Recommended Books

redeeming broken heartsThere are a lot of good books on bonding and dealing with children with Attachment Disorder. Here is a list of some of the books I recommend on the subject:

Adopting the Hurt Child: Hope for Families With Special-Needs Kids : A Guide for Parents and Professionals – by Gregory C. Keck & Regina M. Kupecky

Building the Bonds of Attachment: Awakening Love in Deeply Troubled Children – by Daniel A. Hughes

Change Your Brain, Change Your Life: The Breakthrough Program for Conquering Anxiety, Depression, Obsessiveness, Anger, and Impulsiveness – by Daniel G. Amen

The Connected Child: Bring hope and healing to your adoptive family – by Karyn B. Purvis, David R. Cross & Wendy Lyons Sunshine

Dandelion on My Pillow, Butcher Knife Beneath – by Nancy L. Thomas, Beth Thomas & Terena Thomas

Facilitating Developmental Attachment: The Road to Emotional Recovery and Behavioral Change in Foster and Adopted Children – by Daniel A. Hughes

The Family Virtues Guide: Simple Ways to Bring Out the Best in Our Children and Ourselves – by Linda Kavelin Popov, Dan Popov & John Kavelin

Ghosts from the Nursery: Tracing the Roots of Violence – by Robin Karr-Morse, Meredith S. Wiley & Dr. T. Berry Brazelton (Introduction)

The Happiest Baby on the Block – by Harvey Karp, MD

Healing the Hardware of the Soul: How Making the Brain-Soul Connection Can Optimize Your Life, Love, and Spiritual Growth – by Daniel Amen

High Risk: Children Without A Conscience – by Ken Magid

Holding Time – by Martha G. Welch & Mary Ellen Mark

Little Bunny Says Goodbye to Birth Mom – by Sherri Malloy, PhD

The Miracle Worker – by William Gibson

99 Ways To Drive Your Child Sane – by Brita St. Clair

The Primal Wound: Understanding the Adopted Child – by Nancy Verrier

The Secret Life of the Unborn Child: How You Can Prepare Your Baby for a Happy, Healthy Life – by Thomas Verny & John Kelly

Sink Reflections: Overwhelmed? Disorganized? Living in Chaos? The FlyLady’s Simple FLYing Lessons Will Show You How to Get Your Home and Your Life in Order–and It All Starts with Shining Your Sink! – by Marla Cilley

So You Want to Be a Prince? – by Deborah Hage, MSW

So You Want to Be a Princess? – by Deborah Hage, MSW

Therapeutic Parenting It’s a Matter of Attitude! – by Deborah Hage, MSW

Touching: The Human Significance of the Skin – by Ashley Montagu

Understanding and Treating the Severely Disturbed Child – by Foster W. Cline

When Love Is Not Enough: A Guide to Parenting Children with RAD – by Nancy L. Thomas