This Workbook offers the reader a thirty-day structured journal to identify and heal from psychological issues that may be causing back pain, neck pain, fibromyalgia, irritable bowel syndrome, tension headaches, TMJ, and other disorders.
The author, Dr. David Schechter, a former student of Dr. John Sarno, has developed a Workbook that instructs and guides the reader through a process of insight and awareness to harness the mindbody connection.
From the Author
I've been fascinated by the mindbody connection since before medical school. The seminal event of my medical education in this regard was my own cure from chronic, unexplained knee pain with the guidance of John Sarno, MD from NYU's Rusk Institute. After this personal success, I performed a follow-up study of his patients, under his auspices and determined that this approach proved successful in a remarkably high 77% of chronic back sufferers.
As my career has progressed, I've developed my own program of treatment that includes an office consultation and educational seminar on this subject for my patients. I've developed a series of materials including audiotapes, article, video, and now this Workbook. I feel this Workbook offers the best opportunity for people suffering from mindbody disorders that I may not personally be able to treat. With the help of a local physician to exclude more serious disease, they should be able to benefit greatly from the thirty-day structured journal approach, on their own, as my own patients do in my office.
This Workbook has been used successfully with appropriately selected patients in the office and in published research studies. Many thousands have been helped by ordering and doing the home program.