to someone.
He brings his full humanity into the room. Lori gottlieb is a beverly hills therapist who wants to let you know that she s just like. Wendell is lori gottlieb s psychotherapist.
Lori gottlieb is a psychotherapist and new york times bestselling author who writes the weekly dear therapist advice column for the atlantic. She is the author of the new york times bestseller maybe you should talk to someone which is being adapted as a tv series. Throughout the book gottlieb zig zags between her experiences with her therapist wendell and the experiences of four of her patients john rita julie charlotte with herself as the therapist.
Enter wendell the quirky but seasoned therapist in. Lori gottlieb bravely takes her readers on a guided tour into the self amy dickinson author of strangers tend to tell me things one day lori gottlieb is a therapist who helps patients in her los angeles practice. I think there s the stereotype of therapists as being very much like a tabula rasa.
The book alternates between gottlieb s therapy with wendell and the therapy she does with.