The Day I Died

Brain Trauma and the Journey Back

by Carole Petiet PhD



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 8/15/2016

Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 264
ISBN : 9781480828452
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 264
ISBN : 9781480828445
Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 264
ISBN : 9781480828438

About the Book

The Day I Died: Brain Trauma and the Journey Back tells the story of a psychologist and registered nurse who had a catastrophic, near-fatal injury while ski racing with her daughter. This is a riveting story about the trauma and healing of a brave and indomitable woman. Her extensive education and expertise enable Dr. Petiet to turn her personal tale into an inspirational account that instructs us all, especially when we face the arduous task of recovery from trauma, or when we support people—personally or professionally—as they heal. Special issues include: Coping with pain Rehabilitation medicine Integrative medicine Brain plasticity Helping children after trauma Somatic therapy Healing of eyes Ski safety There are reflections on humor, acceptance, gratitude, mystery and miracles. Extensive notes and resources offer guidance and information for the post-trauma journey.

About the Author

Carole Petiet, PhD, SEP, RN, is a clinical psychologist, registered nurse, and accomplished athlete. She weaves together a detailed account of recovery from trauma using the threads of her own experiences and insights she has gained from four decades spent working as a helping professional.