The Healing Choice: Your Guide to Emotional Recovery After an Abortion
|Author:||Candance De Puy and Dana Dovitch|
Few women can walk away from the experience of abortion without some lingering emotional discomfort. Unresolved feelings of guilt, shame, and sadness may not surface until months, often years, after an abortion.
These feelings, if ignored, can possibly manifest themselves in more troubling ways, resulting in unstable relationships, self-destructive and addictive behaviors, depression, and low self-esteem. Now, two experienced psychotherapists share their approach to dealing with the sensitive and long-overlooked issue of post-abortion pain or trauma.
The Healing Choice breaks the silence surrounding a topic often clouded by debate and focuses exclusively on helping women chart a path toward emotional recovery. Through a step-by-step process, complete with self-tests, exercises, and interviews with women who share their own post-abortion experiences, Dr. Candance De Puy and Dr. Dana Dovitch will help you come to terms with your post-abortion emotions and offer support a you begin the process of healing.