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Resources for clients.

Audio-Books for Healing

  • Levine, P.A. (2003). Sexual Healing (Transform the Sacred Wound).

  • Levine, P.A. (2004). It Won’t Hurt Forever:  Guiding Your Child Through Trauma

  • Parnell, L. (2008). Tapping In: A Step-By-Step Guide to Activating Your Healing Resources Through Bilateral Stimulation.


Books to Explain Trauma

  • Bernstein, P.M. (2013).  Trauma:  Healing the Hidden Epidemic.

  • Cori, J.L. (2008). Healing from Trauma: A Survivor's Guide to Understanding Your Symptoms and Reclaiming Your Life.

  • Courtois, C.A. (2014). It's Not You, It's What Happened to You:  Complex Trauma and Treatment.

  • Naparstek, B. (2005). Invisible Heroes: Survivors of Trauma and How They Heal.

  • Naparstek, B. (2011). Trauma Essentials: The Go-To Guide


Computer Based Biofeedback Program


Meditation CDs/MP3s

  • Naparstek, B. (1999). Healing Trauma: Guided Imagery for Posttraumatic Stress (Health Journeys).

  • Naparstek, B. (2005). Guided Imagery for the Three Stages of Healing Trauma--Nine Meditations for Posttraumatic Stress.


Mindfulness Workbooks

  • Altman, D. (2014). The Mindfulness Toolbox: 50 Practical Tips, Tools & Handouts for Anxiety, Depression, Stress & Pain.

  • Bourne, E. (2015). The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook (Sixth Edition).

  • Forsyth, J.P. & Eifert, G.H. (2008).  The Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Anxiety: A Guide to Breaking Free from Anxiety, Phobias, and Worry Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.

  • Hayes, S.C. & Smith, S. (2005).  Get Out of Your Mind and Into Your Life: The New Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.

  • McKay, M., Wood, J.C., & Brantley, J. (2007). The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook: Practical DBT Exercises for Learning Mindfulness, Interpersonal Effectiveness, Emotion Regulation & Distress Tolerance.

  • Phelan, J.E. (2007).  The Addictions Workbook: 101 Practical Exercises for Individuals and Groups.

  • Sandoz, E.K., Wilson, K.G., & DuFrene, T. (2011).  The Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Bulimia: A Guide to Breaking Free from Bulimia Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.

  • Stahl, B. & Goldstein, E. (2010).  A Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook.

  • Williams, R.E. & Kraft, J.S. (2012).  The Mindfulness Workbook for Addiction: A Guide to Coping with the Grief, Stress and Anger that Trigger Addictive Behaviors.

  • Wilson, K.G. & DuFrene, T. (2012). The Wisdom to Know the Difference:  An Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Workbook for Overcoming Substance Abuse.


Personal Accounts of Healing

  • Rogers, A.G. (1996). A Shining Affliction: A Story of Harm and Healing in Psychotherapy.

  • Rogers, A.G. (2007). The Unsayable: The Hidden Language of Trauma.

  • Walker, P. (2013). Complex PTSD: From Surviving to Thriving: A Guide and Map for Recovering from Childhood Trauma


Phone Apps (Look up in Android and iPhone App Stores)

  • Buddha Mind

  • Calm

  • GPS for the Soul

  • Head Space

  • Heart Math

  • Heart Rate+ Coherence

  • HRV+

  • Insight Timer (the one with the meditation bowl and light blue background has many different length body scans and meditations)

  • Mind Body Connect

  • My Calm Beat

  • Relaxing Rhythms Guided Meditation Program

  • Smartbeat

  • Stop Breathe Think

  • Sweetbeat


Self-Help Books

  • Engel, B. (2015). It Wasn't Your Fault: Freeing Yourself from the Shame of Childhood Abuse with the Power of Self-Compassion

  • Frederick, R.J. (2009). Living Like You Mean It: Use the Wisdom and Power of Your Emotions to Get the Life You Really Want.

  • Rothschild, B. (2010). 8 Keys to Safe Trauma Recovery: Take-Charge Strategies to Empower Your Healing.

  • Levine, P.A. (2008). Healing Trauma: A Pioneering Program for Restoring the Wisdom of Your Body.

  • Orange, C. (2010). Shock Waves: A Practical Guide to Living with a Loved One's PTSD.

  • Parnell, L. (2008). Tapping In: A Step-By-Step Guide to Activating Your Healing Resources Through Bilateral Stimulation.

  • Rosenthal, M. (2015). Your Life After Trauma: Powerful Practices to Reclaim Your Identity

  • Scaer, R. (2012). 8 Keys to Brain-Body Balance.

  • Schwartz, J. & Brennan, B. There's a Part of Me.

  • Shapiro, F. (2013).  Getting Past Your Past: Take Control of Your Life with Self-Help Techniques from EMDR Therapy.


Trauma Workbooks

  • Block, S.H. & Block, C.B. (2010). Mind-Body Workbook for PTSD: A 10-Week Program for Healing After Trauma.

  • Boon, S., Steele, K., van der Hart, O. (2011).  Coping with Trauma Related Dissociation:  Skills Training for Patients and Therapists. 

  • Cohen, B.M., Barnes, M.M., & Rankin, A.B. (1995). Managing Traumatic Stress Through Art: Drawing from the Center.

  • Copeland, M.E. & Harris, M. (2000). Healing the Trauma of Abuse: A Women's Workbook.

  • Follette, V.M. & Pistorello, J. (2007). Finding Life Beyond Trauma: Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy to Heal from Post-Traumatic Stress and Trauma-Related Problems.

  • Lee, D.A. & James, S. (2013). The Compassionate-Mind Guide to Recovering from Trauma and PTSD: Using Compassion-Focused Therapy to Overcome Flashbacks, Shame, Guilt, and Fear.

  • Miller, D. (2003). Your Surviving Spirit: A Spiritual Workbook for Coping with Trauma.

  • Paulsen, S. (2009).  Looking Through the Eyes of Trauma and Dissociation: An illustrated guide for EMDR therapists and clients.

  • Raja, S. (2012). Overcoming Trauma and PTSD: A Workbook Integrating Skills from ACT, DBT, and CBT.

  • Rosenbloom, D., Williams, M.B., & Watkins, B.E. (2010). Life After Trauma: A Workbook for Healing (Second Edition).

  • Rothbaum, B.O., Foa, E.B., & Hembree, E.A. (2007). Reclaiming Your Life from a Traumatic Experience: A Prolonged Exposure Treatment Program Workbook.

  • Schiraldi, G.R. (2009). The Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Sourcebook: A Guide to Healing, Recovery, and Growth.

  • Williams, M.B. & Poijula, S. (2013). The PTSD Workbook: Simple, Effective Techniques for Overcoming Traumatic Stress Symptoms (Second Edition).

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