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resources for therapists.

 

Affective Neuroscience

  • Fosha, D., Siegel, D.J., Solomon, M.F. (Eds.) (2009).  The Healing Power of Emotion:  Affective Neuroscience, Development, and Clinical Practice.

  • Panksepp, J. (2004). Affective Neuroscience: The Foundations of Human and Animal Emotions.

  • Perry, B.D. & Szalavitz, M. (2011). Born for Love: Why Empathy Is Essential--and Endangered.

 

Assessment, Testing, & Diagnosis

  • Briere, J. (2004). Psychological Assessment of Adult Posttraumatic States: Phenomenology, Diagnosis, and Measurement.

 

Attachment & Development

  • Beebe, B., Knoblauch, S., Rustin, J., & Sorter, D. (2005). Forms of Intersubjectivity in Infant Research and Adult Treatment.

  • Brisch, K.H. (2014). Treating Attachment Disorders: From Theory to Therapy (Second Edition).

  • Flores, P.J. (2011). Addiction as an Attachment Disorder.

  • Mikulincer, M. & Shaver, P.R. (2010). Attachment in Adulthood: Structure, Dynamics, and Change.

  • Simpson, J.A. & Rholes, W.S. (1997). Attachment Theory and Close Relationships.

  • Sroufe, L.A., Egeland, B., Carlson, E.A., & Collins, W.A. (2005). The Development of the Person: The Minnesota Study of Risk and Adaptation from Birth to Adulthood.

  • Wallin, D.J. (2007). Attachment in Psychotherapy.

 

Dissociation

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

  • Chefetz, R.A. (2015). Intensive Psychotherapy for Persistent Dissociative Processes.

  • Dell, P.F. & O’Neil, J.A. (Eds).(2009). Dissociation and the Dissociative Disorders: DSM-V and Beyond.

  • Haddock, D. (2001). The Dissociative Identity Disorder Sourcebook.

  • Kluft, R.P. (2013). Shelter from the Storm: Processing the Traumatic Memories of DID/DDNOS Patients with The Fractionated Abreaction Technique (A Vademecum for the Treatment of DID/DDNOS) (Volume 1)

  • Lanius, U.F., Paulsen, S.L., & Corrigan, F.M. (2014). Neurobiology and Treatment of Traumatic Dissociation:  Towards an Embodied Self

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

  • Ross, C.A. & Halpern, N. (2009). Trauma Model Therapy:  A Treatment Approach for Trauma, Dissociation, and Complex Comorbidity.

  • Sinason, V. (Ed). (2011). Attachment, Trauma and Multiplicity: Working with Dissociative Identity Disorder.

  • Steinberg, M. & Schnall, M. (2001). The Stranger in the Mirror:  Dissociation – The Hidden Epidemic.

  • van der Hart, O., Nijenhuis, E.R.S., & Steele, K. (2006). The Haunted Self: Structural Dissociation and the Treatment of Chronic Traumatization.

 

Interpersonal Neurobiology Series

  • Cozolino, L. (2008). The Healthy Aging Brain: Sustaining Attachment, Attaining Wisdom.

  • Cozolino, L. (2010). The Neuroscience of Psychotherapy:  Healing the Social Brain.

  • Cozolino, L. (2014). The Neuroscience of Human Relationships:  Attachment and the Developing Human Brain (Second Edition).

  • Feinberg, T.E. (2009). From Axons to Identity: Neurological Explorations of the Nature of the Self.

  • Knox, J. (2010). Self-Agency in Psychotherapy: Attachment, Autonomy, and Intimacy.

  • Marks-Tarlow, T. (2012). Clinical Intuition in Psychotherapy: The Neurobiology of Embodied Response.

  • Meares, R. (2012). A Dissociation Model of Borderline Personality Disorder.

  • Meares, R. (2012). Borderline Personality Disorder and the Conversational Model: A Clinician's Manual.

  • Montgomery, A. (2013). Neurobiology Essentials for Clinicians: What Every Therapist Needs to Know.

  • Narvaez, D. (2014). Neurobiology and the Development of Human Morality: Evolution, Culture, and Wisdom.

  • Panksepp, J. (2012). The Archaeology of Mind: Neuroevolutionary Origins of Human Emotions.

  • Porges, S.W. (2011). The Polyvagal Theory: Neurophysiological Foundations of Emotions, Attachment, Communication, and Self-regulation.

  • Schore, A.N. (2003). Affect Dysregulation and Disorders of the Self.

