Apr 29, 2022
Welcome back to Therapy Chat! This week, host Laura Reagan,
LCSW-C interviews Laura Davis about the complexity of repairing
broken family relationships.
Laura Davis is the author of The Burning Light of Two Stars,
the story of her loving, tumultuous relationship with her mother,
and six other non-fiction books. Her first book, The Courage to
Heal, paved the way for hundreds of thousands of women to heal from
the trauma of sexual abuse. Becoming the Parent You Want to Be
helped parents develop a vision for the families they want to
create. I Thought We'd Never Speak Again: The Road from
Estrangement to Reconciliation taught the skills of reconciliation
and peace building, one relationship at a time.
Laura’s new memoir, The Burning Light of Two Stars: A
Mother-Daughter Story is the riveting story of her
embattled relationship with her mother Temme, their determination
to love one another, and the dramatic and surprising collision
course they ended up on at the end of Temme’s life. For the
millions of readers of Laura’s first book, The Courage to
Heal, The Burning Light of Two Stars is both prequel and
sequel, revealing in page-turning, intimate detail how Laura
reconciled with the mother who betrayed her, and came to care for
her in her final days.
You can also read the first five chapters of The
Burning Light of Two Stars here: http://www.lauradavis.net/chapters
Laura has also created a free customized discussion guide for
use in therapy and in support groups, with clients dealing with
estranged relationships, grief and loss, Alzheimer’s and
end-of-life, long-term healing from trauma, and death and dying.
You can access the guide and information on bulk
Direct links to buy The Burning Light of Two
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Audiobook version of The Burning Light of Two
Stars (Laura is the narrator):
On Audible: https://www.audible.com/pd/The-Burning-Light-of-Two-Stars-Audiobook/B09G8WJQP7
And on Libro.fm for independent stores: https://libro.fm/audiobooks/9781950144471
Find Laura Davis on social media at:
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