The crucial question explored in this book is: Can we as human beings consciously act to help ourselves recover rapidly from sickness or injury? And if so, what are the most effective mind/body techniques for accelerating the recovery process? Based on new medical research and on their extraordinary success in teaching sick people how to activate and balance their own immune systems, therapist John Selby and Manfred von Luhman MD, offer twelve mind-body methods that provide anyone suffering from an illness or injury with a step-by-step programme for inner self-healing to supplement a doctor's care. It also includes invaluable information for maintaining health and wellness by boosting your immune system. John Selby has studied and worked on research projects at a number of American Universities and prominent Research Institutes and developed health programmes for many prestigious organizationsManfred von Luhman MD was the director of the Psychosomatic Cancer Clinic in Kassel, in Germany. He and John Selby were partners in a private practice in West Berlin for several years, during which time they developed the basic programmes of immune-system activation discussed in this book..