Here’s a list of recommended books, articles, and websites related to developmental trauma, healing, coping mechanisms, and personal growth:


  • “The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma” by Bessel van der Kolk
  • “Complex PTSD: From Surviving to Thriving” by Pete Walker
  • “Healing Developmental Trauma: How Early Trauma Affects Self-Regulation, Self-Image, and the Capacity for Relationship” by Laurence Heller and Aline LaPierre
  • “The Deepest Well: Healing the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Adversity” by Dr. Nadine Burke Harris
  • “Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma” by Peter A. Levine
  • “Complex PTSD: From Surviving to Thriving” by Pete Walker
  • “Intuitive Eating: A Revolutionary Anti-Diet Approach” by Evelyn Tribole and Elyse Resch
  • “The Eating Disorder Sourcebook: A Comprehensive Guide to the Causes, Treatments, and Prevention of Eating Disorders” by Carolyn Costin and Gwen Schubert Grabb


  • “Understanding Childhood Trauma and Its Impact on Adult Relationships” – Psychology Today
  • “How Childhood Trauma Could Be Mistaken for ADHD” – The Atlantic
  • “The Role of Childhood Trauma in Adult Depression” – Verywell Mind
  • “The Long Shadow of Childhood Trauma” – Harvard Medical School
  • “Healing Developmental Trauma: The Neurobiology of Stress and the Developmental Trauma Response” – Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute
  • “Understanding Developmental Trauma and Its Effects” – APA PsycNET


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