--James S. Gordon, MD, author of Unstuck: Your Guide to the Seven-Stage Journey Out of Depression "It Didn't Start with You takes us a big step forward, advancing the fields of trauma therapy, mindfulness applications, and human understanding. It is a bold, creative, and compassionate work."
--Sharon Salzberg, author of Lovingkindness and Real Happiness "This groundbreaking book offers a compelling understanding of inherited trauma and fresh, powerful tools for relieving its suffering. Mark Wolynn is a wise and trustworthy guide on the journey toward healing."
--Tara Brach, PhD, author of Radical Acceptance and True Refuge "Mark Wolynn's extraordinary book cracks the secret code of families and proves that you can go home again--once you understand how history made you. Full of life-changing stories, powerful insights, and practical tools for personal healing, It Didn't Start With You deserves a place on your bookshelf next to Alice Miller's The Drama of the Gifted Child and Dan Siegel's The Developing Mind. You'll never see your family the same way again."
--Mark Matousek, author of Ethical Wisdom "Bridging both neuroscience and psychodynamic thinking, It Didn't Start with You provides the reader with Mark Wolynn's hard-earned toolbox of do-it-yourself clinical aids and provocative insights."
--Jess P. Shatkin, MD, MPH, Vice Chair for Education at NYU Langone Medical Center's Child Study Center and author of Child & Adolescent Mental Health
"After reading It Didn't Start with You, I found myself immediately able to apply Mark Wolynn's techniques with my patients and saw incredible results, in a shorter time than with traditional psychotherapeutic techniques. I encourage you to read this book. It's truly cutting edge."
--Alexanndra Kreps, MD