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Bess Hart, LCSW-BACS  

HELPFUL RESOURCES 

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Healing from and understanding trauma:

The Courage to Heal: A Guide for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse 20th Anniversary Edition by Ellen Bass and Laura Davis

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Trauma and Recovery: The Aftermath of Violence--from Domestic Abuse to Political Terror by Judith Herman

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The Body Remembers: The Psychophysiology of Trauma and Trauma Treatment by Babette Rothschild Healing from Trauma: A Survivor's Guide to Understanding Your Symptoms and Reclaiming Your Life by Jasmin Lee Cori and Robert Scaer

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Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma: The Innate Capacity to Transform Overwhelming Experiences by Peter A. Levine and Ann Frederick

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For Helpers: Managing Vicarious Traumatization and Compassion Fatigue

Trauma Stewardship: An Everyday Guide to Caring for Self While Caring for Others by Laura Van Dernoot Lipsky and Connie Burk 

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Help for the Helper: The Psychophysiology of Compassion Fatigue and Vicarious Trauma by Babette Rothschild and Marjorie Rand

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Couples/Intimacy and Relationship Issues

The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work: A Practical Guide from the Country's Foremost Relationship Expert by John M. Gottman and Nan Silver

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Mating in Captivity: Unlocking Erotic Intelligence by Esther Perel 

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We Love Each Other, but... Simple Secrets to Strengthen Your Relationship and Make Love Last by Ellen F. Wachtel

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And Baby Makes Three: The Six-Step Plan for Preserving Marital Intimacy and Rekindling Romance After Baby Arrives by John Gottman Ph.D. (Author), Julie Schwartz Gottman 

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The Five Love Languages: How to Express Heartfelt Commitment to Your Mate by Gary D Chapman

 

Making Marriage Simple: Ten Relationship-Saving Truths by Harville Hendrix  (Author), Helen LaKelly Hunt

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Attached: The New Science of Adult Attachment and How You can Keep and Find Love by Amir Levine and Rachel Heller

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The Dance of Intimacy by Harriet Lerner

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Depression and Anxiety

The Chemistry of Calm: A Powerful, Drug-Free Plan to Quiet Your Fears and Overcome Your Anxiety [Paperback]Henry Emmons (Author)

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The Chemistry of Joy: A Three-Step Program for Overcoming Depression Through Western Science and Eastern Wisdom [Paperback]Henry Emmons (Author), Rachel Kran

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

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Teens

Attention, Girls!: A Guide to Learning All About your ADHD By Patricia O Quinn and Carl Pearce

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Untangled: Guiding teenage girls through the seven transitions into adulthood by: Lisa Damour, PhD.

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DBT Skills Manual for Adolescents by Jill H. Rathus Phd (Author), Alec L. Miller PsyD (Author), Marsha M. Linehan PhD ABPP (Foreword)

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Sexual Identity: My Gender Workbook by: Kate Bornstein 

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