BOOKS

The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma

by Bessel van der Kolk, M.D.

The Body Never Lies: The Lingering Effects of Hurtful Parenting

by Alice Miller and Andrew Jenkins

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

by Bruce Perry and Maia Szalavitz

The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science

by Norman Doidge

Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead

by Brené Brown

The Drama of the Gifted Child: The Search for the True Self

by Alice Miller

The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You're Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are

by Brené Brown

The Highly Sensitive Person: How to Thrive When the World Overwhelms You

by Elaine N. Aron

In an Unspoken Voice: How the Body Releases Trauma and Restores Goodness

by Peter Levine and Gabor Maté

In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction

by Gabor Maté and Peter Levine

Molecules of Emotion: The Science Behind Mind-Body Medicine

by Candace B. Pert

Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma

by Peter A Levine and Ann Frederick

Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers

by Robert M Sapolsky


Referrals:

 

Somatic Experiencing Therapists

http://sepractitioner.membergrove.com/

 

Domestic Violence Resources

http://nosilencenoviolence.org/

http://www.jessicayaffa.org/

 

Intensive Outpatient Treatment for Substance Use

https://www.practicalrecovery.com/

 

SMART Recovery

self-empowering addiction recovery support groups

http://www.smartrecovery.org/

 

San Diego Access and Crisis Line

(888) 724-7240

For immediate help or a life threatening emergency call 911