Desperately Seeking Self Second Edition

Desperately Seeking Self Second Edition

by Viola Fodor

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This newly updated and expanded edition of Desperately Seeking Self; Second Edition offers a unique, spiritually-centered approach that emphasizes the how of healing from an eating disorder. It guides readers on a journey inward, showing them how to connect with their true self and from there, heal their eating disorder and transforms their lives.

How do you look within when an eating disorder has filled you up with pain? Desperately Seeking Self; Second Edition speaks directly to this need. Its message is simple, gentle and accessible, resonating especially with a new generation of millennial readers who are hungry for meaningful spiritual connections.

This updated edition preserves its “conversational” approach and composite client profile (a woman with bulimia). To frame the ongoing significance of the book today, this conversation answers such basic human questions as: Why do I have this illness? Who am I to think that I deserve better? How will my life be different when I awaken to a deeper level? What exactly is a transformation?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781684423132
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Publication date: 07/09/2019
Edition description: 2nd ed.
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 1,249,239
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Viola Fodor is a Canadian psychotherpist and educator with 15 years of experience. She is a frequent speaker about eating disorders and wellness at several universities, high schools, family support groups, private companies, EAPs, and the Canadian Mental Health Association.

In 1991, her work was featured on CBC's national show "Man Alive" and she has been the author and subject of many articles in numerous Canadian newspapers, including the Toronto Star. A graduate of the University of Alberta, Edmonton with a Masters in Education in Educational Psychology, she lives in Campbellville, Ontario, a retreat like setting west of Toronto, with two cats and a dog.

Table of Contents

Forward James Maskalyk, Md 13

Acknowledgments 17

Introduction 21

My Journey/Your Journey 27

A Converdation 41

Quiet Time 173

About The Author 179

About The Publisher 183

What People are Saying About This

From the Publisher

"An incredible insight into the human struggle while at the same time offering strategies for a new way of life." — Mike Lavell Director of Residence & lecturer of Religious Studies University of Toronto Erindale Campus

"Subtly, tenants of psychology, philosophy, and spirituality are woven into an insightful, sensitive message." — Edith A. Birch Nutritionist, counselor Newmarket, Ontario

"With Viola's guidance and patience, I learned to open my mind and heart, and my healing then began." — Lynn Carpenter founder of Sheena's Place, an eating disorders center in memory of her daughter, who died of anorexia nervosa Toronto, Ontario

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