From time to time, during the course of counseling, psychotherapy, trauma treatment or coaching, I may recommend certain books and resources to my clients. These recommendations are available on Amazon (generally) and may be purchased directly from the directory here below.


The Addiction Workbook: A Step-by-Step Guid... by Patrick Fanning
False Intimacy: Understanding the Struggle ... by Harry Schaumburg
Contrary to Love: Helping the Sexual Addict by Patrick Carnes


Love Must Be Tough by James Dobson
Back from Betrayal, Third Edition by Jennifer P. Schneider
Torn Asunder: Recovering From Extramarital ... by Dave Carder M.A.

Alternative Medicine

Nature Made SAM-e Complete 400mg, 36 Tablets
LUNA | #1 Natural Sleep Aid on Amazon | 60 ...
NOW Melatonin 5 mg,180 Veg Capsules
NOW St. John's Wort,250 Veg Capsules

Anger Management

Anger: Taming a Powerful Emotion by Gary Chapman
The Other Side of Love: Handling Anger in a... by Gary Chapman
Unglued: Making Wise Choices in the Midst o... by Lysa TerKeurst
Unglued Devotional: 60 Days of Imperfect Pr... by Lysa TerKeurst
Enemies of the Heart: Breaking Free from th... by Andy Stanley
Dance of Anger: A Woman's Guide to Changing... by Harriet Lerner
The Other Side of Love: Handling Anger in a... by Gary Chapman

Attention Deficit

Taking Charge of ADHD: The Complete, Author... by Russell A. Barkley

Child Abuse

Outgrowing the Pain: A Book for and About A... by Eliana Gil


Mind Over Mood: Change How You Feel by Chan... by Dennis Greenberger

Eating Disorders

The Golden Cage: The Enigma of Anorexia Ner... by Hilde Bruch


Radical Forgiveness: A Revolutionary Five-S... by Colin Tipping
When Sorry Isn't Enough: Making Things Righ... by Gary Chapman
How To Forgive Ourselves Totally: Begin Aga... by R.T. Kendall

Grief & Loss

Final Gifts: Understanding the Special Awar... by Maggie Callanan
How We Die: Reflections on Life's Final Cha... by Sherwin B. Nuland
On Death and Dying by Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Health Devices

Fitbit Flex Wireless Activity + Sleep Wrist...

Humor & Healing

Don't Sweat the Small Stuff by Richard Carlson


Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus: A ... by John Gray
The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work by John M. Gottman
Why Marriages Succeed or Fail: And How You ... by John Gottman
The Relationship Cure: A 5 Step Guide to St... by John Gottman
Ten Lessons to Transform Your Marriage: Ame... by John Gottman

Men's Issues

The Will to Change: Men, Masculinity, and L... by Bell Hooks
Masculinities by R. W. Connell
Exploring Masculinities: Identity, Inequali... by C.J. Pascoe
Angry White Men: American Masculinity at th... by Michael Kimmel
Days to Masculinity: A Guide to Help Men... by Hunter Drew
The Rational Male - Positive Masculinity: P... by Rollo Tomassi
The Mask of Masculinity: How Men Can Embrac... by Lewis Howes
Man Up!: The Quest for Masculinity by Jeffrey Hemmer
To Be a Man: A Guide to True Masculine Power by Robert Augustus Masters

Pain Management

You Are Not Your Pain: Using Mindfulness to... by Vidyamala Burch
Pain Management Pocketcard Set by Ruchir Gupta
Practical Management of Pain, 5e (PRACTICAL... by Honorio Benzon MD
Atlas of Interventional Pain Management, 4e by Steven D. Waldman MD JD
The Mindfulness Solution to Pain: Step-by-S... by Jackie Gardner-Nix
Managing Pain Before It Manages You, Fourth... by Margaret A. Caudill
Mechanisms and Management of Pain for the P... by Kathleen A. Sluka PT PhD
Managing Chronic Pain: A Cognitive-Behavior... by John Otis
Fundamentals of Pain Medicine: How to Diagn... by Dr. J.D. Hoppenfeld MD


