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Trauma

Resources

On this page you will find a list of trauma-informed resources for further exploration. If you are in crisis or you think you may have an emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. If you’re having suicidal thoughts visit this website to talk to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area at any time.

Books

Gabor Maté: When The Body Says No: The Cost of Hidden Stress (U.S. subtitle: Exploring the Stress/Disease Connection)
Gabor Maté: In The Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters With Addiction
Gabor Maté: Scattered Minds: The Origins and Healing of Attention Deficit Disorder (U.S. title: Scattered: How ADD Originates and What You Can Do About It)
Bessel van der Kolk: The Body Keeps the Score
Stephen Porges: The Polyvagal Theory (for professionals)
Peter Levine: In an Unspoken Voice: How the Body Releases Trauma and Restores Goodness
Peter Levine: Healing Trauma: A Pioneering Program for Restoring the Wisdom of the Body
Peter Levine: Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma
Mark Wolynn: It Didn’t Start With You
Thomas Hübl: Healing Collective Trauma
Julie Brown Yau: The Body Awareness Workbook for Trauma
John Sarno: The Mindbody Prescription: Healing The Body, Healing the Pain
Jeffrey Rediger: Cured: Strengthen Your Immune System and Heal Your Life
Anita Morjani: Dying to Be Me
Mark Epstein: The Trauma of Everyday Life
Daniel Siegel: The Developing Mind
Bruce D. Perry and Oprah Winfrey: What Happened to You?
Bruce D. Perry: Brief: Reflections on Childhood, Trauma and Society
Bruce D. Perry: Born for Love: Why Empathy Is Essential—and Endangered
Diane Poole Heller: The Power of Attachment
Laurence Heller and Aline Lapierre: Healing Developmental Trauma
Nadine Burke Harris: The Deepest Well: Healing the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Adversity
Resmaa Menakem: My Grandmother’s Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies
Jewel: Never Broken: Songs Are Only Half the Story
Rupa Marya and Raj Patel: Inflamed: Deep Medicine and the Anatomy of Injustice
Richard C. Schwartz: Greater Than the Sum of Our Parts: Discovering Your True Self Through Internal Family Systems Therapy
Patricia June Vickers: Singing to the Darkness
Jesse Thistle: From the Ashes: My Story of Being Métis, Homeless, and Finding My Way
Ruby Gibson: My Body, My Earth
Fania Davis: The Little Book of Race and Restorative Justice
Ruby Gibson: My Body, My Earth: The Practice of Somatic Archaeology
Betsy Polatin: The Actor’s Secret
Betsy Polatin: Humanual: An Epic Journey to your Expanded Self
Pat Ogden and Janina Fisher: Sensorimotor Psychotherapy: Interventions for Trauma and Attachment
Richard C. Schwartz: No Bad Parts: Healing Trauma and Restoring Wholeness with the Internal Family Systems Model
Tirzah Firestone: Wounds Into Wisdom: Healing Intergenerational Jewish Trauma
Allan Abbass and Howard Schubiner: Hidden from View: A Clinician’s Guide to Psychophysiologic Disorders
John E. Sarno: Healing Back Pain: The Mind Body Connection
John E. Sarno: The Divided Mind: The Epidemic of Mindbody Disorders
Howard Schubiner: Unlearn Your Pain
Howard Schubiner: Unlearn Your Anxiety & Depression
Alan Gordon and Alon Ziv: The Way Out: A Revolutionary, Scientifically Proven Approach to Healing Chronic Pain
David Hanscom: Back in Control: A Surgeon’s Roadmap Out of Chronic Pain
David D. Clarke: They Can’t Find Anything Wrong!: 7 Keys to Understanding, Treating, and Healing Stress Illness
David Schechter: Think Away Your Pain: Your Brain is the Solution to Your Pain
Georgie Oldfield: Chronic Pain: Your Key to Recovery
David R. Hawkins: Healing and Recovery
Arnold Hutschnecker: The Will To Live
Steven Ray Ozanich: The Great Pain Deception: Faulty Medical Advice Is Making Us Worse
Steven Ray Ozanich: Dr. John Sarno’s Top 10 Healing Discoveries
Steven Ray Ozanich: Back Pain Permanent Healing: Understanding the Myths, Lies, and Confusion
Norman Doidge: The Brain’s Way of Healing: Remarkable Discoveries and Recoveries from the Frontiers of Neuroplasticity
Susan Campbell: From Triggered to Tranquil: How Self-Compassion and Mindful Presence Can Transform Relationship Conflicts and Heal Childhood Wounds

Videos / Documentaries / Podcasts
Gabor Maté Talks and Interviews
Therapists

Somatic Experiencing Practitioners
Compassionate Inquiry Practitioners
Generative Somatics Practitioners
National Queer & Trans Therapists of Color Network
Emotion-Focused Family Therapy Practitioners
Psychedelic Directory

 

Please note: this list of mental health professionals is provided as a courtesy and is for informational purposes only. It does not constitute an endorsement or approval by SAND, as SAND is not affiliated with these providers and does not assume responsibility for their services. Please contact these mental health professionals directly should you have any questions. Thank you!

Trauma Healing Modalities
Trauma Summits/Online Classes
Organizations
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