Author(s): Julie Vincent
Travels Within explores Julie Vincent s intimate journey of completing her doctoral degree while escaping domestic violence. This involved a monumental struggle for her existence. It was a very dark time, but as she was researching the journeys of people who were in or who had been through their own dark times, it also became a time of exploration of her own internal turmoil. This book captures the effect of domestic violence and a history of child sexual abuse on mental health. It travels through the emotional pain of grief, loss, depression, suicide, despair and hopelessness to discover in the face of these difficulties, treasures like strength, hope and light. "