  • Schore, A.N. (2003). Affect Regulation and the Repair of the Self.

  • Schore, A.N. (2012). The Science of the Art of Psychotherapy.

  • Siegel, D.J. (2007). The Mindful Brain:  Reflection and Attunement in the Cultivation of Well-Being.

  • Siegel, D.J. (2010). The Mindful Therapist:  A Clinician’s Guide to Mindsight and Neural Integration.

  • Siegel, D.J. (2010). Mindsight:  The New Science of Personal Transformation.

  • Siegel, D.J. (2012). Pocket Guide to Interpersonal Neurobiology:  An Integrative Handbook of the Mind.

  • Siegel, D.J. (2012). The Developing Mind:  How Relationships and the Brain Interact to Shape Who We Are (Second Edition).

  • Siegel, D.J. (2014). Brainstorm:  The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain.

  • Siegel, D.J. & Bryson, T.P. (2012).  The Whole-Brain Child:  12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind.

  • Siegel, D.J. & Hartzell, M. (2013). Parenting from the Inside Out:  How a Deeper Self-Understanding Can Help You Raise Children Who Thrive (10th Anniversary Edition).

  • Siegel, D.J. & Solomon, M.F. (Eds.) (2013). Healing Moments in Psychotherapy.

  • Solomon, M. & Tatkin, S. (2011). Love and War in Intimate Relationships: Connection, Disconnection, and Mutual Regulation in Couple Therapy.

  • Stern, D.N. (2004). The Present Moment in Psychotherapy and Everyday Life.

  • Tronick, E. (2007). The Neurobehavioral and Social-Emotional Development of Infants and Children.

  • Wilkinson, M. (2010). Changing Minds in Therapy: Emotion, Attachment, Trauma, and Neurobiology.

 

Neuroscience

  • Carter, C.S., Lederhendler, I.I., & Kirkpatrick, B. (Eds.). (1999). The Integrative Neurobiology of Affiliation.

  • Damasio, A. (2000). The Feeling of What Happens: Body and Emotion in the Making of Consciousness.

  • Damasio, A. (2003). Looking for Spinoza: Joy, Sorrow, and the Feeling Brain.

  • Damasio, A. (2005). Descartes' Error: Emotion, Reason, and the Human Brain.

  • Damasio, A. (2012). Self Comes to Mind: Constructing the Conscious Brain.

  • Davidson, R.J. & Begley, S. (2012). The Emotional Life of Your Brain: How Its Unique Patterns Affect the Way You Think, Feel, and Live--and How You Can Change Them.

  • Doidge, N.  (2007). The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science.

  • Doidge, N.  (2015). The Brain’s Way of Healing:  Remarkable Discoveries and Recoveries from the Frontiers of Neuroplasticity.

  • Grigsby, J. & Stevens, D. (2000). Neurodynamics of Personality.

  • Ledoux, J. (2003). Synaptic Self: How Our Brains Become Who We Are.

  • Ledoux, J. (2004). The Emotional Brain: The Mysterious Underpinnings of Emotional Life.

  • Schwartz, J.M. & Begley, S. (2003).  The Mind and the Brain: Neuroplasticity and the Power of Mental Force.

 

Psychoanalysis

  • Bohleber, W. (2010). Destructiveness, Intersubjectivity and Trauma: The Identity Crisis of Modern Psychoanalysis.

  • Bromberg, P.M. (2001). Standing in the Spaces: Essays on Clinical Process Trauma and Dissociation.

  • Bromberg, P.M. (2006). Awakening the Dreamer: Clinical Journeys.

  • Bromberg, P.M. (2011). The Shadow of the Tsunami: and the Growth of the Relational Mind.

  • Fonagy, P. (2001). Attachment Theory and Psychoanalysis.

  • Fonagy, P., Gergely, G., Jurist, E., & Target, M. (2005). Affect Regulation, Mentalization, and the Development of Self.

  • Jurist, E.L., Slade, A. & Bergner, S. (2008). Mind to Mind: Infant Research, Neuroscience, and Psychoanalysis.

  • Petrucelli, J. (2010). Knowing, Not-Knowing, and Sort-Of-Knowing.

  • Petrucelli, J. & Stuart, C. (Eds). (2001). Hungers and Compulsions: The Psychodynamic Treatment of Eating Disorders and Addictions.

  • Wilkinson, M. (2006). Coming into Mind: The Mind-Brain Relationship: A Jungian Clinical Perspective.

