Door of Hope: Recognizing and Resolving the Pains of Your Past – Jan Frank

A great introduction to the process of healing from trauma, not just for sexual abuse, from a Christian perspective.

The Life Model: Living from the Heart Jesus Gave You, The Essentials of Christian Living by James G. Friesen, E. James Wilder, Anne M. Bierling, Rick Koepcke, Maribeth Poole

These authors spent 10 years studying all the models, Christian and non-Christian, to see what was working the best for traumatized persons. This is the model they developed as a result.

The Body Remembers: The Psychophysiology of Trauma and Trauma Treatment by Babette Rothschild M.S.W LCSW

This book gives a lot of excellent insight into body memories and recovering from them.

Children of Trauma: Rediscovering Your Discarded Self  by Jane Middelton-Moz

Gives information on child development and how trauma effects it; very helpful in understanding how different circumstances can be traumatizing.

Recovery from Distorted Images of God by Dale Ryan, Juanita Ryan

(also see spiritual and sexual abuse below)

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