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The following list of books have been suggested by our respected colleagues

ANXIETY & MOOD

  • A Mind of Your Own by Kelly Brogan, MD
  • Bipolar Disorder: A Guide for Patients and Families by Francis Mondimore, MD
  • Bipolar Disorder Survival Guide: What You and Your Family Need to Know by David Miklowitz, PhD
  • Break the Bipolar Cycle: A Day-By-Day Guide To Living With Bipolar Disorder by Elizabeth Brondolo, PhD, and Xavier Amador, PhD
  • The Depression Workbook by Mary Ellen Copeland
  • Don't Let Your Emotions Run Your Life: How Dialectical Behavior Therapy Can Put You in Control by Scott Spradlin
  • Driven To Distraction: Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder from Childhood Through Adulthood by Edward M. Hallowel, MD and John J. Ratey, MD
  • Facing Bipolar: The Young Adults Guide to Dealing With Bipolar Illness by Russ Federman, PhD
  • A Mind at a Time by Mel Levine, MD (ADD)
  • I Don't Want to Talk About It: Overcoming the Secret Legacy of Male Depression by Terence Real
  • Feeling Good by David Burns,MD (coping with depression)
  • For Bipolar II: Why am I still Depressed? Recognizing and Managing the Ups and Downs of Bipolar II and Soft Bipolar Disorder by Jim Phelps, MD
  • Get It Done When You're Depressed by Julie Fast
  • Loving Someone with Bipolar Disorder: Understanding & Helping Your Partner by Julie Fast
  • Managing Social Anxiety: A Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Approach by Hope, Heimberg, Juster, & Turk
  • Mastery of Your Anxiety and Worry by Michelle G. Craske and David H. Barlow (CBT workbook)
  • Memoir: My Kind of Crazy: living in a bipolar world by Janine Crowly Haynes
  • Mind Over Mood: Change How You Feel By Changing the Way You Think by Dennis Greenberger and Christine Padesky (CBT)
  • Night Falls Fast by Kay Redfield Jamison (suicide)
  • The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook by Edmunde Bourne
  • The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook: Practical DBT Exercises for Learning Mindfulness Interpersonal
  • Effectiveness, Emotion Regulation and Distress Tolerance by Matthew McKay, Jeffrey Wood, and Jeffrey Brantley
  • The Mindful Way through Depression: Freeing Yourself from Chronic Unhappiness by Mark Williams, John Teasdale, Zindel Segal, and Jon Kabat-Zinn
  • Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression by Andrew Solomon
  • The Shyness and Social Anxiety Workbook by Martin Antony and Richard Swinson
  • Treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. New Jersey: Jason Aronson, Inc. (for professionals) by McGinn, L.K. & Sanderson, W. C. (1999)
  • Treatment Plans and Interventions for Depression and Anxiety Disorders, NY: Guilford Press. (for professionals) by Leahy, R.L., Holland, S. & McGinn, L.K. (2011)
  • An Unquiet Mind: Memoir of Moods and Madness by Kay Jamison
  • Welcome to the Jungle: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know Ab out Bipolar but Were Too Freaked Out To Ask by Hilary Smith
  • Wherever You Go, There You Are (mindfulness) by Jon Kabat-Zinn

EMOTIONAL EDUCATION

  • Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High by Patterson et al.
  • Getting Through the Day: Strategies For Adults Hurt As Children by Nancy Napier
  • Practical Psychoanalysis for Therapists and Patients by Owen Renik
  • Where's My Sanity?: Stories that Help by Dr. Claudia Sheftel Luiz