 

Somatic Approaches

  • Aposhyan, S. (2004). Body-Mind Psychotherapy: Principles, Techniques, and Practical Applications.

  • Barratt, B.B. (2013). The Emergence of Somatic Psychology and Bodymind Therapy.

  • Berceli, D. (2005). Trauma Releasing Exercises (TRE): A revolutionary new method for stress/trauma recovery.

  • Berceli, D. (2008). The Revolutionary Trauma Release Process:  Transcend Your Toughest Times.

  • Eckberg, M. (2000). Victims of Cruelty: Somatic Psychotherapy in the Healing of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.

  • Fogel, A. (2009). The Psychophysiology of Self-Awareness: Rediscovering the Lost Art of Body Sense.

  • Fogel, A. (2013). Body Sense: The Science and Practice of Embodied Self-Awareness.

  • Goodwin, J.M. & Attias, R. (Eds). (1999). Splintered Reflections: Images Of The Body In Trauma.

  • Kurtz, R. (2008). Body-Centered Psychotherapy:  The Hakomi Method.

  • Levine, P.A. (1997). Waking the Tiger:  Healing Trauma.

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

  • Levine, P.A. (2010). In an Unspoken Voice:  How the Body Releases Trauma and Restores Goodness.

  • Levine, P.A. & Kline, M. (2006). Trauma Through a Child’s Eyes:  Awakening the Ordinary Miracle of Healing.

  • Levine, P.A. & Phillips, M. (2012). Freedom from Pain:  Discover Your Body’s Power to Overcome Physical Pain.

  • MacNaughton, I. (2004). Body, Breath, and Consciousness:  A Somatics Anthology.

  • Ogden, P. & Fisher, J. (2015). Sensorimotor Psychotherapy:  Interventions for Trauma and Attachment.

  • Ogden, P., Minton, K. & Pain, C. (2006). Trauma and the Body:  A Sensorimotor Approach to Psychotherapy.

  • Rothschild, B. (2000). The Body Remembers:  The Psychophysiology of Trauma and Trauma Treatment.

  • Rothschild, B. (2003). The Body Remembers Casebook: Unifying Methods and Models in the Treatment of Trauma and PTSD.

  • Scaer, R. (2005). The Trauma Spectrum: Hidden Wounds and Human Resiliency.

  • Scaer, R. (2014). The Body Bears the Burden: Trauma, Dissociation, and Disease.

 

Trauma

  • Allen, J. G. (2004). Coping with Trauma: Hope Through Understanding.

  • Baranowsky, A.B. & Gentry, J.E. (2014). Trauma Practice : Tools for Stabilization and Recovery.

  • Bateman, A. & Fonagy, P. (2006). Mentalization-based Treatment for Borderline Personality Disorder: A Practical Guide.

  • Briere, J.N. (1992). Child Abuse Trauma: Theory and Treatment of the Lasting Effects.

  • Cortois, C.A. (1999). Recollections of Sexual Abuse: Treatment Principles and Guidelines.

  • Ford, J.D., Grasso, D.J., Elhai, J.D., & Courtois, C.A. (2015). Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Second Edition: Scientific and Professional Dimensions.  

  • Frewen, P. & Lanius, R. (2015). Healing the Traumatized Self: Consciousness, Neuroscience, Treatment.

  • Herman, J. (1997). Trauma and Recovery:  The Aftermath of Violence – From Domestic Abuse to Political Terror.

  • Kalsched, D. (2013). Trauma and the Soul: A psycho-spiritual approach to human development and its interruption.

  • Krystal, H. (1988). Integration & Self Healing:  Affect, Trauma, Alexithymia.

  • Lanius, R.A., Vermetten, E. & Pain, C. (2010). The Impact of Early Life Trauma on Health and Disease: The Hidden Epidemic.

  • Miller, D. (2005). Women Who Hurt Themselves: A Book of Hope And Understanding.

  • Miller-Karas, E. (2015). Building Resilience to Trauma: The Trauma and Community Resiliency Models.

  • Perry, B.D. & Szalavitz, M. (2007). The Boy Who was Raised as a Dog:  And Other Stories from a Child Psychiatrist’s Notebook – What Traumatized Children can Teach Us About Loss, Love, and 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.

  • Sieff, D.F. (2014). Understanding and Healing Emotional Trauma: Conversations with pioneering clinicians and researchers.

