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Writing & Healing by Pamela Post-Ferrante
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May 29, 2012 | ISBN 9781578264223

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Writing and Healing is a practical, yet beautiful, how-to for psychologists, social workers, therapists, nurses, clergy and survivors themselves, giving all the information anyone could possibly need to help those struggling with cancer express themselves by writing.”
Cokie Roberts, journalist, author and cancer survivor

“Beating cancer is like finding a second chance at life. Writing & Healing: A Mindful Guide for Cancer Survivors is a spiritual guide to finding worth anew after escaping the weight of cancer. Advising survivors to help create their own environment of healing and worth around themselves, and empower themselves to share their stories with others. Enhanced with full color imagery throughout and meditative CD included, Writing & Healing is an inspirational pick for anyone who wants to affirm their life after cancer.” — Midwest Book Review

“In this heartfelt book to help those who have experienced cancer heal through writing, Post-Ferrante, a cancer survivor, has combined her understanding of the disease with several writing tools meant to aid readers in navigating the cancer experience and finding a voice. […] This book offers a complementary approach to traditional medicine and a deeper kind of healing. It will be a welcome addition to the many books on life with and after cancer.” – Library Journal

“Practical, moving, instructive, and precise, Writing and Healing is necessary reading for anyone in treatment for cancer and for the rest of our lives as survivors. Read it and be changed.”
Hilda Raz, author of Divine Honors and editor of Living on the Margins

Writing and Healing: A Mindful Guide for Cancer Survivors is a treasure for anyone affected by cancer, those with the diagnosis and those who want to help. It’s filled with practical and easy-to-follow guidance, inspiring quotes, and soothing images to set the stage for receptivity, exploration, and personal growth. Pamela Post-Ferrante, a cancer survivor and seasoned writer who has personally and professionally used this unique approach to therapeutic writing, shares her wisdom in a way that is both inviting and uniting.”
— Susan Bauer-Wu, PhD, RN, FAAN, Associate Professor, Emory University, Author of Leaves Falling Gently: Living Fully With Serious and Life-Limiting Illness Through Mindfulness, Compassion, and Connectedness

“When people are in crisis, they are drawn to the arts. Pamela Post’s Writing and Healing workshop with my Mind Body Cancer Group was very illuminating, inspiring and cathartic. The writing helped them find meaning in their experience.”
— Dr. Ann Webster, director of the cancer group at the Mind Body Clinic at Deaconess Hospital, Boston

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