Following the release of his mind-blowing first book, Playing with Fire, TheoFleury joins forces with world-renowned therapist Kim Barthel in a new book,Conversations with a Rattlesnake, coming out November 2014. The book is a raw andhonest conversation, loaded with personal insights and cutting-edge information abouthealing from trauma and abuse.
Fleury calls Barthel the “Wayne Gretzky of therapy” and within their emotionally saferelationship he bares his soul so that others can learn from his mistakes, triumphs andnew learnings. Fleury’s story will inspire not only those overcoming their own traumabut friends, parents, teachers, coaches, therapists and health practitionersanyone whois in the critical position of supporting someone who needs to share their own story.
Co-author Kim Barthel provides an in-depth explanation of early childhood attachment and addiction that ties into the reasoning behind our behaviours and the scienceof how our brains work. Barthel explains how understanding groundbreaking scientificand psychological research can eliminate the unnecessary and damaging shame that sooften accompanies abuse and trauma. Her dialogue with Fleury illuminates self-awareness, mindfulness and the power of relationships. Fleury’s life experiences and Barthel’sinformed interpretation combine to provide a unique look at the healing process that iseasy to read, entertaining and transformational.
|Publisher:||Influence Publishing Inc|
|Product dimensions:||6.40(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.50(d)|
About the Author
Theo Fleury is as passionate about understanding trauma and healing as he was about being a professional hockey player in the NHL, Olympics and World Juniors. His best-selling book Playing with Fire woke up the world to the shock of his childhood trauma and the emotional pain that surrounded his every move. Now Theo’s mission has evolved: to understand himself and to take his healing experiences and translate them in a way that everyone can understand.
Kim Barthel is a world-renowned therapist and teacher on the topics of developing self-awareness, compassion and healthy relationships. As an occupational therapist, she blends intuitive inquiry with neuroscience to solve unique mental health mysteries. Kim’s broader mission is to support the conscious evolution of the human spirit. Together with her friend Theo, they firmly aim to stop the cycle of trauma and empower the cycle of healing.