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Books on trauma

Here you will find some recommended books on psychological trauma.
Trauma Bonding

Isabelle Frazier

Trauma Bonding: Escape the Control

Do you want to escape the bonds of a toxic relationship and regain control of your life?
If so, this is the right place to start. If you are in a trauma-bonded relationship, ready to get out, or unsure what trauma bonding is, open this book to start your journey.
The Locked Away Pain from Childhood Trauma

Angeles Arreola

The Locked Away Pain from Childhood Trauma

This book will help you understand what that feeling was and what it was that caused you to feel this way.
Luckily for you this book has a step by step procedure that helps you process and understand what has just happened to you; making it easier to finally get some rest.
The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma

Bessel van der Kolk

The Body Keeps the Score

Dr. Bessel van der Kolk, one of the world’s foremost experts on trauma, has spent over three decades working with survivors. In The Body Keeps the Score, he uses recent scientific advances to show how trauma literally reshapes both body and brain, compromising sufferers’ capacities for pleasure, engagement, self-control, and trust. He explores innovative treatments—from neurofeedback and meditation to sports, drama, and yoga—that offer new paths to recovery by activating the brain’s natural neuroplasticity. Based on Dr. van der Kolk’s own research and that of other leading specialists, The Body Keeps the Score exposes the tremendous power of our relationships both to hurt and to heal—and offers new hope for reclaiming lives.
The Myth of Normal

Gabor Maté

The Myth of Normal

In this revolutionary book, renowned physician Gabor Maté eloquently dissects how in Western countries that pride themselves on their healthcare systems, chronic illness and general ill health are on the rise. Nearly 70 percent of Americans are on at least one prescription drug; more than half take two. In Canada, every fifth person has high blood pressure. In Europe, hypertension is diagnosed in more than 30 percent of the population. And everywhere, adolescent mental illness is on the rise. So what is really “normal” when it comes to health?
Full Catastrophe Living

Jon Kabat-Zinn

Full Catastrophe Living

By engaging in these mindfulness practices and integrating them into your life from moment to moment and from day to day, you can learn to manage chronic pain, promote optimal healing, reduce anxiety and feelings of panic, and improve the overall quality of your life, relationships, and social networks. 
Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness

David A. Treleaven 

Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness

Drawing on a decade of research and clinical experience, psychotherapist and educator David Treleaven shows that mindfulness meditation―practised without an awareness of trauma―can exacerbate symptoms of traumatic stress. Instructed to pay close, sustained attention to their inner world, survivors can experience flashbacks, dissociation and even retraumatisation.
DBT Workbook for PTSD

Barrett Huang

DBT Workbook For PTSD

Packed with authentic advice, powerful anecdotes, and practical strategies designed to help readers work through the trauma and emotional turmoil associated with PTSD, this groundbreaking DBT workbook shares an actionable path for working through PTSD and reclaiming your life. Inside, you’ll join Amazon bestselling author of multiple DBT workbooks Barrett Huang as he provides readers with the guidance and support they need to come to terms with post-traumatic stress disorder, express their emotions, and manage its symptoms.
DBT Workbook for PTSD

Tākirirangi Smith

Traditional Māori understandings of trauma and well-being

All cultures have ways of understanding the world. Within colonial territories, the range of ways of understanding the world can become subsumed under a totalising discourse. For Māori, the intergenerational sharing of knowledge has occurred through storytelling.