Concerned about managing chronic emotional disturbances without relying too heavily on psychiatric medications?
People in crisis, family members and health providers who care for them--All those interested in recovery of mental health will want to read this new book that tells compelling stories of individuals who benefit from diverse spiritual treatments to heal from intense emotional disturbances. Current contact information is listed for organizations, individuals and safe homes that offer psychotherapy and help with life issues to facilitate creating a support system for full recovery. The task is to attend to the body, psychology, social life and spirit of each person seeking help.
What seemed overwhelming and scary can become manageable--even friendly.
Author Emma Bragdon, PhD has been researching integrative protocols for mental health for more than 45 years. Since 2001 she has focused on spiritual treatments used more than 80 years in Spiritist Psychiatric Hospitals in Brazil. Bragdon is the Director of the Foundation for Energy Therapies and author of "Spiritism and Mental Health" as well as 4 other books on understanding the spiritual aspects of mental health.