2022 WINNERS - PSYCHOLOGY
See below for the list of 2022 winners in the PSYCHOLOGY category, for books with a copyright date of 2021.
Safe, Wanted, and Loved: A Family Memoir of Mental Illness, Heartbreak, and Hope
2022 Gold Winner
Author: Patrick Dylan
Publisher: Snow Anselmo Press
When a sudden mental illness struck his wife, Patrick Dylan found himself living with an eerie stranger. Scared and unprepared, he began a desperate battle to protect her from a mysterious disease, shelter their children from her bizarre behavior, and recover the woman he loved.
Beyond Done With The Crying: More Answers and Advice for Parents of Estranged Adult Children
2022 Silver Winner
Author: Sheri McGregor, M.A.
Publisher: Sowing Creek Press
The newest book in Sheri McGregor's 'Done With The Crying' series provides tell-it-like-it-is advice and sensible solutions for the gritty, complex issues that parents of estranged adult children face. With real life examples and from-the-trenches insights drawn from 50,000 families, McGregor offers encouragement and proven techniques to heal.
The Healthy Love & Money Way: How the Four Attachment Styles Impact Your Financial Well-Being
2022 Silver Winner
Author: Ed Coambs
Publisher: Spark Publications
Many of the ideas learned about money come from our families. The Healthy Love & Money Way shows how our attitudes about ourselves, relationships, and money evolve from our past experiences and the attachment styles we developed as children. This book will help you bring your money and relationship together.
2021 WINNERS - PSYCHOLOGY
See below for the list of 2021 winners in the PSYCHOLOGY category, for books with a copyright date of 2020. Click here to watch the Gold and Silver winner speeches.
Dementia Together: How to Communicate to Connect
2021 Gold Winner
Author: Pati Bielak-Smith
Publisher: Puddle Dancer Press
A practical guide to building and sustaining healthy relationships with someone experiencing symptoms of Alzheimer's or another dementia - This book is for family members, friends, spouses, caregivers, and those who simply care. There are ways to communicate that result in greater capacity to receive as well as to provide both warm connection and practical collaboration. Living with dementia gives everyone an opportunity to grow their hearts bigger.
Lean and Strong: Eating Skills, Psychology, and Workouts
2021 Silver Winner
Author: Josh Hillis
Publisher: On Target Publications
Current research on the psychology of eating behavior is synthesized into a new system of skill-based eating. Contextual behavioral science is applied to both behavioral weight loss and mindful strength training. Skill-based eating emerges as an alternative to rigid dieting that provides increased effectiveness and a positive effect on well-being.
2020 WINNERS - PSYCHOLOGY
See below for the list of 2020 winners in the PSYCHOLOGY category, for books with a copyright date of 2019.
Beyond Behaviors: Using Brain Science and Compassion to Understand and Solve Children's Behavioral Challenges
2020 Gold Winner
Author: Mona Delahooke, PhD
Publisher: PESI Publishing
A new approach to understanding and solving children’s behavioral challenges, featuring neuroscience-based tools and techniques to promote psychological resilience and create satisfying, secure relationships.
Echo of the Unconscious in Painting: A Case Study
2020 Silver Winner
Authors: Naum G.Itkin, MD, PhD and Susanne Schuenke, PhD
Publisher: ARTE Press LLC
With the psycho-analytic approach, we discovered: personal and universal information unconsciously coded in the artworks through allegorical, metaphorical, and symbolic meanings of form, color, and composition.
Independent Judgment and Introspection: Fundamental Requirements of the Free Society
2020 Silver Winner
Author: Jerry Kirkpatrick
Publisher: Kirkpatrick Books
Explores the role of introspection in developing and maintaining a psychology of independence and the relation of both to mental health, happiness, and political freedom.
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