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Tian Dayton   MA, PhD, TEP

Tian Dayton, PhD, is the author of sixteen books, including The ACoA Trauma Syndrome; Emotional Sobriety; Trauma and Addiction; Forgiving and Moving On; and The Living Stage. In addition, Dr. Dayton has developed a model for using sociometry and psychodrama to resolve issues related to relationship trauma repair. She is a board-certified trainer in psychodrama, sociometry, and group psychotherapy and is the director of The New York Psychodrama Training Institute.



A Birthday Celebration: Thoughts For Your Special Day
Daily Affirmations for Forgiving and Moving On
Daily Affirmations for Parents: How to Nurture Your Children and Renew Yourself During the Ups and Downs of Parenthood
Drama Games: Techniques for Self-Development
Emotional Sobriety: From Relationship Trauma to Resilience and Balance
Getting in the Christmas Spirit: A Gift of Inspiration for the Holiday Season
Heartwounds: The Impact of Unresolved Trauma and Grief on Relationships
It's My Life! A Workout for Your Mind
Journey through Womanhood: Meditations from Our Collective Soul
Keeping Love Alive: Inspirations for Commitment
Modern Mothering: How to Teach Kids to Say What They Feel and Feel What They Say
On Loving Someone: Being Together Day by Day
On Mothering: Reflections For A Loving Heart
Relationship Trauma Repair Therapist's Guide
Relationship Trauma Repair Personal Journal
Relationship Trauma Repair CDs
Relationship Trauma Repair DVDs
The ACOA Trauma Syndrome: The Impact of Childhood Pain on Adult Relationships
The Drama Within: Psychodrama and Experiential Therapy
The Living Stage: A Step-by-Step Guide to Psychodrama, Sociometry and Group Psychotherapy
The Magic of Forgiveness: Emotional Freedom and Transformation at Midlife, A Book for Women
The Process (70 minute DVD)
The Quiet Voice of Soul: How to Find Meaning in Ordinary Life
The Soul's Companion
Trauma and Addiction: Ending the Cycle of Pain Through Emotional Literacy

Caron Treatment Centers
The New York Psychodrama Training Institute

Counselor Contributions:
Why Experiential Approaches Make Sense in Treating Trauma, Part II
Why Experiential Approaches Make Sense in Treating Trauma, Part I
Sculpturing Frozen Moments
Experiential Empathy Training: Using Role-Play to Build Empathy 
Treating Relational Trauma Experientially
Trauma Boomerang: Too Much vs. Too Little
Experiential Letter Writing
Processing Grief Experientially
Why An Experiential Approach to Treating Trauma is Important
When the Holidays Hurt
It’s All in the Game
Other People’s Arrows
Anger in its Various Manifestations
Opening to Abundance
Inner Sunshine
I Can Manage Me
Comparing and Despairing
Inner Newness
Becoming Real
Taking Care of What’s Within My Reach
Keeping it Simple
Psychodrama: The Inner World Made Explicit
Treating Relational Trauma and PTSD with Psychosocial Metrics: An Experiential, Interpersonal Model
How Do Affirmations Really Work?
Affirmations: When Do They Work, Why Do They Work, and When Do They Backfire?
Denial in Addicted Family Systems
Denial in Addicted Family Systems
 The ACoA Trauma Syndrome: The Impact of Childhood Pain on Adult Relationships by Tian Dayton, PhD
When Words Are Not Enough: Why Experiential Forms of Healing Are Desirable in Treating Relational Trauma
A Further Look at Adult Children of Addiction
There’s No Place like Home: How Unresolved Familial Trauma Can Emerge around the Holidays

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