A woman awakens gasping for air. What could be happening? "Recovery from Panic Disorder: A Therapist's Transformation as Both Patient and Healer" is a gripping look at a psychotherapist's personal trials with and success over her own Panic Disorder. Ms. Portner offers promise for well-being to those battling this ruthless opponent. Narrating this true story of personal success over adversity with humor and empathy, Ms. Portner gives a complete look at this frightening life challenge--from fear to diagnosis and finally to inner wellness and personal transformation.
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It is my sincere hope that the readers of my book will find that they are not alone in the dark misery of Panic Disorder and that that recovery and renewal are possible. Read the book, use the tools, seek professional help from a caring, qualified health care provider and believe in yourself.From the Back Cover:
"This book moves away from past models of illness, treatment and wellness, and toward an all-encompassing approach that considers mind, body and spiritual factors. This book a must-read for Panic Disorder sufferers."
-Gregg Lucksinger, M. D.
Portner's experience as both Panic Disorder sufferer and therapist has given her hard-earned insights that she shares with the reader as she chronicles her journey from misery and despair to the reclamation of a zestful life."
-Robert Taylor, M. D., Psychiatarist
In her compelling book, Eileen Portner has masterfully transformed her own misery, and pain into a template for hope, survival, and renewed joy in a full life for all Panic sufferers and anyone else who has been touched by this torment."
-David A. Levy, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, Pepperdine University: Author, Tools of Critical Thinking
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Book Description American Book Publishing 2004-01-24, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: Good. 1589820495 Unmarked text. Great reading copy. Bookseller Inventory # 14-03-25-JWP-28283-SALV
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