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         By:  David Barlow; Kristen Ellard: Christopher Fqirholme

  • Stopping the Noise in Your Head

         By:  Reid Wilson

  • The Worry Trick

         By:  David Carbonyl

  • DARE  the New way to End Anxiety and Stop Panic Attacks

         By:  Barry McDonagh

  • Don't Try Harder, Try Different:  A Workbook for Managing Anxiety and Stress

         By:  Patrick McGrath

  • Freedom from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

         By:  Jonathan Grayson

  • Anxiety Free

         By:  Robert Leahy

  • The Anti-Anxiety Workbook

         By:  Martin Anthony

  • Facing Panic

         By:  Reid Wilson

  • The Mindfullness and Acceptance Workbook for Anxiety

          By:  John Forsyth; George H. Eifert

  • www.algy.com/anxiety

  • 10 Simple Solutions to Panic: How to Overcome Panic Attacks, Calm Physical Symptoms & Reclaim your Life by Martin Antony & Randi E.

  • The Anxiety Book by Jonathan Davidson & Henry Dreher

  • What to do When You Worry Too Much: A Kid's Guide to Overcoming Anxiety by Dawn Huebner & Bonnie Matthews


Asperger's Syndrome and Autism


Attention Deficit Disorder

  • www.chadd.org

  • Parenting a Child with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder by Nancy Boyes & Darlene Contadino

  • ADD/ADHD Behavior-Change Resource Kit by Grad Flick

  • Adventures in Fast Forward: Life, Love, and Work for the ADD Adult by Kathleen Nadeu

  • Learning to Slow Down & Pay Attention: A Book for Kids about ADHD by Kathleen Nadeu

  • The Gift of ADHD: How to Transform Your Child's Problems into Strengths by Lara Honos-Webb

  • Parenting Children with ADHD: 10 Lessons that Medicine Cannot Teach by Vincent Monastra


Bipolar Disorder

  • www.pendulum.org

  • The Bipolar Disorder Survival Guide: What You and Your Family Need to Know by David Miklowitz

  • The Bipolar Workbook: Tools for Controlling Your Mood Swings by Monica Ramirez Basco


Children's Books (Miscellaneous topics)

  • Let's Talk About Feeling Afraid by Joy Wilt Berry

  • Sometimes I feel Awful by Joan Prestine

  • Why Are You So Sad? A Child's Book About Parental Depression by Beth Andrews & Nicole Wong

  • The Mad Family Gets Their Mads Out by Lunne Namka

  • Gentle Willow: A story for children about dying by Joyce Mills and Cary Pillo


Chronic Pain

  • Managing Pain Before It Manages You by Margaret A. Caudill



  • Feeling Good by David Burns

  • The Feeling Good Handbook by David Burns

  • The Good News About Depression by Mark S. Gold

  • When Living Hurts by Michael Yapko

  • Unfinished Business by Maggie Scarf

  • A Parent's survival Guide to Childhood Depression by Susan Dubuque

  • The Depression Workbook by Mary Ellen Copeland

  • Helping Your Depressed Teenager by Gerald Oster and Sarah Montgomery

  • Breaking the Patterns of Depression by Michael Yapko

  • Hand-Me-Down Blues by Michael Yapko


Divorce / Separation

  • Crazy Time by Abigail Trafford

  • Mom's House, Dad's House by Isolina Ricci

  • Getting Apart Together by Martin Kranitz

  • Second Changes by Judith Wallerstein and Sandra Blakeslee

  • Children's Book About Divorce by Richard Gardner

  • Parent's Book About Divorce by Richard Gardner

  • My Dad is Getting Married Again by Lisa Schab & Bruce Van Patter

  • Surviving the Breakup by Wallerstein and Kelly

  • Dinosaurs Divorce by Laurie and Marc Brown

  • New Divorce Book by John Gray

  • Helping Your Child Through Your Divorce by Florence Bienenfeld

  • After the Affair by Janis Abrahms Spring and Michael Spring


Domestic Violence


Eating Disorders

  • The Hungry Self by Kim Chernin

  • Surviving an Eating Disorder by Judith Brisman, Michele Siege and Margot Wieshe

  • When Food is Love by Geneen Roth

  • Feeding the Hungry Heart by Geneen Roth

  • Diets Don't Work by Bob Schwartz

  • Stop Gaining Weight by Dr. Laura Pawlak

  • Emotional Eating by Edward Abramson

  • www.something-fishy.org


Family Issues


Grief and Loss

  • How to Survive the Loss of a Love by Colgrove, Bloomfield and McWilliams

  • How to Go on Living When Someone You Love Dies by Therese Rando

  • Motherless Daughters by Hope Edelman

  • Remembering With Love by Elizabeth LeVang and Sherokee Ilsc

  • Man's Search for Meaning by Victor Frankl

  • The Dead Get By with Everything by Bill Holm

  • Who Dies by Sephen Levine

  • Transitions by William Bridges

  • Bereavement: Counseling the Grieving Through the Life Cycle by David A. Crenshaw

  • A Mother Loss Workbook by Diane Hambrook and Gail Eisenberg

  • When Dinosaurs Die by Laurie and Marc Brown (children's book)

  • www.webhealing.com

  • www.death-dying.com


Obsessive Compulsive Behavior


Career / Life Changes

  • New Rules of the Job Search Game by Larson and Comstock

  • What Color is Your Parachute by Richard Bolles

  • Job Shift by William Bridges

  • Creating You and Company: Learn to Think like the CEO of Your Own Career by William Briggs

