Christy Monson is a retired Marriage and Family Therapist who had a large practice in Las Vegas, Nevada. She has authored several self-help books including: Becoming Free, A Woman’s Guide to Internal, Family Talk, and Love, Hugs, and Hope. Her newest release is Finding Peace in Times of Tragedy. Disastrous events continue to plague our world, and finding peace in times of trauma can be an overwhelming challenge. Personal shock after a death or tragedy can devastate a family for generations to come. This book discusses how tragedy physically changes the brain and the body, explains the healing techniques of mindfulness, and outlines skills for recovery from trauma.
Personal accounts include a 9/11 survivor, a rape survivor, parents whose two children died of brain tumors, a young adult whose father committed suicide, and the mother of a man mangled by a bomb in Afghanistan.