BEYOND AN EXPOSÉ, Saving Jenny offers practical political, economic, educational and social solutions to help the countless individuals and families afflicted by drug addiction and suicidality. Most importantly, Percy presents a new paradigm grounded in altruistic love, which utilizes both psychodynamic and spiritual resources to deliver hope and TRUE HEALING…
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About the Author
Vivian Percy, Esq., graduated from the NYU School of Law in 2001. She worked at a top tier Manhattan law firm where she devoted many hours to pro bono work.
As a pre-medical student in NYC in the early 90's, and deeply concerned about her close friends suffering from HIV/AIDS, she arranged for a case management HIV/AIDS research presentation at Hunter College to share insights and encourage further medical progress. Percy was also an intake assistant on the research floor of Cornell Hospital, Manhattan, during the initial onset of the AIDS crisis.
She cared for her mother with Alzheimer's Disease for 14 years, navigating all aspects of patient management and joining in efforts to promote government assistance for at-home care.
Her greatest accomplishment is never giving up, with the help of God, in fighting for the life of her daughter, whose story is the focus of Saving Jenny , and whose courage, honesty and love inspires her mother every single day.
Anna Badini, LCSW, PhD, earned her doctorate from NYU’s program in Clinical Social Work and has been in practice for 20 years, 10 of which as a Psychotherapist and Supervisor at a Child Guidance Center and part of a Sexual Abuse Investigative Team. She trained at the Institute of NPAP, holds membership in the Connecticut Society for Psychoanalytic Psychologists, and is a published author. Dr. Badini collaborated to ensure the accuracy of descriptions of therapeutic practices within psychiatric/rehab institutions and the flaws in the current mental health/substance abuse model.
Table of Contents
Part I "Their Children's Cries Unheard"
Introduction Everybody Feels the Evil 3
Chapter 1 Seeing in a Mirror Dimly 11
Chapter 2 From Orphaned with Parents to Tragedy PTSD, and Addiction 17
Chapter 3 An Aerial View of the Drug Scene: No Help Here 39
Chapter 4 The Scary-Go-Round, Part I 60
Chapter 5 The Scary-Go-Round, Part II 108
Chapter 6 Dancing with the Devil 147
Chapter 7 Forgotten and (Finally) Recovered 171
Part II "To Shew Forth Goodness"
Chapter 8 Spirituality and Love: Necessary for People and Society and to Combat Addiction and Depression 193
Chapter 9 The Personal Experience of Spiritual Love: And the Costs of Its Absence 224
Chapter 10 A New Therapeutic Paradigm: Restoring the Individual Soul 243
Chapter 11 A New Paradigm for American Society: Specific Proposals to Overcome the Epidemic 260
Afterword Where We Are Now: In Jenny's Own Words 280