Recommended Readings

Addiction and Recovery:

  • Patrick Carnes -  A Gentle Path Through the Twelve Steps
  • Anne M. Fletchm - Sober for Good


  • Thomas J. Harbin -  Beyond Anger: A Guide for Men
  • Harriet Lerner - The Dance of Anger: A Women’s Guide


  • Edmund J. Bourne -  The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook

Bipolar Disorder:

  • Kay Redfield Jamison -  An Unquiet Mind

The Brain:

  • Daniel G. Amen -  Change your Brain, Change your Life
  • Daniel J. Siegel -  The Developing Mind: How Relationships and the Brain Interact to Shape Who We Are


  • Dale Carnegie - How to Win Friends & Influence People
  • Marshall B. Rosenberg -  Non-violent communication: A Language of Life

Couples, Relationships, Intimacy Issues:

  • Harville Hendrix -  Getting the Love you Want: A Guide for Couples
  • Harriet G. Lerner - The Dance of Intimacy
  • Stephen A. Mitchell -  Can Love Last?:  The Fate of Romance Over Time
  • Daphne Rose Kingma - Coming Apart: Why Relationships End & How to Live Through
  • David M. Schnarch -  Passionate Marriage:  Love, Sex & Intimacy in Emotionally Committed Relationships

Death and Dying:

  • Elizabeth Kubler-Ross -  On Death and Dying
  • Irvin D. Yalom -  Staring at the Sun: Overcoming the Terror of Death


  • Wayne Katon, E. Ludman, G. Simon -  The Depression Helpbook
  • Thomas Marra -  Depressed and Anxious
  • Andrew Solomon -  The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression

Eating Disorder:

  • Lindsey Hall & Leigh Cohn -   Bulimia: A Guide to Recovery
  • Sylvia Haskvitz -  Eat by Choice Not by Habit: Practical Skills for Creating a Healthy Relationship with your Body And Food
  • Geneen Roth -  When Food is Love
  • Green Roth -  Feeding the Hungry Heart


  • Claudia Black – Straight Talk
  • Jean I. Clarke -  How Much is Enough?
  • Adele Faber - How to Talk so Kids will Listen & Listen so Kids will Talk
  • Mary Pipher – Reviving Ophelia:  Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls
  • Daniel J. Siegel -  Parenting from the Inside Out
  • Ron Taffel – Parenting by Heart:  How to Stay Connected to Your Child in a Disconnected World

Personal Growth:

  • Viktor E. Frankl -  A Man’s Search for Meaning
  • Alice Miller – The Drama of the Gifted Child: The Search for the True Self
  • Nancy J. Napier – Recreating Your Self:  Building Self Esteem

Sexual Abuse:

  • Ellen Bass & Laura Davis - The courage to Heal
  • Laura Davis - The Courage to Heal Workbook

Trauma & Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD):

  • Judith L. Herman - Trauma and Recovery
  • Peter A. Levine -  Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma
  • Peter Levine & Maggie Kline – Trauma-Proofing your Child