To understand and be understood is a practical down-to-earth guide with a refreshingly original approach to social life today. Written by practising psychotherapist in a warm, anecdotal fashion, this book offers workable advice for successful loving relationships. The key? A new understanding of ourselves and others based on simple easy-to-use principles which are illustrated by real-life examples. To understand and be understood will change the way you look at your friends and family, change your relationships with them, and ultimately change your life. These changes will create more aware, understanding and loving relationships in all spheres of your life, and result in a happier, more fulfilled you.