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Break the silence and heal the riftEstrangement or partial estrangement from an adult son or daughter is one of a parent's worst nightmares. It can mean angry silences and anguished days and nights wondering what went wrong. Becoming estranged from a parent can be equally painful for an adult child, who may miss the relationship they once shared.Written by Kathy McCoy, one of the nation's more revered experts on family relationships, We Don't Talk Anymore is a tender and practical new exploration of estrangement for both parents and adult children. Each chapter also provides compassionate, practical insights focused on what both parents and adult children can do, including:* Finding courage to reach out to your loved one* Understanding the conflict and discovering a new and fulfilling connection* Letting go and rebuilding your lifeFamilies deserve clarity and understanding.

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Kathy McCoy

Kathy McCoy, Ph.D., is an award winning author of over a dozen books, many of them for or about teenagers. She has also been a psychotherapist in private practice in Los Angeles and an active practice online through VirtualTherapyConnect.com, offering therapy to California clients and life coaching to those who live elsewhere.

A former columnist for Seventeen and a former editor of 'TEEN Magazine, she has written many articles for national magazines, newspapers and professional journals such as Redbook, Readers Digest, The New York Times, Family Circle, Woman's Day, Ladies Home Journal, Glamour, TV Guide and The Journal of Clinical Child Psychology.

A popular guest on national television shows, Dr. McCoy has made numerous appearances on The Today Show, has been featured twice on Oprah, and has appeared on a number of other national and local television and radio shows. She has also appeared frequently on the pages of USA Today as an expert on adolescent issues and has been interviewed by writers from U.S. News and World Report, AARP.com and The Huffington Post about midlife challenges.

She is now focusing her writing efforts on books and articles for those in midlife and beyond and is working on a memoir. Her latest book -- "We Don't Talk Anymore" -- is for parents and adult children who are in conflict or estranged from each other. It is due out from Sourcebooks in October 2017.

Dr. McCoy's blog "Living Fully in Midlife and Beyond" can be found at: http://drkathleenmccoy.blogspot.com. She also writes the "Complicated Love" blog for PsychologyToday.com. Her podcast "Living Fully with Dr. Kathy McCoy" is available on iTunes, Stitcher Radio and Podcastpedia as well as her website: www.drkathymccoy.com

Dr. McCoy and her husband Bob Stover, who illustrated several of her books, including the award-winning THE TEENAGE BODY BOOK, recently moved to a new home in rural Arizona.

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