Cynthia Wall, LCSW, earned her master's degree in social work at the University of California, Berkeley, and works in private practice counseling individuals and couples. Her specialty is helping people claim freedom from the limits created by loss and betrayal. She is a volunteer with the American Red Cross and the local hospice in Fort Bragg, CA, where she helps train volunteers and is also involved with the Compassionate Friends, a support group for bereaved parents. Sue Patton Thoele is a psychotherapist, former hospice chaplain, and bereavement group leader. She is author of several books, including The Courage to Be Yourself.
"In The Courage to Trust, Cynthia Wall helps us to
discover the genuine source of much of our pain and the pain in our
relationships and offers us simple, powerful ways to begin to heal
it. This wise and beautifully written book is a blessing for every
friend, every parent, every lover and every human being."
--Rachel Naomi Remen, MD, clinical professor of family and community medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine; medical director of the Commonweal Cancer Help Program; and author of Kitchen Table Wisdom and My Grandfather's Blessings