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**Please note that if you have a history of trauma, it is not necessarily recommended that you read about trauma and trauma therapy prior to consulting with a therapist who can give you guidance on what to read and when to read it. 




*The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma, Bessel Van Der Kolk, M.D.

*Tapping In, Laurel Parnell, Ph.D.

*Getting Past Your Past, Take Control of Your Life with Self-Help Techniques from EMDR Therapy, Francine Shapiro, Ph.D.

Mindfulness, Anxiety, Depression
*Radical Acceptance,Tara Brach, Ph.D.

*Going to Pieces Without Falling Apart, Mark Epstein, M.D.

*The Happiness Trap:  How to Stop Struggling and Start Living, Russ Harris

*Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers, Robert M. Sapolsky 

*The User's Guide to the Human Mind,  Shawn Smith, Psy.D.


*Coping With Your Difficult Older Parent, A Guide For Stressed Out Children, Grace Lebow, Barbara Kane w/ Irwin Lebow

*The 36 Hour Day: A Family Guide to Caring for People Who Have Alzheimer's Disease, Related Dementias, and Memory Loss, Nancy L. Mace, MA and Peter V. Rabins, M.D., MPH

Adolescence, Parenting and Children

*Parenting Your Anxious Child with Mindfulness and Acceptance, Christopher McCurry, Ph.D.

*BRAINSTORM: An Inside-Out Guide to the Emerging Adolescent Mind, Ages 12-24, Daniel Siegel

*The Whole Brain Child, Daniel Siegel, M.D. and Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D.


*ACT With Love, Russ Harris

*The Mindful Couple, Robyn Walser, Ph.D., Darrah Westrup, Ph.D. 


*EMDR:  (roll over "Resources" tab to find information on EMDR/how it works, etc)

*Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT):

*Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT):

*Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Information:

*APA, Questions and Answers about Memories of Childhood Abuse:

*Meditation Resource, Tara Brach:


*The Space Between Self -Esteem and Self-Compassion, Kristin Neff at TedxCentennialParkWomen

"Talk Nicely To Yourself" with Dr. Paul Gilbert

Struggling With Internal Hijackers?

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