Evidence Based Resources

Bruce Perry
CTA is a Community of Practice working to improve the lives of high-risk children
through direct service, research and education. We recognize the crucial importance of
childhood experience in shaping the health of the individual, and ultimately, society. By
creating biologically-informed child and family respectful practice, programs and policy,
CTA seeks to help maltreated and traumatized children.


Caroline Leaf
Dr. Caroline Leaf is a cognitive neuroscientist with a PhD in Communication Pathology
and a BSc in Logopedics and Audiology, specializing in metacognitive and cognitive


Peter Levine
Peter A. Levine, Ph.D. is the originator and developer of Somatic Experiencing® and
the Director of The Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute. Peter holds doctorate
degrees in Medical Biophysics and in Psychology and during his thirty five-year study of
stress and trauma, has contributed to a variety of scientific and popular publications.


Brian Post
With over 20 years of experience with proven effective outcomes The Post Institute offers educational materials and supportive services to help parents lead their families on a journey of healing the wounds of complex trauma.


Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq.
HCI is a training and consultation group that helps professionals identify, manage and prepare for the most complex and frustrating high-conflict situations.

How to Win Friends and Influence People
Dr. Dan Siegel
The Whole Brain Child
In this pioneering, practical book for parents, neuroscientist Daniel J. Siegel and parenting expert Tina Payne Bryson explain the new science of how a child's brain is wired and how it matures. Different parts of a child's brain develop at different speeds and understanding these differences can help you turn any outburst, argument, or fear into a chance to integrate your child's brain and raise calmer, happier children.
How to Win Friends and Influence People- is a self-help book written by Dale Carnegie, published in 1936. Over 15 million copies have been sold worldwide, making it one of the best-selling books of all time. In 2011, it was number 19 on Time Magazine's list of the 100 most influential books
Maxwell Maltz
From Dys-Functional to Functional Family Finances Faith & Fun Giving Families a Vision for Their Future​
Psycho-Cybernetics is a self-help book written by Maxwell Maltz in 1960. Motivational and self-help experts in personal development, including Zig Ziglar, Tony Robbins, Brian Tracy have based their techniques on Maxwell Maltz. Many of the psychological methods of training elite athletes are based on the concepts in Psycho-Cybernetics as well. The book combines the cognitive behavioral technique of teaching an individual how to regulate self-concept, using theories developed by Prescott Lecky, with the cybernetics of Norbert Wiener and John von Neumann. The book defines the mind-body connection as the core in succeeding in attaining personal goals.
Written by our Co-founder 'AJ' this book can teach a family, or individual a plethora of things, such as proper budgeting, the benefits of faith in everyday life, help one find ways to stabilize their familial bonds, and last, but certainly not least, find fun once the work is done. A truly important book to have if you wish to find the help you need for your family.​​