DescriptionAn engaging and essential testament to the power of alternative healing and recovery methods that lie beyond the confines of Western medicine by Stafford-trained physician, Dr. Lewis Mehl-Madrona. Inspired by his Cherokee grandmother's healing ceremonies, Madrona enlightens readers to "alternative" paths to recovery and health.
- Author: Dr. Lewis Mehl-Madrona
- Paperback: 304 pages
- Publisher: Touchstone; 1 edition (August 26, 1998)
- ISBN-10: 0684839970
- Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.8 x 8.4 inches
About the Artist
Lewis Mehl-Madrona, MD, graduated from Stanford University School of Medicine and trained in family medicine, psychiatry, and clinical psychology. He completed his residencies in family medicine and in psychiatry at the University of Vermont College of Medicine. He has been on the faculties of several medical schools, most recently as associate professor of family medicine at the University of New England. He continues to work with aboriginal communities to develop uniquely aboriginal styles of healing and health care for use in those communities. He is interested in the relation of healing through dialogue in community and psychosis. He is the author of Coyote Medicine, Coyote Healing, and Coyote Wisdom, a trilogy of books on what Native culture has to offer the modern world. He has also written Narrative Medicine, Healing the Mind through the Power of Story: the Promise of Narrative Psychiatry,and, his most recent book with Barbara Mainguy, Remapping Your Mind: the Neuroscience of Self-Transformation through Story. Lewis currently teaches with the family medicine residency at Eastern Maine Medical Center (EMMC) in Bangor, where he does inpatient medicine, outpatient precepting, and obstetrics. He works in consultation-liaison psychiatry at EMMC and also at Acadia Hospital. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Coyote Institute for Studies of Change and Transformation.
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