Books on Trauma for professionals

Books on Trauma for professionals

This list is intended for information purposes only. The Mulberry Bush does not endorse and is not affiliated in anyway with any of the books or authors named.

Full list of books included:

  • The Simple Guide to Complex Trauma and Dissociations: What It Is and How to Help – Betsy de Thierry (2020)
  • The Simple Guide to Child Trauma: What It Is and How to Help – Betsy de Thierry (2016)
  • The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind and Body in the Healing of Trauma – Bessel van der Kolk (2015)
  • What Happened to You? Conversations on Trauma, Resilience and Healing – Bruce D Perry & Oprah Winfrey (2022)
  • The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog and Other Stories from a Child Psychiatrist’s Notebook – Bruce D Perry (2017)
  • Born for Love – Bruce D Perry & Maia Szalavitz (2011)
  • Why Love Matters – Sue Gerhardt (2014)
  • Trauma – Dan Hughes (2016)
  • The Kindness Principle: Making relational behaviour management work in schools – Dave Whitaker (2021)
  • Teaching The Child on the Trauma Continuum – Betsy De Thierry (2015)
  • Nurturing Natures: Attachment and Children’s Emotional, Sociocultural and Brain Development – Graham Music (2016)
  • Inside I’m Hurting: Practical Strategies for Supporting Children with Attachment Difficulties in School – Louise Bomber (2007)
  • Teenagers and Attachment: Helping Adolescents Engage with Life and Learning – Edited by Andrea Perry (2009)
  • The Trauma and Attachment- Aware Classroom- Rebecca Brooks (2019)
  • Attachment in Classroom: A Practical Guide for Schools – Dr Heather Geddes (2006)
  • The Simple Guide to Attachment Difficulties in Children – Betsy de Thierry (2019)
  • Working with Relational and Developmental Trauma in Children and Adolescents – Karen Treisman (2016)
  • Know me to teach me – Louise Bomber (2020)

If you are looking for more information on the different resources and charities around childhood trauma and related issues – check out our signposting document