Home School Book Review on “We’re All Not the Same, But We’re Still Family”

Having adopted both of our sons, I found that this book covers the exact questions and issues that were discussed in our pre-adoption training. The story was written for adoptive families to explore the benefits of adoption openness. In her “For Parents and Caregivers Only” at the back of the book, co-author Theresa Harris, a therapist and adoptive mother, warns, “Openness may not always be positive for families.” But when it is a positive experience, it can help to address the important themes of identity, attachment, grief, and loss that adopted children (and their parents) often have to deal with.

Read Wayne Walker’s full review at the Home School Book Review Blog

Recovering The Self: A Journal of Hope and Healing (Vol. IV, No. 4) -- Animals and Healing

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Recovering the Self: A Journal of Hope and Healing (Vol. IV, No. 4) November 2012


Recovering The Self is a quarterly journal which explores the themes of recovery and healing through the lenses of poetry, memoir, opinion, essays, fiction, humor, art, media reviews and psychoeducation. Contributors to RTS Journal come from around the globe to deliver unique perspectives you won't find anywhere else!


The theme of Volume IV, Number 4 is "Animals and Healing". Inside, we explore physical, spiritual, and mental aspects of this and several other areas of concern including:

  • Equine Assisted Therapies
  • Animal Totems
  • Encounters with wild animals
  • Pets rescuing owners
  • Benefits of animal companions for chronic illness
  • Wisdom of nature
  • Animal communication
  • Stories of cats, dogs, rabbits, goats...
  • ... and much more!



    This issue's contributors include:
    David J. Roberts, Eva Schlesinger, Sam Vaknin, Nora Trujillo, Candace Czernicki, Kimberly J. Brown,
    Valerie Benko, Bernie Siegel, Bonnie Spence, Soleil Sky Cosko, Trisha Faye
    Pamela J. Lee, Craig Kyzar, Telaina Eriksen, Natalie Jeanne Champagne,
    Ghenrietta Gordon, Ernest Dempsey, Joan Haywood Heleine, Sweta Srivastava Vikram,
    Patricia Wellingham-Jones and others.



    "I highly recommend a subscription to this journal, Recovering the Self, for professionals who are in the counseling profession or who deal with crisis situations. Readers involved with the healing process will also really enjoy this journal and feel inspired to continue on. The topics covered in the first journal alone, will motivate you to continue reading books on the subject matter presented. Guaranteed."
    --Paige Lovitt for Reader Views



    Visit us online at www.RecoveringSelf.com



    Published by Loving Healing Press www.LovingHealing.com





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