Following is a list of books of recommended reading and helps that used to be available from our Lending Library. We apologize that we have had to remove this due to spammers harvesting email addresses. You might find these books at your local library or your local bookstore.

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Courage To Heal by Ellen Bass & Laura Davis
A guide for Women Survivors of Sexual Abuse. This book is highly recommended by us and by many counselors who work in area of healing from sexual abuse. This book can be used as your central 'core' of reading in your healing journey.

Courage To Heal Workbook by Ellen Bass & Laura Davis
For Women and Men Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse. A Companion Workbook for above book "Courage to Heal" and we highly recommend this workbook with the book.
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The Wounded Heart by Dan B. Allender
Hope for Adult Victims of Childhood Sexual Abuse
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The Wounded Heart Workbook by Dan B. Allender
A Companion Workbook for above book "The Wounded Heart"
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Helping Victims of Sexual Abuse by Lynn Heitritter & Jeanette Vought
This book responds to the recognized need to give the Church information about sexual abuse. It is a sensitive, biblical guide for counselors, victims, and their families.
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People of the Lie by M. Scott Peck, M.D.
About the essence of human evil. Peck demonstrates the havoc these People of the Lie work in the lives of those around them. He presents, from vivid incidents encountered in his psychiatric practice, examples of evil in everyday life. Because the abuser is often a parent that the victim loves, this book is helpful in understanding the evilness and the havoc.
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Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl
This book is among the most influential works of psychiatric literature since Freud. The book begins with a lengthy, austere, and deeply moving personal essay about Frankl's imprisonment in Auschwitz and other concentration camps for five years, and his struggle during this time to find reasons to live. The second part of the book, called "Logotherapy in a Nutshell," describes the psychotherapeutic method that Frankl pioneered as a result of his experiences in the concentration camps.
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Shifting the Burden of Truth by Joseph E. Crnich, J.D., and Kimberly A. Crnich, J.D.
In the past few years courts and legislatures have finally started changing centuries old laws that kept adult survivors from suing their childhood abusers and recovering money for their injuries. Shifting the Burden of Truth is a handbook and invaluable guide for survivors and for attorneys who represent sexual abuse victims' rights and and encourage survivors' healing. Explain laws and how they affect you and how to find and hire an attorneys to represent you. Includes an list of attorneys experienced in this area of law.

NOTE: Inclusion in our list of organizations, books, counselors, and other links and resources does not necessarily indicate a recommendation or endorsement. What is helpful for another survivor may not be right for you. As always, use your own judgment when contacting any of these organizations. Advice given at this website, or in conjunction with Joshua Childrens Foundation activities is not to be taken as a counseling or clinical relationship but only as suggestion based on the founders personal experience as a sex abuse victim resulting in bulimia eating disorder and the healing journey from that. Articles, links, or content contained on this website should not be used as a substitute for professional medical care or attention by a qualified practitioner, nor should it be inferred as such. Always check with your doctor if you have any questions or concerns about a specific condition. Joshua Childrens Foundation does not take any responsibility and is held harmless from any actions by anyone associated with the websites we link to.

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