For Providers

Information Sheets

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For Patients/Survivors

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Information Sheets

Books

  • The Courage to Heal - Third Edition - Revised and Expanded : A Guide for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse by Ellen Bass & Laura Davis. Harpers Perennial. February 1990
  • Healing from the Trauma of Childhood Sexual Abuse: The Journey for Women by Karen A. Duncan. Praeger Publishers. August 2004
  • When Survivors Give Birth: Understanding and Healing the Effects of Early Sexual Abuse on Childbearing Women by Penny Simkin & Phyllis Klaus. Classic Day Publishing. April 2004.
  • Beginning to Heal: A First Book for Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse by Ellen Bass and Laura Davis, New York: Harper Collins Publications, 1993
  • Reach for the Rainbow: Advanced Healing for Survivors of Sexual Abuse by Lynne D. Finney, New York: Harper Perennial, 1991
  • What About Me? A Guide for Men Helping Female Partners Deal with Childhood Sexual Abuse by Grant Cameron. Creative Bound, Incorporated / June 1994
  • Broken Boys, Mending Men: Recovery from Childhood Sexual Abuse by S. Grubman-Black: Tab Books, 1990

Websites, Online Resources and Support Groups


Website References

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