Active Parenting of Teens Parent's Guide by Michael H. Popkin
Active Parenting Today (For Parents of 2- t... by Micheal H. Popkin PhD
Raising a Thinking Child: Help Your Young C... by Myrna Shure
Raising a Thinking Preteen: The "I Can Prob... by Myrna B. Shure
Raising An Emotionally Intelligent Child Th... by John Gottman
The 10 Most Common Mistakes Good Parents Ma... by Dr. Kevin Steede

Premarital & Singles

Women Who Love Too Much by Robin Norwood
Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus: A ... by John Gray
Getting the Love You Want: A Guide for Coup... by Harville Hendrix
Keeping the Love You Find: A Personal Guide by Harville Hendrix
Are You the One for Me?: Knowing Who's Righ... by Barbara De Angelis
Love Is Letting Go of Fear by Gerald G. Jampolsky
Facing Love Addiction: Giving Yourself the ... by Pia Mellody


Social Intelligence: The New Science of Hum... by Daniel Goleman
Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter M... by Daniel Goleman
Who You Are When No One's Looking: Choosing... by Bill Hybels
Simple Abundance: A Daybook of Comfort of Joy by Sarah Ban Breathnach
Boundaries: When to Say Yes, How to Say No ... by Henry Cloud
The Road Less Traveled, Timeless Edition: A... by M. Scott Peck

Trauma Management

Trauma, PTSD, Grief & Loss: The 10 Core... by Michael Dubi
Counseling Adolescents Through Loss, Grief,... by Pamela A. Malone
Trauma: Teaching kids all about trauma by Robert D. Edelman Ed.S.
It's OK That You're Not OK: Meeting Grief a... by Megan Devine
Life After Grief: How to Survive Loss and T... by Mel Lawrenz Ph.D.
Loss, Trauma, and Resilience: Therapeutic W... by Pauline Boss
A Safe Place for Caleb: An Interactive Book... by Paul J. Chara
Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resili... by Sheryl Sandberg
The Shack: Where Tragedy Confronts Eternity by William P. Young


Betrayal of Innocence: Incest and Its Devas... by Susan Forward
The Courage to Heal - Third Edition - Revis... by Ellen Bass

Spiritual Interests

The Greatest Psychologist Who Ever Lived: J... by Mark W. Baker  Joshua: A Parable for Today by Joseph F. Girzone
He Still Moves Stones by Max Lucado
The Future of Man by Teilhard de Chardin
The Hero with a Thousand Faces (Bollingen S... by Joseph Campbell

Stress Management

The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workboo... by Martha Davis
The Mayo Clinic Guide to Stress-Free Living by Amit Sood
The Stress-Proof Brain: Master Your Emotion... by Melanie Greenberg PhD
Stress Management For Dummies by Allen Elkin
Comprehensive Stress Management by Jerrold Greenberg
Managing Stress: Principles and Strategies ... by Brian Luke Seaward
Stress Management: A Wellness Approach by Nanette E. Tummers
Stress Management for Life: A Research-Base... by Michael Olpin
Stress Management: A Comprehensive Guide to... by Edward A. Charlesworth
Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers, Third Edition by Robert M. Sapolsky
The Everything Stress Management Book: Prac... by Eve Adamson
Stress Management and Prevention: Applicati... by David D. Chen
Stress: 17 Stress Management Habits to Redu... by Linda Westwood
Stress Management for Beginners: Guided Med... by Sarah Rowland
Stress Management for Life: A Research-Base... by Michael Olpin  Stress Management: How To Cope With Stress ... by Ariel Stefan
10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My He... by Dan Harris
The Stress Reduction Workbook for Teens: Mi... by Gina M. Biegel MA LMFT

Clinical Research in Neuroscience (Professional Texts)

Neuroscience: Exploring the Brain by Mark F. Bear
Foundational Concepts in Neuroscience: A Br... by David E. Presti PhD
Neuroscience by Dale Purves
Neuroscience For Dummies by Frank Amthor
Neuroscience: Fundamentals for Rehabilitati... by Laurie Lundy-Ekman
Tales from Both Sides of the Brain: A Life ... by Michael S. Gazzaniga
Neuroscience: Exploring the Brain, 3rd Edit... by Mark F. Bear
Your Brain Is a Time Machine: The Neuroscie... by Dean Buonomano