Books, Videos, CDs & Articles

Books That I Recommend

  • How We Heal: Creating a Community Wellness Plan that Addresses the Impacts of the Indian Residential School System – Anishinabek Nation
  • From the Ashes: My Story of Being Métis, Homeless, and Finding My Way.  By Jesse Thistle
  • The Neurobiology of Attachment Focused Therapy – Enhancing Connection and Trust in the Treatment of Children and Adolescents: by Jonathan Balyan and Dan Hughes, 2016.
  • My Grandmother’s Hands – Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Healing our Hearts and Bodies: by Resmaa Menakem
  • Infinite Awareness: The Awakening of a Scientific Mind – by Marjorie Woollacott
  • The Genogram Journey: Reconnecting with Your Family by McGoldrick, W.W. Norton, 2nd edition 2010.
  • Radical Acceptance – Tara Brach
  • Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy With Trauma Survivors – Susan M. Johnson
  • The Path is Everywhere: Uncovering the Jewels Hidden Within You – by Matt Licata, PhD
  • REAL: The Power of Authentic Connection: Catherine & Duane O’Kane
  • How People Change: Relationships and Neuroplasticity in Psycotherapy – by Marion Solomon and Daniel Siegle
  • Clinical Applications of the Polyvagal Theory in Therapy – by Stephen Porges and Deb Dana
  • An Unspoken Voice – How the Body Releases Trauma and Restores Goodness, by Peter A. Levine
  • The Soul’s Code; In Search of Character and Calling; James Hillman
  • Trauma-Sensitive Yoga in Therapy – David Emerson
  • The Body Keeps the Score – by Bessel van der Kolk
  • It Didnt Start With You: How Inherited Family Trauma Shapes Who We Are and How to End the Cycle: Mark Wolynn
  • Molecules of Emotion: The Science Behind Mind-Body Medicine, Dr. Candace Pert
  • In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Dr. Gabor Mate
  • Marianne Williamson: A Return to Love
  • Extraordinary Relationships: Roberta M. Gilbert
    The Middle Passage: Dr. James Hollis
    Dark Side of the Light Chasers: Debbie Ford
    Embracing Your Inner Critic: Hal and Sidra Stone
    Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom: Dr Christiane Northrup
    Wherever You Go, There You Are: Jon Kabat-Zinn
  • The Biology of Belief, Dr. Bruce Lipton
    The Art of Possibility: Rosamund Stone Zander & Benjamin Zander 
  • Widen the Window:  by Elizabeth Stanley
  • Man’s Seach for Meaning: Vicktor Frankl

Website for the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliationhttps://nctr.ca/records/reports/

Videos

Inside the Mind of a Master Procrastinator:

Catherine and Duane O’Kane: “Relationship Alive” Workshop interview (Part 1) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rh59GAlGfK0

(Part 2)  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dBRPOlgw3TM

What is Emotionally Focused Therapy for Couples?  Brief summary, Dr. Sue Johnson:

Talk by Tara Brach: Healing Trauma: The Light Shines Through the Broken Pieces https://www.tarabrach.com/healing-trauma/
Example of shifting perspectives: Weird or Just Different
Dr. Brene Brown: The Power of Vulnerability
Intitute of Noetic Sciences  http://noetic.org/
20 Most Inspiring TED talks:

http://www.lifehack.org/articles/communication/20-most-inspiring-ted-talks-all-time-that-you-should-not-miss.html

CD’s
Guide to Mindfullness Meditation: Jon Kabat-Zinn
Crystal Voices: The Harmonic Vibration of Crystal Singing Bowls

Articles

5 Regrets of the Dying http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2012/feb/01/top-five-regrets-of-the-dying
Institute of Noetic Sciences (books/articles on consciousness and healing) http://noetic.org/research/program/consciousness-healing

Epigenetics/Psychoneuroimmunology:

http://reset.me/story/epigenetics-how-you-can-change-your-genes-and-change-your-life/