AMY B. SCHER is an energy therapist, expert in mind-body healing, and the bestselling author of How to Heal Yourself from Anxiety (Llewellyn Worldwide, 2019,) How to Heal Yourself When No One Else Can (Llewellyn Worldwide, 2016) and This Is How I Save My Life (Gallery Books at Simon & Schuster, April 2018).
Amy is often lovingly referred to as an “accidental guru.” She uses energy therapy techniques to help those experiencing emotional and physical challenges to move on and heal permanently and completely.
Amy has been featured in The Times of India, CNN, The Huffington Post, CBS, The Washington Post, Cosmopolitan, The Los Angeles Review of Books, Curve Magazine, The Rumpus and the San Francisco Book Review. Scher was also named one of Advocate’s “40 Under 40.”Amy’s inspirational story, down-to-earth approach to healing, and accessible teaching style has been well received by a variety of audiences.
She has worked with organization such as the Department of Psychiatry at Stanford University, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Harley-Davidson Motor Company, New York Open Center, The New School university in NYC, Manhattan’s JCC (Jewish Community Center), and more. She is delighted to be on the Associate Board for Literacy Partners in New York City, an organization that empowers parents through literacy education.
Amy’s books have been translated into ten languages and endorsed by notable authors such as Elizabeth Gilbert, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Eat, Pray Love; Vikas Swarup, New York Times bestselling author of Slumdog Millionaire; Pam Grout, #1 New York Times bestselling author of E-2; Sanjiva Chopra, MD, MACP, Harvard Medical School and author of Brotherhood with Deepak Chopra.
She lives in NYC with her beautiful wife and bad cat. Most importantly, she lives by her self-created motto: When life kicks your ass, kick-back.