Trauma Healing and the Body

  • The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma – Bessel Van Der Kolk, M.D. 

  • Somatic Experiencing: How Trauma Can Be Overcome (link) - Psychology Today

  • The Unspoken Voice: How the Body Releases Trauma and Restores Goodness: Peter Levine, PhD  (Somatic Experiencing)

  • Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma - Peter Levine, PhD (Somatic Experiencing)

  • Nurturing Resilience: Helping Clients Move Forward from Developmental Trauma - Kathy Kain and Stephen Terrell

  • 8 Keys to Brain-Body Balance (8 keys to Mental Health) - Robert Scaer, MD

  • Trauma and the Embodied Brain (podcast) - Bonnie Badenoch

Healing One’s Relationship with Food and Body

Mindfulness & Compassion

  • When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times – Pema Chodron

  • The Places that Scare you: A Guide to Fearlessness in Difficult Times – Pema Chodron

  • Radical Acceptance: Awakening the Love that Heals Fear and Shame – Tara Brauch

  • A Path with Heart: A Guide Through the Perils and Promises of Spiritual Life – Jack Kornfield

  • - a link to meditations and resources developed by Kristin Neff, PhD

Becoming Embodied

  • Body Stories: A Guide to Experiential Anatomy – Andrea Olsen and Caryn McHose

  • The Embodied Teen: A Somatic Curriculum for Teaching Body-Mind Awareness, Kinesthetic Intelligence, and Social and Emotional Skills--50 Activities in Somatic Movement Education - Susan Bauer

  • Wisdom of the Body Moving: An Introduction to Body Mind Centering - Linda Hartley

Movement Matters

Body and Earth

  • Body and Earth: Seven Web-based Somatic Excursions ( link to this interactive website with experiential explorations)

  • How Life Moves: Explorations in Meaning and Body Awareness – Caryn McHose and Kevin Frank

  • Body and Earth: An Experiential Guide – Andrea Olsen and Caryn McHose

Relationship Support

  • Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love - Sue Johnson

Parenting Support

  • Hand in Hand Parenting -online resources, classes, and support for parents to listen to and connect with their children so they thrive

  • Listen: Five Simple Tools to Meet Your Everyday Parenting Challenges - Patty Wipfler and Tosha Schore 

  • Parenting from the Inside Out: How a Deeper Self-Understanding can Help you Raise Kids who Thrive - Daniel Siegel, MD and Mary Hartzell, M.Ed

  • Raising Parents, Raising Kids: Hands on Wisdom for the Next Generation - Dawn Menken, PhD