Monday, January 3, 2011

Expert on Self-Help Hones In on Handling Grief

Title – Losing Your Only
Author – Dr Debi Yohn
Author's website link -
Genre or category – Self help, memoir, grieving

In "Losing Your Only" Dr. Debi Yohn, a Counseling Psychologist, has shared her journey as a parent that lost an only child. Her healing lessons, her joys, her mistakes and her sadness. Debi is a southern story teller who uses her stories to remind us of the joys of parenting and the joy of loving.
Levi was bigger than life bringing joy to all that knew him in his short 20 year life. In his passing, he continues a connection with all that knew him. There is jet vapor from his existence. Debi teaches that death is part of life and she reminds us of the power of love even after death.
A Comment From Dr Debi Yohn About Losing Your Only

My current book, Losing Your Only is written to the Parents or Loved Ones that have lost an only child. This book is written from my own personal experience. When my only child was killed in a car accident, my life took a different path. I was living in Shanghai China. He was going to college in USA. In my grief, I discovered that my purpose is to motivate, and support parents and all clients live to their life potential. Losing a child is horrific, losing an only child brings it up a notch. So what do we do with that kind of experience? We have decisions to make. We can live or we can die with the child. I decided not only to live, but to thrive.
Main Topics Covered in Losing Your Only

Chapter One: The REAL Journey Begins
Chapter Two: A Word on Spirituality
Chapter Three: The Reality of the Loss
Chapter Four: Experiencing the Grief
Chapter Five: Adjusting
Chapter Six: Living in Your New Reality
Chapter Seven: The Parental Partnership
Chapter Eight: Filling the Void
Chapter Nine: Life Lessons
A Generation of Only Children—a Global Perspective

About Dr Debi Yohn

Dr. Debi Yohn is an international psychologist, author and speaker with 32 years experience living and working on 3 continents. Her work has taken her to Saudi Arabia for 7 years and Shanghai, China for 8 years. While in Shanghai, she founded “Lifeline Shanghai” a “911” service to help English speakers in need. She currently lives fulltime in Huatulco, Mexico and travels the world working with her clients, writing and managing her diversified business and charitable interests. To read Dr Debi’s full bio, visit

Other Books:
College Students: 29 Winning Strategies for Success
Parenting College Students: 27 Winning Strategies for Success
Relationships in College: 26 Winning Strategies for Success
Leadership in College: 25 Winning Strategies for Success (Co-Author)

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1 comment:

Nikki Leigh said...

Thank you for sharing this information on your blog Carolyn :)

Here is a bit of additional information for your visitors - Thank you for your interest in Losing Your Only, by Dr Debi Yohn. This is a very personal story which helped Dr Yohn discover her purpose – to motivate and support parents and others to live life to their highest potential. The digit version of the book is currently available at

If you would like to be notified about the upcoming print and audio release, please visit this page and send Dr Debi your name and email address.