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    “Paradoxically, it takes time to become what we already are.” – Rick Hanson

    Kellee and Abby are avid readers and have found the below books to enliven their practice as supervisors, therapists, and humans. We hope that you find one that deepens your journey as we all ‘become what you already are’ together. Books are placed in no particular order of ranking.


    1. The Heart Of Trauma: Healing the Embodied Brain in the Context of Relationships- Bonnie Badenoch
    2. Trauma Stewardship: An Everyday Guide to Caring for Self While Caring for Others- Laura van Dernoot Lipsky with Connie Burk
    3. The Circle of Security Intervention: Enhancing Attachment in Early Parent-Child Relationships- Bert Powell, Glen Cooper, Kent Hoffman, and Bob Marvin
    4. An Attachment-Based Model of Parental Alienation- C.A. Childress
    5. Therapeutic Metaphors for Children and the Child Within- Joyce C. Mills and Richard J. Crowley
    6. The Neurobiology of Attachment-Focused Therapy- Jonathan Baylin and Daniel A. Hughes
    7. Healing Parents: Helping Wounded Children Learn to Trust & Love- Michael Orlan and Terry M. Levy
    8. The Power of Discord: Why the Ups and Downs of Relationships Are The Secret to Building Intimacy, Resilience, and Trust- Claudia Gold and Edward Tronick
    9. The Neuroscience of Psychotherapy- Louis Cozolino
    10. Transforming Trauma in Children and Adolescents: An Embodied Approach to Somatic Regulation, Trauma Processing, and Attachment-Building- Elizabeth Warner, Anne Westcott, Alexandra Cook, Heather Finn
    11. EMDR with Children in the Play Therapy Room: An Integrated Approach- Ann Beckley-Forest and Annie Monaco
    12. Healing the Fragmented Selves of Trauma Survivors: Overcoming Internal Self-Alienation- Janina Fisher
    13. Healing Relational Trauma with Attachment-Focused Interventions: Daniel A. Hughes
    14. The Matter with Things – Ian McGilchrist
    15. Every Memory Deserves Respect – Deborah Korn
    16. Anchored (Polyvagal Theory) – Deb Dana
    17. The Development of a Therapist – Lou Cozolino


    1. Poetic Medicine: The Healing Art of Poem-Making- John Fox
    2. The Sun and Her Flowers – Rupi Kaur
    3. The Overstory- Richard Powers
    4. Braiding Sweetgrass – Robin Wall Kimmerer
    5. To Bless the Space Between Us – John O’Donohue
    6. Nurturing Our Humanity – Riane Eisler
    7. Gathering Moss – Kimmerer
    8. How to Love the World – James Crews
    9. Kinship: Belonging in a World of Relations – Gavin van Horn
    10. Entangled Life – Merlin Sheldrake
    11. The Gift – Hafiz
    12. Field Guide to the Haunted Forest – Jarod Anderson


    1. The Biology of Belief: Unleashing the Power of Consciousness, Matter & Miracles- Bruce H. Lipton
    2. A Beautiful Question – Frank Wilczek
    3. The Other Brain – R Douglas Fields
    4. The Developing Genome – David Moore
    5. The Epigenetics Revolution – Nessa Carey
    6. The Developing Mind – Dan Siegel
    7. Seven Brief Lessons on Physics – Carl Rovelli 

    Justice / Cultural Humility 

    1. My Grandmother’s Hands- Resmaa Menakem
    2. Waking Up White and Finding Myself in the Story of Race- Debby Irving
    3. White Tears Brown Scars – Ruby Hamad
    4. How We Show Up – Mia Birdsong
    5.  Disfigured: On Fairy Tales and Making Space – Amanda Leduc