Books Recommended by CSA Survivors

Below is a collection of books that were recommended by child sexual abuse survivors for healing and recovery, or were written by authors who are CSA survivors and submitted for inclusion in our library. (Books submitted by survivor authors are clearly labeled as “written by survivors”.)

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Speak Up Child and be Saved

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Speak Up Child and be Saved
Good Grief: 50th Anniversary Edition
Survivor Personality: Why Some People Are Stronger, Smarter, and More Skillful atHandling Life’s Diffi culties…and How You Can Be, Too
Getting Past Your Past: Take Control of Your Life With Self-Help Techniques from EMDR Therapy
The Survivors Club: The Secrets and Science that Could Save Your Life
The Right to Innocence: Healing the Trauma of Childhood Sexual Abuse: A Therapeutic 7-Step Self-Help Program for Men and Women, Including How to Choose a Therapist and Find a Support Group
Surviving Childhood Sexual Abuse: Practical Self-help For Adults Who Were Sexually Abused As Children
Door of Hope: Recognizing and Resolving the Pains of Your Past
Overcoming Childhood Sexual Trauma: A Guide to Breaking Through the Wall of Fear for Practitioners and Survivors
Abused Boys: The Neglected Victims of Sexual Abuse
Wounded Boys Heroic Men: A Man’s Guide to Recovering from Child Abuse
Recovery for Male Victims of Child Sexual Abuse
Leaping Upon the Mountains: Men Proclaiming Victory over Sexual Child Abuse
Speaking Our Truth: Voices of Courage and Healing for Male Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse
The Male Survivor: The Impact of Sexual Abuse
Quest for Respect: A Healing Guide for Survivors of Rape
In an Unspoken Voice: How the Body Releases Trauma and Restores Goodness
The PTSD Workbook: Simple, Effective Techniques for Overcoming Traumatic Stress Symptoms
Allies in Healing: When the Person You Love Was Sexually Abused as a Child
The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma
Trauma and Recovery: The Aftermath of Violence–From Domestic Abuse to Political Terror
Getting Through the Day: Strategies for Adults Hurt as Children
The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment
I Can’t Get Over It: A Handbook for Trauma Survivors
Codependent No More: How to Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring for Yourself
Dark Nights of the Soul: A Guide to Finding Your Way Through Life’s Ordeals
Anxiety Gone: The Three C’s of Anxiety Recovery
On the Threshold of Hope (Aacc Counseling Library)
The Body Remembers: The Psychophysiology of Trauma and Trauma Treatment (Norton Professional Books (Hardcover))
The Wounded Heart: Hope for Adult Victims of Childhood Sexual Abuse
Letting Go of Shame: Understanding How Shame Affects Your Life
8 Keys to Safe Trauma Recovery: Take-Charge Strategies to Empower Your Healing (8 Keys to Mental Health)