Joel Block, Ph.D., is a senior psychologist at Long Island Jewish Medical Center. He is also an assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and has written eight previous books.
Even the strongest relationship can be eroded by common, everyday breaches of trust. A small lie about a purchase, a slight exaggeration about a job promotion, a cover-up for a forgotten birthday--each takes a bite out of trust. Over time, intimate confidences are weakened and the foundation of trust begins to crumble. Filled with inspiring case studies from Dr. Joel Block's private practice, Broken Promises, Mended Hearts offers couples an innovative, solution-oriented approach to restoring tr... more info>>
The Wrong Schwartz is Joel Block's debut novel. A psychologist whose beginnings were not encouraging, Joel was a stepchild twice and a troublemaker as often as possible. He was told by his teachers, "You write the way you speak and you don't speak well at all." Being oppositional, he was inspired. (Joel Block is the author of 16 nonfiction books) Mark Shapiro is a handsome, enormously successful cardiac surgeon with a loving wife, an adoring son, plenty of money and a nightmare in the making. Ma... more info>>