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Trauma Resources

Editor‘s Pick

Bessel van der Kolk's masterpiece, “The Body Keeps the Score,” on trauma. Memoirs are written to understand and inhabit a difficult life. This book is indespensible.

Editor‘s Pick

“Healing Trauma: A Pioneering Program for Restoring the Wisdom of Your Body” Peter A. Levine


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“Healing Trauma: Attachment, Mind, Body and Brain” Daniel J. Siegel, M.D., Marion Solomon Ph.D.


Editor‘s Pick

The Myth of Repressed Memory: False Memories and Allegations of Sexual Abuse” Dr. Elizabeth Loftus


“In an Unspoken Voice: How the Body Releases Trauma and Restores Goodness” Peter A. Levine


“Healing from Trauma: A Survivor's Guide to Understanding Your Symptoms and Reclaiming Your Life” Jasmine Lee Cori


“The Heart of Trauma: Healing the Embodied Brain in the Context of Relationships?” Johann Christoph Arnold


“Surviving the Silence” Charlotte Pierce-Baker


“Beyond Betrayal: Taking Charge of Your Life after Boyhood Sexual Abuse” Richard P. Gartner


“Treating Sexually Abused Boys” Lisa Camino


“Boys Who Have Abused” John Woods


“Abused Boys: The Neglected Victims of Sexual Abuse” Mic Hunter


“Opening the Door—A Treatment Model for Therapy with Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse” Adrienne Crowder


“The Abuse of Men—Trauma begets Trauma” Barbara Jo Brothers, editor


“A Man’s Recovery from Traumatic Childhood Abuse” Robert Blackburn Knight


“Victims No Longer: The Classic Guide for Men Recovering from Sexual Child Abuse” Mike Lew


“The Story You Need to Tell: Writing to Heal from Trauma, Illness, or Loss” Sandra Marinella


“Narrative Approaches to Working with Adult Male Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse” Kim Etherington


“Writing Ourselves Whole: Using the Power of Your Own Creativity to Recover and Heal from Sexual Trauma” Jennifer Cross


“Writing to Heal The Soul—Transforming Grief and Loss Through Writing” Susan Zimmerman


“The Child’s Own Story” Rose and Philpot


“The Stories Children Tell” Susan Engel


Prompts for writing about trauma, in effect.


“Trauma and Mastery in Life and Art” Rose


“Too Scared to Cry—How Trauma Affects Children” Lenore Terr, M.D.


“Healing the Scars of Childhood Abuse: Moving beyond the Past into a Healthy Future” Jantz, McMurray


“The Sexual Trauma Workbook for Teen Girls” Raychelle Lohmann


“Treatment Strategies for Abused Adolescents” Karp, Butler, Bergstrom


“Surviving & Moving On: Self-help for Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse” Kim McGregor


“Past Trauma in Late Life” edited by Linda Hunt, Mary Marshall, and Cherry Rowlings


“Counseling Adult Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse” Christiane Sanderson


“When You are the Partner of a Rape or Incest Survivor” Levine


“Ghosts in the Bedroom: A Guide for the Partners of Incest Survivors” Ken Graber


“Support Groups for Older People Who Have Been Abused” Jacki Pritchard


“Outgrowing the Pain Together” Eliana Gil, PhD


“Crossing the Boundary—Black Women Survive Incest” Melba Wilson


“When Children Invite Child Abuse” Svea J. Gold


“The Unsayable” Annie G. Rogers


“A Shining Affliction: A Story of Harm and Healing in Psychotherapy” Annie G. Rogers


“Memory and Abuse” Charles Whitfield


“Why Forgive?” Johann Christoph Arnold


“The Pocket Guide to the Polyvagal Theory: The Transformative Power of Feeling Safe” Stephen W. Porges


“Accessing the Healing Power of the Vagus Nerve” Stanley Rosenberg


“Reconciliation: Healing the Inner Child” Thich Nhat Hanh


“Yoga and the Quest for the True Self” Stephen Cope