Books

Books about domestic violence

Why Does He Do That?: Inside the Minds of Angry and Controlling Men. By Lundy Bancroft (2003)

Should I Stay or Should I Go? By Lundy Bancroft (2011)

The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma. By Bessel van der Kolk (2014)

Feeling Strong: How Power Issues Affect Our Ability to Direct Our Own Lives. By Ethel S. Person (2003)

Healing Developmental Trauma: How Early Trauma Affects Self-Regulation, Self-Image, and the Capacity for Relationship. By Laurence Heller Ph.D. and Aline LaPierre Psy.D. (2012)

Trauma and Recovery: The Aftermath of Violence–from Domestic Abuse to Political Terror. By Judith Herman (1997)

In an Unspoken Voice: How the Body Releases Trauma and Restores Goodness. By Peter A. Levine (2010)
Family and Friends’s Guide to Domestic Violence. By Elaine Weiss (2003)
Abused Women and Survivor Therapy. By Lenore Walker (1994)
Dibs in Search of Self. By Virginia Axline (1964)

Domestic Violence Sourcebook. By D.B. Berry (1995)

Trauma Stewardship: An Everyday Guide to Caring for Self While Caring for Others. By Laura van Dernoot Lipsky (2007)

When Men Batter Women: New insights into ending abusive relationships. By Jacobson and Gottman (1998)

To Be An Anchor in the Storm: A Guide for Families and Friends of Abused Women. By S.Brewster (2000)

Safety Planning with Battered Women: Complex Lives/Difficult Choices. By Davies, Lyon and Monti-Catania (1998)

Ending the Cycle of Violence: Community Responses to Children of Battered Women. By J.Edelson and P. Jaffe (1994)

Getting Free: You Can End Abuse and Take Back Your Life. By G. Nicarthy (1990)

Battered Women in the Courtroom: The Power of Judicial Responses. By J. Ptacek (1999)

Saving Bernice: Battered Women, Welfare and Poverty. By J. Raphael (2000)

Women and Male Violence: The Visions and Struggles of the Battered Women’s Movement. By S. Schechter (1983)

When Love Goes Wrong: What to Do When You Can’t Do Anything Right. By S. Schecter and A. Jones (1993)

When Violence Begins at Home: A Comprehensive Guide to Understanding and Ending Domestic Abuse. By K.J. Wilson (1997)

The Batterer as Parent: Addressing the Impact of Domestic Violence on Family Dynamics. By Lundy Bancroft and Dr. Jay G. Silverman (2002)

Controlling People: How to Recognize, Understand, and Deal with People Who Try to Control You. By Patricia Evans (2003)

Family Violence in the United States: Defining, Understanding, and Combating Abuse. By Dr. Denise A. Hines and Dr. Kathleen Malley-Morrison (2004)

Battered Women. By Lenore Walker (1980)

Next Time She’ll Be Dead: Battering and How to Stop. By Ann Jones (1994)

Keeping the Faith: Guidance for Christian Women Facing Abuse. By Marie Fortune (1995)

Books about sexual abuse

License to Rape: Sexual Abuse of Wives. By D. Finkelhor and K. Yllo (1985)

Against Our Will: Men, Women, and Rape. By S. Brownmiller (1993)

Books about children and child abuse

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. By Beverly Engel and Eleanor Hamilton (1990)

Raised on Fear: One Man’s Story of Domestic Violence. By Lee Cox & Marge Hulburt (2004)

When Dad Hurts Mom: Helping Your Children Heal the Wounds of Witnessing Abuse. By Lundy Bancroft (2005)

Something Is Wrong at My House. By Diane Davis

A Terrible Thing Happened – A story for children who have witnessed violence or trauma. By Margaret M. Holmes

A Family That Fights. By Sharon Chesler Bernstein

Books about verbal abuse

Verbal Abuse Survivors Speak Out; On relationship and recovery. By Patricia Evans (2003)

The Verbally Abusive Relationship: How to Recognize it and How to Respond. By Patricia Evans (2003)

The Verbally Abusive Man, Can He Change? A Woman’s Guide to Deciding Whether to Stay or Go. By Patricia Evans (2006)

No Visible Wounds: Identifying Non-Physical Abuse of Women by Their Men. By Mary Susan Miller Ph.D. (1996)

Encouragements for the Emotionally Abused Woman: Wisdom and Hope for Women At Any Stage of Emotional Abuse Recovery. By Beverly Engel ( 1994)

Books about teen dating violence

In Love and In Danger: A Teen’s Guide to Breaking Free of Abusive Relationships. By Barrie Levy (2006)

But I Love Him: Protecting Your Teen Daughter from Controlling, Abusive Dating Relationships. By Jill Murray (2001)

Books about domestic violence in homosexual relationships

Men Who Beat the Men Who Love Them: Battered Gay Men and Domestic Violence. By David Island (1991)

Violence in Gay and Lesbian Domestic Partnerships. By Claire M. Renzetti, Charles Harvey Miley (1996)

Naming The Violence: Speaking Out About Lesbian Battering. By K. Lobel (1986)

Books about bullying and cyber-bullying

Odd Girl Out: The Hidden Culture of Aggression in Girls. By Rachel Simmons (2003)

Odd Girl Speaks Out: Girls Write about Bullies, Cliques, Popularity, and Jealousy. By Rachel Simmons (2004)

Bullying Beyond the Schoolyard: Preventing and Responding to Cyberbullying. By Sameer Hinduja and Justin W. Patchin (2008)

Domestic violence books for men

The Macho Paradox: Why Some Men Hurt Women and How All Men Can Help. By Jackson Katz (2006)