EATING

  • Bodies: Big Ideas by Susie Orbach
  • Breaking Free From Emotional Eating by Geneen Roth
  • Does Every Woman Have An Eating Disorder by Stacey M. Rosenfeld, Ph.D
  • Eating Problems: A Feminist Psychoanalytic Treatment Model by The WTCI, Carol Bloom, Andrea Gitter, Susan Gutwill, Laura Kogel, Lela Zaphiropoulos
  • Father Hunger: Fathers, Daughters, and the Pursuit of Thinness by Margo Maine, PhD
  • Healing Your Hungry Heart: Recovering from Your Eating Disorder by Joanna Poppink, MFT
  • Hunger Strike: Starving Amidst Plenty by Susie Orbach
  • Integrated Treatment of Eating Disorders: Beyond the Body Betrayed by Kathryn J. Zerbe
  • Overcoming Overeating by Jane Hirshmann and Carol Munter
  • Fat Is A Feminist Issue by Susie Orbach
  • The Fat Studies Reader by Sondra Solovay
  • Feminist Perspectives on Eating Disorders by Patricia Fallon, PhD
  • healthy self-i-tude: A practical approach to self-acceptance using performing arts and yoga techniques by Robyn Hussa, MFA, E-RYT
  • Intuitive Eating: A Revolutionary Program That Works by Evelyn Tribole
  • Hirschmann, J., and L. Zaphiropoulos, Kids, Carrots, and Candy: A Practical, Positive Approach to Raising Children Free of Food and Weight Problems, OO Publishing, 2012.
  • Unbearable Weight by Susan Bordo
  • When Food Is Love by Geneen Roth
  • When Women Stop Hating Their Bodies: Freeing Yourself From Food and Weight Obsession by Jane Hirschmann and Carol Munter
  • Why Weight by Geneen Roth

PARENTING, ETC...

