Laura van Dernoot Lipsky highlights the challenges faced by those providing services to the traumatized and provides a practical approach to recovery: or Trauma Stewardship. A must read.
Category Archives: BOOK REVIEW
The Biology of Belief by Bruce H. Lipton
Dr. Bruce H. Lipton, a renowned cell biologist, describes new scientific discoveries about epigenetics, the biochemical effects of the brain’s functioning where the cells of your body are affected by your thoughts!
The Body Keeps the Score by Bessel van der Kolk
In The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma, van der Kolk combines his experience with his clients with recent and evolving scientific studies into a single resource for anyone working with trauma survivors. This is a must read for anyone who is eager to heal from their trauma, which could be from one event (like PTSD) or continual trauma (like Complex PTSD).
Brainstorm by Daniel J. Siegel
Dan Siegel explains why teenagers behave the way they do, why it’s okay, more importantly, how we can behave as parents!
Playful Parenting by Lawrence J Cohen
Playful Parenting is a surprisingly powerful approach to creating better relationships and cooperation.
The Power of Showing Up by Siegal and Bryson
Starting and ending on hope, this parenting book explains the why and how of showing up is the only thing a parent needs to do.
Parenting from the Inside Out by Siegel and Hartzell
Parenting from the Inside Out: How a Deeper Self-Understanding Can Help You Raise Children Who Thrive by Daniel J. Siegel and Mary Hartzell is a handbook for all parents, a must read!
Nonviolent Communication by Marshall Rosenberg
The concept of nonviolent communication is powerful. It’s all about being conscious of the impact of our messages. The key is to listen with curiosity.
Unconditional Parenting by Alfie Kohn
Prolific education and parenting author Alfie Kohn argues that there is a better way to parent than using rewards and punishments.
Complex PTSD by Pete Walker
A wonderful book that describes CPTSD and how to heal from its devastating effects on daily life.