We are pleased to provide resources to support you in your healing journey.
We recommend the following books for anyone who wants to learn about anxiety, alarm, trauma, and nervous system regulation.
Adult Children of Emotionally Immature Parents
by Lindsay Gibson
If you grew up with an emotionally immature, unavailable, or selfish parent, you may have lingering feelings of anger, loneliness, betrayal, or abandonment. You may recall your childhood as a time when your emotional needs were not met, when your feelings were dismissed, or when you took on adult levels of responsibility. These wounds can be healed, and you can move forward in your life.
The Body Keeps the Score
by Bessel Van Der Kolk
The author uses recent scientific advances to show how trauma reshapes both body and brain, compromising sufferers’ capacities for pleasure, engagement, self-control, and trust. He explores innovative treatments - from neurofeedback and meditation to sports, drama, and yoga - that offer new paths to recovery by activating the brain’s natural neuroplasticity and offers hope for reclaiming lives.
It Didn't Start With You
by Mark Wolynn
A groundbreaking approach to transforming traumatic legacies passed down in families over generations, by an acclaimed expert in the field.
Somatic Internal Family Systems Therapy
by Susan McConnell
Applying somatic principles to the Internal Family Systems model. Somatic Internal Family Systems Therapy introduces a new therapeutic modality that blends principles of somatic therapy - like movement, touch, and breathwork - with the traditional tools of the Internal Family Systems framework.
by Russell Kennedy
Anxiety Is Unavoidable: Suffering Is Optional. Unlike any book about anxiety, this is a must-read for those who experience chronic worry. The author offers excellent strategies for getting to the source of alarm in the body, and healing it.
by Kelly McDaniel
An insatiable need for sex and love. Periods of overeating or starving. A pattern of unstable and painful relationships. Many of us find ourselves stuck in unhealthy habits simply because we don't see a better way. The author helps women break the cycle of destructive behavior by taking a fresh look at childhood trauma and its lasting impact.
by Laurel Parnell
Never has it been so effortless to activate your inner power and resilience than with the remarkable technique known as "resource tapping." The book teaches you a clinically recognized system for tapping both sides of the body to overcome trauma, boost confidence, calm the body on a deep, physiological level, and to respond better to stress.
Transforming The Living Legacy of Trauma
by Janina Fisher
Traumatic experiences leave a “living legacy” of effects that often persist for years and decades after the events are over. To transform traumatic experiences, survivors need to understand their symptoms and reactions as normal responses to abnormal events. They need ways to work with the symptoms that intrude on their daily activities, preventing a life beyond trauma.
A world-recognized authority and acclaimed mind-body medicine pioneer presents the first evidence-based program to reverse the psychological and biological damage caused by trauma. Filled with practical tools to alleviate stress, anxiety, fear, and sleeplessness.
A comprehensive and enlightening resource for getting in touch with unresolved feelings which can distort not only happiness but also health and well-being. Leaving no emotion unnamed, and listing around 750 labels for feelings, Truman helps identify problem areas, and offers a "script" to help process the feelings, replacing the negative feeling with a new, positive outlook.
This book provides the critical answers to questions about the mind-body link, and the role that stress and our emotions makeup play in an array of diseases such as arthritis, cancer, heart disease, diabetes, and more. The author reveals the principles for healing and prevention of illness from hidden distress.