  • Do What You Are by Teger and Teger

  • Crossing the Unknown Sea: Working as a Pilgrimage of Identity by David Whyte

  • Let Your Life Speak: Listening to the Voice of Vocation by Parker Palmer

  • How to Find the Work You Love by Lawrence Boldt

  • Repacking Your Bags: Lighten Your Load for the Rest of Your Life by Ledider & Shapiro

  • Transitions: Making Sense of Life Changes by William Bridges

  • The Wand Chooses the Wizard: Insights into Changing Careers to Deepen Personal Fulfillment by Kirk Lamb


Parenting Adolescents

  • Reviving Ophelia by Mary Pipher

  • Parenting Teens and Boundaries by Jane Bluestein

  • Parenting Teens with Love and Logic by Jim Fay and Foster Cline

  • Parenting Your Teenager by David Eklkind

  • Adolescence: The Survival Guide for Parents and Teenagers by Elizabeth Fenwick


Parenting Children

  • Nurture by Nature by Tieger

  • 1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2-12 by Thomas Phelan

  • Helping Your Children Handle Stress by Kersey

  • Parenting with Love and Logic by Jim Fay and Foster Cline

  • Siblings without Rivalry by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish

  • Raising your Spirited Child by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka

  • Living with Your Active Alert Child by Linda Budd

  • How to Talk so Kids will Listen by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish

  • Becoming Parents by Sandra Jaffe and Jack Viertel

  • Earth Father, Sky Father by Arther and Libby Coleman

  • Surviving with Kids by Wane Bartz and Richard Raser

  • One of a Kind by LaVonne Neff

  • Lonely, Sad, Angry: A Parent's Guide to Depression in Children and Adolescent by B. Ingersell & S. Goldstein

  • Ready, Set, Relax: Relaxation, Learning & Self-Esteem for Children by Jeffrey Al & Roger Klein

  • The 7 Secrets of Effective Fathers by Ken Canfield



  • The Boy Who Couldn't Stop Washing by J. Rapoport

  • Brain Lock by Jeffrey Schwartz

  • The Good News About Panic, Anxiety and Phobias by Mark Gold



  • The Fellowship of the Rings: Common Sense Wisdom for Lasting Marriages by Kirk Lamb

  • Getting the Love You Want by Harville Hendrix

  • Keeping the Love You Want by Harville Hendrix

  • The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work by John Gottman

  • The Dance of Anger by Harriet Lerner

  • Love is a Verb by Bill O'Hanlan and Patricia Hudson

  • The Book of Guys by Garrison Keillor

  • Women Who Run with Wolves by Clarisa Pinkola-Estes

  • Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus by John Gray

  • We by Robert Johnson

  • After the Affair by Janis Spring

  • The Good Marriage by Judith Wallerstein and Sandra Blakeslee

  • Passionate Marriage by David Schnarch

  • Why Marriages Success or Fail and How You Can Make Yours Last by John Gottman with Nan Silver

  • Second Chances: Men, Women and Children a Decade after Divorce by Judith Wallerstein and Sandra Blakeslee

  • Divorce Busting by Michelle Weiner-Davis

  • Fighting for Your Marriage by Markman, Stanley and Blumberg

  • 10 Great Dates to Revitalize Your Marriage by Claudia and David Arp

  • Second Half of Marriage by Claudia and David Arp

  • The Monogamy Myth: A Personal Handbook for Recovering from Affairs by Peg Vaughn

  • www.smartmarriages.com


Self-Care / Stress Management

  • Learned Optimism by Marting Seligman

  • Minding the Body, Mending the Mind by Joan Boryshenko

  • Recovering the Soul by L. Dossey

  • Spiritual Optimism by Joan Boryshenko

  • Slow Down to the Speed of Life by Richard Carlson and Josephy Bailey

  • The Artist's Way by Julia Cameron

  • Relaxation and Stress Management Workbook by David, Eshelman and McKay

  • Growing Up Again by Jean Illsley Clarke and Connie Dawson

  • Full Catastrophe Living by Jn Kabat-Zinne

  • Feeling Good by David Burns

  • A New Guide to Rational Living by Albert Ellis

  • Rest and Relax: A video tape you can request from The Stress Specialist; 3 Morning Place; Norwalk CT 06854 or call them at 800-367-1604

  • Ready, Set, Relax: Relaxation, Learning and Self-Esteem for Children by Jeffrey Al and Roger Klein

  • Dear Job Stress: 100 Tips by Mary Demcy and Rene Tihista

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



  • For Yourself: The Fulfillment of Female Sexuality by Lonnie Barbach

  • For Each Other: Sharing Sexual Intimacy by Lonnie Barbach

  • Male Sexuality by Bernie Zielbergeld

  • The Hite Report by Sheree Hite

  • The Hite Report on Male Sexuality by Sheree Hite



  • The Second Miracle by Richard Moss

  • Fire in the Soul by Joan Boryshenko

  • Way of the Peaceful Warrior by Don Millman

  • Everyday Soul by Bradford Keeney

  • A Path with Heart by Jack Kanfield

  • Loving Kindness: The Revolutionary Art of Happiness by Sharon Salzberg

  • Crossing Boundary Waters by Andrew Rogness

  • Four Wisdoms by James W. Bryer


Ted Talks

  • http://www.ted.com

  • TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading.

  • We recommend listening to Brene Brown's talks on shame and vulnerability.  There are many other speakers and blogs that may be useful to connect with TED.



  • Your Erroneous Zones by Wayne Dwyer

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