Back to Life: Getting Past Your Past with Resilience, Strength, and Optimism

Back to Life: Getting Past Your Past with Resilience, Strength, and Optimism

by Alicia Salzer

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Back to Life: Getting Past Your Past with Resilience, Strength, and Optimism by Alicia Salzer

“Dr. Salzer offers an empowering new approach to trying on the coping skills and outlooks of heroic overcomers. These are life skills we all should have learned as kids.”

—Dr. Mehmet Oz, bestselling author of YOU: The Owner’s Manual, host of The Dr. Oz Show


Back to Life by Alicia Salzer, M.D. is a wise, sympathetic, and practical guide for overcoming traumatic setbacks, and living a normal, happy life without being a victim. The former resident psychiatrist on the Montel Williams show, Dr. Salzer offers a fresh new take on trauma treatment, a method for “getting past your past with resilience, strength, and optimism” designed for anyone who has experienced catastrophe. Destined to become a classic work on emotional recovery, this remarkable volume points the way down the path Back to Life, and belongs on every bookshelf next to When Bad Things Happen to Good People.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062064103
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 01/18/2011
Sold by: HARPERCOLLINS
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 304
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Alicia Salzer, M.D., completed her B.A. at the University of Pennsylvania and obtained her M.D. from Cornell University. She has held posts at UCLA, Columbia University, and the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. An advocate for victims of psychological trauma, she has served on the Speaker's Bureau of the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) and has volunteered for Disaster Psychiatry Outreach, an organization that provides free mental health staffing and treatment following disasters such as 9/11. After volunteering at Ground Zero and at the family assistance center after the 9/11 attacks, Dr. Salzer worked for three years at a clinic that exclusively served Ground Zero rescue workers and volunteers.

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