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Additional Resources:

I highly recommend reading as part of an overall health and wellness plan.  Awareness is the first stop of the healing journey and I found the below books to be very helpful in developing new insights, awareness and tools.

I ’d be happy to discuss and work through any of the material in the below books.

Healing Trauma

“Complex PTSD, from Surviving to Thriving” – Pete Walker
“Bouncing Back” – Linda Graham
“The Body Keeps the Score” - Bessel Van Der Kolk, MD
“The Body Remembers” – Babette Rotcschild
“Trauma & the Body” – Ogden, Minten & Pain
“Healing Trauma” – Solomon & Siegel
“The Deepest Well” – Nadine Burke Harris, MD
“In an Unspoken Voice” – Peter Levine
“Waking the Tiger” – Peter Levine
“The Heart of Trauma” – Bonnie Badenoch
“Getting in Touch” – Christine Caldwell, PhD
“The Mindful Path to Self Compassion” – Christopher Germer
“Healing Development Trauma” – Heller & La Pierre
“The Empaths Survival Guide” – Judith Orloff, MD
“Emotional Freedom” – Judith Orloff, MD
“In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts” – Gabor Mate, MD
“It didn’t start with you” – Mark Wolynn
“Drama of the Gifted Child – Alice Miller
“The Betrayal Bond” – Patrick J Carnes, PhD

Spirituality and Awaking

 “Care of the Soul” - Thomas Moore
“In Touch, Tune in to the Inner Guidance of your Body and Trust Yourself”- John J Prederast, PhD
“The Sacred Mirror, Nondual Wisdom and Psychotherapy” - John Predergast
“A Mind at Home with Itself” – Byron Katie
“Loving What is” – Byron Katie
“The Alchemist” – Paulo Coelho
“The New Earth” – Eckhart Tolle
“The Power of Now” – Eckhart Tolle
“A Path with Heart” – Jack Kornfield
“Anatomy of Spirit” – Caroline Myss, PhD
“Essential Spirituality” – Roger Walsh
“Conversations with God” – Neale Donald Walsh
“Awakening the Heart” – John Welwood
“Fingerprints of God” – Barbara Bradley Hagerty

Co-Dependency and Addictions

“In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts” – Gabor Mate, MD
“Conquering Shame and Codependency – Darlene Lancer, MFT
“Codependent No More” – Melody Beaty
“The Betrayal Bond” – Patrick J Carnes, PhD
“Adult Children of Alcoholics”- JC Wolitz
“Woman Sex and Addiction” – Charlotte Davis Kasl, PhD
“Escape from Intimacy” – Anne Wilson Schaef
“Changing Course” – Claudia Black, PhD
“Love Hunger” – Dr. Frank Minirth & Dr. Paul Meier
“Facing Love Addiction” – Pia Mellody
“Healing your Aloneness” – Erike J. Choich & Margaret Paul
“Aching for Love” – Mary Ann Klausner & Bobbie Hasselbring
“Ready to Heal” – Kelly McDaniel
“Addiction to Love” – Susan Peabody

Dealing with Manipulative/Challenging People

“Emotional Blackmail” – Susan Forward, PhD
“Wolfe in Sheeps Clothing” – George Simon Jr. PhD
“The Secret to Overcoming Verbal Abuse – Albert Ellish, PhD
“Surviving a Borderline Parent” – Rogth & Friedman
“Toxic Parents” – Susan Forward, PhD
“Character Distrubance” – George Simon Jr. PhD
“The Buddha and the Borderline” – Van Gelder
“Narcissism” – Alexander Lowen, MD
“Rethinking Narcissism” – Dr. Craig Malkin
“Narcissistic Lovers” – Cynthia Zayn & Kevin Dibble, MS
“The object of my Affection is in my Reflection” – Rockelle Lerner
“Becoming the Narcissists Nightmare” – Shahida Arabi

