Dr. Carla Marie Manly Event
Event date: 
Friday, May 10, 2024 - 7:00pm
Featured Book: 
The Joy of Imperfect Love



Copperfield’s Books welcomes local author and relationship expert Dr. Carla Marie Manly to Santa Rosa in celebration of her new book – The Joy of Imperfect Love: The Art of Creating Healthy, Securely Attached Relationships.

Discussion followed by a Q&A and book signing.

This event is free and open to the public.

Embracing the messiness of real love, The Joy of Imperfect Love explores attachment issues and personal growth, uncovering the secrets to lasting, joy-filled connections.

 Stuck in unhealthy relationship dynamics? Yearning to find (or be) that perfect someone? Can you accept someone while also wanting them to grow? The key to healthy relationships is accepting that real love is messy, imperfect, and a work in progress!

Clinical psychologist Dr. Carla Marie Manly’s The Joy of Imperfect Love guides readers on a transformative journey of compassionate, healthy love. With research-backed insights, captivating case studies, and empowering exercises, readers explore how attachment issues and unresolved personal issues negatively impact both self-love and the quality of our relationships. Dr. Manly offers sound solutions for creating the awareness and healthy habits that promote lasting love. Readers will breathe a sigh of deep relief as they discover the doable, real-life secrets to creating joy-filled relationships and genuine, imperfect love.

Author: Dr. Carla Marie Manly—clinical psychologist, relationship expert, and author—is based in Sonoma County, California. In addition to her clinical practice focusing on relationships and personal transformation, Dr. Manly is deeply invested in her roles as podcaster, speaker, and consultant. With a refreshingly direct and honest approach—plus a dose of humor—Dr. Manly enjoys supporting others in the ever-evolving journey of life.  Her novel self-development paradigm builds resilience, emotional intelligence, and self-esteem. Highlighting the importance of loving connection, her work also focuses on helping others create deeply connected and satisfying intimate relationships. Working from a transformative model that honors the body-mind-spirit connection, Dr. Manly offers holistic relationship and wellness seminars around the world.  An award-winning author, Dr. Manly’s books, The Joy of Imperfect Love, Date Smart, Joy from Fear, and Aging Joyfully highlight her empowering approach and profound expertise.  Host of the captivating podcast, Imperfect Love, Dr. Manly offers uplifting guidance on navigating the messy road of life.  Her expertise is also regularly cited in media outlets including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, USA Today, Forbes, Oprah, Newsweek, NBC, HuffPost, Reader’s Digest, Psychology Today, Parade, GQ, Women’s Health, Architectural Digest, Men’s Health, and more. 

Event Location: 
Copperfield's Books - Montgomery Village
775 Village Court
Santa Rosa, Ca
The Joy of Imperfect Love: The Art of Creating Healthy, Securely Attached Relationships By Dr. Carla Marie Manly Cover Image
ISBN: 9781641709057
Availability: Available online. Call stores for local availability.
Published: Familius - March 5th, 2024


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