The Practice of Dream Healing: Bringing Ancient Greek Mysteries Into Modern Medicine

Edward Tick, Author, Stephen Larsen, Foreword by
Edward Tick, Author, Stephen Larsen, Foreword by Quest Books (IL) $18.95 (291p) ISBN 978-0-8356-0799-5
Reviewed on: 08/01/2001
Release date: 08/01/2001
Hardcover - 318 pages - 978-0-8356-0806-0
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From his practice of treating severely traumatized Vietnam veterans in the late '70s and '80s, psychotherapist Edward Tick came to believe that traditional Western medicine could not adequately heal deeply wounded souls and he embarked on an exploration of healing practices worldwide. His search brought him to ancient Greece and what he claims are the roots of modern medicine. In The Practice of Dream Healing: Bringing Ancient Greek Mysteries into Modern Medicine, Tick (Sacred Mountain) introduces readers to the Greek mythological figure of Asklepios, who was believed to be the first spiritual healer or psychiatrist and to those today who practice his spiritual healing methodology, including a cardiologist turned psychiatrist and a Christian priest. Tick takes readers along on the healing journeys he has experienced and witnessed in others. Agent, Susan Schulman. 25-city author tour. ( Aug.)
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