• Affiliated With

    • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    • MassGeneral Hospital for Children
    • Harvard Medical School Teaching Hospital



Harvey, M.R. & Koss, M.P. (1991). The rape victim: Clinical and community interventions (2nd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Harvey, M.R. & Tummala-Narra, P. (Eds.). (2007). Sources and expressions of resiliency in trauma survivors: Ecological theory, multicultural practice. New York, NY: Haworth Press.

Herman JL: Father-daughter Incest. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1981; Second edition 2000. Foreign language editions: Japanese, Korean.

Herman JL: Trauma and Recovery. New York, NY: Basic Books, 1992; Second Edition 1997. Foreign language editions: Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Hebrew, Turkish, Greek, Italian, Spanish, Danish, Swedish, Dutch, German, Hungarian, Slovak, Lithuanian, Croatian, Serbian, and Bosnian.

Mendelsohn, M., Herman J.L., Schatzow, E., Coco, M., Kallivayalil, D. & Levitan, J. (2011). The trauma recovery group: A guide for practitioners. New York, NY: Guilford.

Book Chapters

Astrachan, T., Bernardes, C., & Herman, J.L. (2010). Synopsis: Strategies to reduce the impact of early life trauma. In R. Lanius, E. Vermetten & C. Pain (Eds.), The impact of early life trauma on health and disease: The hidden epidemic (295-299). New York, NY: Guilford.

Harvey, M.R. and Tummala-Narra, P. An ecological understanding of resilience in trauma survivors. In: Charles Figley (Ed.) The Trauma Encyclopedia Sage Press (in press).

Harvey, M.R., Tummala-Narra, P. & Hamm, B. An ecological view of recovery and resiliency in trauma survivors: Implications for clinical and community intervention. forthcoming in: Robert A. McMackin, Terence M. Keane, Elana Newman, Jason M. Fogler (Eds.) Toward an integrated approach to trauma focused therapy: Placing evidence-based interventions in an expanded psychological context (American Psychological Association - APA Books).

Herman, J.L. (2006). My life and work. In C.R. Figley (Ed.), Mapping trauma and its wake: Autobiographic essays by pioneer trauma scholars (77-86). New York, NY: Taylor & Francis.

Herman, J.L. (2011). PTSD as a shame disorder. In R. Dearing & J. Tangney (Eds.), Shame in the therapy hour (261-276). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association Press.

Herman, J.L. (2012). Shattered shame states and their repair. In J. Yellin & K. White (Eds.), Shattered states: Disorganised attachment and its repair (157-170). London: Karnac.

Kudler, H.S., Krupnick, J.L., Blank, A.S., Herman, J.L. & Horowitz, M.J. (2009). Psychodynamic therapy for adults. In E.B. Foa, T.M. Keane, M.J. Friedman & J.A. Cohen (Eds.), Effective treatments for PTSD: Practice guidelines from the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies. New York, NY: Guilford.

Mendelsohn, M. & Herman, J.L. (2008). Women and trauma. In G. Reyes, J.D. Elhai, J.D. Ford (Eds.), The encyclopedia of psychological trauma. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.


Harvey, M.R. and Aldrich, Holly. Integrating Clinical & Community Care for Families Bereaved by Homicide. Ruth Blizard (Ed.) Trauma Psychology Newsletter, Winter Edition 2011. APA Division 56 (Trauma Psychology).

Herman, J.L. (2008). Craft and science in the treatment of traumatized people. Journal of Trauma and Dissociation, 9, 293-300. doi: 10.1080/15299730802138966

Kueppenbender, K., Herman, J.L., Khantzian, E. & Albanese, M. “Narcotics helped, I thought.” Recurrent traumatization and recovery from drug dependence. Harvard Review of Psychiatry 2009; 16: 308-317.

Mendelsohn M, Zachary R, Harney P. Group therapy as an ecological bridge to a new community. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment and Trauma 2007; 14: 227-243.

Original Reports

Brown, N., Kallivayalil, D. & Harvey, M. (in press). Braiding of resilience and psychopathology in the narratives of trauma survivors in early recovery. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy

Cloitre, M., Courtois, C.A., Ford, J.D., Green, B.L., Alexander, P., Briere, J., Herman, J.L., Lanius, R., Stolbach, B.C., Spinazzola, J., van der Kolk, B.A., van der Hart, O. (2012). The ISTSS Expert Consensus Treatment Guidelines for Complex PTSD in Adults. www.istss.org/ISTSS_Complex_PTSD_Treatment_Guidelines/5205.htm

Cloitre, M., Stolbach, B.C., Herman, J.L., van der Kolk, B., Pynoos, R., Wang, J. & Petkova, E. (2009). Child and adult cumulative trauma as predictors of symptom complexity. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 22(5), 399-408. doi: 10.1002/jts.20444

Dutra, L., Callahan, K., Forman, E.M., Mendelsohn, M. & Herman, J.L. (2008). Core schemas and suicidality in a chronically traumatized population. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 196(1), 71-74. doi: 10.1097/NMD.0b013e31815fa4c1

Herman, J.L. (2003). Hidden in plain sight: Clinical reflections on prostitution. Journal of Trauma Practice, 2(3-4), 1-13. doi:10.1300/J189v02n03_01

Herman, J.L. (2005). Justice from the victim’s perspective. Violence Against Women, 11(5), 571-602. doi:10.1177/1077801205274450

Herman, J.L. Three new books on treating dissociative disorders. Psychoanalytic Psychology, 2012; 29: 267-269.

Herman JL: Complex PTSD is a distinct entity: Commentary on Resick et. al. Journal of Traumatic Stress 2012; 25, 256–257.

Kallivayalil, D. (2010). Narratives of suffering of South Asian immigrant survivors of domestic violence. Violence Against Women, 16(7), 789-811. doi: 10.1177/1077801210374209

Lynch, S.M., Forman, E.M., Mendelsohn, M. & Herman, J.L. (2008). Attending to dissociation: Assessing change in dissociation and predicting treatment outcome. Journal of Trauma and Dissociation, 9(3), 301-320. doi:10.1080/15299730802139063

Under Review

Tummala-Narra, U., Kallivayalil, D., Singer, R. & Andreini, R. Relational experiences of complex trauma survivors in treatment: Preliminary findings from a naturalistic study.