Invisible Heroes: Survivors of Trauma and How They Heal (hardcover edition)
Belleruth Naparstek's highly praised, award-winning book on trauma and recovery draws on over thirty years of clinical experience, the most recent, cutting edge research on treating trauma, powerful new discoveries in brain science, and scores of interviews with trauma survivors, to synthesize a new understanding of healing PTSD, showing why guided imagery is a critical key to recovery.
My most recent book draws on over thirty years of clinical experience, the most recent, cutting edge research, and powerful new discoveries in neurophysiology, biochemistry and brain imaging, to synthesize a new understanding of trauma, and why imagery is truly the key to its healing.Filled with the voices of scores of actual survivors and therapists, it offers a spate of imagery know-how, a step-by-step program with more than 20 imagery scripts, tailored to the three stages of recovery, and a practical guide to the best of the new imagery-based therapies, such as EMDR, Prolonged Exposure, Trauma Incident Reduction and Somatic Experiencing.
"To put it plainly, we didn't used to be able to help people with traumatic stress, at least not in any consistent way. Now we can…"
This hardback is in limited supply, due to Bantam's scheduled release of the paperback for January, 2006. If you want a hardcover for your reference library, now is the time to get one.
Belleruth will autograph your copy upon request!
Belleruth Naparstek AM, ACSW, is a clinical social worker, author, and creator of a large library of guided imagery programs that target specific health and mental health challenges. She is known for introducing guided meditation to mainstream health systems and co-founded Health Journeys with George Klein in 1991