Interesting Books

Adjustment, Anxiety, and Mood

  • The Connected Child by Karen Purvis
  • Beyond Consequences, Logic and Control by Heather T. Forbes
  • Outsmarting Worry: An Older Kid’s Guide to Managing Anxiety by Dawn Huebner and Kara McHale
  • Wilma Jean the Worry Machine by Julia Cook
  • The little book of mindfulnessby  Patrizia Collard

Personality Disorders

  • Overcoming borderline personality disorder: A family guide for healing and change by Valerie Porr
  • Brain lock: Free yourself from obsessive-compulsive behavior by Jeffrey Schwarts
  • The everything guide to narcissistic personality disorder: Professional, reassuring advice for coping with the disorder – at work, at home, and in your family by Cynthia Lechan Goodman and Barbara Leff

DBT

  • The Buddha and the borderline: My recovery from borderline personality disorder through dialectical behavior therapy by Kiera Van Gelder
  • Freedom from selfharm: Overcoming self-injury with skills from DBT and other treatments by Kim Gratz and Alexander Chapman
  • Don’t let your emotions run your life for teens: Dialectical behavior therapy for helping you manage mood swings, control angry outbursts, and get along with others by Sheri VanDijk

Eating Disorders and Self-harm

  • Hope for the hollow: A 30-day devotional guide for women suffering from eating disorders by Jena Morrow
  • The eating disorders sourcebook: A comprehensive guide to the causes, treatments, and prevention of eating disorders by Carolyn Costin
  • Starving in search of me: A coming-of-age story of overcoming an eating disorder and finding self-acceptance by Marissa LaRocca
  • Cutting: Understanding and overcoming self-mutilation by Steven Levenkron

New Experiences and Transitions

  • Transitions: Making sense of life’s changes by William Bridges
  • The anatomy of change: A way to move through life’s transitions by Richard Strozzi-Heckler
  • Life’s transitions: Invitations to wholeness by Ben Johnson, Robby Carroll, and Kay Stewart

Parenting

  • The whole-brain child: 12 revolutionary strategies to nurture your child’s developing mind By Daniel J. Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson
  • Raising the kid you love with the ex you hate by Edward Farber
  • No-drama discipline by Daniel Siegel
  • Wise mind parenting by Laura Kastner

Relationships: Couples and Families

  • The dance of intimacy: A woman’s guide to courageous acts of change in key relationships by Harriet Lerner
  • Communication miracles for couples: Easy and effective tools to create more love and less conflict by Jonathan Robinson
  • 4 essential keys to effective communication in love, life, work – anywhere!: A how-to guide for practicing the empathic listening, speaking, and dialogue skills to achieve relationship success by Bento Leal, III
  • Surviving and thriving in stepfamily relationships by Patricia Papernow

Sexuality, Sexual Identity, Gender Identity

  • The gender identity workbook for kids: A guide to exploring who you are by Kelly Storck and Noah Grigni
  • The ABC’s of LGBT+ by Ashley Mardell
  • You and your gender identity: A guide to discovery by Dara Hoffman-Fox
  • Black on both sides: A racial history of trans identity by C. Riley Snorton

Racial/Ethnic Identity/Race-related Stress

  • Black lotus: A woman’s search for racial identity by Sil Lai Abrams
  • Why are all the black kids sitting together in the cafeteria? And other conversations about race by Beverly Daniel Tatum
  • Backlash: What happens when

Trauma, Grief, and Medical Concerns

  • The body keeps the score by Bessel van der Kolk
  • The gifts of imperfection by Brene Brown
  • From pain to power: Overcoming sexual trauma and reclaiming your true identity by Mary Ellen Mann
  • It’s ok that you’re not ok: Meeting grief and loss in a culture that doesn’t understand by Megan Devine
  • Under the influence: A journey of abuse, trauma, and grief through poetry by Jacquelyn Lee


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