Selected Works

A whole new way of understanding mental illness, based on patientsí own experiences
True story of the maverick therapist who inspired I Never Promised You a Rose Garden


Agnesís Jacket: A Psychologistís Search for the Meanings of Madness
A vast gulf exists between the way medicine explains psychiatric illness and the experiences of those who suffer. Agnesís Jacket bridges that gulf, guiding us through the inner lives of those diagnosed with schizophrenia, bipolar illness, and depression and emerging with a new model for understanding one another and ourselves.

To Redeem One Person is to Redeem the World: The Life of Frieda Fromm-Reichmann
In this ďdazzling and provocativeĒ biography, Hornstein tells the extraordinary life story of the maverick psychiatrist Frieda Fromm-Reichmann, the German-Jewish refugee analyst who accomplished what Freud and almost everyone else thought impossible: successfully treating schizophrenics and other seriously disturbed mental patients with intensive psychotherapy, not medication, lobotomy, or shock treatment.