“Rothschild’s brief, personable, and accessible book directly targets safe, successful recovery in a way that compels and convinces the reader. If trauma memories impact your life or that of someone you now or treat in a healthcare setting, you need this book.” (Trauma Psych
“Readers who have experienced traumatic events will find this a helpful tool as they work with their professional therapist.” (Library Journal
“A succinct and easy read, founded predominantly on compassion-focused and mindfulness-based approaches, this book is certainly one I would recommend to my own trauma clients.... [S]traight-forward and enlightening to read.” (Journal of Mental Health
“Superbly written! Babette Rothschild has the rare ability to explain trauma's complexities in a way that makes sense. Brilliant in its clarity and simplicity, profound in its wisdom, and practical in its counsel, this book is a major contribution to the trauma literature which will greatly benefit survivors and therapists alike. Highly recommended.” (Glenn R. Schiraldi, PhD, University of Maryland School of Public Health, author The Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Sourcebook
About the Author
, MSW, LCSW, has been a practicing psychotherapist since 1976. Author of 8 Keys to Safe Trauma Recovery
and the best-selling The Body Remembers
, and member of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, she gives lectures and professional trainings around the world. She lives in Los Angeles.