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Healing the Child Within Discovery and Recovery for Adult Children of Dysfunctional Families

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ISBN-10: 0932194400

ISBN-13: 9780932194404

Edition: 1987 (Revised)

Authors: Charles L. Whitfield, Cardwell Nuckols

List price: $14.95
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Dr. Whitfield provides a clear and effective introduction to the basic principles of recovery. This book is a modern classic, as fresh and useful today as it was more than a decade ago when first published. Here, frontline physician and therapist Charles Whitfield describes the process of wounding that the Child Within (True Self) experiences and shows how to differentiate the True Self from the false self. He also describes the core issues of recovery and more. Other writings on this topic have come and gone, while Healing the Child Within has remained a strong introduction to recognizing and healing from the painful effects of childhood trauma. Highly recommended by therapists and…    
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Copyright year: 1987
Publisher: Health Communications, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/1/1987
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 216
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Charles L. Whitfield is a physician and psychotherapist in private practice in Atlanta.

Cardwell C. Nuckols, PhD, (Longwood, FL) is described as "one of the most influential clinical and spiritual trainers in North America." He has served the behavioral medicine field for 40 years and for the last 20 years is considered one of the leading experts in the world on addiction and recovery. Dr. Nuckols' background includes advanced work in such areas as medical research, pharmacology, neurobiology, education, and psychology. His personal spiritual path involves studies into various spiritual traditions predominately early Contemplative Christianity. He is widely published, having authored more than 30 books and workbooks.

Background of the Concept of the Child Withini
What is the Child Within?
Stifling the Child Within
Parental Conditions that Tend to Stifle the Child Within
The Dynamics of Shame and Low Self-Esteem
The Role of Stress: The Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
How Can We Heal Our Child Within?
Beginning to Deal With Core Issues
Identifying and Experiencing Our Feelings
The Process oif Grieving
Continuing to Grieve: Risking, Sharing and Telling Our Story
The Role of Spirituality