December 04, 2017
“Life And Death And The Things In Between”: stories of trauma and suffering as well as love and courage. “Life And Death And The Things In Between” is the creation of published author, Pierre Richard Arty, M.D. Dr. Arty was born in Cap-Haitien, Haiti then raised in the East Flatbush section of Brooklyn, New York. He is an enthusiastic and creative writer who is often sought after to provide education about mental illness to the medical as well as faith-based communities. Dr. Arty attended Columbia College of Columbia University where he completed his premedical degree with a concentration in political science. He graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical School in Brooklyn in 1990. After completing an Internal Medicine Residency at Kings County Hospital in Brooklyn, New York, he pursued a Fellowship in Addictive Medicine followed by a residency in Psychiatry at the same institution. He is board-certified in Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine. Dr. Arty serves as an elder at Abounding Grace Ministries on New York City’s Lower East Side. He is the overseer of the Drama Ministry. He is also an active member of the medical missions team at The Brooklyn Tabernacle. Dr. Arty often travels to other nations to provide medical and spiritual care to the underserved. He is a board member of World Compassion Fellowship, an international humanitarian and development organization that provides holistic development and care for the individual, the family, and the community. He is also a board member of the SUNY Downstate Medical College Alumni Association and a co-president of the Black Psychiatrists of Greater New York and Associates.
“My patients have shared their emotional lives with me and I am humbled and grateful for the honor that comes with being a person’s doctor. They have taught me much about what it means to be a doctor.” –Pierre Richard Arty, M.D.
Published by Christian Faith Publishing, Pierre Richard Arty, M.D.’s new book examines the intersection between spirituality and medicine.
“Life And Death And The Things In Between” is a collection of ten stories documenting the struggles and strengths of the human spirit amid challenging circumstances. The stories reveal the psychological and emotional experiences of people in Dr. Arty’s milieu who are besieged by profound life-changing events and circumstances. They suffer from severe mental illness, addiction, terminal illness, and personal loss. These are stories of trauma and suffering as well as love and courage. Above all, they are stories of hope and compassion.
“These are stories of the mentally ill and the disenfranchised, of immigrants and the down and out–stories of life and death, faith, hope, and love. They are stories that touch our hearts with their humanity and their reflection of the human condition.…” –T.L. Max McMillen, ELS, Editor-in-Chief, leaflet, a literary and visual arts magazine, and Senior Editor, The Permanente Journal
“In his series of short stories adapted from his personal experiences or that of his patients, Pierre vividly weaves an intricate web of each character’s story. His depiction of each story is more enthralling than the other.…” –Mary Pender Greene, LCSW-R, Psychotherapist/Author, President and CEO of MPG Consulting
View a synopsis of “Life And Death And The Things In Between” on YouTube.
Consumers can purchase“Life And Death And The Things In Between” at traditional brick & mortar bookstores, or online at Amazon.com, Apple iTunes store, Kobo or Barnes and Noble.
For additional information or inquiries about “Life And Death And The Things In Between”, contact the Christian Faith Publishing media department at 866-554-0919.
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