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Inner Child & Personal Healing Work

Tapping In; Dr. Laurell Parnell

Anchored; Deb Dana

Recovery of Your Inner Child; Lucia Cappachione

Healing the Child Within; Charles Whitfield

iRest Yoga Nidra; Dr. Richard Miller

The Artist’s Way; Julia Cameron

Men’s Violence Against Women

Why Does He Do That? Inside the Minds of Angry and Controlling Men; Lundy Bancroft

The Gift of Fear; Gavin de Becker

The Macho Paradox: Why Some Men Hurt Women & How All Men Can Help; Jackson Katz

The End of Patriarchy: Radical Feminism for Men; Robert Jensen

Sex, Love, & Intimacy

Dr. Charlotte Kasl

Women, Sex, & Addiction

Many Roads, One Journey

If The Buddha Dated

Kelly McDaniel, LMFT, CSAT

Mother Hunger

Ready to Heal

Dr. Alex Katehakis

Erotic Intelligence

Sexual Reflections Workbook

Pia Mellody

Facing Codependence

Facing Love Addiction

The Intimacy Factor

Dr. Kenneth Adams

A Light in the Dark: The Hidden Legacy of Adult Children of Sex Addicts

Silently Seduced

Dr. Patrick Carnes

Betrayal Bonds: Breaking Free of Exploitative Relationships

Sexual Anorexia

Don’t Call it Love

Dr. Tian Dayton

The Soulful Journey of Recovery

The ACOA Trauma Syndrome

Lesbian Love Addiction; Dr. Laura Costine

(a few fav) Female-Authored Reads on Various Topics of Interest

  • Burnout; Dr.’s Emily & Amelia Nagoski
  • Naked in Public; Staci Sprout, LCSW, CSAT
  • The Beauty Myth; Naomi Wolf
  • Girlhood; Melissa Febos
  • When God was a Woman; Merlin Stone
  • Reinventing Eve; Kim Chernin
  • Pornland; Dr. Gail Dines
  • Girls & Sex; Peggy Orenstein
  • Nature Magic; Starhawk
  • The Awakened Woman; Dr. Tererai Trent
  • Feminism for Women; Julie Bindel
  • Paid For; Rachel Moran


“Normal is Boring;” Aly. Cut Paper, Mixed Media Collage (Collab., 2017)

Neuro-Affirming Autism Assessment Handbook: A Neurodiversity Affirmative Approach; Davida Hartman, Tara O’Donnell-Killen, et. al (2023)

Is This Autism? A Guide for Clinicians and Everyone Else; Donna Henderson,Sarah Wayland, and Jamell White (2023)

Unmasking Autism; Dr. Devon Price (2022)

Divergent Mind; Jenara Nerenburg (2020)

Taking Off The Mask; Dr. Hannah Belcher (2022)

Spectrum Women; ed. Barb Cook (2018)

Strong Female Character, Fern Brady (2023)

For Clinicians

Neuro-Affirming Autism Assessment Handbook: A Neurodiversity Affirmative Approach; Davida Hartman, Tara O’Donnell-Killen, et. al (2023)

Neuro-Affirming Autism Screening Tool for Women; Aly Dearborn & Candice Christiansen (2023)

Neuro-Affirming Autism Screening Tool; Aly Dearborn & Candice Christiansen; published in Altogether Us: Integrating the IFS Model With Key Modalities, Communities, and Trends; edited by Jenna Riemersma, LPC

The Polyvagal Theory in Therapy; Deb Dana, LCSW

Treating Trauma & Addiction with the Felt Sense Polyvagal Model; Jan Winhall

Attachment-Focused EMDR; Dr. Laurel Parnell

Healing Trauma with Guided Drawing; Dr. Cornelia Elbrecht

Trauma & Expressive Arts Therapy; Dr. Cathy Malchiodi

Making Advances: A Comprehensive Guide for Treating Female Sex & Love Addicts; ed. Marnie C. Ferree

Sex Addiction as Affect Dysregulation; Dr. Alex Katehakis

Feminist Fiction

The Women’s Room; Marilyn French

Egalia’s Daughters; Gerd Brantenberg

Circe; Madelline Miller

The Book of Longings; Sue Monk Kidd

Girl, Woman, Other; Bernadine Evaristo

The Power; Naomi Alderman

Great Circle; Maggie Shipstead

City of Girls; Elizabeth Gilbert