Shaili Jain, The Unspeakable Mind at Union League Club

This is an evening discussion beginning at 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Refreshments and sandwiches will be served. The price per person will be $35 and if you or your guests have a food allergy please let us know. Call the Union League Club of Chicago at 1-800-443-0578 if you have any questions. The Club adheres to a no denim or athletic wear dress code for this particular event. Please share with your guests.

Shaili Jain, M.D. is a psychiatrist and PTSD specialist and currently serves as the Medical Director for Integrated Care at the VA Palo Alto Healthcare System. She is a trauma scientist affiliated with the National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and a Clinical Associate Professor affiliated with the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Stanford University School of Medicine. Her work has been published in some of the most prestigious medical journals, such as the Journal of the American Medical Association, Psychiatric Services and the Journal of Traumatic Stress, in addition to being featured in national publications such as The New York Times. Her medical essays and commentary have appeared in the New England Journal of Medicine, Psychology Today, Kevin MD, STAT, public radio and elsewhere.

ABOUT THE BOOK...THE UNSPEAKABLE MIND: Stories of Trauma and Healing from the Front Lines of PTSD Science is the definitive guide for a trauma-burdened age.

With profound empathy and meticulous research, Jain shines a long-overdue light on the PTSD epidemic affecting today’s fractured world. Combining vividly recounted patient stories, interviews with some of the world’s top trauma scientists and her professional expertise of working on the frontlines of PTSD.

THE UNSPEAKABLE MIND offers a textured portrait of PTSD that is unrivaled in scope. A nuanced cartography of a widely misunderstood condition, this book is essential reading for understanding the pathways via which human beings can recover from unspeakable trauma. Dr. Shaili Jain has created a valuable resource that will stand as the definitive guide to PTSD and have an impact on sufferers, loved ones, and health care providers for years to come.




Event date: 

Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 5:00pm

Event address: 

Union League Club
65 West Jackson
The Unspeakable Mind: Stories of Trauma and Healing from the Frontlines of PTSD Science Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062469069
Availability: On Our Shelves to call before coming in to pick up.
Published: Harper - May 7th, 2019

From a physician and post-traumatic stress disorder specialist comes a nuanced cartography of PTSD, a widely misunderstood yet crushing condition that afflicts millions of Americans.