Resources

A list of valuable resources to get you going on your healing journey

Books:

Complex PTSD: From Surviving to Thriving: A Guide and Map for Recovering from Childhood Trauma, Pete Walker

The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma, Bessel van der Kolk M.D.

Running on Empty: Overcome Your Childhood Emotional Neglect, Jonice Wbb, PhD

Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma, Peter A. Levine

Reinventing Your Life: The Breakthrough Program to End Negative Behavior…and Feel Great Again, by Jeffrey Young, PhD and Janet Klosko, PhD

Healing Your Emotional Self: A Powerful Program to Help You Raise Your Self-Esteem, Quiet Your Inner Critic, and Overcome Your Shame, Beverly Engel

Adult Children of Emotionally Immature Parents: How to Heal from Distant, Rejecting, or Self-Involved Parents, Lindsay C. Gibson

Mothers Who Can’t Love: A Healing Guide for Daughters, Susan Forward and  Donna Frazier Glynn

Will I Ever Be Good Enough?: Healing the Daughters of Narcissistic Mothers, Karyl McBride, PhD

You’re Not Crazy – It’s Your Mother, Danu Morrigan

Articles:

Understanding the Effects of Trauma: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

The Science Behind PTSD Symptoms: How Trauma Changes the Brain

The Unique Conditions of Complex PTSD

20 Things You Didn’t Realize You Were Doing Because of Childhood Emotional Abuse

7 Signs Trauma Has You Stuck

Silencing Your Inner Critic

Childhood Trauma and Your Inner Critic – and What To Do

Breaking the Cycle of Shame and Self-Destructive Behavior

The HSP and C-PTSD; The Highly Sensitive Person and Complex Trauma

The Need to Please: The Psychology of People-Pleasing

One-way Relationships

How the Parentified Child Becomes a Resentful Adult

What It’s Like to Be a Parent with PTSD

Healthy and Unhealthy Attachments

Can a Child Be Too Attached to Their Parent?

Invisible Wounds of the Sensitive, Emotionally Intense Child

Change Your Attachment Style to Have a Better Life

Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD) and Other Attachment Issues

When Someone Really Listens, We Heal

Technique for Trauma Release

Past Life Treatment Made Easy

The Benefits of Suffering and the Costs of Well Being: Secondary Gains and Losses

Flipping Failure to Success

Websites:

PsychCentral (PTSD)

Expressive Trauma Integration (ETI)

The Crappy Childhood Fairy (I recommend you start here)

ACES Too High (Adverse Childhood Experiences)

Schema Therapy for Childhood Trauma

The Mighty – Mental Health

Mental Help

Psychology Today

Drug Rehab (PTSD)

Drug Rehab (Alchohol Addiction)

Free Grants for Women (USA)

Grants for Native Americans

The Language of Listening

YouTube Channels:

PsychAlive

The Crappy Childhood Fairy

Inner Integration

Grow Heal Change

Tests: 

PTSD Self-Test, Safe Harbour House 

Guides:

Getting Over Grief: Understanding its Stages and How to Heal

Instagram Accounts:

Dr Nicole LePera @the.holistic.psychologist

Silvy Khoucasian, MA, AMFT @silvykhoucasian

Mastin Kipp, CFLC @mastinkipp

Ayan Mukherjee @ayan_mukherjee_

Jane Clapp, Resiliency & Trauma Recovery Coach @janetheclapp

The Empowered Therapist @theempoweredtherapist

Trauma Aware Care @traumaawarecare

Complex Trauma & C-PTSD Hope @cptsd.hope

Seerut K. Chawla, Trauma-informed Psychotherapist @seerutkchawla