When grief and trauma come barreling into life how does one restore renew and rebuild a new sense of self? What does one do after hopes dreams assumptions and core beliefs have been shattered? Social worker and educator Susan Hannifin-MacNab tackled these difficult questions after her husband was killed suddenly leaving her to pick up the pieces of her young family's life. She eventually realized that grief and trauma healing do not occur by waiting for time to pass. Action and intention are the pillars needed to lay a foundation for rebirth and build a powerful roadmap for healing mind body and spirit.
Susan's extensive professional knowledge and deeply moving personal experience combine in A to Z Healing Toolbox an entire alphabet's worth of proven practical techniques to accompany you along your own healing journey. This guidebook contains a plethora of life-changing suggestions powerful daily action steps independent writing prompts and inspirational stories from others who have experienced grief or trauma through personal crisis illness or death. In times of great darkness Susan lights a pathway to wisdom courage and hope.
Susan Hannifin-MacNab is a social worker and educator of twenty-five years and leads classes workshops and trainings worldwide. She is the founder of A2Z Healing Toolbox an organization which offers practical tools and resources to those living with grief and trauma. She lives in sunny San Diego with her son and therapy dog. To learn more visit a2zhealingtoolbox.com.
"Susan Hannifin-MacNab grabs you on the very first page with her own story of traumatic loss and doesn't let you go until you've absorbed a good healing dose of practical wisdom inspiration and tools for moving forward . . . with the most gentle and impeccable respect kindness and just the right dollop of humor." -Belleruth Naparstek ACSW psychotherapist author of Invisible Heroes: Survivors of Trauma and How They Heal
and creator of the Health Journeys Guided Imagery