Supporting a Loved One Who has Experienced Trauma Books and Resources

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

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

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

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

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

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

Other Resources

System Speak – Couples/Relationships with DID

The Significant Other’s Guild to Dissociative Identity Disorder:

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

Supporting a Loved One Through PTSD or Panic Attacks:

How Childhood Sexual Abuse Affects Interpersonal Relationships:

Supporting Someone Who Has Been Raped or Sexually Assaulted:

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

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

Training for Lay Counselors: