RESOURCES

Various Resources, Books, Podcasts, and Healing concepts.  Terms of use are Noted via the authors and are not publications of The Tree of Life.

VARIOUS TOPICAL RESOURCES

healing   growth   change

Personal Growth (Self/Others)

The Meaning of Marriage: Facing the Complexities of Commitment with the Wisdom of God by Timothy Keller

Cry of the Soul: How our emotions reveal our deepest questions about God—by Dan Allender 

How People Change –by Timothy S. Lane; Paul David Tripp

Recovery

The Healing Path—by Dan Allender
Addiction and Grace—by Gerald G. May, M.D.

Self Harm

Sacred Pain: hurting the body for the sake of the soul—by Ariel Glucklich
Female Perversions: the temptations of Emma Bovary—by Louise J. Kaplan

Sexual Abuse

The Wounded Heart: hope for adult victims of childhood sexual abuse—by Dan Allender
 https://theallendercenter.org/2018/09/sexual-brokenness-healing-1/ 

Sexual Addiction

Female Perversions-- Louise J. Kaplan
False Intimacy: Understanding the struggle of sexual addiction—by Harry W. Schaumburg

Borderline Personality Disorder

Stop Walking on Eggshells: Taking your life back when someone you care about has borderline personality disorder—by Paul T. Mason & Randi Kreger

Marriage & Relationships


Bold Love—by Dan Allender
Intimate Allies: rediscovering God's design for marriage and becoming soul mates for life—by Dan Allender

For Men

Wild at Heart: discovering the secret of a man's soul—by John Eldredge

Tough or toxic Relationships:

Difficult Conversations: How to discuss what matters most—by Douglass Stone

Codependent No More: How to Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring for Yourself -by Melody Beattie

Adult Children of Emotionally Immature Parents: How to Heal from Distant, Rejecting, or Self-Involved Parents- by Lindsay C. Gibson

The Emotionally Destructive Relationship: Seeing It, Stopping It, Surviving It - by Leslie Vernick

Changes That Heal: Four Practical Steps to a Happier, Healthier- by Henry Cloud + Changes That Heal Workbook:

Toughest People to Love: How to Understand, Lead, and Love the Difficult People in Your Life -- by Chuck DeGroat

When Narcissism Comes to Church: Healing Your Community From Emotional and Spiritual Abuse- by Chuck DeGroat

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EIYGYmDPOYo  (29 Forgiveness: What It Is)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ac0fZPdCp_4   (28 Forgiveness: What It's Not)

Controlling People: How to recognize, understand, and deal with people who try to control you—by Patricia Evans

  

Trauma Work:

The Body Keeps the Score | Bessel van der Kolk

The Soul of Shame: Retelling the Stories We Believe About Ourselves |Curt Thompson

EMDR/TRAUMA:

https://www.emdria.org/news-and-announcements/new-what-is-emdr-therapy-video/

https://youtu.be/iSHuFHFrUis

https://youtu.be/_QJbCtr8bvA