Finely crafted, profound and always generous, What We Want is a very special book. Charlotte doesn't provide neat answers that promise to change your life - instead she invites you to see the one you are living anew, in all its shining complexity. It made me feel excited to be alive
By bringing readers behind the scenes of her intimate therapy sessions, Weber makes a powerful case for articulating desire as a path toward greater mental health and self-actualization. This hopeful book demystifies the therapeutic alliance between counsellor and patient and will surely convince even the most sceptical critic that effective counselling can truly transform lives. Most of all, this book provides a roadmap of how one might approach their own transformation by becoming willing to admit their deepest desires
Insightful and deeply empathetic. Charlotte Fox Weber takes us behind the mask of the all-knowing therapist, and offers hope that we can actually get better
One of those books that will make you look at your life (and self) anew.
If more therapists followed Charlotte Fox Weber's directive to ask patients what they really, deeply want, rather than focusing on burdens and constraints, there might be fewer cold cases locked in that psychological storage facility