The Dis-Appointment Book

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About the author:
Amy Shapiro learned early, humor can be a tool for healing. Her writing draws on her background in meditation, Eastern mysticism, astrology and spirituality. Her introduction to humor therapy in 1993 was at Harvard's Mind-Body Institute, with Loretta Laroche. Amy also draws on her training in Counseling Psychology and 40+ years of serving clients, integrating humor into their process of self-discovery. She finds that when people can laugh at their problems, they can more easily resolve them.
Amy studied with masters from the USA, Europe and Asia: Isabel Hickey, William Swygaard, Jo Onvlee, John Chung Li, Dr. Oskar Adler. She combines her training in Counseling Psychology and Education with training in metaphysics, consulting, lecturing and writing. She has written books on Past Life Therapy, the I Ching and published The Testament of Astrology, biographies of Dr. Oskar Adler and Isabel Hickey, plus an astrological natal report (see

The Dis-Appointment Book

A Humor Therapy Guide to Conquering Disappointments

Authored by Amy Shapiro

If disappointment has kept you from reaching a goal, realizing a dream or being happy, then this book is for you. Hear what others are saying ...

'The Dis-Appointment Book' by Amy Shapiro is a delight! It is a guide to see our disappointments great and small in perspective. With humor and serious advice, the author reminds us that we can use our disappointments in creative ways and release ourselves from their disabling grip. To read the book is to experience a tender liberation from those disappointments that cripple our lives, allowing us with a smile to move ahead without those crutches of fear and despair. Read it, do the exercises and see what I mean!' The Rev. Dr. Doris Hunter

'This book is the perfect thing to have on hand to help people remember that they are not alone in their 'dis-appointments'! Each page prompts a feeling of 'Oh! I've been there!' that is sure to bring a smile to the reader's face. This is a book to refer to again and again.' Leah M. Towne, Psychotherapist.

This book is a resource for psychotherapists, who want to give their clients a new way to reflect upon their disappointments. Amy has developed a information sheet to accompany the book, which is FREE to therapists; contact her with a request at

Publication Date:
1419649086 / 9781419649080
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Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
6" x 9"
Black and White
Related Categories:
Self-Help / Personal Growth / Happiness

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