by William Boylin



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 5/28/2008

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 342
ISBN : 9780595477517

About the Book

Travel into the world of the psychiatric hospital. Follow a young therapist as he fights to work with troubled teens in a facility run by an egomaniacal medical director. In his war against mental illness he faces battles with sexual abuse, lies, deception, violence and incest. Experience the elation that comes from helping troubled youth. Enjoy the humor that accompanies absurd and ridiculous behavior. Understand the devastation the therapist endures when the hospital fails a young patient.

While working with his teen patients, the therapist, Kevin Murphy, uncovers a scheme to keep a beautiful young patient in the hospital. He uses his clinical skills to solve the mystery of her diagnosis, hospitalization and past treatment. His work with his clients provides him with the clues he needs to unravel the mystery and help his patient survive her pain. He has to be very careful there are many traps in the hospital including the client herself, which could end his career.

About the Author

William M. Boylin, Ph.D. is a Supervising Psychologist at the Connecticut Valley Hospital in Middletown, Connecticut. Previously he worked for 15 years at an adolescent psychiatric hospital. For 15 years he was an Associate Professor in Clinical Psychiatry at the University of Connecticut Medical School. He lives with his wife and two children in Durham, Connecticut.