Awakening at Midlife

Awakening at Midlife

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by Kathleen A. Brehony
     
 

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Fraught with physical, relational, professional, and psychological changes, midlife can be a challenging time. But according to Jungian-oriented psychotherapist Kathleen Brehony, "tranformation at midlife offers unparalleled opportunities for a rich, meaningful second half of life."With special sections on recovering childhood dreams, enriching creative expression,

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Fraught with physical, relational, professional, and psychological changes, midlife can be a challenging time. But according to Jungian-oriented psychotherapist Kathleen Brehony, "tranformation at midlife offers unparalleled opportunities for a rich, meaningful second half of life."With special sections on recovering childhood dreams, enriching creative expression, learning to appreciate our physical selves, heightening consciousness, and more, this guide is a wake-up call for anyone who wants to reassess one's beliefs and find a path that leads to greater fulfillment, happiness, and passion for life's journey.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781573226325
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
09/28/1997
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
523,962
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Meet the Author

Kathleen Brehony is a licensed
clinical psychologist and Jungian-oriented psychotherapist. She holds a Ph.D. and M.S. in
clinical psychology from Virginia Tech and a B.A. in Sociology from Catholic University.
She completed her residency training at the University of Mississippi Medical Center
where she served as Chief Resident. She has taught at the university level and been in
private practice for over fifteen years specializing in issues related to transitional
developmental periods of life, including midlife and death and dying, as well as the
relationship between spirituality and psychology. Throughout her career she has
conducted hundreds of professional workshops, seminars, and training programs on these
and other subjects. She is especially interested in bringing academic and scholarly
information to the general public.



Brehony has published extensively in professional journals and books. She is co-
editor of Marketing Health Behaviors (Plenum, 1984) and Boston
Marriages
(The University of Massachusetts Press, 1993). She is the author of
Awakening at Midlife (Riverhead Books, 1996).



Brehony served on the charter editorial board of the journal Women and Therapy
for seven years and has been guest editor for a number of other professional
publications. She has written numerous articles for newspapers and magazines, appeared
as a guest on radio and television, and produced and hosted a bi-monthly television
interview show, "All About Women." She has co-produced and served as moderator for
several television specials for the Public Broadcasting System. Dr. Brehony was the
Director of Marketing and, later, President of The Media Works, an independent video
and film production company. In addition to her administrative and creative work, she
was the head writer for more than one hundred video and film scripts for industry and
training.



Dr. Brehony lives in Norfolk, Virginia where she maintains a private clinical practice.

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Awakening at Midlife 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Midlife or any life transition is a very confusing time for some of us. This book is a must read for anyone going through change in their life. You have to buy the book because you won't want to give it back if you borrow it.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
This is a great book for anyone going through a life transition. I'm not exaggerating when I say that this book saved my life. This book came into my life when I was severely depressed and unsure of what my future looked like. This book definitely 'revived my spirit' and helped me turn my life around.