Chapter 1The Beginning
For those of you who have not read my book, Many Lives, Many Masters,
a few words of introduction are necessary. You need to know something about me before we begin the work of healing.
Until my incredible experiences with Catherine, the patient whose therapy is described in the book, my professional life had been unidirectional and highly academic. I was graduated magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, from Columbia University and received my medical degree from the Yale University School of Medicine, where I was also chief resident in psychiatry. I have been a professor at several...