Supporting a Loved One Who has Experienced Trauma


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)


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: