Many books on trauma are a harrowing read, but Jessamy compassionately strikes the right balance here - while it is gritty and real, this book is reassuring, validating and deeply inspiring. There is a beautiful humanity to the stories in this book and Jessamy's approach makes a complex subject both relatable and easy to understand. I love the seven steps, skilfully and gently guiding the reader beyond healing to becoming yourself. An empowering and uplifting read.
This book is an essential read if you have been affected by traumatic, challenging or life-changing events. Dr Jessamy's style is clear, warm and practical. She details seven important steps balancing psychology and neuroscience alongside truly inspiring accounts of people who have experienced trauma and moved forward with self awareness and purpose, I'm sure this book will help lots of people.. I will be recommending it widely.
Jessamy has a really warm and clear style that breaks down the complexity of trauma and offers actionable strategies you can work on. Reading this book will heal what happened to you.
Compassionate wisdom in an easy to use format to help you build back and grow after trauma.
Dr Jessamy tackles a topic on everyone's lips right now - trauma. With truly relatable 'shared stories', Dr Jessamy explains and explores her clear, 7-step process for overcoming life's most challenging events. These first-person narratives demonstrate how complex all of our lives are, and how trauma does not occur in isolation, yet this books gives us an invaluable and actionable roadmap to heal - based on robust research findings and best-practice principles. I will certainly recommend this book to my own clients for a long time to come.
Compassionate and knowledgable, Dr Jessamy guides you through the dark times not only to a place of healing but one of growth too.