These are our favorite books on recovery from abuse or trauma:

  1. Recovery of Your Inner Child: The Highly Acclaimed Method for Liberating Your Inner Self, by Lucia Capaccione
  2. Homecoming: Reclaiming and Championing Your Inner Child, by John Bradshaw
  3. The Sexual Healing Journey: A Guide for Survivors of Sexual Abuse (Revised Edition), by Wendy Maltz
  4. The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma, by Bessel van der Kolk M.D.
  5. Outgrowing the Pain: A Book for and About Adults Abused As Children, by Eliana Gil
  6. Victims No Longer: The Classic Guide for Men Recovering from Sexual Child Abuse, by Mike Lew
  7. Outgrowing the Pain Together, by Eliana Gil (for spouses)
  8. Allies in Healing: When the Person You Love Was Sexually Abused as a Child, by Laura Davis (for spouses)




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