Here are some resources I have listed in my book, Overcoming A Mysterious Condition. These are the main ones I have come to know in my life and healing. There are many others which are most likely helpful. I may add to this list from time to time as I remember or discover other places that help in the mind body healing connection.
A couple of the CD’s I mentioned as book resources include my companion CD of guided meditations relating to specific sections of the book. Another one is the Songs For The Inner Child and The Fear Poem, both of which are mentioned in Overcoming A Mysterious Condition.
- Companion CD
Mind Body Meditation Exercises – Companion CD to this book resource. https://MindBodyMeditationExercises.com
- Songs For The Inner Child
CD By Shaina Noll – I used these songs to help me convince myself that I was more than I could see.
- The Fear Poem
Poem By Joy Harjo – One of the best poems I know that has helped my healing journey in ways that are hard to describe.
Therapy And Therapists
I am extremely happy to add these two therapists as book resources. I’ve worked extensively with Dr. Canali as has Jim Fazio. Both are excellent therapists.
- Evolutionary Healing Institute
Website of Dr. Paul Canali on Unified Therapy™, a new model for healing pain disorders, anxiety, PTSD, and sports injuries. http://www.EvolutionaryHealingInstitute.com
- Integrative Bodywork
Website of Jim Fazio, LMT, CSI, UTP. – A wealth of information on trauma, pain, and anxiety as Jim incorporates Unified Therapy™ into his healing practice. http://www.JimFazioIb.com
Books On Healing
I talk about different books in the book resources of Overcoming A Mysterious Condition. While I realize this list could get very long, these are the main ones that helped guide my healing over the years. You can also check out Don’s Book Shelf for other book suggestions.
- Waking The Tiger
Book By Dr. Peter Levine – I was introduced by Dr. Paul Canali to Dr. Peter Levine’s work and this book. It is an excellent resource for healing trauma in the body. ISBN 1-55643-233-X
- Victims No Longer
Book By Mike Lew – His book helped me as a male survivor of child sexual abuse. I was fortunate to be able to interview him for a VOICES newsletter article. (Victims Of Incest Can Emerge Survivors). Check out his other books. ISBN 0-06-097300-5
- Breaking The Habit Of Being Yourself
Book By Dr. Joe Dispenza – I love the books by Dr. Joe Dispenza because they helped me see that we can rewrite and change who we are. ISBN 978-1-4019-3808-6
- The Body Keeps The Score
Book By Dr. Bessel Van Der Kolk – Many of the things he writes about in the book help me make sense of the experiences I have been through. ISBN 978-0-670-78593-3
- The Courage To Heal
Book By Ellen Bass – One of the first books I read when I started dealing with child abuse. I was fortunate to hear her speak at a VOICES conference. ISBN 0-06-096931-8
Websites From Book Resources
In the book resources section of Overcoming A Mysterious Condition, these are some of the websites listed and referenced. Please check them out as they have some excellent information in them.
- Mind Body Thoughts
Website – Learn more about mind-body healing, awareness, and consciousness. Created by Don Shetterly. https://MindBodyThoughts.com
- All The Rage
Documentary by Michael Galinsky – I was introduced to Dr. John Sarno’s concepts through Dr. Paul Canali. This documentary tells the story of Dr. Sarno and the story of pain. http://AllTheRageDoc.com
- Adverse Childhood Experiences
(ACE Study) from the Centers For Disease Control (CDC). https://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/acestudy/index.html
Other Suggested Book Resources
These are additional resources that have been suggested to be by colleagues. While they were not necessarily part of my overall journey, I feel they are helpful to others searching for more information.
- Center On The Developing Child
Science – Driving science-based innovation that as Harvard University strives to find breakthrough outcomes for children facing adversity. https://developingchild.harvard.edu/