  • Siegel, D.J. & Solomon, M.F. (Eds.)(2003). Healing Trauma:  Attachment, Mind, Body, and Brain.

  • van der Kolk, B.A., McFarlane, A.C., & Weiseath, L. (2006). Traumatic Stress: The Effects of Overwhelming Experience on Mind, Body, and Society.

  • van der Kolk, B. (2014). The Body Keeps the Score:  Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma.

  • Walker, D.F., Courtois, C.A., & Aten, J.D. (2014). Spiritually Oriented Psychotherapy for Trauma.

 

Trauma and Couple’s Therapy

  • Johnson, S.M. (2005). Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy with Trauma Survivors: Strengthening Attachment Bonds.

 

Trauma and Substance Use Disorders

  • Areán, P.A. (Ed). (2014). Treatment of Late Life Depression, Anxiety, Trauma, and Substance Abuse.

  • Dayton, T. (2000). Trauma and Addiction: Ending the Cycle of Pain Through Emotional Literacy.

  • Evans,K. & Sullivan, J.M. (1994). Treating Addicted Survivors of Trauma.

  • Fortuna, L.R. & Vallejo, Z. (2015). Treating Co-occurring Adolescent PTSD and Addiction: Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Adolescents with Trauma and Substance-Abuse Disorders.

  • Marich, J. (2012). Trauma and the Twelve Steps: A Complete Guide For Enhancing Recovery.

  • Miller, D. & Guidry, L. (2001). Addictions and Trauma Recovery.

  • Najavits, L.M. (2001). Seeking Safety: A Treatment Manual for PTSD and Substance Abuse.

  • Ouimette,P. & Reed, J.P. (2013).  Trauma and Substance Abuse.

 

Trauma and Yoga

  • Emerson, D. (2015). Trauma-Sensitive Yoga in Therapy:  Bringing the Body into Treatment.

  • Emerson, D. & Hopper, E. (2011). Overcoming Trauma through Yoga: Reclaiming Your Body.

  • NurrieStreams, M. & NurrieStreams, R. (2013). Yoga for Emotional Trauma: Meditations and Practices for Healing Pain and Suffering.

 

Trauma-Informed Practices

  • Bloom, S.L. (2013). Creating Sanctuary: Toward the Evolution of Sane Societies, Revised Edition.

  • Bloom, S.L. & Farragher, B. (2013). Destroying Sanctuary: The Crisis in Human Service Delivery Systems.

  • Bloom, S.L. & Farragher, B. (2013). Restoring Sanctuary: A New Operating System for Trauma-Informed Systems of Care.

  • Harris, M. & Fallot, R.D. (2001). Using Trauma Theory to Design Service Systems.

  • SAMHSA (2014) - Trauma-Informed Care in Behavioral Health Services - A free guide from the SAMHSA Website

 

Trauma Treatment (Adults)

  • Briere, J.N. & Scott, C. (2014). Principles of Trauma Therapy: A Guide to Symptoms, Evaluation, and Treatment (Second Edition).

  • Chu, J.A. (2011). Rebuilding Shattered Lives:  Treating Complex  PTSD and Dissociative Disorders (Second Edition).

  • Cloitre, M., Cohen, L.R., & Koenen, K.C. (2006). Treating Survivors of Childhood Abuse: Psychotherapy for the Interrupted Life.

  • Courtois, C.A. (2010). Healing the Incest Wound: Adult Survivors in Therapy (Second Edition).

  • Courtois, C.A. & Ford, J.D. (2009). Treating Complex Traumatic Stress Disorders (Adults): An Evidence-Based Guide.

  • Courtois, C.A. & Ford, J.D. (2012). Treatment of Complex Trauma:  A Sequenced, Relationship-Based Approach.

  • Curran, L.A. (2013). 101 Trauma-Informed Interventions: Activities, Exercises and Assignments to Move the Client and Therapy Forward

  • Curran, L.A. (2009). Trauma Competency:  A Clinician’s Guide.

  • Fisher, S.F. (2014). Neurofeedback in the Treatment of Developmental Trauma: Calming the Fear-Driven Brain.

  • Foa, E.B., Hembree, E.A., & Rothbaum, B.O. (2007). Prolonged Exposure Therapy for PTSD: Emotional Processing of Traumatic Experiences - Therapist Guide.

  • Foa, E.B., Keane, T.M., Friedman, M.J., & Cohen, J.A. (2010). Effective Treatments for PTSD: Practice Guidelines from the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (Second Edition).

