Resources

Recommended Books

These are books that we have read and found to be very helpful. Some are more accessible than others, but all provided valuable insight. Workbooks are underlined.

Trauma & Neurobiological Resources

  • The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma by Bessel van der Kolk

  • Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma by Peter Levine 
  • Mending the Soul: Understanding and Healing Abuse by Steven R. Tracy
  • Trauma and Recovery: The Aftermath of Violence–From Domestic Abuse to Political Terror by Judith L. Herman

  • Growing Beyond Survival: A Self-Help Toolkit for Managing Traumatic Stress by Elizabeth G. Vermilyea

  • The Developing Mind, Third Edition: How Relationships and the Brain Interact to Shape Who We Are by Daniel J. Siegel M.D.Fred Stella, et al.

  • It Didn’t Start with You: How Inherited Family Trauma Shapes Who We Are and How to End the Cycle by Mark Wolynn
  • Mindsight: The New Science of Personal Transformation by Daniel J. Siegel 

  • Healing the Fragmented Selves of Trauma Survivors: Overcoming Internal Self-Alienation by Janina Fisher

  • The Polyvagal Theory: Neurophysiological Foundations of Emotions, Attachment, Communication, and Self-Regulation by Stephen W. PorgesJoe Hempel, et al.

Helpful Video Links

  • This is a short video explaining the importance of childhood attachment in the role of developing a secure sense of self.
  • This is a video of Dr. Bessel van der Kolk, a leading expert in trauma, explaining how trauma changes the brain.
  • The ACE Study: This is a video that explains what the ACE Study is and its significance. Click here to watch.
  • This is a video of a famous experiment that shows the profound impact adult interaction has on a child’s ability to regulate their nervous system.

  • This short video gives an overview of a therapy model known as TBRI. It covers the neurological importance of a child connecting with an adult in a safe relationship, and what happens when this is interrupted.

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