Dick Russell is the author of twelve books, including My Mysterious Son: A Life-Changing Passage Between Schizophrenia and Shamanism, as well as The Life and Ideas of James Hillman: Volume I: The Making of a Psychologist. His website is www.dickrussell.org.
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