Complex PTSD: From Surviving to Thriving | A book I love!

A colleague recently recommended this book to me, and it’s just too good not to share with you! Complex PTSD: From Surviving to Thriving, by Pete Walker. This book is aimed at clients trying to recover from painful childhoods, and is so complete and illuminating, I think you may really like it. Some clients find […]

Understanding Trauma: a survivor’s guide

This a book I have co-authored to help therapists (and their trauma-surviving clients) work smarter and with greater clarity. My clients and colleagues have found it useful. It’s illustrated with lots of friendly illustrations for the traumatized kids inside all of us! If you would like to purchase a copy, go to  

Program to Heal your Shame

The Center for Creative Growth is a wonderful gem in the East Bay therapy community. The jewel in their crown is what they call the 20 Week Intensive, a truly fantastic resource for people who struggle with Codependence and the SHAME that is at the core of it.  I did it–and it changed my life. […]