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Books We Recommend
Codependent No More: How to Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring for Yourself by Melody Beattie
Freedom from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: A Personalized Recovery Program for Living with Uncertainty by Jonathan Grayson, Ph.D.
Get Out of Your Mind and Into Your Life by Steven Hayes, Ph.D. & Spencer Smith
Maximum Self-Esteem: The Handbook for Reclaiming Your Sense of Self-Worth by Jerry Minchinton
Mind Over Mood by Dennis Greenberger, Ph.D., & Christine A. Padesky, Ph.D.
Quiet Your Mind & Get to Sleep by Colleen Carney, Ph.D., & Rachel Manber, Ph.D.
Self- Compassion, the Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself by Kristen Neff, Ph.D.
Self-Esteem: A Proven Program of Cognitive Techniques for Assessing, Improving, and Maintaining your Self-Esteem by Matthew McKay, Ph.D. and Patrick Fanning
Tapping In by Laurel Parnell, PhD.
The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook by Edmund Bourne
The Feeling Good Handbook by David D. Burns, M.D.
The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You Are Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are by Brene Brown, Ph.D. LMSW
The Mindful Self-Compassion Workbook: A Proven Way to Accept Yourself, Build Inner Strength, and Thrive by Kristen Neff, Ph.D. and Christopher Germer, Ph.D.
The Mindful Way Through Anxiety and Worry Less, Live More by Susan M. Orsillo, Ph.D., & Lizabeth Roemer, Ph.D.
The Mindful Way Through Depression and The Mindful Way Workbook by Mark Williams, Ph.D., John Teasdale, Ph.D., Zindel Segal, Ph.D., & John Kabat-Zinn, Ph.D.
The New Codependency: Help and Guidance for Today’s Generation by Melody Beattie
The Self-Esteem Companion: Simple Exercises to Help You Challenge Your Inner Critic and Celebrate Your Personal Strengths by Matthew McKay Ph.D., Patrick Fanning, Carole Honeychurch, and Catharine Sutker
Treatments That Work series — These should usually be used in conjunction with therapy rather than alone
You Can Heal Your Life by Louise Hay
Websites for Reference
American Psychological Association
Anxiety and Depression Association of America
Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies
Association for Contextual Behavioral Science
EMDR International Association website
International OCD Foundation
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
National Center for PTSD
Ohio Psychological Association
Postpartum Support International
Star Behavioral Health Providers – for military, veteran, and military family
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
The Gottman Institute
Yoga with Adriene
Couples Therapy Resources
Getting Past Your Breakup: How to Turn a Devastating Loss into the Best Thing That Ever Happened to You by Susan J. Elliot
The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work by John Gottman, Ph.D. and Nan Silver
Why Marriages Succeed or Fail by John Gottman, Ph.D.
The Gottman Institute (Link to Website)
Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love by Dr. Sue Johnson
Post Partum Resources
And Baby Makes Three by John Gottman, Ph.D. and Julie Schartz Gottman, Ph.D.
Tokens of Affection: Reclaiming your Marriage After Postpartum Depression by Karen Kleiman MSW, LCSW with Amy Wenzel
This Isn’t What I Expected: Overcoming Postpartum Depression by Karen Kleiman MSW, LCSW and Valarie Davis Raskin, MD
Dropping Baby and Other Scary Thoughts: Breaking the Cycle of Unwanted Thoughts in Motherhood by Karen Kleiman MSW, LCSW and Amy Wenzel
The Postpartum Husband: Practical Solutions for Living with Postpartum Depression by Karen Kleiman MSW, LCSW