Our office will be closed December 24th thru December 27th for the Holidays.
Our office will be closed December 24th thru December 27th for the Holidays.

Book List

CLINICIAN RECOMMENDED BOOKS

DIVORCE:

  • Divorce Remedy by Michelle Weiner-Davis
  • Divorce Poison (Parental Alienation Prevention) by Richard Warshak
  • Growing Through Divorce by Jim Smoke

HEALTHY SEXUALITY:

  • The Gift of Sex by Joyce and Clifford Penner
  • Restoring the Pleasure by Joyce and Clifford Penner
  • The Way to Love Your Wife by Clifford Penner
  • Sheet Music : Marital Sexuality by Kevin Lehman
  • The Sex-Starved Marriage by Michelle Weiner-Davis
  • Sex Begins in the Kitchen by Kevin Lehman
  • Ghosts in the Bedroom: A Guide For Partners of Incest Survivors by Ken Graber
  • Every Man’s Battle: Winning the War on Sexual Temptation One Victory at a Time by Stephen Arterburn and Fred Stoeker
  • Every Young Man’s Battle: Strategies for Victory in the Real World of Sexual Temptation by Stephen Arterburn and Fred Stoeker
  • Out of the Shadows: Understanding Sexual Addiction by Patrick Carnes
  • In the Shadows of the Net: Breaking Free of Compulsive Online Sexual Behavior by Patrick Carnes, et al.

INFIDELITY:

  •  After the Affair: Healing the Pain and Rebuilding Trust by Janis Abrahms Spring
  • Not Just Friends by Shirley Glass
  • My Husband’s Affair: Became the Best Thing that Ever Happened to Me by Anne Bercht
  • Unfaithful: Rebuilding Trust After Infidelity by Gary and Mona Shriver
  • His Needs, Her Needs: Building an Affair Proof Marriage by Willard Harley, Jr

PARENTING:

  • Scream Free Parenting: The Revolutionary Approach to Raising Your Kids by Keeping your Cool by Hal Edward Runkel
  • Parenting Your Out-of-Control Teenager: 7 Steps to Reestablish Authority and Reclaim Love by Scott Sells
  • Love and Respect in the Family by Emerson Eggerichs
  • Positive Discipline by Jane Nelson
  • Positive Discipline:  The First Three Years:  From Infant to Toddler—Laying the Foundation for Raising a Capable, Confident Child by Jane Nelson
  • Positive Discipline for Preschoolers:  For Their Early Years—Raising Children Who are Responsible, Respectful and Resourceful by Jane Nelson
  • Positive Discipline for Teenagers:  Empowering Your Teens and Yourself Through Kind and Firm Parenting
  • Boundaries with Children by Cloud and Townsend
  • Raising Self Reliant Children in a Self- Indulgent World by Steven Glenn
  • How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish
  • Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child by John Gottman
  • How to Really Love Your Child by Ross Campbell
  • Lost at School: Why Our Kids with Behavioral Challenges are Falling Through the Cracks and How We Can Help Them by Ross Greene
  • The Explosive Child by Ross Green

RELATIONSHIPS:

  • Extraordinary Relationships: A New Way of Thinking About Human Interactions by Roberta Gilbert
  • The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work: A Practical Guide from the Country’s Foremost Relationship Expert by John Gottman
  • Love and Respect by Emerson Eggerichs
  • Boundaries by Cloud and Townsend ( several books included in series)
  • Getting the Love You Want: A Guide for Couples by Harville Hendrix
  • Keeping the Love You Find: A Personal Guide by Harville Hendrix
  • The Five Love Languages by Gary Chapman
  • The Smart Stepfamily by Ron Deal
  • When Pleasing You is Killing Me by Les Carter

TRAUMA/VIOLENCE:

  • The Verbally Abusive Relationship by Patricia Evans
  • Not To People Like Us: Hidden Abuse in Upscale Marriages by Susan Weitzman
  • Betrayal Bonds by Patrick Carnes
  • I can’t Get Over It: Trauma Survivers by Aphrodite Matsakis (PTSD)

SPIRITUALITY:

  • Jesus Calling by Sarah Young
  • Grace Walk by Steve McVay
  • How Good Do We Have To Be by Harold Kushner
  • You Are Special by Max Lucado
  • Approval Addiction by Joyce Meyer

SELF ESTEEM:

  • Man Enough: Fathers, Sons and the Search for Masculinity by Frank Pittman, MD
  • Weathering The Midlife Storm by Bobb Biehl
  • The Angry Heart: Overcoming Borderline and Addictive Disorders by Joseph Santoro
  • Self-Compassion by Kristin Neff
  • The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are by Brene’ Brown
  • I Thought It Was Just Me (but it isn’t): Making the Journey from “What Will People Think?” to “I Am Enough” by Brene’ Brown
  • Men, Women, and Worthiness: The Experience of Shame and the Power of Being Enough by Brene’ Brown

MENTAL HEALTH:

ADHD
  • The ADHD Effect on Marriage by Melissa Orlov
  • Women with Attention Deficit Disorder by Sari Solden
  • More Attention, Less Deficit: Success Strategies for Adults with ADHD by Ari Tuckman
  • Driven to Distraction: Recognizing and Coping with ADHD by Edward Hallowell, MD
  • Delivered from Distraction: Getting the Most Out of Life with ADHD by Edward Hallowell, MD
  • Married to Distraction: Restoring Intimacy and Strengthening Your Marriage in an Age of Interruption by Edward M. Hallowell M.D., Sue Hallowell and Melissa Orlov
ANXIETY
  • Worried No More by Pinto Wagner
  • The ACT Workbook for Anxiety
  • When Perfect isn’t Good Enough by Martin Antony and John Swanson
BIPOLAR/DEPRESSION
  • Get It Done When You’re Depressed by John Preston and Julie Fast
  • The Feeling Good Handbook by David Burns
  • The Depression Workbook by Mary Ellen Copeland
  • More Than Moody: Recognizing and Treating Adolescent Depression by Harold Koplewicz
  • Getting Your Life Back: The Complete Guide to Recovery from Depression by Wright and Basco
  • Taking Charge of Bipolar Disorder by Julie Fast and John Preston
  • The Bipolar Disorder Workbook by Monica Basco
  • Escaping Toxic Guilt:Five Proven Steps to Free Yourself from Guilt for Good by Susan Carrell
OCD
  • BrainLock (OCD) by Jeffrey Schwartz
  • What To Do When Your Child Has OC D by Pinto Wagner
  • The OCD Workbook by Bruce Hyman and Charlene Pedrick
WORRY
  • Worry by Edward Hollowell
  • The Worry Control Workbook by Mary Ellen Copeland

 

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