Books

Below are some books which explore more deeply the events and the experiences of Centrepoint, from the perspective of a few individuals. Also included are some books on the wider issues around sexual abuse or trauma in childhood, and finding a way forward as an adult.

Featured BOOKS

INSIDE  CENTREPOINT

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Written in 1984 Len Oakes, Centrepoint resident academic, describes the early years of Centrepoint.

SURVIVING CENTREPOINT

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By Ella James, this is one woman's autobiographical account of her childhood at Centrepoint

The Boy Who was Raised as a Dog

2008

The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog And Other Stories from a Child Psychiatrist's Notebook-What Traumatized Children Can Teach Us About Loss, Love, and Healing by Bruce D Perry & Maia Szalavitz. A prominent American psychiatrist teaches about recovery from childhood trauma through sharing cases he has encountered of children who have found a way to heal from their awful experiences.

The Wounded Heart

2016

The Wounded Heart: Hope for Adult Victims of Childhood Sexual Abuse by Dan B Allender.

This books examines the issues surrounding the effects of childhood sexual abuse and charts a course for personal healing and change.

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