Matt’s Reading List

Posted on July 18, 2018

Matt’s Reading List

My books!:

  • Bennett, M. S. (2017). Connecting Paradigms: A trauma-informed and neurobiological framework for Motivational Interviewing implementation. Denver, Colorado: Bennett Innovation Group.
  • Bennett, M. S. (2018). Talking about Trauma & Change. A Connecting Paradigms’ Supplement. Denver, Colorado: Bennett Innovation Group.

Matt’s Reading List:

Trauma-Informed Systems and Organizations

  • Bloom, S. L. & Farragher, B. (2013). Restoring Sanctuary: A New Operating System for Trauma-Informed Systems of Care. New York: Oxford Press.
  • Bloom, S. L. & Farragher, B. (2011). Destroying Sanctuary: The Crisis in Human Services. New York: Oxford Press.


  • Siegel, D. (2011). Mindsight: The new science of personal transformation. New York, NY: Random House.
  • Siegel, D. (2007). The Mindful Brain. New York, NY: W. W. Norton & Company Ltd.
  • Schwartz, J. D. & Begley, S. (2002). The Mind & The Brain: Neuroplasticity and the power of mental force. New York: HaperCollins.
  • Burdick, D. (2013). Mindfulness Skills Workbook for Clinicians and Clients: 111 Tools, Techniques, Activities, & Worksheets. PESI Publishing & Media: Eau Claire, WI.
  • Parnell, L. (2008). Tapping In. Sounds True: Boulder, Colorado.


  • Herman, J. L.  (1997). Trauma & Recovery. New York: Basic Books.
  • Perry, B. & Szalavitz, M. (2007). The Boy who was Raised as a Dog: And other stories from a child psychiatrist’s notebook. New York: Basic Books.
  • Mate, G. & Levine, P. A. (2010) In the Realm of Hungry Ghost: Close Encounters with Addition. Lyons, Colorado: The Ergos Institute.
  • Mark, W. (2016). It Didn’t Start with You: How inherited family trauma shapes who we are and how to end the cycle. New York: Viking.
  • Nakazawa, D. J. (2016). Childhood Disrupted: How Your Biography Becomes Your Biology, and How You Can Heal. New York: Atria Books.

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