“Amy Scher is a brave warrior and a wonderful writer”
–ELIZABETH GILBERT, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Eat, Pray, Love and Big Magic



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AMY B. SCHER is the bestselling and award-winning author of 4 books including This Is How I Save My Life (Simon and Schuster, 2018; 1st place winner of Book Pipeline’s Adaptation contest), How To Heal Yourself When No One Else Can (2016, Llewellyn Worldwide), How To Heal Yourself From Anxiety When No One Else Can (2019, Llewellyn Worldwide), and How To Heal Yourself From Depression When No One Else Can (2021, Sounds True Publishing). She writes and teaches on the topics of healing, human-ing, writing, and creativity.

Amy’s work has appeared in The Washington Post, Thrillist, CBS, CNN, Los Angeles Review of Books, New York Daily News, Good Morning America, and more. Her books have been translated into 16 languages and and endorsed by notable authors such as Elizabeth Gilbert (Eat, Pray Love); Vikas Swarup (Slumdog Millionaire); and Sanjiv Chopra, MD, Harvard Medical School and (Brotherhood with Deepak Chopra).

With over a decade’s experience in helping people overcome emotional and physical challenges—and combined with her background in marketing and publishing (Harley-Davidson, State Farm, Scripps Howard News, Thrillist)—Amy has created a diverse career by seamlessly combining her skills in multiple mediums.

Her popular self-healing books have helped thousands of people break through blocks to become their happiest, healthiest, and most expressive selves. Amy is honored to have her work endorsed by prominent physicians and used in medical organizations and programs nationwide. As a sought-after editor, Amy works with writers to help them shape their projects and bring their ideas into reality (unlimited pep talks always included). As a content and marketing strategist, she’s helped super cool brands—from Harley-Davidson to Thrillist and others—create quality content that pops.

She’s proud to serve on the associate board for Literacy Partners and be a mentor for teen girls through the Girls Write Now program; both in New York. At New York Presbyterian Hospital, she’s worked with survivors of domestic violence in group healing programs. Amy has also presented at The New School, The Open Center in New York, OMEGA Institute, Sounds True, New York Presbyterian Hospital, 1440 Multiversity, Sounds True, and others.

She lives with her beautiful wife and her bad cat in New York City, where they spend most of their time planning their next adventures and next meals.

Most importantly, Amy lives by her self-created motto: When life kicks your ass, kick-back.

Amy can be found online at amybscher.com and on FaceBook and Instagram

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