Suggested Reading

Repressed Memories: A Journey to Recovery from Sexual Abuse (Renee Fredrickson) Simon & Schuster Trade Paperbacks/June 1992

When Rabbit Howls (Truddi Chase) Berkley Publishing Group/March 1990

The Right to Innocence: Healing the Trauma of Childhood Sexual Abuse (Beverly Engel) Ivy Books/February 1990

Sibling Abuse:Hidden Physical, Emotional, & Sexual Trauma (Vernon R. Wiehe) Sage Publications, Inc./Jan 1997

The Survivors Guide to Great Sex: How to Have a Great Sex Life Even if You Have Been Sexually Abused (Staci Haines) Cleis Press/April 1999

Silently Seduced: When Parents Make Their Children Partners: Understanding Covert Incest (Kenneth M. Adams) Health Communications, Inc./May 1991

I’m Not Your Laughing Daughter (Ellen Bass) University of Massachusetts Press/June 1973

The Courage to Heal: A Guide for Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse, Featuring “Honoring the Truth: A Response to the Backlash” (Ellen Bass & Laura Davis) HarperTrade/May 1994

The Courage to Heal Workbook: For Women and Men Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse (Laura Davis) HarperTrade/February 1990

Beginning to Heal: A First Book for Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse (Ellen Bass,Laura Davis) HarperTrade/March 1993

Allies in Healing: When the Person You Love Was Sexually Abused as a Child (Laura Davis)HarperTrade/August 1991

I Never Told Anyone: Writings by Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse (Ellen Bass with: Louise Thornton (Illustrator), Vicki Lamb, Jude Brister, Grace Hammond, Jean Huntley) HarperTrade/Feb 1991

Reach for the Rainbow: Advanced Healing for Survivors of Sexual Abuse (Lynne D. Finney) Berkley Publishing Group/March 1992

More recovery reading

Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway (Susan J. Jeffers Fawcett Book Group/April 1996

Feel the Fear…and Beyond: Mastering the Techniques for Doing It Anyway (Susan J. Jeffers) Random House, Incorporated/August 1998

What to Say when You Talk to Your Self (Shad Helmstetter) Pocket Books/April 1987

The Language of Letting Go (Melody Beattie) Fine Communications/July 1990

Beauty for Ashes: Recieving Emotional Healing (Joyce Meyer) Harrison House, Inc./July 1997

Codependent No More: How to Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring for Yourself (Melody Beattie) Hazelden Information & Educational Services/April 1987

Gratitude: Affirming the Good Things In Life (Melody Beattie) Fine Communications/January 1999

Journey to the Heart: Daily Meditations on the Path to Freeing Your Soul (Melody Beattie) Harper San Francisco/March 1996

Playing It by Heart: Taking Care of Yourself No Matter What (Melody Beattie) Hazelden Information & Educational Services/October 1999

Stop Being Mean to Yourself: A Story about Finding the True Meaning of Self-Love (Melody Beattie) Hazelden Information & Educational Services/September 1998

Living Through the Meantime: Learning to Break the Patterns of the Past and Begin the Healing Process (Iyanla Vanzant) Simon & Schuster Trade Paperbacks/August 2001

In the Meantime: Finding Yourself and the Love You Want (Iyanla Vanzant) Simon & Schuster Trade Paperbacks/August 1999

Don’t Give It Away!: A Workbook of Self-Awareness and Self-Affirmations for Young Women (Iyanla Vanzant, with Almasi Wilcots) Simon & Schuster Trade/June 1999

Faith in the Valley: Lessons for Women on the Journey to Peace (Iyanla Vanzant) Simon & Schuster Trade Paperbacks/April 1996

Yesterday, I Cried: Celebrating the Lessons of Living and Loving (Iyanla Vanzant) Simon & Schuster Trade Paperbacks/January 2000

After Silence: Rape and My Journey Back (Nancy Venable Raine) Crown Publishing Group/July 1999

The Simple Abundance Journal of Gratitude (Sarah Ban Breathnach) Warner Books, Inc./Oct 1996

For Male Survivors

Victims No Longer: Men Recovering from Incest and Other Sexual Child Abuse (Mike Lew, Foreword by Ellen Bass) HarperTrade/February 1990

Leaping upon the Mountains: Men Proclaiming Victory over Sexual Child Abuse (Mike Lew, Richard Hoffman) North Atlantic Books/May 2000

Betrayed as Boys (Richard B. Gartner) Guilford Publications, Inc./January 2001

Abused Boys: The Neglected Victims of Sexual Abuse (Mic Hunter) Fawcett Book Group/February 1991

Reclaiming Your Life: The Gay Man’s Guide to Love, Self-Acceptance, and Trust (Rik Isensee) Alyson Publications, Inc./June 1997

Wounded Boys Heroic Men: A Man’s Guide to Recovering from Child Abuse (Daniel Jay Sonkin) Adams Media Corporation/June 1998

Alone and Forgotten Sexually Abused Man (Rod Tobin) Creative Bound, Inc./March 1999

Broken Boys – Men: Recovery from Childhood Sexual Abuse (Stephen D. Grubman-Black) McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing/June 1990

Men Surviving Incest: A Male Survivor Shares on the Process of Recovery (T. Thomas) Launch Press/Aug 1989