Books that may be of interest

Anxiety & Depression

Calming the emotional storm: Using dialectical behavior therapy skills to manage your emotions and balance life. Sheri Van Dijk, MSW. (2012).
Mind over Mood: Change how you feel by changing the way you think. Christine A. Padesky & Dennis Greenberger. (1995).
Silencing the self: Women and depression. Dana Crowley Jack. (1991).
The 10 best-ever depression management techniques. Margaret Wehrenberg. (2010).
The 10 best-ever anxiety management techniques. Margaret Wehrenberg. (2008).
The dialectical behaviour therapy skills workbook. Matthew McKay, PhD, Jeffrey C. Wood, PsyD, & Jeffrey Brantley, MD. (2007). 
The mindfulness & acceptance workbook for anxiety. John P. Forsyth & George H. Eifert. (2007).
The noonday demon: An atlas of depression. Andrew Solomon. (2001). 

EMDR – Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing

Getting past your past: Take control of your life with self-help techniques from EMDR therapy. Francine Shapiro, PhD. (2012).

Meaning & Spirituality

A course in miracles. Foundation for inner peace. (1975/1996).
After the ecstasy, the laundry: How the heart grows wise on the spiritual path. Jack Kornfield. (2000).
Balancing heaven and earth: A memoir of visions, dreams, and realizations. Robert A. Johnson with Jerry M. Ruhl. (1998).
Drama of the gifted child: The search for the true self. Revised edition. Alice Miller. (1997).
Man’s search for meaning. Viktor E. Frankl. (1959).
The alchemist. Paulo Coelho. (1993).
To be human. J. Krishnamurti. (2000).
The untethered soul. Michael A. Singer. (2007),


Gods in everyman: A new psychology of men’s lives and loves. Jean Shinoda Bolen, MD. (1989).
I don’t want to talk about it: Overcoming the secret legacy of male depression. Terrence Real. (1997).


Wherever you go there you are: Mindfulness meditation in everyday life. Tenth anniversary edition. Jon Kabat-Zinn. (2005).
Mindful eating: A guide to rediscovering a healty and joyful relationship with food. Jan Chozen Bays, MD. (2009).
The mindful path to self-compassion: Freeing yourself from destructive thoughts and emotions. Christopher Kermer, PhD. (2009).
The wise heart: A guide to the universal teachings of Buddhist psychology. Jack Kornfield. (2010).

Mindsight : the new science of personal transformation. Siegel, Daniel J. (2010). New York :Bantam Books,

Neuroscience and change

Buddas brain: The practical neuroscience of happiness, love, and wisdom. Rick Hanson, PhD, with Richard Mendius, MD. (2009).  
Hardwiring happiness: The new brain science of contentment, calm, and confidence. Rick Hanson, PhD. (2013). 
Soft-wired: How the new science of brain plasticity can change your life. Michael Merzenich, PhD. (2013).
The biology of belief: Unleashing the power of consciousness, matter and miracles. Bruce H. Lipton, PhD. (2005).
The brain that changes itself: Stories of personal triumph from the frontiers of brain science. Norman Doidge, MD. (2007).
The brain’s way of healing. Norman Doidge, MD. (2015).


Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain. Siegel, Daniel J., 2015. New York: Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin.
The developing mind: How relationships and the brain interact to shape who we are (2nd ed.). Siegel, D. J. (2012). The Guilford Press.
The whole-brain child: 12 revolutionary strategies to nurture your child’s developing mind. Siegel, D. J., & Payne Bryson, T. (2011). Bantam Books.
Parenting from the inside out: how a deeper self-understanding can help you raise children who thrive. Siegel, D. J., & Hartzell, M. (2004). New York: J.P. Tarcher/Penguin.
The yes brain: how to cultivate courage, curiosity, and resilience in your child. Siegel, D. J., & Bryson, T. P. (2018). First edition. New York: Bantam.

Positive psychology, Resilience, & Well-being

Bouncing back: Rewiring your brain for maximum reliance and well-being. Linda Graham, MFT. (2013).
Flourish: A visionary new understanding of happiness and well-being. Martin E. P. Seligman, PhD. (2011).
Self-compassion. Kristen Neff, PhD. (2011).
The tapping solution: A revolutionary system for stress-free living. Nick Ortner. (2013).
You can heal your life. Louise Hay. (1999).
Zen and the art of happiness. Chris Prentiss. (2006).

Untamed. Glennon Doyle. The Dial Press on March 10, 2020


Attached: The new science of adult attachment and how it can help you find-and keep-love. Amir Levine, MD, & Rachel S. F. Heller, MA. (2010).
Calling in “The One”: Seven weeks to Attract the Love of Your Life. Katherine Woodward Thomas. (2004).
Divorce busting: A revolutionary and rapid program for staying together. Michele Weiner-Davis. (1993).
Getting the love you want: A guide for couples. Harville Hendrix, PhD. (1988).
Hold me tight: Seven conversations for a lifetime of love. Sue Johnston, EdD. (2008).
How can I get through to you? Reconnecting men and women. Terrence Real. (2002).
The healing connection: How women form relationships in therapy and in life. Jean Baker Miller, MD, & Irene Pierce Stiver, PhD. (1997).
The laws of love: Creating the relationship of your dreams. Chris Prentiss. (2012).
The new rules of marriage: What you need to know to make love work. Terrence Real. (2007).
The relationship cure: A 5 step guide to strengthening your marriage, family, and friendships.  John Gottman, PhD, & Joan DeClaire. (2001).
The seven principles for making marriage work. John Gottman, PhD, & Nan Silver. (1999).
Too good to leave, too bad to stay. Mira Kirshenbaum. (1997).
Wired for love. Stan Tatkin, PsyD. (2009).


Mating in Captivity: Reconciling the erotic and the domestic. Esther Perel. (2006).
Resurrecting sex: Solving sexual problems & revolutionizing your relationship. David Schnarch. (2003).


I thought it was just me (but it isn’t). Brene Brown, PhD. (2007).
The gifts of imperfection: Let go of who you think you’re suppose to be and embrace who you are. Brene Brown, PhD. (2010). 


When the body says no. Gabor Mate, MD. (2004).


Trauma and recovery. Judith Herman. (1992).
The body keeps the score. Bessel van der Kolk, MD. (2014).
​Running on empty: Overcoming your childhood emotional neglect. ​Jonice Webb. (2012).


Circle of stones: Woman’s journey to herself. Judith Duerk. (1990).
Goddesses in everywoman: A new psychology of women. Jean Shinolda Bolen, MD. (1984).
Goddesses in older women: Archetypes in women over fifty. Jean Shinoda Bolen, MD. (2001).
The heroines’s journey: Woman’s quest for wholeness. Maureen Murdock. (1990)