PLEASE DADDY, NO: A BOY BETRAYED The first of three books by Stuart Howarth, a friend and ally in healing, telling his story of abuse and recovery. * Recommended!*
BROKEN BOYS/MENDING MEN: Recovery from...The very first book I ever read, and well worth reading, if you can get a copy! ~ Stephen Grubman-Black.~ (hard to get copies...needs to be reprinted) *Recommended!*
ALLIES IN HEALING: WHEN THE PERSON YOU LOVE... A guide for partners of survivors of child sexual abuse addresses their needs as secondary victims and offers practical advice on supporting their loved ones on the path to recovery while attending to their own needs. ~ Laura Davis ~
THE LANGUAGE OF LETTING GO Concentrating on self-esteem and acceptance, this book offers meditations for men and women recovering from codependency and aids them in their attempt to gain control of their lives. ~ Melody Beattie ~
HOMECOMING Reclaiming The Child Within *Recommended!* ~John Bradshaw ~
SILENTLY SEDUCED: WHEN PARENTS MAKE... A guide delineates eight types of parents whose need for control can harm their children and offers suggestions for breaking that destructive cycle of control and healing life-negating wounds. ~ Dan Neuharth ~
ALL ABOUT ME! Using simple yet provocative questions, this book is designed as a tool for self-reflection, revealing your wishes and fears, memories and beliefs, secrets and dreams. ~ By Philip Keel ~
FEELING GOOD A drug-free guide to curing anxiety, guilt, pessimism, procrastination, low self-esteem, and other depressive disorders uses scientifically tested methods to improve mood and stave off the blues. ~ David D. Burns ~
CREATING LOVE/THE NEXT GREAT STAGE OF Offers a challenging new approach to relationships that helps readers indentify the traps of counterfeit love and use a four-stage process to break free from old patterns. ~ John Bradshaw ~
TOXIC PARENTS: Overcoming the Legacy of Parental Abuse. ~ Susan Forward.~
STOP THINKING AND START LIVING Happiness is not 'out there' but a state of mind that is independent of circumstance: 'If you begin to see that your thoughts are not the real thing – they're just thoughts and as thoughts they can't hurt you – your entire life will begin to change today.' ~ Richard Carlson ~
FACING THE SHADOWS: STARTING SEXUAL AND RELATIONSHIP RECOVERY. Shows techniques used by thousands of people recovering from sex addiction in a step-by-step manner, how to break free of this disease and live a healthier, more fulfilling life.
~ Patrick J. Carnes ~
ADULT CHILDREN OF ALCOHOLICS Describes the symptoms and treatment of alcoholism and examines the ways it can disrupt family relationships. ~ Janet G. Woititz ~
FEEL THE FEAR AND DO IT ANYWAY How to cope with fear of various experiences, such as public speaking, self-assertion, decision-making, intimacy, being alone, ageing, losing a loved one, and ending a relationship. ~ Susan Jeffers ~ *Recommended*
OVERCOMING ANXIETY Explains how to overcome problem fears and anxieties of all kinds - from panic attacks and phobias to executive "burn out" - in order to regain confidence and self control. A step-by-step self-help plan is included. ~ Helen Kennerley ~ *Recommended*
TRIUMPH OVER SHYNESS Shyness is exceedingly common, and can manifest itself to be a disabling condition. ~ Murray B. Stein, John R. Walker
OVERCOMING PANIC A complete course to help beat panic attacks. ~ Derrick Silove ~
GETTING CONTROL: OVERCOMING YOUR OBSESSIONS AND COMPLUSIONS. Sufferers of OCD spend hours performing ritualized actions to try to fend off imagined disaster or fear of germs, injury or even numbers. ~ Lee Baer.
SELF HELP FOR YOUR NERVES Almost every symptom complained of by people with ‘bad nerves’ will be found here, and most people will recognise themselve. ~ Dr Claire Weekes.