A revolutionary book on healing trauma from bestselling author and globally renowned icon, Oprah Winfrey and trauma therapy expert Dr Bruce Perry.
Over the course of her esteemed career, Oprah Winfrey has created
an unparalleled connection with people around the world. As host
and supervising producer of the top-rated, award-winning The Oprah
Winfrey Show, she entertained, enlightened and uplifted millions of
viewers for twenty-five years. Her accomplishments as a global
media leader and philanthropist have established her as one of the
most influential and admired public figures in the world today.
Some of her previously published works include O's Little Guide to
Starting Over, Food, Health and Happiness, What I Know for Sure,
The Wisdom of Sundays and The Path Made Clear.
Dr Bruce Perry is the Senior Fellow of The ChildTrauma Academy a Community of Practice based in Houston, TX and Professor (Adjunct) in the Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University in Chicago and the College of Science, Health and Engineering, La Trobe University, Australia. He is the author, with Maia Szalavitz, of The Boy Who Was Raised As A Dog, Born For Love: Why Empathy is Essential and Endangered and BRIEF: Reflections on Childhood, Trauma and Society. Over the last thirty years, Dr Perry has been an active teacher, clinician and researcher in children's mental health and the neurosciences holding a variety of academic positions.
An incredible dialogue that bares the fundamental causes of trauma,
and rightly turns the question of shame on it’s head and back to
the environment. There is so much more we need to learn and this
book is the perfect guide to reframing how we can act - through
research, experience and compassion - in tomorrow's world. An
*Dr Camilla Pang, biochemist and author of Explaining Humans*
Revealing, intimate, and educational, it’s a testament to the authors’ wish for readers to come to grips with, and let go of, the past – and to move forward into 'post-traumatic wisdom.'