The Power of Memoir: How to Write Your Healing Story (Paperback)

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A groundbreaking work for healing long-term emotional problems

The Power of Memoir is a pioneering how-to book that provides a new step-by-step program to use memoir writing as a therapeutic process. By going through these steps you'll learn how to choose the significant milestones and turning points that make up a coherent story leading to a life-changing epiphany.

  • Help uncover the secret stories that are the keys to healing
  • Explore the dynamics and roles of dysfunctional families
  • Heal old wounds, creating a better present and brighter future

Using many examples from her students and clients, the author shows how creative, well-planned, and carefully researched memoir writing can offer a process for sorting out the truth from lies and family myths.

About the Author


Linda Joy Myers, Ph.D., is president of the National Association of Memoir Writers and a practicing psychotherapist. She is the author of Don't Call Me Mother: Breaking the Chain of Mother-Daughter Abandonment, which won the Gold Medal Award from the Bay Area Independent Publishing Association in 2007.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780470508367
ISBN-10: 0470508361
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
Publication Date: January 26th, 2010
Pages: 251
Language: English