Recommended Reading and Resources – Educate Yourself

recommended reading and resources

Recommended Reading and Resources

I have compiled a list of helpful recommended reading and resources, workbooks and audio CD’s that many will find useful. At the bottom of this list I have posted for my personal clients recommended reading as ongoing for use while in therapy and relates to areas of both mental health and incorporates spirituality, higher consciousness and awareness training.

The Six Pillars of Self-Esteem: The Definitive Work on Self-Esteem by the Leading Pioneer in the Field

by Nathaniel Branden

Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love

by Sue Johnson

Emotional Intelligence: 10th Anniversary Edition

by Daniel Goleman

The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work: A Practical Guide from the Country’s Foremost Relationship Expert

by John Gottman and Nan Silver

10 Great Dates to Energize Your Marriage: The Best Tips from the Marriage Alive Seminars

by David & Claudia Arp

Codependent No More: How to Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring for Yourself

by Melody Beattie

The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook

by Edmund J. Bourne

Fun to Grow on: Engaging Play Activities for Kids With Teachers, Parents and Grandparents

by Virginia K. Morin et al.

Hold Me Tight: Your Guide to the Most Successful Approach to Building Loving Relationships

by Sue Johnson

The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are

by Brene Brown

The Missing Piece Meets the Big O

by Shel Silverstein

The Calming Collection – Goodbye Worries. ** Guided meditation to train your mind to quiet your thoughts – Train your mind to quiet your thoughts CD – Hypnotic Guided CD ** by Roberta Shapiro, M.Ed. [2010] Audio CD

by Roberta Shapiro

Emotion Coaching: The Heart of Parenting Video Program

by The Gottman Institute et al.

Tear Soup: A Recipe for Healing After Loss

by Pat Schwiebert et al.

Water Bugs and Dragonflies: Explaining Death to Young Children, A Coloring Book

by Doris Stickney et al.

The Fall of Freddie the Leaf: A Story of Life for All Ages

by Leo Buscaglia

Meditations for Emotional Healing: Finding Freedom in the Face of Difficulty

by Tara Brach

The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love That Lasts

by Gary D Chapman

The Problem of Pain

by C. S. Lewis

Love & Respect: The Love She Most Desires; The Respect He Desperately Needs

by Emerson Eggerichs

Captivating Revised & Updated: Unveiling the Mystery of a Woman’s Soul

by John Eldredge et al.

Wild at Heart Revised & Updated: Discovering the Secret of a Man’s Soul

by John Eldredge

Should I Stay or Should I Go?: A Guide to Knowing if Your Relationship Can–and Should–be Saved

by Lundy Bancroft et al.

The Connected Child: Bring Hope and Healing to Your Adoptive Family

by Karyn B. Purvis

The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog: And Other Stories from a Child Psychiatrist’s Notebook–What Traumatized Children Can Teach Us About Loss, Love, and Healing

by Bruce Perry et al.

Brain over Binge: Why I Was Bulimic, Why Conventional Therapy Didn’t Work, and How I Recovered for Good

by Kathryn Hansen

Abstinence, 2nd Edition: Members of Overeaters Anonymous Share Their Experience, Strength and Hope

by Overeaters Anonymous

The Energy Bus: 10 Rules to Fuel Your Life, Work, and Team with Positive Energy

by Jon Gordon et al.

The Positive Dog: A Story About the Power of Positivity

by Jon Gordon

The Seed: Finding Purpose and Happiness in Life and Work

by Jon Gordon

WEIRD: Because Normal Isn’t Working

by Craig Groeschel

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

by Mark Haddon

Desperate Marriages: Moving Toward Hope and Healing in Your Relationship

by Gary D Chapman

The Mindful Way Through Depression: Freeing Yourself from Chronic Unhappiness (Book & CD)

by Mark Williams et al.

In Session Recommended Reading and Resources 

Don Miguel Ruiz

The Four Agreements

Pdf Four Agreements

Mastery of Love

Pdf Mastery of Love 

Anthony Demello – Awareness Series


Pdf Awareness

Youtube Awareness

Eckart Tolle

The Power of Now

Pdf The Power of Now

A Course In Miracles Workbook, Manual, Daily Exercises

Course in Miracles 

Pdf Course in Miracles Text book, manual, workbook

Youtube Course In Miracles

These recommended reading and resources are my personal favorite. Please let me know if you have any questions or would like guidance in regards to choosing the best fit for you.