More: a book about Sara's life
In this revealing memoir the author, a psychotherapist specializing in eating disorders, adds to the knowledge about hunger by tracing her own struggles and in the course of this journey she redefines for herself and the reader the meaning of wanting more.
She writes about a life of longing and emptiness, enlightenment and fulfillment. Her voice is remarkable for its clear notes and for its "attitude."
The author is unflinchingly honest as she describes her fear of the"chubbette" section in the department store as a girl, her flamboyant appetite, her search for sexual companionship, her feminist bat mitzvah, her search for love and at last her determination to be heard on the page.
Chapters stitched together by "the hunger reports" chronicle an astonishing life, astonishingly written.
Work and offerings
I have been a licensed clinical social worker for over thirty years, and have worked in many modalities. I am certified in sex therapy, have trained as a therapist at the C.G. Jung Institute in Los Angeles, led groups using writing for personal growth as well as overcoming compulsive eating groups. I am a storyteller, writer and psychotherapist. As a psychotherapist I help my clients find meaning in the telling and retelling of their stories. As a writer, I delve deeply into my own personal and cultural history, and as a storyteller, I choose to tell stories that provide connection and give honor to my own feminine Jewish ancestry. I also write plays, and two of them have been performed in Los Angeles at the East-West Playhouse.
In September I am starting a group based on my book. It is called More: A Hunger Group. It will be held weekly for an hour and a half. We will be focusing on wanting more and the hungers that are hidden behind the obsession with food. If you are interested in becoming a member please fill our the enclosed form and either e-mail me or call me.