Supporting a Loved One Who has Experienced Trauma

Books:

The Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Relationship: How to Support Your Partner and Keep Your Relationship Healthy, by Diane England (2007)

If The Man You Love Was Abused: A Couple’s Guide to Healing, by Marie H. Browne (2007)

Healing Together: A Couple’s Guide to Coping with Trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress by Suzanne B. Phillips (2009)

Ghosts in the Bedroom: A Guide for Partners of Incest Survivors, by Ken Graber (1991)

Trust After Trauma: A Guide to Relationships for Survivors and Those Who Love Them, by Aphrodite Matsakis (1998)

Allies in Healing: When the person you love was sexually abused as a child, by Laura Davis (1992)

Websites:

The Significant Other’s Guild to Dissociative Identity Disorder:

http://www.toddlertime.com/dx/did/did-guild.htm

Partners With PTSD by Frank Ochberg, M.D.:

http://www.giftfromwithin.org/html/partners.html

Supporting a Loved One Through PTSD or Panic Attacks:

http://sometimesmagical.wordpress.com/2013/10/26/supporting-a-loved-one-through-ptsd-or-panic-attacks/

How Childhood Sexual Abuse Affects Interpersonal Relationships:

http://ritualabuse.us/research/sexual-abuse/how-childhood-sexual-abuse-affects-interpersonal-relationships/

Supporting Someone Who Has Been Raped or Sexually Assaulted:

http://www.healthyplace.com/abuse/articles/supporting-someone-who-has-been-raped-or-sexually-assaulted/

Patience Press (Help for trauma survivors, war veterans, family members, friends and therapists):

http://www.patiencepress.com/patience_press/Welcome.html

Preventing Compassion Fatigue: What Veteran Spouse/Partner Caregivers Need to Know:

http://giftfromwithin.org/html/Compassion-Fatigue-What-Veteran-Caregivers-Need-to-Know.html

Training for Lay Counselors: www.helpers.homestead.com