She s Not Herself On the surface her childhood seemed normal even idyllic Linda grew up in the iconic immigrant community of Brighton Beach Brooklyn with her parents and a gifted older brother But she spent her days
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Title: She's Not Herself
Author: Linda Appleman Shapiro
On the surface, her childhood seemed normal even idyllic Linda grew up in the iconic immigrant community of Brighton Beach, Brooklyn, with her parents and a gifted older brother But she spent her days at home alone with a mother who suffered major bouts of depression At such times, young Linda was told, Your mother she s not herself today Those words did little to heOn the surface, her childhood seemed normal even idyllic Linda grew up in the iconic immigrant community of Brighton Beach, Brooklyn, with her parents and a gifted older brother But she spent her days at home alone with a mother who suffered major bouts of depression At such times, young Linda was told, Your mother she s not herself today Those words did little to help Linda understand what she was witnessing Instead, she experienced the anxiety and hyper vigilance that often take root when secrecy and shame surround a family member who is ill She s Not Herself is a journey to make sense of the effects of multi generational traumas Shapiro is ultimately able to forgive without forgetting those who left her to fend for herself and to provide readers with the wisdom of a seasoned psychotherapist who has examined human vulnerability in its many disguises and has moved through it all with dignity and hope The result is a memoir of love, loss, loyalty, and healing.What others are saying An honest and compelling story by a brave and gifted writer Wally Lamb, author of She s Come Undone and I Know This Much Is True winner of the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill s Kenneth Johnson Award for the anti stigmatization of mental illness A Story that applies to us all truthful, carefully crafted, and created with a clear eyed affection David Watts, MD, poet, writer, musician, NPR commentator A riveting tale wrapped in elegant prose A very human story one of hope and perseverance that resonates deeply within the soul Peggy Sanders, retired journalist, award winning author Lyrical and powerful in its use of story telling to subvert secrets and create new selfhood, this is a beautifully written memoir in the tradition of Eat, Pray, Love, Swallow The Ocean, Three Little Words, or Lucky Her Last Death Rachel Fichter, editor at large For Shapiro s amazing recall and deep penetration into her past, this memoir reminds me of Remembrance of Things Past, and for its ease of readability, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn P Topping, linguist Inspiring and eloquent vividly captures the cultural context of an immigrant family living with the trauma of mental illness and its effect on all family relationships Joseph Giordano, LCSW, co editor, Ethnicity and Family Therapy A compelling tale of human tragedy and triumph told with empathy and love, without sentimentality offering a sense of awe for the human spirit Pamposh Dhar, founder of the Terataii Reiki and Counseling Centre, Singapore, Reiki healer teacher counselor blogger One feels privileged to share each of the traumas that Shapiro, her mother, and her mother before her had to endure As to the writing, such complete recall is preserved for all time Look to your laurels, Marcel Proust Frederick Rolf, actor, director, co author, translator, Berlin Shanghai, New York My Family s Flight From Hitler Not another woe is me account of dysfunction, but rather a heroic account of mastery and grace, which the general reading public as well as students and professionals will benefit from reading Roberta Temes, PhD, author of several books, including Learning How to Write a Memoir in Thirty Days With extraordinary insight and honesty, Shapiro shares with us her journey from infinite pain to knowledge, healing, and forgiveness without a trace of melodrama A truly inspiring read R.G.Sterling, musician, educator