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Resources and Recommended Reading

The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma

by Bessel van der Kolk


A Practical Guide to Complex PTSD

Author: Dr. Arielle Schwartz


Complex PTSD: From Surviving to Thriving: A guide and map for recovering from childhood trauma

Author: Pete Walker


We All Have Parts! A Little Book with Big Ideas About Healing Trauma

Author: Colleen West, LMFT


No Bad Parts: Healing Trauma and Restoring Wholeness with the Internal Family Systems Model

Author: Richard C. Schwartz, PhD


Greater than the Sum of Our Parts: Discovering Your True Self Through Internal Family Systems Therapy

Author: (Audible) Richard C. Schwartz, PhD


Polyvagal Exercises for Safety and Connection: 50 Client-Centered Practices

Author: Deb Dana, LCSW


My Grandmother's Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies

Author: Resmaa Menakem, MSW, LICSW, SEP


The Power of Attachment: How to Create Deep and Lasting Intimate Relationships

Author: Diane Poole Heller, PhD


Transforming the Living Legacy of Trauma: A Workbook for Survivors and Therapist 

Author: Janina Fisher, PhD


Adult Children of Emotionally Immature Parents: How to Heal from Distant, Rejecting or Self-Involved Parents

Author: Lindsay C. Gibson, PsyD


You Are the One You've Been Waiting For: Bringing Courageous Love to Intimate Relationships

Author: Richard C. Schwartz, PhD


The Empath's Survival Guide: Life Strategies for Sensitive People

Author: Judith Orloff, MD


Belonging: Remembering Ourselves Home

Author: Toko-pa Turner


Children of the Self-Absorbed: A Grown-Up's Guide to Getting Over Narcissistic Parents

Author: Nina W. Brown

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