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CRUCIBLE OF SHAME:
HEALING THE SOCIETAL ROOTS OF ADDICTION AND "MENTAL ILLNESS"
Guilt says “I did something wrong.” Shame says “I am something wrong.” The experience of shame is a direct negative evaluation of the self. In guilt, the self is focused on negative behaviors, but the self is not the focus. In this book, the author discusses the effects of toxic shame, and how to deal with trauma, addiction and mental illness.
MURDER MUSIC : New!!
A Paul Marzeky Mystery Thriller
In Murder Music, Book VII of the Paul Marzeky Murder Mystery series, Paul finds himself at odds with a woman he has sanctioned for further treatment (she had been found with a dead body) as a Psychology Supervisor at Mount Zion Crisis Services.
She vows revenge, but Paul has heard it many times before and dismisses it. Soon thereafter, she calls him and demands immediate services, which he refuses. She makes complaints to the Psychology Licensing Board and other agencies about his lack of care (even though she was never a client).
Then she starts harassing him at home and through his answering service. During a conversation with his beloved Karen (who is also a therapist in San Francisco), he discovers that she has a mysterious client insisting on obtaining personal information about him. They realize that they’re dealing with a pair of potentially psychotic twins.
Soon thereafter, another woman is murdered is linked to the strange women. Then Karen is kidnapped and rescued, but Paul finds himself abducted too. Macallan Da’Besh gets involved and vows to rescue Paul before any more murders happen as Paul and Karen work together to analyze the strange pathology.
TRAUMA AND TRANSFORMATION
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During living life, everyone takes on the burden of unexpressed emotions, regrets and missed opportunities around which may develop a kind of psychic scar tissue which might eventually lead to emotional and psychological trauma.
CRAZY TALES OF COMBAT PSYCHIATRY
Book 1 of the Paul Marzeky Mystery Series
SPIRALS OF TIME
Book 2 of the Paul Marzeky Mystery Series
Paul’s life has become a series of spirals, going forward and back, incorporating ever-new life experiences as he plunges head on into the veritable cornucopia of delights presented to a young man fresh home from the war, and living in San Francisco at the end of the 1960’s.
Book 3 of the Paul Marzeky Mystery Series
Paul has returned from Vietnam, and has been growing his clinical skills for a number of years working on high volume in-patient psychiatric units. He is daily immersed in working with people, often involuntary patients hospitalized because of their potential as being a danger to self or others.
Book 4 of the Paul Marzeky Mystery Series
Paul Marzeky has established a private practice, and continues his own unique brand of psychotherapeutic healing with a variety of clients in San Francisco.