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AMY B. SCHER is the best selling author of 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). As an expert in mind-body-spirit healing, she is often lovingly referred to as an “accidental guru.” She helps 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, CBSCosmopolitan, The Washington PostThe Los Angeles Review of BooksCurve MagazineThe Rumpus and the San Francisco Book Review. Scher was also named one of Advocate’s “40 Under 40.”

Amy’s inspirational story and down-to-earth approach and accessible teaching style has been well received by a variety of audiences. She works regularly with organizations to share her work; and has partnered with 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 teaches at retreats and conferences nationwide. 

Amy’s books have been 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 two bad cats. Most importantly, she lives by her self-created motto: When life kicks your ass, kick-back.

To contact Amy about speaking opportunities, please email to amy (at)








“Amy is a brave warrior and a wonderful writer. She is a living example (very much living!) of what it looks like when a woman takes her health, her heart, and her destiny into her own hands. My hope is that this book will inspire many other women to do the same.”
– ELIZABETH GILBERT, #1 NY Times Bestselling author of Eat, Pray, Love and Big Magic

“Amy has seen the truth and can be a coach to all those who seek healing and authenticity.”
– BERNIE SIEGEL, MD, NY Times Bestselling author of Love, Medicine and Miracles

“This Is How I Save My Life is a captivating memoir of Amy’s journey of pain, suffering and adversity that is conquered by courage,
faith and the strong inner pull to return to wholeness and be healed.  A delightful and inspiring read.”
SANJIV CHOPRA, MD, MACP, Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and author of Brotherhood with Deepak Chopra

“A heartwarming and inspiring story that will change the way you look at life.”
– VIKAS SWARUP, NY Times Bestselling author of Slumdog Millionaire

This Is How I Save My Life is the rare book that is both breezy and deep. It speaks to the magic of international travel, and how it can tempt and taunt you to expand into the very best version of yourself, or perhaps become someone entirely new.”
– ADAM SKOLNICK, author of One Breath and over 30 Lonely Planet travel guides

“An Eat Pray Love-like memoir”
PAM GROUT, #1 NY Times Bestselling author of E-Squared




“In her stunning new memoir, the refrain “we are the healing we’ve been waiting for” rings throughout…a beautiful testament to resilience that veers from the comical to the tragic.” –LA Review of Books

This Is How I Save My Life

(Gallery Books at Simon & Schuster, 2018) 

The true story of a fiery young woman’s heartwarming and hilarious journey that takes her from near-death in California to a trip around the world in search of her ultimate salvation.

Eat Pray Love Made Me Do It

(Riverhead Books, 2017) (contributor)

Amy is proud to have a chapter she wrote included in Elizabeth Gilbert’s newest masterpiece, Eat Pray Love Made Me Do It!

How To Heal Yourself When No One Else Can

(Llewellyn Worldwide, 2016)

Using energy therapy and emotional healing techniques, How to Heal Yourself When No One Else Can shows you how to achieve complete and permanent healing by loving, accepting, and being yourself no matter what.

How To Heal Yourself From Anxiety

(Llewellyn Worldwide, 2019)