Taking Charge of Fighting Cancer: An Easy to Use Workbook

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iUniverse, May 18, 2011 - Health & Fitness - 112 pages

TAKING CHARGE OF FIGHTING CANCER is a short, easy, interactive workbook that contains everything a patient needs to know about dealing with the psychological aspects of cancer. The workbook includes 7 chapters which can be read in any order. Each chapter has several easy exercises that readers can do at their own pace and in any order. While other books talk about the importance of imagery to fight cancer, this book shows you what to do and how to order or download an audio CD that is full of healing imagery. The CD was written by the author to accompany this book, and it is recorded in her own voice. If you or someone you know suffers from cancer, this workbook and CD will send a message of hope and empowerment.

According to Carolyn S. Garwood, Ph.D., Professor Emerita, Counseling Psychology at the University of Miami, this books ...unique blend of warm, personal approach with accurate and up-to-date medical and psychosocial information will make it an invaluable tool not only for cancer patients, but for family, friends, caretakers and others working toward the most effective integrative interventions.


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About the author (2011)

STEPHANIE R. CARTER, PH.D., is a licensed psychologist serving a multi-cultural clientele in Miami, Florida. She has been treating children, adolescents and adults for over 30 years; seeing individuals, couples, families and groups. She presents workshops, speaks on a wide array of topics, and she teaches a seminar on Emotional Fitness for women of all ages. Dr. Carter is the author and narrator of The Guided Imagery Collection.

Dr. Carter has treated many patients with cancer over the years, and Taking Charge of Fighting Cancer is a product of her experiences working with them. She feels privileged that they shared their healing journeys with her. Taking Charge of Fighting Cancer is a how-to book about fighting cancer. Most other books only talk in general terms about what a cancer patient should do. Dr. Carter actually shows readers what to ask, what to say, what to do, and how to do it.

Dr. Carter lives with her husband in Miami, Florida. She has two sons, two daughters-in-law, and two grandchildren.

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