An Interview on Attitudinal Healing with
Bernie S. Siegel, M.D.

Hope & A Prayer is an indispensable survival guide for patients and health care providers. Its therapeutic message of hope is timely, provocative and entertaining. Dr. Bernie Siegel discusses how hope and a positive attitude can dramatically enhance the quality of the patient's life, and improve the outcome of illness. His brilliant insights and charismatic presentation give the viewer a sense of empowerment and provide practical tools for dealing effectively with serious illness.

In this thought-provoking and inspiring interview, cancer specialist and surgeon Dr. Bernie Siegel motivates us all to utilize our own innate power to create self healing. He speaks sensibly to those facing illness, either directly or through someone they care about, and to doctors, nutses, and others in the medical community.

Bernie Siegel, M.D., practices surgery in New Haven and teaches at Yale University. A pioneer in the field of attitudinal healing, he is a former President of the American Holistic Medical Association. He is the author of the best-selling Love, Medicine & Miracles, published in 1986 by Harper and Row.


Kenny Ausubel is a filmmaker and writer specializing in health and the environment. He is the co-founder of Seeds of Change, Inc. and author of Seeds of Change: The Living Treasure.

Catherine Salveson, RN, MS, is a nurse experienced in ail areas of cancer care. She founded Health Source, Inc. in 1976 to do health education media.

"The brain is an incredibly powerful and little understood organ, whose limits have not yet been established. In some cases, hope and a prayer may make a difference between life and death."

- Video Librarian

"Hope & A Prayer should be mandatory viewing for students, health care professionals, anyone with a senous illness and their families."

- Hugh Riordan, M.D.
Past President, American Holistic Medical Assoc.,
Former Consultant, American Medical Association.

"Bernie Siegel puts heart into cancer care. His hope and a prayer, his affirmation of life and his determination add a new front to the war on cancer."

- Fitzhugh Mullan, M.D.
Former Secretary, New Mexico Health and Environment
Dept., Author, Vital Signs: A Young Doctor's Straggle with Cancer.

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