The Shattered Oak: Overcoming domestic abuse and a misdiagnosis of mental illness

The Shattered Oak: Overcoming domestic abuse and a misdiagnosis of mental illness

by Sherry Genga




A once vibrant Oak tree in her yard began dying, voicing cries of help through its dead leaves and moss-covered branches. Inside the house Barbara too was in crisis, the recipient of her husband’s anger and rage. As time passes and the Oak weakens, Barbara can no longer stay strong as she deals with her own demons. Based on a true story, this woman takes us inside her emotionally charged existence. Letting us feel the anguish of domestic abuse, divorce, attempted suicide, recovery, incarceration in a mental institution and eventual clarity of her dysfunctional mental state. This book is a must-read for anyone going through domestic abuse or depression or family members who are trying to make sense out of the situation.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781513644493
Publisher: SAFE GOODS/New Century Publishing 2000
Publication date: 03/01/2019
Pages: 120
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Sherry Genga, Author Sherry was the owner and founder of Spring-eze women shoe inserts. Entrepreneurship evolved from her current 25-year career as a waitress in the High Roller lounge at Foxwoods Resort and Casino. She has spoken in classrooms to young entrepreneurs at local colleges. Inspiring them with the skills and resources on how to invent and develop a new product. This philosophy led her to the Connecticut Manufacturing Resource Center program, which helps small and midsize businesses in areas such as supplier development and securing a manufacturer for their product.

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MD - Mark Tuttle

“This is an excellent book. Learning in school and training in residency may not always lead to the correct answer. We, as physicians, must always question that the obvious answer may not be cor-rect. Medicine is a career of learning, unlearning, and learning anew as new diseases and cures are discovered. We should never avoid questioning a diagnosis or treatment as was well demonstrated by this book.”

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