Here is a selection of reading that I found helpful on my healing journey, as well as reading in the areas of attachment, relationships, and trauma.

Health & Well-being

Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom: 
Creating physical and emotional health and healing

by Christiane Northrup, M.D.

The Wisdom of Menopause: Creating Physical and Emotional Health and Healing During the Change

by Christiane Northrup, M.D.

Women Who Run With Wolves: Myths and Stories of the Wild Woman Archetype

by Clarissa Pinkola Estes, PhD

Discovering the Inner Mother: A Guide to Healing the Mother Wound and Claiming Your Personal Power

by Bethany Webster

Body of Wisdom: Women’s Spiritual Power and How it Serves

by Hilary Hart

The Chalice and the Blade: Our History, Our Future

by Riane Eisler

When the Body Says No: The Cost of Hidden Stress

by Gabor Maté M.D.

Fat is a Feminist Issue

by Susie Orbach

Women Food and God:
An Unexpected Path to Almost Everything

by Geneen Roth

I Thought It Was Just Me (but it isn’t): Telling the Truth About Perfectionism, Inadequacy, and Power

by Brené Brown

Personal & Spiritual Growth

The Road Less Travelled: A New Psychology of Love, Traditional Values and Spiritual Growth

by M. Scott Peck

The Book of Awakening: Having the Life You Want by Being Present to the Life You Have

by Mark Nepo

Anatomy of the Spirit:
The Seven Stages of Power and Healing

by Caroline Myss

The Seat of the Soul

by Gary Zukav

Homecoming: Reclaiming and Championing Your Inner Child

by John Bradshaw

A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose

by Eckart Tolle


The Verbally Abusive Relationship
How to recognize it and how to respond

by Patricia Evans

Hold Me Tight
Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love

by Dr. Sue Johnson

Hold on to your Kids
Why Parents Need to Matter More Than Peers

by Gordon Neufeld & Gabor Maté


Trauma and Addiction:
Ending the Cycle of Pain Through Emotional Literacy

by Tian Dayton

The Body Keeps the Score:
Brain, Mind and Body in the Healing of Trauma

by Bessel Van der Kolk

Waking the Tiger:
Healing Trauma

by Peter Levine


The Universe Story: From the Primordial Flaring Forth to the Ecozoic Era. A Celebration of the Unfolding of the Cosmos

Brian Swimme & Thomas Berry


The Feminine Path to Wellbeing

Helen Croza

“Seek the Wisdom that will untie that knot. Seek the path that demands your Whole being.”

– Rumi


“Hold onto your hats, people…here comes an inspired woman…”

“What an amazing opportunity this was to spend with Helen! She created a very positive, supportive environment, combined with simple, easy to use tools, and gently pointed me in the right direction to a healthier, happier me. I walked away after 12 weeks a little taller, more comfortable in my own skin and clear about what’s been stopping me from being fabulous me. My clothes fit better. I am more confident. Hold on to your hats people, here comes an inspired woman fresh from a powerful course on embodying all that makes me who I am!”