A handbook for people with cancer and life-threatening illness by a leading light in Australian holistic health. More than twenty years after Petrea King herself was diagnosed with and battled acute myeloid leukemia, this new edition of Quest For Life offers a beacon of hope for others facing life-threatening illness and for the people who love them. Since her remarkable recovery, Petrea has counselled individually or through residential programs more than 50,000 people living with life-threatening illness, grief, loss, trauma and tragedy. Warmly personal and thoroughly practical, Quest For Life radiates courage and conviction and is brimming with Petrea's own healing experience, inspirational stories from her clients and hundreds of therapeutic techniques to help you find the inner strength to face your own illness or to help those you care for.
Petrea King is a leading light in the field of holistic health in Australia. She has received the Advance Australia Award and the centenary Medal for her contribution to the community and was one of the nominees for Australian of the Year in 2004. Petrea lives in Bundanoon, NSW, where she runs residential programs for women with breast cancer and others affected by life-threatening illnesses. Petrea is the author of the bestselling Quest for Life, Spirited Women and Sometimes Hearts Have to Break. Your Life Matters is her most recent work