Some really good books. Click on the covers for descriptions.
Hold Me Tight by Susan Johnson
Five Powerful Ways Abusive Narcissists Get Inside Your Head
from Self Care Haven website.
A Dad's Letter to His Son (About the Only Good reason to Get Married
by: Kelly M. Flanagan
The Debt: What Do Grown Children Owe Their Terrible, Abusive Parents
by: Emily Yoffe
Co-Narcissism: How We Accommodate to Narcissistic Parents
by: Alan Rappaport, Ph. D.
Shame by: Robert Karen
other professionals to know about:
These are therapists I refer to often and whose work I really trust:
Loralee Newman, LPC ~
Certifed EFT couples therapist. Offers skilled couples therapy using Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) www.loraleenewman.com.
Marla Feinberg, LMFT ~
Trained in Attachment Issues, Trauma, EMDR and AEDP. Sees Individuals and Couples. http://www.portlandrelationshiptherapist.com
Ann Davidman, MFT ~
Offering focused sessions within a safe and structured environment to explore and understand the many feelings associated with the decision about whether or not to become a parent. Ann is based in Oakland, CA, however, she has successfully worked remotely with clients all over the world on this issue. Along with her co-author, Ann wrote Motherhood, Is It For Me: Your Step by Step Guide to Clarity. www.motherhoodisitforme.com
Katherine Johnson ~
Offering Aligned Presence Mastery, a unique and results-oriented online small group program for women moving forward after divorce. Katherine supports women to discover how they show up in the world and helps them set the stage for their next chapter feeling more comfortable in their skin, more confident in their presence, and supported to thrive as the person they are now in life. Earning her undergraduate degree from Princeton University and masters degree from Lewis & Clark College, Katherine is passionate about teaching women how to access, cultivate, and translate their personal power into an aligned presence that brings greater success and happiness in their personal and professional lives.