Jenni Schaefer, best-selling author and self-help speaker, reveals her unexpected but harrowing battle with PTSD while exploring the groundbreaking treatments that saved her
At the height of her career as a mental health expert, Jenni Schaefer was admitted to a psychiatric hospital. She had already battled and overcome anorexia, so this time around, her diagnosis shocked her—she had PTSD. In this revelatory book, Schaefer discloses the truth about PTSD: It can happen to anyone. She delves into her own trauma—rape at the hands of an abusive boyfriend—and shares the steps she took on the journey to recovery. By including original research about the condition and its treatments, Schaefer paints a new, fuller picture of PTSD that will shatter stigmas and right readers’ misconceptions about trauma.