Recommended Reading

Books on sexual abuse and healing Books on courage and positive change
Abused Boys: The Neglected Victims of Sexual Abuse
Mic Hunter

Allies in Healing
Laura Davis

A Safe Place: Beyond Sexual Abuse
Jan Morrison

Beginning to Heal
Ellen Bass, Laura Davis

Betrayal of Innocence
Dr. Susan Forward, Craig Bucks

Beyond Betrayal: Taking Charge of Your Life After Boyhood Sexual Abuse
Richard B. Gartner, William Pollack

Catching Fire: Men Coming Alive in Recovery
Merle Fossum

The Courage to Heal
Ellen Bass, Laura Davis

Don’t Tell: The Sexual Abuse of Boys
Michel Dorais

Families in Recovery: Healing the Damage of Childhood Sexual Abuse
Beverly Engel, M.F.C.C.

Ghosts in the Bedroom
Ken Graber, M.A.

Healing the Shame that Binds You
John Branshaw

Healing Victims of Sexual Abuse
Paula Sanford

Helping Victims of Sexual Abuse: A Sensitive Biblical Guide for Counselors, Victims, and Families
Lynn Heitritter, Jeanette Vought

Homecoming: Reclaiming and Championing Your Inner Child
John Bradshaw

Hurting & Healing: How to Overcome the Trauma of Sexual Abuse & Rape
Gloria Wade

Hush: Moving From Silence to Healing After Childhood Sexual Abuse
Nicole Braddock Bromley

If the Man You Love Was Abuse: A Couple’s Guide to Healing
Marie H. Browne, R.N.,
Ph.D., Jarlene M. Browne

Incestand Sexuality
Wendy Maltz & Beverly Holman

Innocence Destroyed
Jean Renvoize

The Invisible Wound
Wayne Kritsberg

JoyousSexuality
Mic Hunter

Leaping Upon the Mountains
Mike Lew

Lightsin the Darkness
Ave Clark, O.P.

Memory and Abuse
Charles L. Whitfield, M.D.

Men Surviving Incest
T. Thomas

Outgrowing the Pain Together
Eliana Gil, Ph.D.

No Place to Cry
Doris Vanstone/Erwin W. Lutzer

Partners in Recovery
Beverly Engel, M.F.C.C.

Reach for the Rainbow: Advanced Healing for Survivors
Lynne D. Finney, J.D., M.S.W.n

Reclaiming Our Lives: Hope for Adult Survivors of Incest
Carol Poston & Karen Lison

The Right to Innocence
Beverly Engel, M.F.C.C.

A Safe Place, Beyond Sexual Abuse
Jan Morrison

Secret Scars: A Guide for Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse
Cynthia Crosson Tower

Secret Survivors
E. Sue Blume

The Sexual Healing Journey: A Guide for Survivors of Sexual Abuse
Wendy Maltz

Silently Seduced
Kenneth M. Adams, Ph.D.

Surviving Childhood Sexual Abuse
Carolyn Ainscough, Kay Toon

Survivors and Partners
Paul A. Hansen, Ph.D.

Victims No Longer
Mike Lew

Wounded Boys Heroic Men
Daniel Jay Sonkin, Ph.D.

What About Me?: A Book for Men Helping Female Partners Deal with Childhood Sexual Abuse
Grant Cameron

The Wounded Heart
Dr. Dan B. Allender

The Achilles Syndrome
Harold H. Bloomfield, M.D.

Beauty for Ashes: Receiving Emotional Healing
Joyce Meyer

Beyond Co-Dependency
Melody Beattie

Boundaries: When to Say Yes, How to Say No to Take Control of Your Life
Dr. Henry Cloud, Dr. John Townsend

Breaking Free of the Co-Dependency Trap
Barry K. Weinhold, Ph.D.,
Janae B. Weinhold, Ph.D.

Changes That Heal
Dr. Henry Cloud

Co-Dependent No More
Melody Beattie

The Courage to be Yourself: A Woman’s Guide to Emotional Strength and Self-Esteem
Sue Patton Thoele

Dare to Be Yourself: How to Quit Being an Extra in Other People’s Movies and Become the Star of Your Own
Alan H. Cohen

Emotional Resilience: Simple Truths for Dealing with the Unfinished Business of Your Past
David Viscott, M.D.

End the Struggle and Dance With Life
Susan Jeffers, Ph.D.

Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway
Susan Jeffers, Ph.D.

Feelings Buried Alive Never Die…
Karol K. Truman

Healing Your Aloneness
Erika J. Chopich, Margaret Paul

Help Yourself
David Pelzer

In Pursuit of Peace
Joyce Meyer

The Language of Letting Go
Melody Beattie

Learning to Love Yourself
Sharon Wegscheider-Cruse

Maximum Self-Esteem
Jerry Minchinton

Overcoming Hurts & Anger
Dwight L. Carlson, M.D.

The Game of Life & How to Play It
Florence Scovel Shinn

The Road Less Traveled
M. Scott Peck, M.D.

The Secret of Letting Go
Guy Finley

Total Self-Confidence
Dr. Robert Anthony

Why Your Life Sucks and What You Can Do About It
Alan H. Cohen

You Can Be Happy No Matter What
Richard Carlson, Ph.D.

Your Best Life Now
Joel Osteen

Your Sacred Self
Wayne W. Dyer