Book Reviews

The Swiss Cheese Theory of Life Judith A. Belmont, MS, and Lora Shor, LSW Premier Publishing & Media; 1st edition (October 21, 2011) ISBN-10: 0982039891 ISBN-13: 978-0982039892 $16.75 Don’t get stuck in life’s holes! The Swiss Cheese Theory of Life is a book about resiliency. Using Swiss Cheese as a metaphor…



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Life Over Cancer: The Block Center Program for Integrative Cancer Treatment by Keith I. Block, M.D. Bantam, April 2009, 978-0-553801149 Dr. Keith Block is at the global vanguard of innovative cancer care. As medical director of the Block Center for Integrative Cancer Treatment in Evanston, Illinois, he has treated thousands…



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The Available Parent: Radical Optimism for Raising Teens and Tweens by Dr. John Duffy Viva Editions; ISBN 978-1-57344-657-0 The process of transitioning from child to adult is sometimes as difficult for parents as it is for their children. In his new book, Dr. Duffy provides a framework for parents to…



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Clean, Green, and Lean: Get Rid of the Toxins That Make You Fat By Walter Crinnion, Foreword by Dr. Peter J. D’Adamo Published by John Wiley & Sons March 2010; $25.95US/$30.95CAN; 978-0-470-40923-7 Preamble: I wish books like this one weren’t so over-hyped by the publishers and marketers; it makes them…



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Stepfamily Sanity this Holiday Season By Wednesday Martin, Ph.D., Author of Stepmonster: A New Look at Why Real Stepmothers Think, Feel, and Act the Way We Do When you think of holidays, you probably think of family. And that’s what makes holidays so tough for stepfamilies. At this time of year, couples in…



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