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9 Healing Books About Trauma

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Different people can have an entirely different reaction to the same kind of traumatic experience; an event

What is life-savingly useful for one patient may be counterproductive for someone else

The experiences that lead to trauma can also be hugely diverse

While trauma has many faces, there are also many paths to understanding and recovery

We inherit more from our families than genetics, mannerisms or traditions; we can also inherit trauma

Menakem’s book discusses how racialised trauma affects multiple communities and comes up with strategies for healing

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The book goes into the effects of trauma on the brain, but is ultimately hopeful, arguing that

Combining her personal story with interviews with psychiatrists and therapists, Foo dives deep into Complex PTSD and

Trauma can occur for many different reasons, but one of the most common ones is a difficult,

She reassures the reader that they are not to blame for their parents’ actions or attitudes, and

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a form of psychotherapy that involves working through traumatic memories

In this important book, Renee Linklater focuses on healing trauma in Indigenous communities

Drawing on the work of ten Indigenous healthcare practitioners, Decolonizing Trauma Work is an essential guide to

A deeply personal book, Heavy takes a frank and open look at one man’s trauma and

For a look at some fascinating studies, try How Horror Helps With Processing Grief and Trauma