Partners in Healing : Simple Ways to Offer Support, Comfort, and Care for a Loved One Facing Illness (Paperback)

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When a spouse becomes seriously ill, the healthy partner often feels a profound sense of helplessness and despair. This book offers a new sense of empowerment for the intimate partners of people living with serious health problems.

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Publisher Random House Inc
Mfg Part# 9781590304150
SKU 206739033
Format Paperback
ISBN10 1590304152
Release Date 12/9/2008
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Dimensions (in Inches) 8.75H x 5.75L x 0.75T
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Editors Note A guide for the partners of people living with serious health problems offers self-care strategies for the caregiver, ways to involve family and friends in a network of support, massage and touch techniques to give comfort and reduce symptoms, simple energy healing techniques, and other effective guidelines for dealing with illness. Original. 15,000 first printing.
Editors Note 1 When a spouse becomes seriously ill, the healthy partner often feels a profound sense of helplessness and despair. This book offers a new sense of empowerment for the intimate partners of people living with serious health problems. The book consists of fifty short chapters, each explaining why and when to use a given strategy and concrete step-by-step guidance in how to do it. The author, a psychotherapist and researcher, also shares his reflections and insights from two decades of clinical practice treating couples who are going through serious illness.Partners in Healing is divided into seven subject areas:Strategies of self-care for the caring partnerWays of involving family and friends in a network of supportSimple massage and touch techniques to bring comfort and reduce symptomsSimple energy healing techniquesDistant healing using transpersonal imagery, mediation, and prayerForms of ?affirmative communication? that provide reassuranceSimple rituals of caring and nourishment
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