Psychiatry and metaphysics blend together in this fascinating
book based on a true case history. Dr. Weiss, who was once firmly
entrenched in a clinical approach to psychiatry, finds himself
reluctantly drawn into past-life therapy when a hypnotized client
suddenly reveals details of her previous lives. During one hypnosis
session his client introduces the spirit guides who have been
her soul therapists in between lives. This is when the story really
takes off for Weiss, who discovers that these guides have specific
messages about his dead son as well as Weiss's mission in life.
No, we cannot verify the truth of this story using the limited
scientific tools we have available. However, it is hard to dispute
that this well-respected graduate of Columbia University and Yale
Medical School has discovered a personal truth that has led him
to be an enormously popular speaker, author, and leader in the
field of past-life therapy.
As a traditional psychotherapist, Dr. Brian Weiss was astonished
and skeptical when one of his patients began recalling past-life
traumas that seemed to hold the key to her recurring nightmares
and anxiety attacks. His skepticism was eroded, however, when
she began to channel messages from the "space between lives,"
which contained remarkable revelations about Dr. Weiss' family
and his dead son. Using past-life therapy, he was able to cure
the patient and embark on a new, more meaningful phase of his