Discovering Hope, Healing and Strength When Disaster Strikes
A field guide for the heart and soul to guide you through to cycles of damage and recovery that can be useful before, during, and after a tragic loss, trauma, or disaster.
Laurie Nadel, Ph.D., is an expert on mental health and climate change. She has been interviewed in The New York Times, National Public Radio, Reuters, and CNN.com. A specialist in acute stress, she is a member of a critical incident stress management team working with first responders. After losing her home to Hurricane Sandy, Dr. Laurie ran long-term support groups for survivors. From 2003 to 2005, she directed a program for teenagers whose fathers were killed in the 9/11 World Trade Center attacks and wrote the script for
After the Fall: The Rise of a 9/11 Community Center, narrated by Dan Rather. Her four-time bestseller,
Sixth Sense: Unlocking Your Ultimate Mind Power, was featured twice on Oprah. A journalist for twenty years, Laurie Nadel reported for
Newseek and United Press International in South America, wrote TV news for CBS, ABC News and Reuters Television, and was a religion columnist for
The New York Times' Long Island section.
The Five Gifts: Discovering Healing, Hope and Strength When Disaster Strikes is her seventh book.