Following the release of his mind-blowing first book, Playing with Fire, TheoFleury joins forces with world-renowned therapist Kim Barthel in a new book, Conversations with a Rattlesnake, coming out November 2014. The book is a raw andhonest conversation, loaded with personal insights and cutting-edge information abouthealing from trauma and abuse. Fleury calls Barthel the Wayne Gretzky of therapy and within their emotionally saferelationship he bares his soul so that others can learn from his mistakes, triumphs andnew learnings. Fleury s story will inspire not only those overcoming their own traumabut friends, parents, teachers, coaches, therapists and health practitioners anyone whois in the critical position of supporting someone who needs to share their own story. Co-author Kim Barthel provides an in-depth explanation of early childhood attachment and addiction that ties into the reasoning behind our behaviours and the scienceof how our brains work. Barthel explains how understanding groundbreaking scientificand psychological research can eliminate the unnecessary and damaging shame that sooften accompanies abuse and trauma. Her dialogue with Fleury illuminates self-awareness, mindfulness and the power of relationships. Fleury s life experiences and Barthel sinformed interpretation combine to provide a unique look at the healing process that iseasy to read, entertaining and transformational."