Thursday, October 21, 2010

Suggested Books and Movies from RAINN


Books on Recovery

  • The Rape Recovery Handbook: Step-By-Step Help for Survivors of Sexual Assault, by Aphrodite Matsakis
  • Recovering from Rape, by Linda Ledray
  • Journey to Wholeness, by Monique Lang
  • If You are Raped, by Alan McEnvoy
  • The Sexual Healing Journey: A Guide for Survivors of Sexual Abuse, by Wendy Maltz
  • How to Survive Sexual Assault for Women, Men, Teenagers, and Their Friends and Families, by Helen Benedict
  • I Can't Get Over It, A Handbook for Trauma Survivors, by Aphrodite Matsakis
  • Hush, by Nicole Braddock Bromley

Books on Ritual Abuse

  • Not Without My Sister, by Celeste Jones, Christina Jones, and Juliana Buhrling

Books for Friends, Family Members and Partners

  • When You Are the Partner of Rape or Incest Survivor: A Workbook for You, by Robert Barry Levine

Books for Male Incest Survivors
  • A Beautiful World, by Gregg Milligan
  • Father's Touch, by Donald D'Haene
Books for Teens
  • It Happened to Me: Teens Guide to Overcoming Sexual Abuse, by William Lee Carter
  • How Long Does It Hurt: A Guide to Recovering from Incest and Sexual Abuse for Teenagers, Their Friends, and Their Families, by Cynthia Mather & Kristina Debye
Books for Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse
  • Courage to Heal: A Guide for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse, by Ellen Bass
    Hush, by Nicole Braddock Bromley
  • The Courage to Heal Workbook: For Women and Men Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse, by Laura Davis
  • Voices of Courage, by Michael Domitrz
  • Lucky, by Alice Sebold
Books on Acquaintance Rape
  • I Never Called It Rape, by Robin Warshaw

*NOTE: Fiction books & fiction movies are not meant to be references for self-help practices or cited information.*

1 comment:

  1. One of my favorite books overall is about the after effects a rape has on a woman, and how she goes about handling it. It is called "After Silence: Rape and My Journey Back" by Nancy Venable Raine. I'd definitely recommend checking it out of the library for a read! -- Pat F