Trauma resources

Books, articles, podcasts, videos and other material covering issues around trauma

Links to resources

Trauma reading list

A selection of books, chapters and journal articles selected by staff members of the Tavistock Trauma Service available as an online reading list. Shibboleth username and password might be required to access materials

Scientific Meeting ‘Working with Trauma’

Watch a recording of Dr Joanne Stubley’s Scientific Meeting presentation ‘Working with Trauma’ from September 2020, which covers the history and the theory behind the work of the Tavistock Trauma Service. Shibboleth login required

Staff publications on trauma

Our Staff Publications Online Repository supports open access publishing and includes work on trauma. You’ll find theses, book chapters, articles and media appearances by Trust staff and research students, and we make full-text downloads available whenever possible. Publications from 2007 to the present day

BoB trauma playlist

Box of Broadcasts (BoB) is an online TV and radio service for education and gives access to millions of archive programmes. The Library has created a Trauma playlist with broadcasts from the 1990s to the present. Shibboleth login required

Films and TV


  • After You’d Gone by Maggie O’Farrell 
  • All My Puny Sorrows by Miriam Toews 
  • Beekeeper of Aleppo by Christy Lefteri 
  • Fugitive Pieces by Anne Michaels 
  • Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo 
  • Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell 
  • Housekeeping by Marilynne Lawrence
  • Maybe I Don’t Belong Here by David Harewood 
  • Milkman by Anna Burns 
  • My Absolute Darling by Gabriel Tallent 
  • My Dark Vanessa by Kate Elizabeth Russell
  • My Name is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout 
  • Say You’re One of Them by Uwem Akpan 
  • The Haunting of Alma Fielding by Kate Summerscale 
  • The Reading List by Sara Nisha Adams

YouTube playlist on trauma

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