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Books By Dr. Perry


Born for Love – In this book, Dr. Bruce D. Perry and journalist Maia Szalavitz argue that empathy, the ability to recognize and share the feelings of others, is a crucial human quality that underlies much more than love, friendship and parenting.  CTA offers a free Study Guide to accompany this book here.

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The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog – “A profound lesson in simple humanity.” – O, Oprah’s Magazine. In this deeply informed and moving book, Dr. Bruce Perry dramatically demonstrates that only when we understand the science of the mind can we hope to heal.  CTA offers a free Study Guide to accompany this book here.

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Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health

Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health: Core Concepts and Clinical Practice –  In 20 engaging chapters by renowned practitioners and researchers in the field, the book covers concepts from the nature of infant emotional and brain development to the practice of neurologically and relationally based therapies, and explores topics from child trauma to autism spectrum disorders.

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Brief: Reflections on Childhood, Trauma and Society is a collection of shorter pieces by the CTA Senior Fellow, Dr. Bruce D. Perry. This mulitmedia book, with slides, images, video and text, is intended to stimulate reflection on some of the most challenging aspects of life in our modern world. Brief is The ChildTrauma Academy’s inaugural iBook available on iTunes and also on Kindle.