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December 1, 2021 @ 6:00 pm

In-Person: An Evening with Joan E. Childs | I Hate the Man I Love


December 1, 2021
6:00 pm


Books & Books at Bal Harbour Shops
9700 Collins Ave
Bal Harbour, FL 33154 United States
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Books & Books and Miami Book Fair present…

An Evening with Joan E. Childs, LCSW


I Hate the Man I Love: A Conscious Relationship is Your Key to Success

(Frederick Fell Publishers, Inc., $17.95)

Wednesday, December 1, 6 PM ET

@ Books & Books in Bal Harbour Shops


Please note that at this time, masks are still required inside all of our locations by all patrons. Thank you for your cooperation.

About the Book:

With more than 50% of marriages ending in divorce, it is essential to learn how to create and maintain a conscious relationship. So many of our relationships don’t survive due to early childhood wounds that are carried into our adult relationships, then acted out in an effort to resolve conflicts from our families of origin. We choose our partners more often for unconscious reasons, not realizing that we hire them to give us the worst nightmare possible in order to resove our early conflicts-then we fire them for doing exactly what we hire them for. I Hate the Man I Love, brings our unconscious process into our conscious awareness so we can learn how to enjoy, appreciate and integrate the feeling of love and hate.


About the Author:

Joan E. Childs, LCSW is a renowned psychotherapist, inspirational speaker and author. She has been in private practice in South Florida since 1978 specializing in both individual and couple’s therapy. Her books include I HATE THE MAN I LOVE: A Conscious Relationship is Your Key to Success (release October 11, 2020), WHY DID SHE JUMP? My Daughter’s Battle with Bipolar Disorder (2014) and THE MYTH OF THE MAIDEN: On Being a Woman (1995).

Joan’s practice in couples therapy uses many modalities including Encounter-centered Couples Transformation. She is also an expert in Inner Child Work and was the first affiliate of the John Bradshaw Center in the United States.

Joan has appeared on many national radio and television shows including The Oprah Winfrey Show.  She provides lectures, workshops and seminars dedicated to her profession of mental health and women’s issues.  Her speaking presentations are extensive and include many universities, hospitals, women’s organizations, mental health associations, schools, religious institutions, podcasts and more.

She has also produced and hosted the television series, SOLUTIONS, dedicated to the memory of her daughter, Pam, which offers information and resources for anyone suffering from mental and mood disorders and their families.  She is the founder of the Pamela Anne Glassman Educational Center, in cooperation with the Mental Health America of Southeast Florida.  Her mission is to destigmatize and wipe out the shame of mental illness.

Joan lives in Hollywood, Florida and practices in Hollywood and Hallandale, Florida.

You can contact her on her website at www.joanechilds.com.