“I was the caregiver. Then I attempted suicide. Clearly, I’m eminently qualified to discuss grief and hope with you.” Terry L. Wise www.TerryWise.com Waking Up is an inspiring story and a didactic model for those who in are need of hope and those who help them. It explores the enduring impact of depression, long-term care-giving, and grief, while providing a strikingly unique look into suicide, as can only be told by someone who has attempted it. Expounding upon a rare combination of personal experiences, Terry Wise invites readers behind the closed doors of a therapy office. Speaking from the rarely-heard perspective of a former patient, she reveals powerful insights about the process of recovery. Through quick-paced dialogue, candid e-mails, and personal narratives, a remarkable transformation unfolds. Waking Up is required reading at university and clinical training programs nationwide. In this journey we catch glimpses of ourselves and find a voice for many of the questions we all face. Whether it is to provide an inspirational message, help people navigate the road to emotional health, or augment the skills of health professionals, Waking Up equips people with coping skills, pragmatic tools, and a gripping account of hope and personal triumph. Regardless of the differences in life experiences, this story is certain to touch the lives of all readers. One does not have to be a patient or a therapist to regard this work as enriching and memorable. Please visit www.TerryWise.com for Speaking Schedule and Additional Information.
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Widowed at 35 following her husband’s death from Lou Gehrig’s Disease, and after surviving a near-fatal suicide attempt, Terry Wise spent the next several years in therapy. A former Boston trial attorney, Terry has now devoted her life to international public speaking and full-time writing (www.TerryWise.com). She has traveled to all 50 states and hundreds of cities to appear as a keynote speaker and continuing education instructor, speaking to the general public and professionals on topics related to depression, grief, caregiving, suicide prevention, and the process of recovery. Terry is the recipient of a National Mental Health Award for “distinguished work that has had a major impact on the depression community.” She makes frequent media appearances and is the featured spokesperson on a National Award-Winning educational video sponsored by NSPL and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). She is also the featured interview on two of WebMD.com’s “Depression Insights” Video Series. Terry’s writing has been published in the Psychiatric and Rehabilitation Journal. She has served on the boards of numerous organizations, including the American Association of Suicidology, Families for Depression Awareness, and the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, 800-273-TALK (8255). Terry is happily remarried and is delighted to report that she has finally found the “missing peace.” She recently completed her first novel. Terry enjoys fly-fishing, hiking, amassing gadgets, and dispelling the myth that you can’t have your cake and eat it, too.
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Descrizione libro Missing Peace, LLC, The, 2012. Paperback. Condizione libro: Brand New. 300 pages. 9.00x6.00x0.68 inches. In Stock. Codice libro della libreria zk0985190108
Descrizione libro Missing Peace, LLC, The, 2012. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 0985190108
Descrizione libro Missing Peace, LLC, The, 2012. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110985190108