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January 20, 2021

A Reading List Part 2: Trauma Psychology

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Lucky you – this is part of a series of reading lists. Each list builds on the last and does not have overlap. Keep on the lookout for more by following or bookmarking my author page. I encourage you all to search these books on The Storygraph, a new book tracking app.

1. Body Keeps the Score by Bessel A. van der Kolk

2. Brainstorm: The Teenage Brain from the Inside Out by Daniel J. Siegel

3. Childhood Disrupted: How Your Biography Becomes Your Biology and How You Can Heal by Donna Jackson Nakawaza

4. In An Unspoken Voice: How the Body Releases Trauma and Restores Goodness by Peter A. Levine

5. When the Body Says No: The Cost of Hidden Stress by Gabor Mate

6. Trauma and Recovery: The Aftermath of Violence – From Domestic Abuse to Political Terror by Judith Lewis Herman

7. Decolonizing Trauma Work: Indigenous Stories and Strategies by Renee Linklater

8. The Politics of Trauma: Somatics, Healing, and Social Justice by Staci Haines

9. My Grandmother’s Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Mending of Our Bodies and Hearts by Resmaa Menakem

10. The Seven Laws of Enough: Cultivating a Life of Sustainable Abundance by Gina Laroche

11. Radical Belonging: How to Survive and Thrive in an Unjust World by Lindo Bacon

12. Body Horror: Capitalism, Fear, Misogyny, Jokes by Anne Elizabeth Moore

13. Tender Points by Amy Berkowitz

14. Nurturing Resilience: Helping Clients Move Forward from Developmental Trauma – An Integrative Somatic Approach by Kathy L. Kain and Stephen J. Terrell

15. Embodied Healing edited by Jenn Turner

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