Partners in Healing: Simple Ways to Offer Support, Comfort, and Care to a Loved One Facing Illness
||PSY017000, HEA009000, MED040000
9780834822733, Related ISBNs: 0834822733, 1590304152, 9780834822733, 9781590304150
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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.
• 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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