Renowned Physician Dr. Kimberly Smith Dauterive Set to Release Groundbreaking Book: “Escaping the Chains of Grief: Live Life With Purpose on Purpose”

April 03 16:12 2024
Renowned Physician Dr. Kimberly Smith Dauterive Set to Release Groundbreaking Book: "Escaping the Chains of Grief: Live Life With Purpose on Purpose"

Dr. Kimberly Smith Dauterive, a distinguished Board-Certified Internal Medicine Physician, is poised to launch her highly anticipated book titled Escaping the Chains of Grief: Live Life with Purpose On Purpose Scheduled for release soon; this transformative book promises to revolutionize the way readers navigate through grief and reclaim their purposeful living.

In Escaping the Chains of Grief, Dr. Dauterive draws upon her extensive medical expertise and personal experiences to explore the profound impact of grief on individuals’ lives. With over 23 years of clinical practice, Dr. Dauterive witnessed firsthand the debilitating effects of grief, not only on mental and emotional well-being but also on one’s ability to lead a purposeful life.

The book is a poignant reflection of Dr. Dauterive’s journey through grief following the loss of her beloved 9-year-old son. Through her own experiences, she gained profound insights into the complexities of grief and the barriers it presents to living a fulfilling life. Dr. Dauterive emphasizes that grief is not solely triggered by the death of a loved one but by any significant loss experienced in life, totaling 44 different losses.

Escaping the Chains of Grief offers readers a roadmap to liberation from the shackles of grief, providing practical tools and strategies to navigate through loss and rediscover purpose. Dr. Dauterive delves into the importance of self-compassion, mindfulness, and aligning actions with personal values to overcome grief’s grip and lead a life of meaning and fulfillment.

Speaking about her book, Dr. Kimberly Smith Dauterive said, “After experiencing the profound loss of my son, I realized that traditional medical training did not equip me to fully understand the complexities of grief. I discovered the transformative power of self-compassion and purposeful living through my journey. My book is a testament to the resilience of the human spirit and a guide for others seeking to break free from grief’s chains.”

Escaping the Chains of Grief: Live Life with Purpose On Purpose will be released soon and available on major online platforms, including It is a must-read for anyone grappling with grief and seeking guidance on their path to healing and purposeful living.

About the Author:

Dr. Kimberly Smith Dauterive is a Board-Certified Internal Medicine Physician. She was born in Washington, DC, but grew up in St. Martinville, LA. She was raised as an only child by her phenomenal mother, Lorraine Savoy, in a single-parent household where she learned how to be strong despite the obstacles, courageously independent, and how to boldly live life with purpose.

Dr. Kim graduated as salutatorian of her class in 1989 from St. Martinville Senior High School in St. Martinville, LA then went on to receive her Bachelor of Science Degree in 1993 from Tulane University in New Orleans, LA; her Master of Science Degree in 1996 from the University of Southwestern Louisiana in Lafayette, LA (now the University of Louisiana at Lafayette); and her Doctor of Medicine Degree in 2000 from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, LA.

She is the owner of J.K.L. Healthcare Services, a private medical practice located in New Iberia, LA, and provides exemplary personalized healthcare to her patients using both allopathic and holistic medicine to meet her patient’s needs. Her motto is that total patient care means “healing the mind, body, and spirit.” She is the co-owner of Total Health and Wellness and PKD Housing Rentals, L.L.C., and co-founder of the Phillip Poppa Dauterive III Foundation created in honor of her 9-year-old son who was tragically taken from her and her family. Turning her pain into purpose, Dr. Kim became a certified Advanced Grief Recovery Method Specialist and created the DoctorKSD Evolved Brand to help others by empowering them with the proper tools to navigate life after any type of the loss, to reprogram their mindsets and to see themselves as the amazing creations they were designed to be through her P.A.V.E. The Way and Mold Me programs.

Dr. Kim has shared a life-bond with Phillip Dauterive, whom she’s been blissfully married to since 2007. She is the mother of James, Leah, 2 Angels now residing in Heaven- Phillip III “Poppa” and Mallory, and 4 bonus children. Dr. Smith is also a transformer, motivator, nurturer, and a woman of God. She loves being an advocate for the well-being of her family, her patients, and her community and strives to fulfill her mission statement of “healing the mind, body and spirit” and empowering others to “Live Life With Purpose On Purpose”.

Book Name: Escaping the Chains of Grief: Live Life with Purpose On Purpose
Author Name: Kimberly Smith Dauterive
ISBN Number: 978-1917185950
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