Reference List for ATC 101 and ATC 102 Live


Davis, N. (1988, 1990, & 1996). Therapeutic stories that teach and heal. [Available through the Self-Esteem Shop, see below.]

Herman, J. (1997). Trauma and recovery. New York, NY.

Levine, P. (2015). Trauma and memory: Brain and body in a search for the living past. Berkeley, CA: North Atlantic Books.

Levine, P. (1997). Waking the tiger: Healing trauma. Berkeley, CA: North Atlantic Books.

Levine, P., & Kline, M. (2007). Trauma through a child’s eyes: Awakening the ordinary miracle of healing. Berkeley, CA: North Atlantic Books.

Napier, N. (1990). Recreating yourself. New York, NY: W.W.Norton.

Perry, B., & Szalavitz, M. (2006). The boy who was raised as a dog. New York, NY: Basic Books. (Paperback published in 2008.)

Scaer, R. (2001). The body bears the burden. New York, NY: Haworth Press.

Scaer, R. (2005). The trauma spectrum. New York, NY: W.W. Norton.

Schiraldi, G. (2000). The post-traumatic stress disorder sourcebook: A guide to healing, recovery, and growth. Lincolnwood, IL: Lowell House. (In paperback.)

Simeon, D., & Abugel, J. (2006). Feeling unreal. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Terr, L. (1994). Unchained memories: True stories of traumatic memories, lost and found. New York, NY: Basic Books.

Tinnin, L, & Gantt, L. (2013). The Instinctual Trauma Response and Dual-Brain Dynamics. Morgantown, WV: Gargoyle Press. [This book was withdrawn from publication for updating but will be back in print this spring through Createspace.]

Trudeau, G. (2006). The war within. Kansas City, Mo: Andrews McMeel.

van der Hart, O., Nijenhuis, E., & Steele, K. (2006). The haunted self. New York, NY: W.W. Norton.

van der Kolk, B. (2014). The body keeps the score: Brain, mind, and body in the healing of trauma. New York: Penguin Publishing Group.

Any of Alice Miller’s books – The drama of the gifted child; For your own good; Thou shalt not be aware; Banished knowledge; The untouched key; Pictures from a childhood.


Karr, M. (1995). The liars’ club. New York, NY: Penguin Books/Penguin Paperback.

Raine, N. After silence: Rape and my journey back. (1998). New York, NY: Three Rivers Press (in paperback).

Walls, J. (2005). The glass castle. New York: Scribner.

Parts Work

*Goulding, R.A. and Schwartz, R.C. (2002). The mosaic mind: Empowering the tormented selves of child abuse survivors.s Oak Park, IL: Trailheads Publications.

ATW. (2005). Got parts? An insider’s guide to managing life successfully with dissociative identity disorder. Loving Healing Press.

*Holmes, Tom (2007). Parts work. An illustrated guide to your inner life. Winged Heart Press.

*Schwartz, Richard (2001). Introduction to the Internal Family Systems model. Oak Park, IL: Trailheads Publications.

*Schwartz, Richard (2008). You are the one you’ve been waiting for: Bringing courageous love into intimate relationships.

*Steege, Mary (2010). The spirit-led life. A Christian encounter with Internal Family Systems. Createspace/Amazon.

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Self Care

Chodron, P. (2001). The places that scare you. Boston: Shambhala Publications.

Figley, C. (1995). Compassion fatigue: Coping with secondary traumatic stress disorder in those who treat the traumatized. London: Brunner-Routledge.

Siegel, D. (2007). The mindful brain: Reflection and attunement in the cultivation of well-being. New York: W.W. Norton.

Van Dernoot Lipsky, L. (2009). Trauma stewardship: An everyday guide to caring for self while caring for others. San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler.

Wicks, R. (2010). BOUNCE: Living the resilient life. New York: Oxford University Press.