Neuroscience & Neuroplasticity

“Hardwired for Happiness” – Rick Hanson, PhD
“Buddha’s Brain” – Rick Hanson, PhD
“The Developing Mind” – Dan Siegel
“Pocket Guide to Interpersonal Neurobiology” – Dan Siegel
“Mindsight” – Dan Siegel


“Full Catastrophe Living” – John Kabat Zinn, PhD
“Don’t Bite the Hook” – Pema Chodron
“When Things Fall Apart” – Pema Chodron
“The Places that Scare You” – Pema Chodron
“Start Where you are” – Pema Chodron
“Getting Unstuck, Breaking your Habitual Patterns & Encountering Naked Reality” - Pema Chodrom
“The Miracle of Mindfullness” -  Thich Nhat Hanh
“ Peace is Every Step” – Thich Nhat Hanh
“ The Heart of the Buddha’s Teaching” - Thich Nhat Hanh
“Going on Being” – Mark Epstein
“Going to Pieces without Falling Apart” - Mark Epstein

Relationships and Parenting

“Parenting from the Inside Out” – Dan Siegel
“Attached” – Levine & Heller
“Hold me Tight” – Doctor Sue Johnson
“Love Sense” - Doctor Sue Johnson
“Passionate Marriage” – David Schnarsch, PhD
“Men, Woman & Relationships” – John Gray, PhD
“The Intimacy Factor” – Mellody
“How to be an Adult in Relationship” – David Richo
“The Human Magnet Syndrome” – Ross Rosenberg
“Grown Up Marriage” – Judith Viorst
“Perfect Love, Imperfect Relationships” – John Welwood
“Love & Awakening” – John Welwood
“Embracing Each Other” – Stone & Winkelman
“Getting the Love You Want” – Harville Hendrix, PhD
“The Seven Principles to Making Marriages Work” – John M Gottman PhD
“Intimacy & Solitude” – Stephanie Dowrick
“The Five Love Languages” – Gary Chapman
“On Love and Loneliness” – Krisnamurti
“The Enlightened Relationship” – Steve Smith, LMFT
“The Sacred Fire, Love as a Spiritual Path” – Henry James Borys
“The Art of Loving” – Eric Fromm
“ A Path for Couples” – George Taylor, MFT

Overall Health/Happiness and Well Being

“How do we choose to be Happy” – Rick Foster
“Stumbling on Happiness” – Daniel Gilbert
“Taming your Gremlin” – Richard D Carson
“Notes on how to live in the world and still be happy” – Hugh Prather
“Learned Optimism” – Martin Siegelman, PhD
“Handbook to Higher Consciousness” – Keys
“Embracing Ourselves” – Hal Stone PhD, & Sidra Winkleman PhD
“The Anatomy of Change” – Richard Heckler
“The Book of Hope” – DeRosis & Pellegrino
“Wishes Fulfilled” – Dr. Wayne W. Dyer
“The Six Pillars to Self Esteem” – Nathaniel Braden
“Self Esteem” – McKay & Fanning
“Feeling Good” – David D Burns, MD
“SuperSurvivors” – David B. Feldman, PhD & Lee Daniel Kravetz
“The 100 Secrets of Happy People” – David Niven, PhD
“Emotional Intelligence 2.0” – Travis Bradberry & Jean Graeves

Woman’s Studies

“A Woman’s Worth” – Joan Borynsenko, PhD
“A Woman’s Worth” – Marrianne Williamson
“Woman and the Blues” – Jennifer James
“Woman, Food and God” – Geneen Roth
“To be a Woman” – Connie Zweig
“Woman’s Mysteries” – M. Esther Harding
“The Tao of Womanhood” – Diane Dreher

Sexual Abuse/ Incest Healing

“The Right to Innocence” – Beverly Engel, MFCC
“Secret Survivors” – E. Sue Blume
“The Sexual Healing Journey” – Wendy Maltz
“The Survivors Guide to Sex” – Staci Haines