The Art of the Gentle Healer: A Simple Story of Love, Devotion and Courage

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iUniverse, Sep 7, 2011 - Biography & Autobiography - 96 pages
"It's not easy to reveal the achievments of a woman whose job is rooted in confidentiality, therefore observations and deductions made by the author are solely his. Living with an adept psychotherapist is, in itself, an awakening experience. The nuances, the subtelties of silent exchange, will soon sharpen the layman's awarenes."
 

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Contents

Chapter I
1
Chapter II
3
Chapter III
7
Chapter IV
11
Chapter V
15
Chapter VI
19
Chapter VII
27
Chapter VIII
31
Chapter X
38
Chapter XI
40
Chapter XII
48
Chapter XIII
52
Chapter XIV
66
Chapter XV
72
Epilogue
81
Copyright

Chapter IX
35

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About the author (2011)

Peter Wright was born on Merseyside, England in 1926. His father. a marine engineer, was killed in 1937. Peter was sent to a Dominican boarding school, Blackfriars, where his mother hoped that he would become a priest. Instead, he chose to go to sea as an apprentice in the Merchant Navy. He left school in 1943 and joined a ship in Hull, Yorkshire, He sailed around all the coasts of Africa. In 1965 he found a job in San Francisco working as Port Captain and in 1976, became a marine surveyor investigating the causes and extent of marine loss. In 1983 he met his third wife, Gloria, R.N, M.A a psychotherapist. They were married in 1985. Peter retired in 1991. Gloria became a skilled marriage,family and child counselor. She died as a result of lower abdominal cancer in 2009. After a long struggle with alcohol, peter achieved sobriety in 1983 and remains sober to this day, due much to the support of Gloria to whose memory this book is written. Peter still lives in Redding, California. where he and Gloria lived for eighteen years.

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