Reading List:




Baker Miller, J. (1986). Toward a new psychology of women.

Landsberg, M. (2011). Writing the revolution.

O’Grady, H. (2005). Women’s relationship with herself.


Grief and Loss:


Kushner, H. (2004). When bad things happen to good people.

Rando, T. (1991). Grieving: How to go on living when someone you love dies.




Lerner, H. (1985). The dance of anger: A woman’s guide to changing the patterns of  intimate relationships.

McKay, M., Rogers, P., & McKay, J. (1989). When anger hurts.


Self esteem, confidence and assertiveness:


Brown, B. (2010). The gifts of imperfection: Let go of who you think you’re supposed to be and embrace who you are: Your guide to a wholehearted life.

Brown, B. (2008). I thought it was just me (but it isn’t): Telling the truth about perfectionism, inadequacy, and power.

McKay, M. & Sutker, C. (2005). The Self Esteem guided journal: A ten week program.

Myss, C. (2002). Self-esteem: Your fundamental power.

Paterson, R. (2000). The assertiveness workbook: How to express your ideas and stand up  for yourself at work and in relationships.

Schiraldi, G. (2001). The self-esteem workbook.


Anxiety Panic and Depression:


Bourne, E. (2005). The anxiety & phobia workbook, 4th ed.

Burns, D. (1999). Feeling good: The new mood therapy revised and updated.

Burns, D. (1999). The feeling good handbook.

Burns, D. (2006). When panic attacks: The new drug-free anxiety therapy that can change your life.

Greenberger, D., & Padesky, C. (1995). Mind over mood: Change how you feel by changing the way you think.

Marra, T. (2004). Depressed and Anxious: The dialectical behavior therapy workbook for overcoming depression and anxiety.


Trauma & Abuse:

Cameron, G. (1994). What about me? A guide for men helping female partners deal with childhood sexual abuse.

Bass, E. & Davis, L. (1991) The courage to heal 3rd edition.

Davis, L. (1990). The courage to heal workbook for women and men survivors of child sexual abuse.

Matsakis, A. (1998). Trust after trauma: A guide to relationships for survivors and those who love them.

Myss, C. & Finley, J. (2009). Transforming trauma: A seven step process for spiritual healing.

Rosenbloom, D., Williams, M., & Watkins, B. (1999). Life after trauma: A workbook for healing.

Smedes, L. (1991). Forgive and forget: Healing the hurts we don’t deserve.


Personal Growth, Stress and Mindfulness:


Personal growth, mindfulness, & stress:

Kabat-Zinn, J. (2005). Wherever you go there you are: Mindfulness meditation in everyday life.

Katherine, A. (1991). Boundaries where you end and I begin.

Katherine, A. (2000). Where to draw the line.

Myss, C. (2005). Invisible acts of power: Channeling grace in your everyday life.

Myss, C. (2003). Sacred contracts: Awakening your divine potential.

Siegel, D. (2010). Mindsight: The new science of personal transformation.

Tolle, E. (2005). A new Earth: Awakening to your life’s purpose.


Marriage and Relationships:


Chapman, G. (1995). The five love languages: How to express heartfelt commitment to your mate.

Davis, L. (2013). I thought we’d never speak again: the road from estrangement to reconciliation.

Fincham, F., Fernandes, L., & Humphreys, K. (1993). Communicating in relationships: A guide for couples and professionals.

Gottman, J., & DeClaire, J. (2001). The relationship cure: A 5-step guide to strengthening your marriage, family, and relationships.

Gottman, J., & Silver, N. (1999). The seven principles for making marriage work.

Hendrix, H. (2007).Getting the love you want: A guide for couples, 20th Anniversary Edition.

Johnson, S. (2008). Hold me tight: Seven conversations for a lifetime of love.

Schnarch, D. (1998). Passionate marriage: Keeping love and intimacy alive in committed relationships

Woititz, M. (1993). The intimacy struggle.

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