Recommended Books:

·         Daring Greatly: How the courage to be vulnerable transforms the way we live, love, parent and lead, Brenee Brown PhD LMSW

·        In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts, Dr. Gabor Mate

·         Thirty-Minute Therapy for Anxiety: Everything You Need To Know in the Least Amount of Time, Matthew McKay PhDTroy DuFrene 

·         Where to Draw the Line: how to set healthy boundaries everyday by Anne Katherine

·         The Dance of Anger: a woman’s guide to changing the patterns of intimate relationships by Harriet Lerner PhD

·         Thirty-Minute Therapy for Anger: Everything You Need To Know in the Least Amount of Time, Ronald Potter-Efron MSW, PhD

 ·         The relaxation &stress reduction workbook, Matha Davis PhD, Elizabeth Robbins Eshelman, MSW, Matthew McKay, PhD

·         Scattered Minds: The Origin and Healing of Attention Deficit Disorder, Dr. Gabor Mate

·         The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook for Anger: Using DBT mindfulness & Emotion Regulation Skills to Manage Anger, Alexander L Chapman, PhD, RPsych, Kim L. Gratz, PhD

·         Full Catastrophe Living: Using the wisdom of your body and mind to face stress, pain and illness, Jon Kabat-Zinn

 ·         Women’s Bodies Women’s Wisdom: creating physical and emotional health and healing, Christian Northrup, M.D.

 ·         On Killing: The psychological cost of learning to kill in war and society, Lt. Col. Dave Grossman

 ·         I hate you don’t leave me: understanding the borderline personality, Jerold J. Kreisman MD & Hal Straus

 ·         The Betrayal Bond: breaking free of exploitive relationships. Patrick J. Carnes, PhD

 ·         The Body Keeps Score: brain, mind and body in the healing of trauma, Bessel Van Der Kolk

 ·         Healing through the dark emotions: the wisdom of grief, fear and despair, Miriam Greenspan

 ·         Calming the Emotional Storm: using Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills to manage your emotions and balance your life, Sher Van Dijk, MSW

·         When the Body Says No: The Cost of Hidden Stress, Dr. Gabor Mate

 ·         The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook: practical DBT exercises for learning mindfulness, interpersonal effectiveness emotion regulation and distress tolerance, Matthew McKay PhD, Jeffrey C Wood PSY D, Jeffrey Bantley, MD

 ·         Mind Over Mood: change how you feel by changing the way you think, Dennis Greenberger PhD, Crhstine A Padesky, PhD

 ·         Surviving a Borderline Parent. How to Heal Your Childhood Wounds and Build Trust, Boundaries, and Self-Esteem by Freda B. Friedman

 ·         Depressed and Anxious: The dialectical Behacior Therapy Wrokbook for Overcoming Depression and Anxietyby Thomas Marra PhD

 ·         The Mindful Way Through Depression: Freeing Yourself from Chronic Unhappiness by J. Mark G. Williams

 ·         Self Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself by Dr. Kristin Neff

 ·         The Self Esteem Workbook: 2nd Edition by Glenn R. Schiraldi PhD

 ·         Don't Let Your Emotions Run Your Life: How Dialectical Behavior Therapy Can Put you in Control by Scott A. Spradlin MA

 ·         Rest, Play, Grow: Making Sense of Preschoolers (or anyone who acts like one) by Deborah MacNamara

 ·         Upside: the New Science of Post Traumatic Growth by Russell A. Barkley

 ·         Taking charge of Adult ADHD by Russell A. Barkely

 ·         Mindfulness in Plain English by Bhante Gunaratana