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The Drama of the Gifted Child: The Search for the True Self
The Drama of the Gifted Child: The Search for the True Self
by Alice Miller
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Why are many of the most successful people plagued by feelings of emptiness and alienation? This wise and profound book has provided thousands of readers with an answer—and has helped them to apply it to their own lives.Far too many of us had to... (read more)

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A Child Called It
A Child Called It
by Dave Pelzer
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This book chronicles the unforgettable account of one of the most severe child abuse cases in California history. It is the story of Dave Pelzer, who was brutally beaten and starved by his emotionally unstable, alcoholic mother: a mother who played... (read more)

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The Courage to Heal Workbook: For Women and Men Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse
The Courage to Heal Workbook: For Women and Men Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse
by Laura Davis
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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... (read more)

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No Comfort Zone (10 Edition)
No Comfort Zone (10 Edition)
by Handy
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No Comfort Zone exposes a jagged slice of humanity that is all too present, but often shielded from our view. The author challenges us to see life as she does, so we can understand a bit of what it's like to live with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)... (read more)

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Still Waters
Still Waters
by Jennifer Lauck
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Clutching her pink trunk filled with the relics of a lost childhood, twelve-year-old Jenny steps off a bus in Reno and into the wide-open future. Separated from her brother, Bryan, and passed from caretaker to caretaker, Jenny endures as she always has... (read more)

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Outgrowing the Pain: A Book for and about Adults Abused as Children
Outgrowing the Pain: A Book for and about Adults Abused as Children
by Eliana Gil
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This much-needed book pinpoints the typical problems abused children experience when they become adults. The information is presented in a friendly and thorough manner for victims and professionals.... (read more)

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Silently Seduced: When Parents Make Their Children Partners - Understanding Covert Incest
Silently Seduced: When Parents Make Their Children Partners - Understanding Covert Incest
by Kenneth M Adams
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Did you have a parent whose love for you felt more confining than freeing, more demanding than giving, more instrusive than nurturing? Did you feel trapped in a "psychological marriage" with this parent? If so, you may be a victim of covert incest... (read more)

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On Playing a Poor Hand Well: Insights from the Lives of Those Who Have Overcome Childhood Risks and Adversities
On Playing a Poor Hand Well: Insights from the Lives of Those Who Have Overcome Childhood Risks and Adversities
by Mark Katz
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Drawing upon research examining life's trajectories, Mark Katz identifies sources of protection, strength, and understanding - the cards that enable some children to "beat the odds." He encourages therapists, educators, and other child caretakers to... (read more)

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The Lost Boy: A Foster Child's Search for the Love of a Family
The Lost Boy: A Foster Child's Search for the Love of a Family
by Dave Pelzer
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Imagine a young boy who has never had a loving home. His only possesions are the old, torn clothes he carries in a paper bag. The only world he knows is one of isolation and fear. Although others had rescued this boy from his abusive alcoholic mother... (read more)

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The Wounded Heart
The Wounded Heart
by Dan B Allender
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A recent study indicated that 38% of the women interviewed had been sexually abused by an adult or family member by the age of 18. You may think you don’t know anyone who has been sexually abused, especially if most of your friends and... (read more)

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Hard Candy: Nobody Ever Flies Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Hard Candy: Nobody Ever Flies Over the Cuckoo's Nest
by Charles A Carroll
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Charles Carroll and his brother, Bobby, had the misfortune of being hard-to-place foster children and New Jersey in the 1950s. So the powers that be simply reclassified them from orphan to retarded and exiled them to a state-mental institution. There... (read more)

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Getting Through the Day: Strategies for Adults Hurt as Children
Getting Through the Day: Strategies for Adults Hurt as Children
by Nancy J Napier
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This book enables adults who were traumatized as children to learn new strategies to meet the demands of daily living. While focusing on the effects of dissociation and including specific advice for multiples, Nancy Napier presents dozens of exercises... (read more)

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Ghosts from the Nursery: Tracing the Roots of Violence
Ghosts from the Nursery: Tracing the Roots of Violence
by Robin Karr Morse
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This new, revised edition incorporates significant advances in neurobiological research over the past decade, and includes a new introduction by Dr. Vincent J. Felitti, a leading researcher in the field. When Ghosts from the Nursery: Tracing the Roots of... (read more)

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Truth Will Set You Free : Overcoming Emotional Blindness and Finding Your True Adult Self (01 Edition)
Truth Will Set You Free : Overcoming Emotional Blindness and Finding Your True Adult Self (01 Edition)
by Alice Miller
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More than twenty years ago, a little-known Swiss psychoanalyst wrote a book that changed the way many people viewed themselves and their world. In simple but powerful prose, the deeply moving Drama of the Gifted Child showed how parents unconsciously... (read more)

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Allies in Healing: When the Person You Love Is a Survivor of Child Sexual Abuse
Allies in Healing: When the Person You Love Is a Survivor of Child Sexual Abuse
by Laura Davis
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< center> But what about me?< br> Is it possible to go one day without dealing with the survivor's issues?< br> Will we ever make love again?< br> Will the survivor love me in the end?< br> How do I know if I should throw in... (read more)

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Wounded Heart Workbook
Wounded Heart Workbook
by Dan B Allender
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Thousands of women and men have experiencelife-reviving healing from Dr. Dan Allender?s book The WoundedHeart. Now this groundbreaking material is available as a workbook,to help you work through the complex issues of sexual abuse in aconcrete way... (read more)

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Blackbird: A Childhood Lost and Found
Blackbird: A Childhood Lost and Found
by Jennifer Lauck
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To young Jenny, the house on Mary Street was home -- the place where she was loved, a blue-sky world of Barbies, Bewitched, and the Beatles. Even her mother's pain from her mysterious illness could be patted away with powder and a kiss on the cheek. But... (read more)

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We Were Born to Shine...
We Were Born to Shine...
by Ruth Stafford
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Ruth has chronicled a brave, bold and honest journey. Her quest to record an eye opening bird's eye view into the educational systems of America is sure to help many souls successfully navigate the valleys and hills that lie ahead as we strive for... (read more)

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Heal and Forgive II: The Journey from Abuse and Estrangement to Reconciliation
Heal and Forgive II: The Journey from Abuse and Estrangement to Reconciliation
by Nancy Richards
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"Heal and Forgive II" presents a first-hand description of the long journey towards healing and offers a blueprint for coming to terms with the past, based on the author's experiences.... (read more)

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How to Cook Your Daughter: A Memoir
How to Cook Your Daughter: A Memoir
by Jessica Hendra
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Her dad wrote bestseller Father Joe – but left out a few things. This is the poignant and ultimately hopeful memoir of a young girl's struggle to live a normal childhood in the '70s, and to overcome sexual abuse by her famous father. Jessica Hendra... (read more)

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