New Beginnings
24-hour Help Line: 206.522.9472

Domestic Abuse Women’s Network (DAWN)
Advocacy & Crisis Hotline: 425.656.7867

Northwest Network of Bisexual, Trans, Lesbian and Gay Survivors of Abuse


Bancroft, Lundy. Why Does He Do That?: Inside the Minds of Angry and Controlling Men. Berkley Trade (2003).

Bass, Ellen & Laura Davis. The Courage to Heal: A Guide for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse. Harper Perennial (2008).

Girshick, Lori B. Woman to Woman Sexual Violence: Does She Call it Rape? Northeastern University Press (2002).

Haines, Staci. Healing Sex: A Mind-Body Approach to Healing Sexual Trauma. Cleis Press (2007).

King, Neal & Thomas Moore. Speaking Our Truth: Voices of Courage and Healing for Male Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse. Perennial (1995).

Kubany, Edward & Mary McCaig. Healing the Trauma of Domestic Violence: A Workbook for Women. New Harbinger (2004).

Lew, Mike. Victims No Longer: The Classic Guide for Men Recovering from Sexual Child Abuse. Harper Perennial (2004).

Weiss, Elaine. Surviving Domestic Violence: Voices of Women Who Broke Free. Agreka (2004).

Articles on a wide range of topics related to domestic & sexual violence are available here:


Lerner, Rokelle. The Object of My Affection Is in My Reflection: Coping with Narcissists. HCI (2008).

McBride, Karyl. Will I Ever Be Good Enough?: Healing the Daughters of Narcissistic Mothers. Free Press (2009).

Payson, Eleanor. The Wizard of Oz and Other Narcissists: Coping with the One-Way Relationship in Work, Love, and Family. Julian Day Publications (2002).


Johnson, Sue. Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love. Little, Brown, and Co. (2008).

Richo, David. How to Be an Adult in Relationships: The Five Keys to Mindful Loving. Shambhala (2002).

Schnarch, David. Passionate Marriage: Keeping Love and Intimacy Alive in Committed Relationships. Holt (1998).

Taormino, Tristan. Opening Up: A Guide to Creating and Sustaining Open Relationships. Cleis Press (2008).

Tatkin, Stan. Wired for Love: How Understanding Your Partner’s Brain and Attachment Style Can Help You Defuse Conflict and Build a Secure Relationship. New Harbinger (2012).


Chodron, Pema. When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times. Shambala (2002).

Epstein, Mark. Thoughts Without A Thinker: Psychotherapy from a Buddhist Perspective. Basic Books (2004).

Huber, Cheri. There Is Nothing Wrong with You: Going Beyond Self-Hate. Keep It Simple Books (2001).

Kornfield, Jack. A Path with Heart: A Guide Through the Perils and Promises of Spiritual Life. Bantam (1993).

Kornfield, Jack. The Wise Heart: A Guide to the Universal Teachings of Buddhist Psychology. Bantam (2009).

Welwood, John. Perfect Love, Imperfect Relationships: Healing the Wound of the Heart. Trumpeter (2007).

Welwood, John. Toward a Psychology of Awakening: Buddhism, Psychotherapy, and the Path of Personal and Spiritual Transformation. Shambala (2002).


Kurtz, Ron. Body-Centered Psychotherapy: The Hakomi Method. LifeRhythm (2007).

Levine, Peter. Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma: The Innate Capacity to Transform Overwhelming Experiences. North Atlantic Books (1997).

Siegel, Daniel. Mindsight: The New Science of Personal Transformation. Bantam (2010).

Siegel, Daniel. The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind, Survive Everyday Parenting Struggles, and Help Your Family. Delacorte (2011).

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