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A Woman`s Guide to Overcoming Sexual Fear & Pain
Goodwin, Aurelie Jones & Agronin, Marc E.. "A Woman`s Guide to Overcoming Sexual Fear & Pain." New Harbinger Publications, Inc. pp. 280. 1997. [Book] []
Abstract:Workbook offers a gently & effective guide to help women understand & begin to overcome the fear or pain that inhibits or blocks their sexuality.

Adults Molested as Children: A Survivor`s Manual for Women & Men
Bear, Euan & Dimock, Peter T.. "Adults Molested as Children: A Survivor`s Manual for Women & Men." Safer Society Series pp. 66. 1988. [Book] [314.bea]
Abstract:For adults who are beginning to remember & process the sexual abuse inflicted on them in childhood.

Against Rape
Medea, Andra & Thompson, Kathleen. "Against Rape." In: A Survival Manual for Women: How to Avoid Entrapment & How to Cope with Rape Physically & Emotional. Farrar, Straus and Giroux: New York pp. 152. 1974. [Book] []
Abstract:Discusses the varied aspects of rape--why it happens so commonly, how it affects women`s daily lives, who the rapist is, & why the rape rates are climbing so fast. Also, provides a practical guide for women--how to recognize & avoid dangerous situations, how to train for self-defense, how to overcome their own feelings of guilt, & how to cope with the present legal morass.

Betrayal Trauma
Freyd, Jennifer J.. "Betrayal Trauma." In: The Logic of Forgetting Childhood Abuse. Harvard University Press pp. 232. 1996. [Book] [314.fre]
Abstract:Discusses in both human & scientific terms the central dimension of human attachment in coping with overwhelming experiences.

Spinal-Robinson, Phyllis & Wickman, Randi Easton. "Cartwheels." In: A Workbook for Children Who Have Been Sexually Abused. Jalice Publishers pp. 97. 1992. [Book] [302.rob]
Abstract:Accompianed by a Therapist`s Guide.

Clear Your Past, Change Your Future
Finney, Lynne D.. "Clear Your Past, Change Your Future." In: Proven Techniques for Inner Exploration & Healing. New Harbinger Publications pp. 184. 1997. [Book] [314.fin]
Abstract:Step-by-step guide to a process of inner exploration that will let you heal old psychological wounds & permanently change your mental programming.

Hsiung, Robert. "e-therapy." In: Case Studies, Guiding Principles, and the Clinical Potential of the Internet. W.W. Norton pp. 226. 2002. [Book] [300.hsi]
Abstract:Look at the potential of using the Internet as a counseling tool. Provides case studies and other information.

Free of the Shadows
Adams, Caren & Fay, Jennifer. "Free of the Shadows." In: Recovering From Sexual Violence. New Harbinger Publications pp. 208. 1989. [Book] [314.ada]
Abstract:Provides practical suggestions for getting through the days & months ahead following trauma of rape.

From Surviving to Thriving
Bratton, Mary. "From Surviving to Thriving." In: A Therapist`s Guide to Stage II Recovery for Survivors of Childhood Abuse. Haworth Maltreatment and Trauma Press pp. 282. 1999. [Book] [303.bra]
Abstract:Step-by-step guidance for dealing with adult survivors, including rationale for diagnosis, process and sequence.

From Surviving to Thriving`
Dinsmore, Christine. "From Surviving to Thriving`." In: Incest, Feminism, and Recovery. State University of New York Press pp. 190. 1991. [Book] [309.din]
Abstract:Analyzes incest recovery from a feminist perspective. Based on research with incest survivors & years of therapy with survivors of childhood sexual abuse.

Ghosts in the Bedroom
Graber, Ken. "Ghosts in the Bedroom." In: A Guide for Partners of Incest Survivors. Health Communications, Inc. pp. 150. 1991. [Book] [314.gra]
Abstract:Provides comfort & guidance for partners in the process of recovery.

