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Reviewed by Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite
The Healing Field: A Young Psychiatrist's Battle with His Anorexic Patient, Her Hunger Strike against God, and Their Journey through the Dark Night by Howard E. Richmond MD is a bold and honest account of the narratives and experiences of a patient and a psychiatrist. Readers get the unique opportunity to take a peek at the confidential file of one woman. It's a story of healing and love, and how the latter can conquer fear and insecurities and give anyone hope to finally get rid of their complexities by replacing fear, anger and shame with courage, love and hope. It's a story of hope, it's a story of trust, it's a story of healing, and it's a story of recovery that will inspire readers to meet the darkest hours in their lives with a different outlook.
The book is profound and insightful and gives a rare view into the world of psychiatry. The author's strategies to save his patient, Lori, from her eating disorder are inspirational and the book gives hope to all those readers who are undergoing eating disorders and emotional struggles in their lives. The book also captures the turmoil and struggle of Lori intimately. The story shows the universal power of love and its healing ability, and the author's support to all those who search for physical, mental, emotional and spiritual well being. The story will motivate readers to make changes in their lives, teaching them to love and trust again.