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Ditch That Jerk: Dealing with Men Who Control and Abuse Women

by Pamela Jayne & Andrew R. Klein

Neither weighed down by research nor weightless with airy promises, Ditch That Jerk is a gritty, honest, and most of all experienced view of physical and emotional abusers and their effect on victims. Engagingly...


Trespassers

by Andrea Miles

Years after suffering sexual and verbal abuse at the hands of her stepfather, Melanie is still haunted by her past. Her husband, Julius¬-a cop, and thus experienced in dealing with crime and punishment-struggles...


The Coconut Latitudes: Secrets, Storms, and Survival in the Caribbean

by Rita M. Gardner

A father makes the fateful decision to leave a successful career in the US behind and move to an isolated beach in the Dominican Republic. He plants ten thousand coconut seedlings, transplants his wife and two...


Letting Go into Perfect Love: Discovering the Extraordinary after Abuse

by Gwendolyn M Plano

As a college administrator, Gwen Plano lived her professional life in a highly visible and accountable space-but as wife and mother, after hours and behind closed doors, she experienced the daily terror of domestic...


The Great God Pan

by Amy Herzog

The newest play by “one of the brightest new talents in the theater” (The New York Times).


Exploiting Childhood: How Fast Food, Material Obsession and Porn Culture are Creating New Forms of Child Abuse

by Jim Wild, Stephen D. Brookfield, Stephen Haff & Susie Orbach et al.

Childhood today is big business. It is impossible for any child growing up to avoid intense marketing and research shows that these commercial pressures affect children's health and wellbeing. Featuring high...


These Are Our Stories: Women's Stories of Abuse and Survival

by Jan Rosenberg

These Are Our Stories is a collection of women's stories, thoughts, and poems about the domestic abuse they have experienced throughout their lives. Transcribed directly from Jan Rosenberg's interviews with...


Preventing the Emotional Abuse and Neglect of People with Intellectual Disability: Stopping Insult and Injury

by Sally Robinson & Hilary Brown

Preventing the Emotional Abuse and Neglect of People with Intellectual Disability aims to throw light into the traumatic experiences faced by people with intellectual disability living in disability accommodation...


Child Abuse, Family Rights, and the Child Protective System: A Critical Analysis from Law, Ethics, and Catholic Social Teaching

by Stephen M. Krason

In Child Abuse, Family Rights, and the Child Protective System: A Critical Analysis from Law, Ethics, and Catholic Social Teaching, Stephen M. Krason gathers essays by leading scholars and practitioners to comment...


The Battered Woman's Survival Guide: Breaking the Cycle

by Jan Berliner Statman

The Battered Woman's Survival Guide is the most practical, informative resource guide available for victims of domestic violence and for all those who want to help.


Supporting Women after Domestic Violence: Loss, Trauma and Recovery

by Hilary Abrahams & Cathy Humphreys

This book offers advice on how to enable women who have experienced domestic violence to embark on a journey of recovery. The book draws on theory, original research and the personal experiences of women who...


Building the Bonds of Attachment: Awakening Love in Deeply Troubled Children

by Daniel A. Hughes

Building the Bonds of Attachment is the second edition of a critically and professionally acclaimed book for social workers, therapists, and parents who strive to assist poorly attached children. This work is...


Mothers Who Can't Love

by Susan Forward & Donna Frazier Glynn

With Mothers Who Can't Love: A Healing Guide for Daughters, Susan Forward, Ph.D., author of the smash #1 bestseller Toxic Parents, offers a powerful look at the devastating impact unloving mothers have on their...


Beginning to Heal (Revised Edition)

by Ellen Bass & Laura Davis

There's nothing as wonderful as starting to heal, waking up in the morning and knowing that nobody can hurt you if you don't let them.

Beginning to Heal offers hope and guidance for all survivors starting the...


Where the Blood Mixes

Governor General's Award for Drama 2009

by Kevin Loring

Irreverently funny and brutally honest Governor General's Award-winning play about loss and redemption. Cast of 2 women and 4 men.


Sharp

by David Fitzpatrick

David Fitzpatrick’s Sharp is an extraordinary memoir—a fascinating, disturbing look into the mind of a man who, in his early 20s, began cutting himself due to a severe mental illness. A beautifully written...


Camp Paradox

by Barbara Graham

This haunting yet wry coming-of-age memoir set at an all-girls summer camp fast-forwards decades into the future as Barbara Graham grapples with the knowledge that the “love affair” she believed she’d...


Trumping The Rape Culture and Sexual Assault

by Alexandra Allred

In October 2017, The New York Times ran an article about sexual abuse in Hollywood and just a few short weeks later, the legacy, career and name of director Harvey Weinstein were in ruins. For many, it was a...


Faces of Hope

by Mi'kea Barnes & Katrina Breier

Hope is a beautiful, educated ebony from Houston, Texas. She shows up without invitation and is unfazed by the opinion of those around her.

Hope doesn't seek permission to address her painful truths. Unceremoniously,...


A Child Inside

by Sharon Shaw

Sharon Shaw is a respected psychotherapist specialising in cases of childhood sexual, emotional and mental abuse. Few of Shaw’s clients would know that her brilliance as a therapist comes from profound personal...