Through examples from the author's own life and his patients' lives, as well as from literature, Talking to Ducks guides us to discover the beauty of our internal and external worlds.
The purpose of life is joy. James A. Kitchens, in this wonderfully engaging book, helps us to remember our life's purpose and to realize that the key to our own happiness lies within us—in our souls. He invites us to experience the happiness, love, and satisfaction that are ours if we are only willing to look for them—even if it is by talking to a duck.
James A. Kitchens, Ph.D., is a professor of sociology and social work at the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas. A psychotherapist in private practice, Dr. Kitchens also works with psychiatric hospitals as a consultant in staff development. He has led workshops in the United States and Canada on themes related to mental health, spirituality, and recovery. He lives with his wife Rachel in Argyle, Texas.