The Psychology Shelf
Healing Childhood Trauma
Loving Healing Press
9781615994977, $26.95, HC, 106pp, www.amazon.com
Synopsis: Post-traumatic stress, anxiety, low self-esteem, substance abuse, depression, a lack of confidence and many other mental and physical ailments may be a result of childhood trauma you have endured. Uncovering, accepting and healing this childhood trauma will allow you to let go of the pain, releasing yourself from the guilt, shame and self-destruction you have been living with. “Healing Childhood Trauma: Transforming Pain into Purpose with Post-Traumatic Growth” by Robin Marvel (who is a multi-published author and motivational speaker in the field of self development) will provide you with tools and strategies to heal your childhood trauma allowing you to live fully.
“Healing Childhood Trauma” pinpoints the areas of struggle in your life now that are a reflection of the childhood trauma you endured. It also: Tackles limitations by learning how childhood trauma can be healed and forgiven; Strategizes an effective plan that will take you from struggle to success; Reveals hands-on strategies and plans to heal, recover and let go of the limits imposed on your daily living due to childhood trauma.
Critique: Thoroughly ‘reader friendly’ in tone, commentary, organization and presentation, “Healing Childhood Trauma: Transforming Pain into Purpose with Post-Traumatic Growth” is ideal for non-specialist general readers having to deal with the aftermath of childhood trauma in their adult lives. While unreservedly recommended for both community and academic library Contemporary Psychology & Counseling collections, it should be noted for the personal reading lists of students, academia, practitioners, and anyone else with an interest in the subject over overcoming childhood trauma and personal emotional growth.
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