Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep Book Reviews!

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First, thank you to those who have purchased a T-shirt or Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep book. In particular, Thank you all for taking the initiative to address the importance of mental health and reducing the stigma.

I am preparing to head home this weekend for the first two events promoting my book. Of course, I had to take a moment and reflect on the past month. I have sold over 200 hundred books. In fact, that isn’t counting numbers from Amazon and Barnes & Noble! In addition to that, I’ve had to order three shipments of the t-shirt line. I’ve been featured on Réseau Docteur‘s Black Men in Social Work and Dr. Keith Harley’s site.

I am dedicated to serving, educating, and training the most vulnerable populations.

Equally important, I am also committed to making the most enriching learning experiences for children and families. I hope you enjoy reading the book as much as I did writing the book.

A great way to overcome the stigma is to improve people’s attitude towards mental health and increase their willingness to talk about mental health struggles.

over the stigma of mental health

Your reviews for the Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep book are essential to me. In addition, they help as I am working on future books in the series. Also, they help me to capture the things you would like for me to discuss in regards to mental health. So please take a moment to leave a review.

I have enjoyed reading your reviews! Here are a few reviews below:

“As a mother of four and a service member, I would recommend this book to anyone struggling with PTSD or any mental illness. Michael has shared some excellent information for parents and children. I read this book twice, first by myself and then to my two sons. As kids growing up in a dual military home, they have endured deployments and long days with at least one parent gone. Always tell your children you love them even when you have a terrible day it is essential for them to know they are loved. Thank you, Mike, for sharing this story, and I hope it helps anyone struggling with PTSD or any other mental illness. It is okay to ask for help and accept it. I will now be teaching my kids that same bedtime prayer.” ~Anonymous

“Hi Mike, Your book helped me release all the pain I was caring in my heart for over 40 years about my father. You are a Godsend, and with your writing and counseling, I know you have made a difference in family lives. You help changed mine.” ~Anonymous

“Dr. Gatson’s use of a children’s book to tackle such a tough topic is nothing short of extraordinary! Mental health issues are something that all culture’s stigmatize and many individual’s struggles with finding a way to express their thoughts and feelings and the need to seek help. Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep opens the door and allows for the topic to be discussed with children at a level in which they understand, and at a pace, the parent can effectively cope. This book is thought provoking and allows the opportunity for meaningful discourse as well as a coping mechanism for those who may not have the words to express their thoughts. This will be a book that I use in my practice with veterans and civilians alike! Thanks, Dr. Doobie and I can’t wait for the next edition.” ~Anonymous

If you have any questions concerning the Now I Leave Me Down to Sleep book or t-shirts, please go to my contact page and send me a message. And thank you for your purchase and support!

Black History Month Sale

In conclusion, in celebration of Black History Month, I am offering a discount on a T-shirt and Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep book.

Firstly, add your choice of T-shirt and the autographed book in your shopping cart. Than, enter the discount code Black History in the discount box to receive this set for $35.00 (including shipping). Lastly, please make sure you indicate your size, and the person you want the book signed to, in the order notes.

Thank you!

Michael D. Gatson (aka Dr. Doobie)

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