Healing the Wounds of Childhood: A Recovery Guide for Adult Children of Dysfunctional Families
For anyone who has lived through any type of family dysfunction, this book consolidates the literature on recovery and organizes it into a sequence of six specific stages through which people must pass, leading adult children along the difficult road to recovery and reassuring them that there is an end in sight.
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