RECOMMENDED SELF-HELP READINGS AND MORE


PERSONAL GROWTH
The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, Stephen Covey
Care of the Soul, Thomas Moore
Existential Psychotherapy, Irving Yalom, M.D.
The Artist's Way, Julia Cameron
Radical Grace, Richard Rohr

MARRIAGE
Men Are From Mars Women Are From Venus, John Gray, Ph.D.
Getting the Love You Want, Harvill Hendrix, Ph.D.
Keeping the Love You Get, Harvill Hendrix, Ph.D.
Divorce Busting, Michelle Weiner-Davis, Ph.D.
Why Marriages Succeed or Fail: And How You Can Make Yours Last , John Gottman
Soul Mates, Thomas Moore
His Needs, Her Needs, Willard Harley
The Five Love Languages,  Gary Chapman

FAMILIES / RELATIONSHIPS / RECOVERY
Bradshaw On: The Family, John Bradshaw (also a PBS series)
Bradshaw On: Homecoming, John Bradshaw
Bradshaw On: Creating Love, John Bradshaw
Dance of Anger, Harriett Goldhor-Lerner
Dance of Intimacy, Harriett Goldhor-Lerner
Anger, Carol Tavris

ADDICTIONS / CODEPENDENCY
Boundaries (When to Say YES When to Say NO To Take Control of Your Life) by Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John Townsend
Games Alcoholics Play,
Codependent No More, Melody Beattie
Beyond Codependency, Melody Beattie
Adult Children of Alcoholics Syndrome, Wayne Kristberg
Women Who Love Too Much,  Robin Norwood
Men Who Hate Women & The Women Who Love Them
Out of the Shadows, Patrick Carnes
When Food is Love: Feeding The Hungry Heart, Geneen Roth
How to Break Your Addiction to Another Person

PARENTING
Parenting By Heart, Ron Taffel, Ph.D.
The One Minute Mother, Spencer Johnson, M.D.
The One Minute Father, Spencer Johnson, M.D.
Parent Effectiveness Training: PET, Thomas Gordon
Get Out of My Life, But First Could You Drive Me to the Mall, Anthony Wolf, Ph.D.
Reviving Ophelia, Pipher

COMMUNICATION / ASSERTIVENESS
You Just Don't Understand, Deborah Tannen
The Gentle Art of Verbal Self Defense, Suzette Elgin
When I Say No I Feel Guilty, Manuel Smith
Your Perfect Right, Alberti & Emmons
How to Deal with People You Canít Stand, Brinkman & Kirschner
How to Argue and Win Every Time, Gerry Spence

DEPRESSION / COGNITIVE THERAPY
Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy, David Burns
Mind Over Mood: Change How You Feel by Changing the Way You Think by Dennis Greenberger and Christine Padesky

TRAUMA / LOSS
When Bad Things Happen to Good People, Harold Kushner
Man's Search for Meaning, Victor Frankl, M.D.

SEXUAL ABUSE
The Courage to Heal, Ellen Bass & Laura Davis
The Courage to Heal Workbook, Bass & Davis
Allies in Healing, Bass & Davis (for family members/ partners of abuse survivors)
Victims No Longer: Men Recovering from Incest, Mike Lew
Incest & Sexuality: A Guide to Understanding & Healing, W. Maltz& B. Holman
Sexual Healing Journey, Wendy Maltz

ANXIETY ATTACKS
Anxiety & Panic Attacks, Handby

CAREER ISSUES

Emotional Intelligence at Work by Hendrie Weisinger Ph.D.

What Color Is Your Parachute, Richard Bolles
I Could Do Anything If I Only Knew What It Was, Barbara Sher
Do What You Are, Tieger & Tieger