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Suggested Books and Websites

Mindfulness and somatic work 

Eastern Body Western Mind by Anodea Judith

Trauma Sensitive Yoga by David Emmerson

How God Changes your Brain - Newberg and Waldman

Healing Trauma Through Yoga by David Emmerson

Mindsight by Daniel Siegel 

Daniel Siegel's website

Waking the Tiger by Peter Levine

The psoas book by liz koch

Stalking the wild psoas by liz koch

Trauma REcovery 


Healing Trauma by Peter Levine

The Body Keeps the Score by Bessel Van Der Kolk

                                                                    The Allender Center Website

Trauma and memory by peter levine .

Sexual abuse recovery


The Wounded Heart by Dan Allender

Healing the Wounded Heart by Dan Allender

Sexual Anorexia by Patrick Carnes

vagina by Naomi Wolf

Women’s anatomy of arousal by Sheri Winston

Marriage and relationship resources 

Passionate Marriage by David Morris Schnarch 

Intimate Allies by Dan Allender and Tremper Longman III

The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work by John M. Gottman and Nan Silver

A General Theory of Love by Thomas Lewis

The Gottman Institute website

Family of origin Material  

Understanding the Borderline Mother by Christine Ann Lawson

It Didn't Start With You by Mark Wolynn

Why Zebras don’t get ulcers by Robert M. Sapolsky

feeling buried alive never die by Karol K. Truman 

Faith based support 

Inspired by Rachel Held Evans

Neurotheology by Andrew Newberg

66 Love Letters: A Conversation With God That Invites You Into His Story by Larry Crabb

To Be Told by Dan Allender

Sex, God, and the Conservative Church by Tina Schermer Sellers 



Loves Executioner, and Other Tales of Psychotherapy by Irvin D. Yalom 

Crazy like Us: Globalization of the American Psyche by Ethan Watters 

On Becoming a Person: A Psychotherapists View of Psychotherapy by Carl Rogers