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Partners in Healing

Simple Ways to Offer Support, Comfort, and Care to a Loved One Facing Illness

SKU# 9781590304150




Trumpeter | 12/09/2008
Pages: 240 | Size: 6.00 x 9.00
ISBN: 9781590304150


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This book offers a new sense of empowerment for the intimate partners of people living with serious health problems. Collinge draws on cutting-edge scientific research along with his experience counseling couples facing serious illness to offer a range of insights, strategies, and techniques that caregivers can utilize to promote their partners’ physical and emotional well-being—while also promoting their own.

Topics include:

  • The importance of self-care for the caring partner
  • Ways of involving family and friends in a network of support
  • Simple massage and touch techniques to bring comfort and reduce symptoms
  • How open, affirmative communication can contribute to healing
  • Basic energy-healing techniques to promote well-being

News & Reviews

“A bible for caregivers. Honest, straightforward, and very practical. I recommend it to everyone who is caring for a partner or spouse.”—Christiane Northrup, MD

“Dr. Collinge has written a book that touches upon the true essence of caregiving. This is an important book for caregivers on enhancing their own well-being as well as learning how to better become partners in healing.”—Gary E. Barg, editor-in-chief,

“Anyone wanting a practical guide to supporting health and wholeness in a loved one will be delighted by this book. We are currently in something of a golden age in healing research, of which Dr. William Collinge is an excellent guide.”—Larry Dossey, MD

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