Resources for Women

Below are resources for women who are healing from trauma, addiction and eating disorders.

Looking for trauma and co-occurring symptom help? We’ve compiled this list of resources for women to help you on your recovery journey. If you don’t find what you’re looking for, please call us and a staff member would be happy help you.

At Haven Hills Recovery, we strive to assist individuals and families with local and national resources. Below you will find a list of resources for women that we believe are important before, during and throughout the continuation of the treatment process.

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Suggested Videos/Readings:



  • 100 Questions and Answers About ED by Carolyn Costin, MA, MEd, MFCC
  • The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma by Bessel van der Kolk, M.D.
  • The Body Never Lies: The Lingering Effects of Hurtful Parenting by Alice Miller and Andrew Jenkins
  • The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog: And Other Stories from a Child Psychiatrist’s Notebook-What Traumatized Children Can Teach Us about Loss, Love, and Healing by Bruce Perry and Maia Szalavitz
  • The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science by Norman Doidge
  • Brave Girl Eating: The Inspirational True Story of One Family’s Battle with Anorexia by Harriet Brown
  • Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead by Brené Brown
  • The Drama of the Gifted Child: The Search for the True Self by Alice Miller
  • Eating in the Light of the Moon: How Women Can Transform Their Relationship with Food Through Myths, Metaphors, and Storytelling by Anita Johnston, PhD
  • Father Hunger: Fathers Daughters & Food by Margo Maine, PhD
  • The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are by Brené Brown
  • Goodbye ED, Hello Me!: Recover from Your Eating Disorder and Fall in Love with Life by Jenni Schaefer
  • The Highly Sensitive Person: How to Thrive When the World Overwhelms You by Elaine N. Aron
  • In an Unspoken Voice: How the Body Releases Trauma and Restores Goodness by Peter Levine and Gabor Maté
  • In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction by Gabor Maté and Peter Levine
  • Intuitive Eating: Make Peace with Food Free Yourself from Chronic Dieting Reach Your Natural Weight by Evelyn Tribole, RD & Elyse Resch, RD
  • Just Tell Her to Stop: Family Stories of Eating Disorders by Becky Henry
  • Molecules of Emotion: The Science Behind Mind-Body Medicine by Candace B. Pert
  • The Parent’s Guide to Eating Disorders: Supporting Self-Esteem, Healthy Eating, & Positive Body Image at Home by Marcia Herrin, EdD, MPH, RD and Nancy Matsumoto
  • Regaining Your Self: Breaking Free From The Eating Disorder Identity. A Bold New Approach by Ira M. Sacker, MD & Sheila Buff
  • Religion of Thinness: Satisfying the Spiritual Hungers behind Women’s Obsession with Food and Weight by Michelle Mary Lelwica, ThD
  • Surviving an Eating Disorder: Strategies for Family and Friends by Michelle Siegel, PhD, Judith Brisman, PhD and Margot Weinshel, PhD
  • Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma by Peter A Levine and Ann Frederick
Haven Hills Recovery – Trauma Informed Care for Women