Dr. Richard Mollica has spent more than thirty years helping victims of trauma. This Covid-19 pandemic is upon us. Vanderbilt press has released this book to serve the general public. Dr. Mollica draws from hundreds of interviews, years of research, and his counseling experience to show us a new way of helping people overcome their pain. The key to this? People have an inherent ability to heal from this crisis. And the lessons we can learn from the survivors of such trials and extreme situations can even teach us how to cope better with everyday life.
The Most Reverend Desmond M. Tutu says about this book "This stories recounted bear eloquent and often moving testimony to the resilience of human beings in the face of awful traumatic experiences and their remarkable capacity to heal themselves".