Healing the Shame that Binds You
10 best books like Healing the Shame that Binds You (John Bradshaw): The Journey from Abandonment to Healing: Turn the End of a Relationship into the Beginning of a New Life, The Verbally Abusive Relationship: How to Recognize It and How to Respond, Toxic Parents: Overcoming Their Hurtful Legacy and Reclaiming Your Life, For Your Own Good: Hidden Cruelty in Child-Rearing and the Roots of Violence, The Road Less Traveled and Beyond: Spiritual Growth in an Age of Anxiety, The Courage to Heal Workbook: A Guide for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse, The Courage to Heal: A Guide for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse, Adult Children of Abusive Parents, The Emotionally Absent Mother: A Guide to Self-Healing and Getting the Love You Missed, Healing Your Emotional Self: A Powerful Program to Help You Raise Your Self-Esteem, Quiet Your Inner Critic, and Overcome Your Shame
The Journey from Abandonment to Healing: Turn the End of a Relationship into the Beginning of a New Life
Like Dr. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross's groundbreaking On Death and Dying , Susan Anderson's book clearly defines the five phases of a different kind of grieving--grieving over a lost relationship. An experienced professional who has specialized in helping people with loss, heartbreak, and abandonment...
In this fully expanded and updated third edition of the bestselling classic, you learn why verbal abuse is more widespread than ever, and how you can deal with it. You'll get more of the answers you need to recognize abuse when it happens, respond to abusers safely and appropriately, and most important,...
Toxic Parents: Overcoming Their Hurtful Legacy and Reclaiming Your Life
All parents fall short from time to time. But Susan Forward pulls no punches when it comes to those whose deficiencies cripple their children emotionally. Her brisk, unreserved guide to overcoming the stultifying agony of parental manipulation—from power trips to guilt trips and all other killers...
For Your Own Good: Hidden Cruelty in Child-Rearing and the Roots of Violence
For Your Own Good, the contemporary classic exploring the serious if not gravely dangerous consequences parental cruelty can bring to bear on children everywhere, is one of the central works by Alice Miller, the celebrated Swiss psychoanalyst.With her typically lucid, strong, and poetic language,...
The Road Less Traveled and Beyond: Spiritual Growth in an Age of Anxiety
|Author||M. Scott Peck|
The culmination of a lifetime of Dr. M. Scott Peck’s counseling, lecturing, and writing, and the conclusion of the classic bestselling Road trilogy, The Road Less Traveled and Beyond leads us to a deeper awareness of how to live rich, fulfilling lives in a world fraught with stress and anxiety.
The Courage to Heal Workbook: A Guide for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse
In this groundbreaking companion to The Courage to Heal, Laura Davis offers an inspiring, in-depth workbook that speaks to all women and men healing from the effects of child sexual abuse. The combination of checklists, writing and art Projects, open-ended questions and activities expertly guides...
Come to terms with your past while moving powerfully into the future
The Courage to Heal is an inspiring, comprehensive guide that offers hope and a map of the healing journey to every woman who was sexually abused as a child—and to those who care about her. Although the effects of child sexual...
A history of a childhood abuse is not a life sentence. Here is hope, healing, and a chance to recover the self lost in childhood. Drawing on his extensive work with Adult Children, and on his own experience as a survivor of emotional neglect, therapist Steven Farmer demonstrates that through exercises...
The Emotionally Absent Mother: A Guide to Self-Healing and Getting the Love You Missed
|Author||Jasmin Lee Cori|
Was your mother too busy, too tired, or too checked-out to provide you with the nurturing you needed as a child? Men and women who were “undermothered” as children often struggle with intimate relationships, in part because of their unmet need for maternal care. The Emotionally Absent Mother will...
Healing Your Emotional Self: A Powerful Program to Help You Raise Your Self-Esteem, Quiet Your Inner Critic, and Overcome Your Shame
Healing Your Emotional Self
"Emotionally abusive parents are indeed toxic parents, and they cause significant damage to their children's self-esteem, self-image, and body image. In this remarkable book, Beverly Engel shares her powerful Mirror Therapy program for helping adult survivors...
From grief and mourning to aging and relationships, poet and Redbook contributor Judith Viorst presents a thoughtful and researched study in this examination of love, loss, and letting go.
Drawing on psychoanalysis, literature, and personal experience, Necessary Losses is a philosophy...
|Author||Janet Geringer Woititz|
In the 1980's, Janet Woititz broke new ground in our understanding of what it is to be an Adult Child of an Alcoholic. In this updated edition of her bestseller she re-examines the movement and its inclusion of Adult Children from various dysfunctional family backgrounds who share the same characteristics....
Dr. Black's analysis of ACOA's is pretty dead on. Coming from a home with an alcoholic parent I found myself relating a lot to what she says in her book. While I do think a lot of it is very - how do you say? - surface stuff, I understand the need for it considering it's meant to be sold to a wide amount of people....
Revised and Updated With Over 600,000 Copies Sold
Pia Mellody creates a framework for identifying codependent thinking, emotions and behaviour and provides an effective approach to recovery. Mellody sets forth five primary adult symptoms of this crippling condition, then traces their...
|Author||Charles L. Whitfield|
Dr. Whitfield provides a clear and effective introduction to the basic principles of recovery. This book is a modern classic, as fresh and useful today as it was more than a decade ago when first published. Here, frontline physician and therapist Charles Whitfield describes the process of wounding...
In The Dance of Intimacy, the bestselling author of The Dance of Anger outlines the steps to take so that good relationships can be strengthened and difficult ones can be healed. Taking a careful look at those relationships where intimacy is most challenged--by distance, intensity, or pain--she teaches...
In simple, straightforward terms, Beattie takes you into the territory beyond codependency, into the realm of recovery and relapse, family-of-origin work and relationships, surrender and spirituality.
You're learning to let go, to live your life free of the grip of someone else's problems....
At last, this is your story. You'll recognize yourself, your friends, and your loves. You'll see how to use each life crisis as an opportunity for creative change -- to grow to your full potential. Gail Sheehy's brilliant road map of adult life shows the inevitable personality and sexual changes we go...
First published in 1990, this perennial best-seller has helped countless children build self-esteem and assertiveness skills.
Newly revised and updated, it’s the ultimate resource for any kid who’s ever been picked on at school, bossed around, blamed for things he or she didn’t...
|Author||Janet Geringer Wotitiz|
What am i doing right now? Eating packets of taco bell hot sauce until my mouth feels like its going to act like the southern states in the civil war and run away by secession for a little while or something... best simile ever, right guys? Cuz that like so totally shows that I know like a lot about American...
Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions
Librarian's Note: This is an alternate-cover edition for ISBN 0916856011 / 9780916856014
Originally published in 1952, this classic book is used by A.A. members and groups around the world. Bill W.'s 24 essays on the Steps and the Traditions discuss the principles by which A.A. members recover...
An Adult Child's Guide to What's Normal
|Author||John C. Friel|
You have begun to deal with the pain and trauma of being raised in a dysfunctional family and now you are ready to lead a healthy life. But:
Do you know what healthy people do?
Do you know what is “normal”?
Do you know how to ask unwanted guests to leave?
In An Adult...
|Author||Al-Anon Family Groups|
After two years, I think I've read most of this book; its format is the "daily inspiration" type with a reading for each day of the year. Yes, I sometimes read some of the text with a touch of sarcasm in my voice, but one of the awesome things I've learned in Al-Anon is to TAKE WHAT YOU LIKE AND LEAVE THE REST....