Recommended Reading

Below are some titles we recommend for those who are interested in learning more about domestic violence and sexual assault. We would also appreciate donations of these books so that we may give them out to clients.

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The Gift of Fear and Other Survival Signals that Protect Us from Violence
By Gavin de Becker

Protecting the Gift: Keeping Children and Teenagers Safe (and Parents Sane)
By Gavin de Becker

Undaunted: Breaking My Silence to Overcome the Trauma of Child Sexual Abuse
By Matthew Sandusky

Why Does He Do That?: Inside the Minds of Angry and Controlling Men
By Lundy Bancroft

When Dad Hurts Mom: Helping Your Children Heal the Wounds of Witnessing Abuse By Lundy Bancroft

Hands are Not for Hitting (Board Book)
Written by Martine Agassi, Illustrated by Marieka Heinlen

The Courage to Heal Workbook: A Guide for Women and Men Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse
By Laura Davis

Where Hope Lives
By Ali Warren

Allies in Healing: When the Person You Love Was Sexually Abused as a Child
By Laura Davis

Victims No Longer: The Classic Guide for Men Recovering from Sexual Child Abuse
By Mike Lew

When Love Goes Wrong: Strategies for Women with Controlling Partners
By Amy Jones and Susan Schechter

It’s My Life Now: Starting Over After an Abusive Relationship or Domestic Violence, 2nd Edition
By Meg Kennedy Dugan

The Domestic Violence Survival Workbook
By John J Liptak

Growing Beyond Survival: A Self-Help Toolkit for Managing Traumatic Stress (Second Edition)
By: Elizabeth G. Vermilyea