Partners in Healing

Partners in Healing

Simple Ways to Offer Support, Comfort, and Care to a Loved One Facing Illness
By William Collinge, PhD
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Trumpeter
12/09/2008
Pages: 240
Size: 6 x 9
ISBN: 9781590304150
Details

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, caregiver.com

"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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