The sequel to It Will Never Happen to Me, Changing Course is specific to any and all family issues impacted by chronic loss that emanates from physical or emotional abandonment. Whether your family life was too chaotic, rigid, enmeshed or disconnected you endured abandonment experiences. As a result, your world-view has been colored by chronic loss that still dictates how you live your life today.
In this book Claudia offers a framework for understanding the recovery and healing process from childhood family pain that has carried forward in your life and she will help you to understand the beliefs and behaviors that have perpetuated your pain.
With great compassion and insight core issues examined are control, victimization, depression, perfectionism, and procrastination. Specific steps in recovery are identified. Claudia discusses putting your past behind and offers guidelines for realistic expectations of your self and others. A model for healthy aspects of relationships is presented. She also explores the role of what forgiveness means and a spiritual process.
Take a look inside the book by clicking on - Inside Changing Course
Changing Course: Turning points to recovery
You Can't Go Forward without Finishing the Past
Four Steps to Freedom: The process of recovery from chronic loss
Building Your Own Inner Adult: Skills to create a core of personal strength
The House We Lived In: No more roles no more secrets
Recovery is the Road to Yourself: New ways of being, new ways of relating
Spirituality is Something You Are: Forgiving, loving, finding serenity
This book offers a model of healing for all adults whose lives have been burdened by pain, fear, and shame.
You deserve to begin rebuilding your life in a new direction.
Claudia Black has once again spoken to the reader's heart and provided a framework for not only what happened, but a path for healing. Patrick C.
Your book is clearly written from a perspective of remarkable experience, understanding and above all empathy and has become a key that has turned the lock on the box that has been locked by my own survival mechanisms. Adam W.
Thank you for investing your time, effort and care into helping others heal and deal with what is truly the most painful issues facing adult survivors with traumatic childhoods. I think you've saved my life. Mona S.
I have a better understanding of how my past affects my present behavior, thinking and feelings than I have ever had in my life. Jack O.