book recommendations


  • Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness by David Treleaven

  • Attachment-Based Yoga and Meditation for Trauma Recovery by Deidra Fay 

  • The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma, Bessel van der Kolk

  • Survivors on the Yoga Mat, Becky Thompson 

  • Yoga for Emotional Balance, bo Forbes 

  • Overcoming Trauma through Yoga: Reclaiming Your Body, David Emerson, Elizabeth Hopper, and Bessel van der Kolk

  • Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma, Peter Levine 

  • Emotional Yoga, Bija Bennett 

  • Yoga Skills for Therapists, Amy Weintraub 

  • The iRest Program for Healing PTSD: A Proven Effective Approach to Using Yoga Nidra Meditation and Deep Relaxation Techniques to Overcome Trauma, Richard C. Miller, PhD

  • Mindfulness Skills for Trauma and PTSD: Practices for Recovery and Resilience by Rachel Goldsmith Turow 

  • Yoga for Grief and Loss: Poses- Meditation- Devotion- Self-Reflection- Selfless Acts- Ritual, Karla Helbert 

  • Mindfulness Therapy Workbook for Clinicians and Clients, C. Alexander Simpkins, Ph.D., and Annellen M. Simpkins, Ph.D.

  • Mindfulness Oriented Interventions for Trauma: Integrating Contemplative Practices 

  • The Art of Healing from Sexual Trauma by Naomi Ardea