Resources

I recommend these resources, which have helped me deepen my understanding about ACEs, trauma-informed care, and resilience.

Trauma-informed Resources

I recommend these resources to learn more about ACEs and trauma-informed care.

Adverse Childhood Experiences

 

  • ACEs from the pediatric perspective:  The Deepest Well by Nadine Burke Harris

 

  • ACEs from the adult perspective: Childhood Disrupted: How Your Biography Becomes Your Biography and How You Can Heal by Donna Jackson Nakazawa

 

 

  • To understand the profound impact of childhood trauma: The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog by Bruce Perry & Maia Szalavitz

Trauma-informed Care and Healing

 

 

Books on Healing from Trauma: 

  • The Body Keeps the Score by Bessel van der Kolk

  • Trauma Through a Child's Eyes by Peter Levine and Maggie Kline

  • Life After Trauma: A Workbook for Healing by Dena Rosenbloom & Mary Beth Williams

Resilience 

  • Promoting resilience in adulthood: 

    • The Five Invitations by Frank Ostaseski

    • The Book of Joy by the Dalai Lama & Bishop Desmond Tutu