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Society for the Protection of Animals

FOREWORD The man who cries out against evil men but does not pray for themwill never know the grace of God.—Saint Silouan the Athonite In 1874, nine-year-old Mary Ellen Wilson was living in Hell’s Kitchen, the underbelly of New City, where she was beat- en, neglected, and frequently chained to her bed. A religious mis-…

Henry

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Here’s another old saying that deserves a second look: ‘Eye for eye, tooth for tooth.’Is that going to get us anywhere? Here’s what I propose: ‘Don’t hit back at all.’—Matthew 5:38-28 Henry was fifteen and a half when he was seen on a Person in Need of Supervision (PINS) petition because of his academic failure,…

Faith Connections Zoom Reading

It's not how I imagined how my first book reading would go but it was more special than I could have ever hoped. Faith Connections sponsored a virtual event and I got to reach many Christian providers. Great discussion! Wally Turnbull, my publisher attended and encouraged participants to purchase the book and learn more about…

A PSYCHIATRIST’S RECORD

Songs for the Forgotten A Psychiatrist's Record

PRE-ORDER AVAILABLE NOW! SONGS FOR THE FORGOTTEN ON AMAZON AND B&N Thank you to everyone who has expressed interest in my upcoming memoir, Songs for the Forgotten: A Psychiatrist’s Record. We have a publication date! Mark your calendars for October 25 and join me in remembering the stories of those struggling through trauma and healing,…

Songs for the Forgotten-A Psychiatrist’s Record

Songs for the Forgotten A Psychiatrist's Record

In Songs for the Forgotten: A Psychiatrist’s Record, I take you into the world of White Pines, a three hundred child welfare agency, where we will listen to patient’s stories of trauma and by listening and believing, create healing and wholeness.  I weave my own story in with those of my patients, showing how I…

SONGS FOR THE FORGOTTEN- A Psychiatrist’s Record

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   Songs for the Forgotten: A Psychiatrist’s Record of Truth is a memoir that combines pivotal moments from my Southern upbringing in the ‘70s with case histories accumulated through thirty-five years of treating psychiatric patients, particularly those drowning in the cultural epidemic of child abuse. This book tells their stories and mine as I struggled…

Go Tell it on the Mountain!

Frequently, the case is made that a comprehensive intervention program for childhood trauma would not make a significant impact. Others believe that the problem can be solved. This story proves that if people stand up and speak out loud, fewer people will be victims. According to CBSSports, former Olympic doctor, Dr. Bill Moreau says he…

Amazing Grace with Jessica

2/24/2020 11;18am Jessica Simpson was approached about writing her memoir several years ago. The publisher asked her to show readers, “how you became your best self, how you transformed into a successful singer, wife, mother and creator of a billion-dollar clothing empire.” This request stopped her in her tracks. She had many secrets and instead…