Recovering The SelfA Journal of Hope and Healing

Coping with Physical Loss and Disability: A Manual

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This workbook provides more than 50 questions and exercises designed to empower those with physical loss and disability to
better understand and accept their ongoing processes of loss and recovery. The exercises in Coping with Physical Loss and
were distilled from twenty-five years of clinical social work experience with clients suffering from quadriplegia,
paraplegia, amputation, cancer, severe burns, HIV/AIDs, and neuro-muscular disorders arising from accidents, injury, and disease.

"Rick Ritter captures the depth of the emotional pain in the aftermath of physical loss and disability."
-- Rev. James W. Clifton, Ph.D., LCSW

"The examples given by the author are very relevant and will help the sufferer relate to similar situations."
-- S.V. Swamy, Holistic Healer and editor of Homeopathy For Everyone

It helped me identify feelings I was unaware of, like anger, and I put on paper how lonely I am.
-- J.B., a reader who has used this book to change her life.

This workbook is a very good stimulus for focusing on issues crucial for better coping with loss and disability.
-- Beni R. Jakob, Ph.D, Israeli Arthritis Foundation (INBAR)

About the Author

Rick Ritter, MSW, a disabled veteran and social worker, has worked with hundreds of clients who have experienced physical loss and disability.
This workbook is a distillation of the very best questions and exercises to draw the client towards re-taking control of their life. He has competed
in international events for disabled athletes. Ritter was also a major contributor to got parts? An Insider's Guide to Managing Life Successfully
with Dissociative Identity Disorder
. He currently resides in Ft. Wayne, Indiana.
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