Emma has written My Beautiful Psychosis, to change the perception of psychosis as debilitating illness. The book questions conventional methods of ‘treating’ psychosis and points towards a radical vision where ‘diagnosis’ of mental illness makes allowances for spiritual growth and transformation rather than simply treating a perceived chemical imbalance in the brain. Emma hopes that sharing her story will inspire others, improve attitudes and ultimately contribute to a better system of care.
Here’s the opening paragraph:
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Emma is currently living in Buenos Aires where she is writing her second book, It Takes Two. Another roller coaster of an adventure, this memoir is about finding love: she walks the Camino; loses a best friend to cancer; moves to Guatemala with a South African; then dances tango in Buenos Aires. Sign up to join Emma on her journey.