Growing Beyond Abuse
Nestingen, Signe L. & Lewis, Laurel Ruth. "Growing Beyond Abuse." In: A Workbook for Survivors of Sexual Exploitation or Childhood Sexual Abuse. Omni Recovery, Inc. pp. 174. 1990. [Book] [314.nes]
Abstract:Focuses on the recovery process & gives concrete advice & tools to those who are trying to grow beyond abuse.

Hope in Healing
Edwards, Tess & Derouard, Mary. "Hope in Healing." Source RE Source pp. 74. 1994. [Book] [314.edw]
Abstract:Based on our experience of the devastating impact of childhood sexual abuse on adult life.

Incest and Sexuality
Maltz, Wendy & Holman, Beverly. "Incest and Sexuality." In: A Guide to Understanding and Healing. Lexington Books pp. 166. 1987. [Book] [303.mal]
Abstract:Provides self-help information for adult survivors of child sexual abuse and insights for clinicians.

Journey to Wholeness
Corvin-Blackburn, Judith. "Journey to Wholeness." In: A Guide to Inner Healing. Healing Concepts Publishing pp. 279. 1996. [Book] [314.cor]
Abstract:Offers an opportunity to meet, mend, marvel over and express the most spirited part of ourselves -- our inner teenager.

Lights in the Darkness
Clark, Ave. "Lights in the Darkness." In: For Survivors and Healers of Sexual Abuse. Resurrection Press pp. 129. 1995. [Book] [314.cla]
Abstract:Ave Clark speaks from her heart in gentle yet compelling ways to uplift the spirit of the readers. Using poetry, scripture, imagery, & anecdotes, she paints a portrait of a courageous healer & invites the readers to recognize themselves in it.

Making Hope Happen
McDermott, Diane & Snyder, C.R.. "Making Hope Happen." In: A Workbook for Turning Possibilities into Reality. New Harbinger Publications, Inc. pp. 248. 1999. [Book] []
Abstract:Down-to-earth guidance on how to get out of the doldrums of hopelessness & begin moving forward.

Outgrowing the Pain
Gil, Eliana. "Outgrowing the Pain." In: A Book for and About Adults Abused as Children. A Dell Trade Paperback pp. 88. 1983. [Book] [303.gil]
Abstract:Book of questions that can pinpoint & illuminate destructive patterns.

Repressed Memories
Fredrickson, Renee. "Repressed Memories." In: A Journey to Recovery from Sexual Abuse. Simon and Schuster pp. 240. 1992. [Book] [314.fre]
Abstract:Drawing from her extensive clinical experience, the author has written a supportive and encouraging book for abuse victims

Surviving Sexual Assault
Grossman, Rochel & Sutherland, Joan. "Surviving Sexual Assault." Congdon & Weed, Inc. pp. 86. 1983. [Book] [314.gro]
Abstract:Answers the urgent questions of every woman who is assaulted.

Surviving Sexual Assault - Revised & Updated
Grossman, Rochel & Sutherland, Joan. "Surviving Sexual Assault - Revised & Updated." Congdon & Weed, Inc. pp. 86. 1991. [Book] [314.gro]
Abstract:Vital information, including: Who to call first, Where to turn for help--medical & legal; How to deal with feelings of rage, humiliation, & fear; What family & friends should do; Up-to-date, nationwide directory of rape crisis centers; Nationwide directory of hotline numbers.

Survivor Prayers
Foote, Catherine J.. "Survivor Prayers." In: Talking with God about Childhood Sexual Abuse. Westminster/John Knox Press pp. 93. 1994. [Book] []
Abstract:Provided to survivors of abuse, especially survivors of childhood sexual abuse, offering them a way of exploring the impact that abuse has had on their relationship with God.

The Angry Heart
Santoro, Joseph & Cohen, Ronald. "The Angry Heart." In: Overcoming Borderline and Addictive Disorders. New Harbinger Publications pp. 253. 1997. [Book] [314.san]
Abstract:Self-help guide combines professional expertise with the words & experiences of Samuel, a young man who is struggling to stay on the path of his own healing journey.

