Are You Getting Enlightened
Or Losing Your Mind?
David Gersten, M.D.
Text length: 412 pdf pages (6" x 9")
Softcover ISBN: 978-1-938459-09-2 $25
eBook ISBN: 978-1-938459-11-5 $19
Dr. David Gersten is a healer in the highest sense of the word. He has supplemented his technical skills with uncommon wisdom, compassion, and love, which shine through on every page.
Excerpted from the Foreword by
Larry Dossey, M.D., author of Prayer Is Good Medicine.
I was enthralled with Are You Getting Enlightened or Losing Your Mind? Dr. Gersten's courageous, heartfelt, and practical look at the interface between enlightenment and mental distress is inspiring, authentic, and lifechanging. I couldn't put it down. The deep understanding and healing that Dr. Gersten brings to his psychiatric patients is available, through this book, to each of us—regardless of our current state of health.
Christiane Northrup, M.D., author of Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom.
Dr. David Gersten courageously incorporates spirituality into the practice of medicine, bringing alive the true essence of healing.
Judith Orloff, M.D., author of Second Sight.
A psychiatrist openly and honestly shares his life's experience. Read what he has lived and learned so that you can liberate yourself and live fully.
Bernie Siegel, M.D., author of Love, Medicine and Miracles.
Dr. Gersten masterfully moves readers straight into the day-to-day arena of spiritual transformation. This is a profound guide that spiritual seekers will celebrate.
Bradford Keeney, Ph.D., author of Everyday Soul: Awakening the Spirit in Daily Life.
Some very simple truths and techniques from a caring author. David steps in and out of “reality” with ease. A brave, courageous book that challenges our assumptions and teaches in the same breath.
Peter Jensen, Ph.D., author of The Inside Edge: High Performance Through Mental Fitness.
In this comprehensive and highly accessible book, Dr. Gersten shares his passion for the healing potential inherent in a spiritual orientation to life. His thirty years of experience ... have taught him that both mystical experiences and mental illness are real ... and, most important, discernible even to the average lay person. This book can change your life.
Janet Quinn, Ph.D., R.N., author of I Am A Woman Finding My Voice: Celebrating the Extraordinary Blessings of Being a Woman.
The current medical industry has no models to aid a clinician in distinguishing, assessing, and helping patients with spiritual experiences. By speaking out and providing integrative language, Dr. Gersten is helping to transform the excesses of an exclusive, narrow, biological model.
Scott Walker, M.D., Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, University of New Mexico.