Author Dr. Brad Sachs is a psychologist specializing in clinical work with children adolescents couples and families. He is the author of several books including The Good Enough Child: How to Have an Imperfect Family and Be Perfectly Satisfied
and The Good Enough Teen: Raising Adolescents With Love and Acceptance (Despite How Impossible They Can Be)
. He is also the author of a previous poetry collection Blind Date: Poems of Expectant Fatherhood
. The 90+ poems in this new collection come directly and poignantly out of Dr. Sachs’ personal experience.
In the Desperate Kingdom of Love was featured recently on Garrison Keillor's Writer's Almanac on National Public Radio.
Dr. Brad Sachs is a psychologist consultant and educator and the author of numerous books on child and family development including The Good Enough Child: How to Have an Imperfect Family and Be Perfectly Satisfied When No One Understands: Letters to a Teenager on Life Loss and the Hard Road to Adulthood and Family-Centered Treatment With Struggling Young Adults as well as two previous volumes of poetry. He and his wife Dr. Karen Meckler met as freshmen at Brown University and live and work in Columbia Maryland where they raised their three (now adult) children and assorted rescue dogs.