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Dr. Gerald Fishkin will be signing his new book “The Science of Shame and Its Treatment” from 3 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, June 12, at Barnes & Noble Long Beach, 6326 E. Pacific Coast Hwy.

Dr. Fishkin has lived in Long Beach most of his life and his private practice is here as well. He is the founder of the Long Beach Police Officers Association-Stress Unit.

“The Science of Shame” provides an understanding of why toxic shame and negative self-talk is abusive, unrelenting and how it can be changed. Dr. Fishkin suggests that compassion for self and understanding the difference between shame and guilt are keys to hope and healing.

For more information, call (562) 431-2253. To purchase the book, visit or come to the book signing at the Marina Pacifica Barnes & Noble.

The book’s ISBN # is 978-62491-074-6.

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