Things that have inspired me

I trained in NLP so that has had a big impact, especially my last Psychotherapy diploma with Dr Susi Strang

People like:

  • Brene Brown
  • Dr Nadine Burke-Harris
  • Dr Gabor Mate
  • Eckhart Tolle
  • Byron Katie
  • Oprah
  • Adam Kahane

Books – any by the above, plus

  • Highly Sensitive People by Dr Elaine Aaron
  • The boy who was raised a dog by Dr Bruce Perry
  • Recovering from trauma by Deborah Lee
  • Complex PTSD by Pete Walker (& his other book)
  • Trauma Stewardship by Laura van Dernoot Lipsy
  • The trauma of everyday life by Dr Mark Epstein
  • The politics of Trauma by Staci Haines
  • True Refuge by Tara Brach
  • Collaborating with the enemy by Adam Kahane
  • Who do you choose to be by Margaret Wheatley
  • 3rd Wave/ Speed of Trust by Stephen Covey
  • Drive by Daniel Pink
  • The Desire Map by Danielle la Porte
  • Attached by Dr Levine & R. Heller
  • Quiet by Susan Cain


  • – short inspirational talks
  • – every bit of research on addictions
  • – good start on The Adverse Childhood Experience Study

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