The Courage to Heal
Bass, Ellen & Davis, Laura. "The Courage to Heal." In: A Guide for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse. Perennial Library pp. 495. 1988. [Book] [303.bas]
Abstract:An inspiring, comprehensive guide that offers hope & encouragement to every woman who was sexually abused as a child--and those who care about her.

The Depression Workbook
Copeland, Mary Ellen & McKay, Matthew. "The Depression Workbook." In: A Guide for Living with Depression & Manic Depression. New Harbinger Publications, Inc. pp. 304. 1992. [Book] [314.cop]
Abstract:Expanding on particular treatment strategies in greater detail, each chapter lets you note your own responses to vital self-help queries side-by-side with those of the 120 survey participants.

The Path to Wholeness
Tuttle, Carol. "The Path to Wholeness." In: A Personal Approach to Spiritual Healing and Empowerment for Individuals Recovering from Sexual and. Covenant pp. 233. 1993. [Book] [314.tut]
Abstract:Especially relevant to those who grew up in strict religious systems.

The Right to Innocence
Engel, Beverly. "The Right to Innocence." In: Healing the Trauma of Childhood Sexual Abuse. Ivy Books pp. 252. 1989. [Book] [314.eng]
Abstract:Therapeutic 7-step self-help program for men & women, including how to choose a therapist & find a support group.

The Scarred Soul
Alderman, Tracy. "The Scarred Soul." In: Understanding & Ending Self-Inflicted Violence. New Harbinger Publications, Inc. pp. 216. 1997. [Book] [314.ald]
Abstract:Written for the victims of self-inflicted violence--teaches them what they can do to stop hurting themselves.

The Sexual Healing Journey
Maltz, Wendy. "The Sexual Healing Journey." In: A Guide for Survivors of Sexual Abuse. Harper Perennial pp. 347. 1991. [Book] [314.mal]
Abstract:Encouraging, hope-filled book can help survivors of all types of sexual abuse achieve the loving & safe sexual lives they so reichly deserve.

The Sexual Healing Journey - Revised Edition
Maltz, Wendy. "The Sexual Healing Journey - Revised Edition." In: A Guide for Survivors of Sexual Abuse. Quill pp. 346. 2001. [Book] [314.mal]
Abstract:Encouraging, hope-filled book can help survivors of all types of sexual abuse achieve the loving and safe sexual lives they so richly deserve.

Therapy for Adults Molested as Children
Briere, John. "Therapy for Adults Molested as Children." In: Beyond Survival. Springer Publishing Company pp. 256. 1996. [Book] [303.bri]
Abstract:Information on how to treat sexual abuse survivors more effectively. Offers an integrated theory of postabuse symptom development.

Toxic Parents
Forward, Susan & Buck, Craig. "Toxic Parents." In: OvercomingTheir Hurtful Legacy & Reclaiming Your Life. Bantam Books pp. 326. 1989. [Book] [314.for]
Abstract:Offers a penetrating model of how to heal the frozen grief of our dysfunctional past.

What to do When the Police Leave
Jenkins, Bill. "What to do When the Police Leave." In: A Guide to the First Days of Traumatic Loss. WBJ Press pp. 157. 2001. [Book] [305.jen]
Abstract:Gives concise, practical, and authoritative answers to the question that inevitably follows the newsGives concise, practical, and authoritative answers to the question that inevitably follows the newsGives concise, practical, and authoritative answers to the question that inevitably follows the news

When to Forgive
Affinito, Mona Gustafson. "When to Forgive." In: A Healing Guide to Help You. New Harbinger Publications, Inc. pp. 204. 1999. [Book] [314.aff]
Abstract:Takes you through the process of making an informed forgiveness decision.

With the Phoenix Rising
Grossman, Frances & Cook, Alexandra. "With the Phoenix Rising." In: Lessons from Ten Resilient Women who overcame the trauma of childhood sexual abuse. Jossey-Bass pp. 258. 1999. [Book] [303.gro]
Abstract:Lessons from 10 women who have successfully integrated the expereince of traumatic childhood sexual abuse into their lives. Provides hope for fellow survivors and gives clinicians the insight they need to help encourage other women.

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