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The Girl in the Red Boots: Making Peace with My Mother

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Making Peace with Your Mother:
Imageries and Exercises for Healing

This has been a spectacular year of being involved with readers on podcasts, seminars and workshops. Finally, I'm at work on my next book, Making Peace with Your Mother : Imageries and Exercises for Healing. Currently it's a mini-book containing many imagery exercises from The Girl in the Red Boots as well as some addition material. Stay tuned as the book expands! At the moment, you can download it for free here.

A Reader's Guide to The Girl in the Red Boots

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Judith Ruskay Rabinor, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist, author, consultant and psychotherapist  with offices in New York City and Lido Beach, Long Island. She has four decades of experience working with individuals, couples, groups and families.

In addition to clinical work with patients, she coaches writers and offers consultation groups for therapists and other mental health practitioners.



Help in planning your treatment options including individual, group and family therapy. Psychotherapy plans to meet your needs and your schedule.


Judy speaks to mental health professionals, educations/community programs (schools, churches and synagogues) and parent groups.


Monthly case consultation groups for mental health clinicians interested in the treatment of eating disorders, and "Hands-On" skills for CoParenting After Divorce.


Lilith Magazine Book Review by Ilana Kramer

Much gratitude to Lilith Magazine and especially to Ilana Kramer, who so astutely  reviewed The Girl in the Red Boots: Making Peace with My Mother. Ilana’s review highlights one of the most important themes of the book: the devastating impact of misattunement. So often I hear people speak about relationship ruptures and failures which occurContinue reading →

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No One is as Bad as The Worst Thing They Have Ever Done

By Judith Ruskay Rabinor, Ph.D “I’m wondering if you can help me?” I met with 66-year-old Adrienne (a pseudonym) on Zoom. Her 38-year-old daughter was refusing to see or have any contact with her.  “Our relationship is over, mother dear,” were Helena, her daughter’s words when she stormed out of Adrienne’s home a week earlier. Since then, Helena hadContinue reading →

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