Stephanie Covington, Ph.D., is a psychotherapist, an internationally known speaker specializing in dependency, and the author of many articles on women and addiction. She lives in La Jolla, California. Liana Beckett, who has an M.S. in marriage, family, and child counseling, works with individuals, couples, and groups with dysfunctional or addictive family backgrounds. She lives in San Diego, California.
"A roadway through the woodland of relationship addiction. It guides the reader's steps from fantasy to freedom with knowledge and skill." -- Patty McConnell, author of "A Workbook for Healing""Through the richness of detailed examples, readers of Leaving the Enchanted Forest will feel supported and understood, and thereby freer to better understand themselves. "-- Stephanie D. Brown, Ph.D., author of "Treating Adult Children of Alcoholics: A Developmental Model of Recovery""Offers an exciting invitation to self-exploration -- and opens a path -- to the potential for intimacy, and ultimately, to the self." -- Claudia Black, Ph.D., author of "It Will Never Happen to Me!""Women who read this book will find their deepest concerns recognized and their struggle for independence and intimacy given new meaning." -- Bonnie Strickland, Ph.D., past president, American Psychological Association"We need more books like this that point to the solutions not just the problems. "-- Melody Beattie, author of "Codependent No More"