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Books that Inspire my Work

Here is a list of books that has inspired my work and my practice. I recommend each and every one as they all have a part in what my practice is today.

  • Barks, Coleman. 2001. The Soul of Rumi: A new Collection of Ecstatic Poems.

  • Brown, Brene. 2015. Rising Strong.

  • Brown, Brene. 2012. Daring Greatly.

  • Brown, Brene. 2017. Braving the Wilderness.

  • Chodron, Pema. Too many to list!

  • Daan van Kampenhout. 2008. The Tears of the Ancestors.

  • Daan van Kampenhout. 1997. Images of the Soul.

  • Estes, Clarrissa. 1992. Women Who Run with the Wolves.

  • Fisher, Janina. 2017. Healing the Fragmented Selves of Trauma Survivors.

  • Frank, Arthur. 2004. Renewal of Generosity: Illness, Medicine and How to Live.

  • Frank, Arthur. 1991. The Will of the Body.

  • Greer, Patricia. 2014. Breast Cancer: A Soul Journey.

  • Hellinger, Bert. 2006. No Waves Without the Ocean.

  • Jenkinson, Stephen. 2008. Griefwalker. A Film by Tim Wilson.

  • Jenkinson, Stephen. 2018. Come of Age: The Case for Edlerhood in a time of Trouble.

  • Jenkinson, Stephen. 2015. Die Wise: A Manifesto for Sanity and Soul.

  • Kain, Kathy., Terrell, Stephen. 2018. Nurturing Resilience: Helping Clients Move Forward from Developmental Trauma. Keen, Sam. 1991. Fire in the Belly.

  • Kornfield, Jack. 2008. The Wise Heart: A Guide to the Universal Teachings of Buddhist Psychology.

  • Levine, Peter. 2005. Healing Trauma: A Pioneering Program for Restoring the Wisdom of Your Body.

  • Levine, Peter. 1997. Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma.

  • Levine, Peter. 2010. In an Unspoken Voice: How the Body Releases Trauma and Restores Goodness.

  • Levine, Peter. 2015. Trauma and Memory : Brain and Body in a Search for the Living Past.

  • Macnaughton, Ian (Editor). 2004. Body, Breath, & Consciousness: A Somatics Anthology.

  • Marion Woodman. 1982. Addiction to Perfection.

  • Miller, Richard. 2005. Yoga Nidra: The Meditative Heart of Yoga.

  • Mindell, Amy. 1999. Coma: A Healing Journey: A Guide for Family, Friends, and Helpers.

  • Mitchel, Stephen (Editor/Translator). 1982. The Select Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke.

  • Naomi Remen, M.D. 2000. My Grandfather’s Blessing: Stories of Strength, Refuge, and Belonging.

  • Ostaseski, Frank. 2017. The Five Invitations: Discovering What Death Can Teach us About Living Fully.

  • Poole-Heller, Diane. 2019. The Power of Attachment: How to Create Deep and Lasting Intimate Relationships.

  • Prechtel, Martin. 2015. The Smell of Rain on Dust: Grief and Praise.

  • Richmond, Lewis. 2012. Aging as A Spiritual Practice.

  • Rinpoche, Sogyal. 1994. The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying.

  • Rosen, Kim. 2009. Saved by a Poem: The transformative Power of Words.

  • Rosenbberg, Jack., Kitaen-Morse. 1996. The Intimate Couple.

  • Sacks, Oliver. 1973. Awakenings.

  • Sacks, Oliver. 2015 Gratitude.

  • Scaer, M.D., Robert. 2007. The Body Bears the Burden.

  • Schmidt, Johannes. 2006. Inner Navigation: Trauma Healing and Constellation Process Work as Navigational tools for the Evolution of Your True Self.

  • Seigal, M.D. Hartzell, Mary, M.Ed. 2003. Parenting From The Inside Out.

  • Van der Kolk, M.D., Bessel. 2014. The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind and Body in the Healing of Trauma. Weller, Francis. 2015. The Wild Edge of Sorrow.

  • Weller, Francis. 2012. Entering the Healing Ground: Grief, Ritual and the Soul of the World.

  • Wolynn, Mark. 2016. It Didn’t Start with You: How Inherited Family Trauma shapes who we Are and How to End the Cycle.

  • Whyte, David. 2009. The Three Marriages.

  • Whyte, David. 2012. Pilgrim.

  • Whyte, David. Where Many Rivers Meet.

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