  • Foa, E.B. & Rothbaum, B.O. (2001). Treating the Trauma of Rape: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for PTSD.

  • Follette, V.M., Briere, J., Rozelle, D., Hopper, J.W., & Rome, D.I. (Eds). (2014). Mindfulness-Oriented Interventions for Trauma: Integrating Contemplative Practices

  • Forgash, C. & Copeley, M. (Eds.) (2007).  Healing the Heart of Trauma and Dissociation with EMDR and Ego State Therapy.

  • Fosha, D. (2000). The Transforming Power Of Affect: A Model For Accelerated Change.

  • Gold, S.N. (2000). Not Trauma Alone: Therapy for Child Abuse Survivors in Family and Social Context.

  • Goulding, R.A. & Schwartz, R.C. (2002). The Mosaic Mind: Empowering the Tormented Selves of Child Abuse Survivors.

  • Harris, M. (1998). Trauma Recovery and Empowerment: A Clinician's Guide for Working with Women in Groups.

  • Heller, L. & LaPierre, A. (2012). Healing Developmental Trauma: How Early Trauma Affects Self-Regulation, Self-Image, and the Capacity for Relationship.

  • Knipe, J. (2014). EMDR Toolbox: Theory and Treatment of Complex PTSD and Dissociation.

  • Marich, J. (2011). EMDR Made Simple: 4 Approaches to Using EMDR with Every Client.

  • Marich, J. (2014). Trauma Made Simple: Competencies in Assessment, Treatment and Working with Survivors.

  • Muller, R.T. (2010). Trauma and the Avoidant Client: Attachment-Based Strategies for Healing.

  • Muller, R.T. (2018). Trauma and the Struggle to Open Up: From Avoidance to Recovery and Growth​

  • Omaha, J. (2004). Psychotherapeutic Interventions for Emotion Regulation: EMDR and Bilateral Stimulation for Affect Management.

  • Paivio, S.C. & Pascual-Leone, A. (2010). Emotion-Focused Therapy for Complex Trauma: An Integrative Approach.

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

  • Parnell, L. (2013).  Attachment-Focused EMDR:  Healing Relational Trauma.

  • Shapiro, F. (2001). Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR): Basic Principles, Protocols, and Procedures, (2nd Edition).

  • Schwartz, RC. (1997). Internal Family Systems Therapy.

  • Schwartz, R.C. (2001). Introduction to the Internal Family Systems Model.

  • Schwartz, R.C. (2008). You Are The One You've Been Waiting For: Bringing Courageous Love To Intimate Relationships.

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

  • Shapiro, R. (Ed). (2009). EMDR Solutions II: For Depression, Eating Disorders, Performance, and More.

  • Shapiro, R. (2010). The Trauma Treatment Handbook: Protocols Across the Spectrum.

  • Sweezy, M. & Ziskind, E.L. (2013). Internal Family Systems Therapy: New Dimensions.

  • Walser, R.D. & Westrup, D. (2007). Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for the Treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Trauma-Related Problems: A Practitioner's Guide to Using Mindfulness and Acceptance Strategies.

  • Yehuda, R. (2002).Treating Trauma Survivors with PTSD.

  • Zayfert, C. & Black Becker, C. (2008). Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for PTSD: A Case Formulation Approach.     

 

Trauma Treatment (Children and Adolescents)

  • Blaustein, M.E. & Kinniburgh, K.M. (2010). Treating Traumatic Stress in Children and Adolescents: How to Foster Resilience through Attachment, Self-Regulation, and Competency.

  • Briere, J.N. & Lanktree, C.B. (2011). Treating Complex Trauma in Adolescents and Young Adults.

  • Chapman, L. (2014). Neurobiologically Informed Trauma Therapy with Children and Adolescents: Understanding Mechanisms of Change.

  • Cohen, J.A., Mannarino, A.P., & Deblinger, E. (2012). Trauma-Focused CBT for Children and Adolescents: Treatment Applications.

  • Ford, J.D. & Courtois, C.A. (2013). Treating Complex Traumatic Stress Disorders in Children and Adolescents: Scientific Foundations and Therapeutic Models.

  • Gil, E. (2011). Helping Abused and Traumatized Children: Integrating Directive and Nondirective Approaches.

  • Lovett, J.(2014). Trauma-Attachment Tangle: Modifying EMDR to Help Children Resolve Trauma and Develop Loving Relationships