Recommended Readings

A teacher is one who makes himself progressively unnecessary.

 ~Thomas Carruthers 


Elaine Aaron: Psychotherapy and the Highly Sensitive Person: Improving Outcomes for That Minority of People Who Are the Majority of Clients, Routledge (2010)

Louis Cozolino: The Neuroscience of Psychotherapy; Norton & Company; (2010)

    Christine A. Courtois, Julian D. Ford: Treating Complex Traumatic Stress Disorders: An Evidence-Based Guide. The Guilford Press; (2009)
      Linda A. Curran: 
      Trauma Competency: A Clinician's Guide PESI; (2010)

      101 Trauma-Informed Interventions: Exercises, Experiments and Activities for Moving the Client and Therapy Forward (2013)

      Antonio Damasio: Descartes' Error: Emotion, Reason, and the Human Brain Penguin; (2005)
      Victoria Follette, (Editor), John Briere (Editor), Deborah Rozelle (Editor), James W. Hopper (Editor), David Rome (Editor)
      Mindfulness-Oriented Interventions for Trauma: Integrating Contemplative Practices, (2014)

      Paul Frewen and Ruth Lanius: Healing the Traumatized Self: Consciousness, Neuroscience, Treatment. Norton & Co; (2015)

        Judith Herman: Trauma and Recovery: The Aftermath of Violence--from Domestic Abuse to Political Terror Basic Books; (1997)

        Joseph LeDoux: Synaptic Self: How Our Brains Become Who We Are Penguin; (2003)
        Marsha Linehan: 
        Skills Training Manual for Treating Borderline Personality Disorder The Guilford Press; (1993)
        Opposite Action (Video, DVD): Changing Emotions You Want to Change Behavioral Tech Llc: (2007) 
          Peter A. Levine:
          Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma: The Innate Capacity to Transform Overwhelming Experiences. North Atlantic Books; (1997).
          In an Unspoken Voice: How the Body Releases Trauma and Restores Goodness North Atlantic Books; (2010). 
          Healing Trauma: A Pioneering Program for Restoring the Wisdom of Your Body Sounds True Inc. (2005).
            Jamie Marich: EMDR Made Simple PESI Publishing; (2011)
              Iain McGilchrist: The Master and His Emissary: The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World Yale University Press; (2010)
              Belleruth Naparstek: 
              Invisible Heroes: Survivors of Trauma and How They Heal Bantam; (2005)
              Staying Well With Guided Imagery by Belleruth Naparstek Warner Books;(1994) 
              A Guided Meditation for Healing Trauma (PTSD) Health Journeys; (1999)

              Your Sixth Sense: Unlocking the Power of Your Intuition HarperOne; (2009)

              Lane Pederson:
              The Expanded Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Training Manual: Practical DBT for Self-Help, and Individual & Group Treatment Setting; (2012)
              Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Training for Integrated Dual Disorder Treatment Settings; (2013)

                Pat Ogden: Trauma and the Body: A Sensorimotor Approach to Psychotherapy W. W. Norton & Company; (2006)

                Jaak Panksepp: Affective Neuroscience: The Foundations of Human and Animal Emotions Oxford University Press; (2006)
                V. S. Ramachandran: 
                Phantoms in the Brain: Probing the Mysteries of the Human Mind HarperCollins Books; (1998)

                The Tell-Tale Brain: A Neuroscientist's Quest for What Makes Us Human W. W. Norton & Company; (2011)

                  Babette Rothschild:
                  The Body Remembers: The Psychophysiology of Trauma and Trauma Treatment W. W. Norton & Company; (2000)
                  The Body Remembers Casebook: Unifying Methods and Models in the Treatment of Trauma and PTSD W. W. Norton & Company; (2003)
                  8 Keys to Safe Trauma Recovery: Take-Charge Strategies to Empower Your Healing W. W. Norton & Company; (2010)
                  Help for the Helper: The Psychophysiology of Compassion Fatigue and Vicarious Trauma W. W. Norton & Company; (2006)

                  Trauma Essentials: The Go-To Guide (Go-To Guides) W. W. Norton & Company (2011)

                    Robert C. Scaer MD, PhD
                    The Body Bears the Burden: Trauma, Dissociation, and Disease Second edition The Haworth Press; 2 edition; (2007)

                    The Trauma Spectrum: Hidden Wounds and Human Resiliency The Haworth Press; (2005)

                    Robin Shapiro: 
                    EMDR Solutions: Pathways to Healing W. W. Norton & Company (2005)
                    EMDR Solutions II: For Depression, Eating Disorders, Performance, and More W. W. Norton & Company; (2009)

                    The Trauma Treatment Handbook PROTOCOLS ACROSS THE SPECTRUM

                      Allan N. Schore: 
                      Affect Dysregulation and Disorders of the Self/Affect Regulation and the Repair of the Self W. W. Norton & Company; (2003)

                      Affect Regulation and the Origin of the Self: The Neurobiology of Emotional Development Lawrence Erlbaum Assocites, Inc. (1994)

                      Daniel J. Siegel, MD Healing Trauma: Attachment, Mind, Body, and Brain W. W. Norton & Company; (2003)

                      Bessel A. van der Kolk, MD: 
                      Traumatic Stress: The Effects of Overwhelming Experience on Mind, Body, and Society The Guilford Press; (1996)
                      The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma; (2014)