Trauma and Recovery – Judith Herman, MD

Add this book to your list – Trauma and Recovery: The aftermath of violence – from domestic abuse to political terror by Judith Herman, MD. Here are a few quotes from her book and I highly suggest you read this to understand trauma and the healing process. “…repeated trauma in childhood forms and deforms the […]

Healing Grief – James Van Praaph

I love James Van Praaph’s books. I have had the opportunity to be in workshops with him and have see him live a number of times. I so appreciate his work and recommend all of his books and would recommend Healing Grief: Reclaiming life after any loss. “Grieving is a natural process. It is through our […]

When the Body Says No – Gabor Maté, MD

I highly recommend When the Body Says No: Exploring the stress disease connection by Gabor Maté, MD that examines stress and its relationships to disease. Many of my clients that have experienced childhood trauma have autoimmune diseases and other health issues as a result of chronic stress, fear and having to live in survival in […]

The Boy Who Was Raised As A Dog – Bruce D. Perry, MD, PhD and Maia Szalavitz

I so appreciate the book The Boy Who Was Raised As A Dog: And other stories from a child psychiatrist’s notebook by Bruce D. Perry, MD, PhD and Maia Szalavitz. This book covers trauma, and the profound impact. It also discusses healing from trauma. It must be noted that this book may be too triggering […]

The Deepest Well – Nadine Burke Harris

The Deepest Well: Healing the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Adversity by Nadine Burke Harris is a fantastic book that is full of information on childhood stress and its connection to long-term negative health problems. It is so important to understand the lasting impact of childhood trauma. She writes: “Children are compelled to give meaning to […]

Mating in Captivity – Esther Perel

Mating in Captivity: Unlocking Erotic Intelligence by Esther Perel is a fantastic book. I recommend both of her books and podcasts focused on couples and work. She writes: “My belief, reinforced by 20 years of practice, is that in the course of establishing security, many couples confuse love and merging. This mix-up is a bad […]

Waking the Tiger – Peter A. Levine

Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma by Peter A. Levine with Ann Frederick is worth a read. Although it was written some time ago, it is still a great book on trauma. Here are a couple passages I thought I would share from his book. I have also included his website and an interview. “Trauma has […]

Anthony Williams – Medical Medium

I wanted to give you some information about Anthony Williams, a medical medium that has written numerous books on diet and health. His books provide ways to help heal numerous medical conditions through diet. Although his work cannot be substantiated by science, I often provide information to clients that have not been able to receive […]

Family Secrets – Dani Shapiro

Family Secrets is a great podcast with Dani Shapiro and has been so helpful for clients to hear their own stories in the stories of others. She has had so many incredible guests share their stories. I love her thoughtful questions and the space she holds for those she interviews. Please check out her book […]

Hold Me Tight – Dr. Sue Johnson

I wanted to share with you a great book, Hold Me Tight: Seven conversations for a lifetime of love by Dr. Sue Johnson. This is great for clinicians, couples, and individuals that struggle with intimate relationships. She also has a Hold Me Tight Program that you can register for online. Please click the links below […]