Donald Altman, M.A., LPC

Donald Altman is an award-winning author of over 20 books, a psychotherapist and former monk whose work integrates ancient, timeless practices into our modern lifestyles. He has taught thousands of professionals in healthcare, mental health and business how to find resilience, wholeness, healing and joy.

His new spiritual suspense novel Travelers is the 2023 Indie Book Awards Finalist for Best First Novel & General Fiction. Available for Pre-Order.

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A Mysterious Traveler. A Sentient Canine.  A Psychotic Patient…

Travelers is a gripping psychological and mystical novel that examines the raw emotions of loss, grief, and how harmful family dynamics threaten to destroy the life of a young man.

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Travelers Selected 2023 Indie Book Awards Finalist in Two Categories—Best First Novel & General Fiction

This fascinating novel reminds me of Ken Kesey’s hero’s Herculean labors to free the prisoners of an over-institutionalized mental health system; as well as initiatory and cosmic healing journeys of all kinds, outer and inner and beyond, physical, mental, spiritual, emotional. Dr. Banks’ profound pith instruction, “Just remember no one is either all bad or good,” makes Travelers worth reading and savoring in the heart of these tumultuous and stressful times.

Lama Surya Das, author of Awakening the Buddha Within

Travelers is a powerful and touching novel of loss, grief and healing. Its timeless message is how love is given, not taken.” 

John Arden, PH.D., psychologist and author of Mind-Brain-Gene

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