About Shari Schreiber, M.A.
This website is dedicated to your empowerment, expansion and success. I'm at heart, an educator. All you might read here is straightforward, candid and controversial. My hope is, you'll have an "Aha!" reaction while you're visiting, and gain real headway with any challenges you may be facing.
You will see GettinBetter Courses offered on this website, which can help ease your pain and greatly enhance your life.
The unique perspectives and concepts offered on this site emanate directly from my own life experiences, and are solely mine. They are not to be construed as being congruent with nor reflective of those maintained by the psychotherapeutic community, or any other group of professionals who offer psychological counseling. In short, these ain't your grandmother's insights!
You'll gain stellar insights from my self-help articles, but my consulting work has never dealt with mental analysis of your suffering! My unconventional approach has transformed clients' lives by teaching them how to heal and grow themselves. Each highly specific, yet simplistic tool (many of which are offered in my YouTube videos) can eliminate obstacles that inhibit success, joy and contentment, so you're finally able to construct the kind of life you've only dreamed was possible.
My book, DO YOU LOVE TO BE NEEDED, OR NEED TO BE LOVED? deeply probes the issue of Codependency. It reveals how infancy core trauma drives our compulsion to put the needs of others ahead of our own. This addictive reflex prevents us from forging nourishing, healthy, reciprocal attachment bonds. Find the softcover version on Amazon, or buy it from Kindle.
Background Trivia: I returned to school at forty-one, and earned a Bachelor's degree in Human Behavior Psychology and a Master of Arts in Counseling Psych. I completed a six-year private practice Marriage and Family Therapy internship, and took both my state board exams. I chose to surrender my application for MFT licensure after a serious accident and accompanying injuries in 2007 made it impossible to retake my second test. This incident altered my career course~ but my passion to help people rebuild and restore themselves remained undaunted. Thus, I began teaching clients powerful self-worth building tools I'd invented for myself in my twenties.
I have not worked as a state licensed clinician. Psychotherapy can be too lengthy a process, so I developed radically different methods that could resolve human pain far more quickly and permanently.
I attribute my wisdom and skill to acute intuition, the courage and tenacity to surmount serious life challenges, and my fierce, unrelenting commitment to personal growth, emotional vibrancy and overall wellness. Regrettably, my return to academia did not expand nor enhance these gains.
My articles about Borderline Personality Disorder are an unintended consequence of working for over two decades with clients' key issues like poor self-worth, which are central to all relationship difficulties. This body of literature may constitute the most comprehensive, insightful collection you will ever read on the topic of BPD.
This website is NOT intended as a support resource for people struggling with BPD. If you have this disorder or suspect that you might, please redirect yourself to alternative web content that may more closely reflect your own views and needs.
If you're trying to recover from a difficult relationship and you relate to my articles and BPD forums, it's thanks to the thousands who've bravely shared their painful stories with me. You're basically reading transcriptions of all those verbal accounts, and I hope they'll bring you clarity, relief and resolution.
As a BPD Survivor Member, you'll gain unlimited, lifetime access to my Borderline Personality Disorder pieces, for which this site has gained worldwide acclaim. Signing-up for a new membership is simple, on each BPD article page. This could be the best ten bucks you've ever spent!
The following links take you to articles on subjects that might be of special interest to you; Anxiety/Panic Disorders - Sex Addiction - Attention Deficit Disorders (ADD/ADHD) - Weight Loss - Passive-Aggression - Sexual Difficulties - Mid-life Struggles - Codependency and numerous other relationship issues.
Selected letters I received over the course of many years are responded to in my Q&A Forums. Sorry, but I'm no longer replying to readers' email requests for guidance. My sincere apologies for any inconvenience or disappointment this may cause you!
Check my YouTube videos for life-altering tools and powerful strategies that can help you better navigate your daily existence, and start to genuinely heal. Please take advantage of that priceless information to begin resolving any life or love difficulties you've encountered thus far.
Check my daily Facebook posts for more insights, healing and growth. My hope is that you will gain something of real value, through exposure to my spirit and essence within these venues.
If you wish to book me for a speaking engagement, TV or radio broadcast, please leave your information in a voicemail with either of the numbers on my contact page, and you'll hear back from me very shortly. You'll be calling a landline. It cannot receive nor send text messages.
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