Recommended Reading

We've compiled some self-help and personal growth books that can provide some support and information and enhance the work you're doing in psychotherapy. Feel free to share suggestions for other books with your therapist as we may periodically add to this list for the benefit of our clients.

Intimate Partners - Maggie Scarf

Subject: Relationships

The Struggle for Intimacy - Janet Woititz

Subject: Couples

Broken Boys, Mending Men - Stephen Grubman - Black

Subject: Recovery from childhood abuse

The Drama of the Gifted Child: The Search for the True Self - Alice Miller

Darkness Visible - William Styron

Subject: Depression

Beyond the Influence - Understanding and Defeating Alcoholism - Ketchum - Asbury

Subject: Alcoholism

Trauma and Recovery - Judith Herman

Subject: Trauma

The Courage to Heal - Bass - Davis

Subject: Sexual Abuse

Still Here - Ram Dass

Subject: Aging/mortality

The Gift of Fear - Gavin DeBecker

Subject: Women and domestic violence

Facing Love Addiction - Pia Mellody

Subject: Addictive relationships

The Dance of Intimacy, The Dance of Anger - Harriett Lerner

Subject: Relationships

Facing Codependency - Pia Mellody

Subject: Codependency

Wherever You Go, There You Are - Jon Kabat-Zinn

Subject: Mindfulness

Getting the Love You Want - Hendrix

Subject: Couples

The Marriage Clinic - Gottman

Subject: Couples

Out of the Shadows - Carnes

Subject: Sexual addiction

Parenting After Divorce - Stahl

Subject: Parenting

Spiritual Divorce - Ford

Subject: Divorce

Life After Loss - Deits

Subject: Loss

After the Affair - Abrams-Spring

Subject: Infidelity

Getting Divorced Without Ruining Your Life - Margulies

Subject: Recovery from divorce

Stop Walking on Eggshells - Kreger

Subject: Borderline personality disorder

Do One Thing Different - O'Hanlon

Subject: Life transitions

The Taming of the Chew: A Holistic Guide to Stopping Compulsive Eating - Denise Lamothe

Subject: Compulsive eating

Prepare for Surgery, Heal Faster - Huddleston

Subject: Mind/body

Escape From Intimacy - Schaeff

Subject: Addiction