Partners in Healing: Simple Ways to Offer Support, Comfort, and Care to a Loved One Facing Illness, Collinge, William

Partners in Healing: Simple Ways to Offer Support, Comfort, and Care to a Loved One Facing Illness

Authors: Collinge, William

Publisher: Shambhala

ISBN: 9780834822733

Classification: Fiction

Synopsis: This book offers a new sense of empowerment for the intimate partners of people living with serious health problems. Collinge draws on cutting-edge scientific research along with his experience counseling couples facing serious illness to offer a range of insights, strategies, and techniques that caregivers can utilize to promote their partners’ physical and emotional well-being—while also promoting their own.

Topics include:

   • The importance of self-care for the caring partner
   • Ways of involving family and friends in a network of support
   • Simple massage and touch techniques to bring comfort and reduce symptoms
   • How open, affirmative communication can contribute to healing
   • Basic energy-healing techniques to promote well-being

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