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Where I belong

ISBN: 9780593543337
Format: Hardback
Publisher: Tarcher (UBD)
Origin: US
Release Date: February, 2024

Book Details

An essential resource that addresses the unique experiences of trauma, healing, and mental health in Asian and Asian American communities. Co authors Soo Jin Lee and Linda Yoon are professional therapists who witnessed first hand how mental health issues often went unaddressed not only in their own immigrant families, but in Asian and Asian American communities. Where I Belong shows us how the cycle of trauma can play out in our relationships, placing Asian American experiences front and centre to help us process & heal from racial and intergenerational trauma. This book validates our experiences and helps us understand how they fit into the broader context of our family history and the trauma experienced by previous generations. Lee and Yoon draw on their own stories, as well as those of a diverse segment of the Asian diaspora, to help us feel seen and connected to our wider community. They provide essential therapeutic tools, reflection questions, journal prompts, and grounding exercises to empower readers to identify their strengths and resilience across generations and to embrace the beauty and fullness of their own identity and culture.