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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