Recommended by therapists, book reviewers, and survivors themselves

No Sticks or Stones
No Broken Bones
Healing cPTSD when the Trauma wasn’t Physical: It was naCCT: non-physically-assaultive, attachment-based Chronic Covert Trauma

Dr. Ricia Fleming
PhD English Literature
Licensed Mental Health Counselor

—What the book review bloggers are saying—

One of seven “Best Books on PTSD”

“6+ Essential Books on PTSD For 2022 – Books That Really Help”

It was thrilling to see NO STICKS OR STONES there on a short list of “books that really help” along with two of my personal and professional favorites, Bessel van der Kolk’s best-selling, encyclopedic THE BODY KEEPS THE SCORE and the healing therapist/wordsmith Pete Walker’s COMPLEX PTSD.

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“This insightful guide is perfect for anyone looking to heal from past traumas that have left them feeling stuck in life”

“I could not put this book down. Fleming provides a compassionate and well-informed guide to healing from covert trauma. I highly recommend it for anyone struggling with chronic PTSS.”

“This is such an amazing, helpful book! It has given me the tools to work through my own cPTSD. I would highly recommend it to anyone who is struggling with this type of trauma.”

“This book is so important! Ricia Fleming offers hope and healing to those who are struggling with cPTSD. She shares her own story and the techniques that helped her recover. This insightful guide is perfect for anyone looking to heal from past traumas.”

“This book is a must read for anyone that has experienced any type of trauma. Ricia Fleming provides an in-depth exploration of the effects of naCCT on individuals and offers concrete steps to healing. I found her personal story poignant and inspiring; her insights are invaluable.”

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NO STICKS OR STONES awarded Book of the Day Non-fiction Winner on April 8, 2022