Sibling Forgiveness Book to be Published

In October 2010 my new book, Mom Loves You BestForgiving and Forging Sibling Relationships, will be published by  New Horizon Press.

I wrote it with my daughter Kali Cress Peterson. It is a book to help midlife siblings and really siblings of all ages  get to the bottom of a bruised brother or sister relationship and find absolution. This takes getting to the bottom of something we call an “I Hate You Story.”

Who are we?

We are professionals in the field of social work and gerontology and have led many workshops on the problems brothers and sisters encounter. We have worked with many adult siblings who were angry with their brothers and sisters and researched and written about sibling rivalries and issues. We learned that the antagonism many siblings feel toward each other came from a pain deep down inside them, erupting from something that happened many years ago. They have avoided their brothers or sisters and do not feel good when seeing them, but had a hard time pinpointing where the hurt came from. You may be one of these people. You may also be a person who now wants to try to resolve the rift between your sibling and yourself. Many things can happen in our lives that lead us to think we want to make peace with a sibling.

This new blog should help you and your sibling move towards peace, forgiveness, better emotional health and kindness towards yourselves. I will be posting here daily.  Please join me and follow my new sibling  blog.

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About momlovesyoubest

Cathy Cress holds an MSW in Aging from U.C. Berkeley. Her new book Mom Loves You Best, Forgiving and Forging Sibling Relationships , New Horizon Press, was published October 2010. Cress’s book , Handbook of Geriatric Care Management, Jones and Bartlett, is the bible of geriatric care management and is out out in a third edition in February 2011 .Her book Care Managers, Working With the Aging Family, Jones and Bartlett,2008 is one of the few major books on the aging family. Ms. Cress is the founder of GCM Consult ,working with small and national who want to add or launch GCM businesses. She is on the faculty at the University of Florida in their on line master’s in geriatric care management -GCM . She has taught geriatric care management at San Francisco State University , UC Berkeley and teaches at Cabrillo College and San Mateo College. She was founder and director of Cresscare, a GCM business, for 25 years.
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5 Responses to Sibling Forgiveness Book to be Published

  1. Looking forward to the release of your book!

    Excellent blog.

  2. Anne Beggs says:

    I eagerly anticipate the release of this book. It will help so many people.

  3. Great subject, Cathy. I look forward to your blog posts.

  4. Great subject, Cathy, I look forward to your blog posts.

  5. Susan Harlan says:

    This is an excellent topic, Cathy, for GCMs who work with families. You presented on this book at the recent NAPGCM-SF meeting, and I found it very informative and useful to apply to siblings associated with my cases.

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