  • A Baby? ... Maybe: A Guide to Making the Most Fateful Decision of Your Life by Elizabeth M. Whelan
  • A Mother's Circle: An Intimate Dialogue on Becoming a Mother by Jean Kunhardt, Lisa Spiegel, Sandra Kunhardt Basile
  • Babyhood by Penelope Leach
  • Becoming a Stepfamily: Patterns of Development in Remarried Families by Patrician L. Papernow
  • Becoming Attached: First Relationships and How They Shape Our Capacity to Love by Robert Karen (explores the infant-parent bond)
  • Beyond Motherhood: Choosing a Life Without Children by Jeanne Safer, PhD
  • Between Parent and Child by Haim Ginot
  • Beyond the Blues: A Guide to Understanding and Treating Prenatal and Postpartum Depression by Shoshana S. Bennett, Phd, and Pec Indman,Ed.D, MFT
  • Big Lessons for Little People by Lois Nachamie, LCSW, BCD
  • The Birth Of A Mother by Daniel Stern
  • Childhood Unbound:Saving Our Kids' Best Selves--Confident Parenting in a World of Change by Ron Taffel, PhD
  • Coaching for Fatherhood by Lew Epstein
  • THE CO-PARENTING TOOL KIT by Isolina Ricci (coparenting through separation and divorce)
  • Dear Parent: Caring For Your Infant With Respect by Magda Gerber
  • Discipline: The Brazelton Way by Drs. Brazelton & Sparrow
  • Everything You Never Wanted Your Kids to Know About Sex (but were afraid they'd ask) by Justin Richardson, MD and Mark A. Schuster, MD, PhD
  • Freeing Your Child From Anxiety by Tamar Chansky
  • From One Child to Two by Judy Dunn
  • Get Out of My Life, but First Could You Drive Me & Cheryl to the Mall: A Parent's Guide to the New Teenager by Anthony E. Wolf (dealing with adolescents)
  • Giving The Love That Heals: A Guide for Parents by Harville Hendrix and Helen Hunt
  • Handling Children's Aggression Constructively by  Henri Parens,  MD
  • KEEPING YOUR CHILD IN MIND by Claudia M. Gold, MD (short, insightful guide to keeping a child's perspective in mind
  • Making Healthy Families by Gayle Peterson
  • Maternal Desire: On Children, Love, and the Inner Life by Daphne de Marneffe
  • Mom's House, Dad's House for Kids: Feeling at Home in One Home or Two by Isolina Ricci (for children dealing with divorce & separation)
  • Mother Love, Mother Hate: The Power of Maternal Ambivalence by Rozsika Parker
  • Mothers and Infants by T. Berry Brazelton
  • I'll Never Do to My Kids What My Parents Did To Me! by Eileen Paris and Tom Paris. (A Guide to Conscious Parenting.It contains a model of psychoanalytically informed parent education which addresses what happens when kids "poke" parents' "tender spots").
  • It's Not Fair, Jeremy Spencer's Parents Let Him Stay up All Night!: A Guide to the Tougher Parts of Parenting by Anthony E. Wolf, PhD
  • Little Girls Can Be Mean: Four Steps to Bullyproof Girls in the Early Grades by Michelle Anthony
  • Love and Anger  by Nancy Samalin
  • Love and Logic Magic for Early Childhood: Practical Patenting from Birth to Six Years by Jim Fay and Charles Fay, Phd
  • Loving Each One Best by Nancy Samalin (sibling rivalry)
  • Odd Girl Out by Rachel Simmons
  • One, Two, Three Magic by Thomas W. Phelan
  • Oneness and Separateness: From Infant to Individual by Louise Kaplan (an analytically informed and eloquent description of what the infant experiences - almost as if it were written through the eyes of the infant itself. Fascinating and so helpful in building empathy and reducing frustration, building self tolerance during those early months)
  • Parent Effectiveness Training by Thomas Gordon
  • Parenting from the Inside Out by Daniel Siegel, MD from LA is a neuropsychiatrist. And other books. He's focused on development attachment issues and mind body - "mindfulness".
  • Parenting With Love and Logic : Teaching Children Responsibility by Foster W. Cline, MD and Jim Fay
  • Parenting the Strong-Willed Child by Forehand & Long
  • Pride and Joy: A Guide to Understanding Your Child's Emotions and Solving Family Problems by Kenneth Barish
  • Pushed: by Jennifer Block (groundbreaking investigation of maternity care in America)
  • She's Gonna Blow by Julie Ann Barnhill  (There is a Christian religious undertone but it is very helpful even if the Christian aspect is not one's preference)
  • Shouldn't I Be Happy: Emotional Problems of Pregnant and Postpartum Women by Shaila Misri, MD
  • Siblings Without Rivalry by Faber and Mazlish
  • So Glad We Waited: A Hand-Holding Guide for Over-35 Parents by Lois Nachamie, LCSW, BCD
  • Single Parents by Choice by Naomi Miller, PhD
  • SOS Help for Parents by Lynn Clark, PhD ( behavioral steps)
  • Stepmonster: A New Look at Why Real Stepmothers Think, Feel, and Act the Way We Do
    Wednesday Martin
  • Teach Your Children Well: Parenting for Authentic Success by Madeline Levine 
  • The Enlightened Stepmother: Revolutionizing the Role by Perdita Kirkness Norwood
  • The Difficult Child by Stanley Turecki, MD (ADD)
  • The Emotional Problems of Normal Children by Stanley Turecki, MD (Classic and always current)
  • The Happiest Baby on the Block by Harvey Karp, MD
  • The Happiest Toddler on the Block by Harvey Karp, MD
  • The Kazdin Method for Parenting the Defiant Child DVD included by Alan E. Kazkin, PhD (Solid method with support,commitment needed)
  • The Magic Years: Understanding and Handling the Problems of Early Childhood, by Selma Fraiberg. 1959. "Book still offers a wonderful way of looking at how kids think, and why they act the way they do based on their cognitive and emotional abilities. The Magic Years refers to the psychological sense of discovery and magical power a young child feels."
  • The Philosophical Baby: What Children's Minds Tell Us About Truth, Love and The Meaning of Life by Alison Gopnick
  • The Postpartum Husband by Karen Kleinman PhD
  • The Misunderstood Child by Larry Silver, MD (ADD)
  • Through the Night” by Dylis Dawes (helps parents with their reflective functioning and with experiencing frustrating moments differently)
  • Ultimate Insider's Guide to Adoption: Everything You Need to Know About Domestic and International Adoption by Elizabeth Swire Falker
  • Understanding Adoption: Clinical Work with Adults, Children, and Parents edited by Kathleen Hushion, Susan B. Sherman and Diana Siskind (for professionals)
  • The Verbally Abusive Relationship by Patricia Evans
  • When your Child Drives You Crazy by Eda LeShan
  • Women's Moods: What Every Woman Must Know About Hormones, the Brain, and Emotional Health by Deborah Sichel MD and Jeanne Driscoll, MS, RN, CS
  • Your Daughter's Bedroom, Joyce T. McFadden
  • Your Self Confident Baby by Magda Gerber
  • Your Two Year Old by Louise Bates Ames
  • Zen Parenting:The Art of Learning What You Already Know by Judith Costello and Jurgen Haver

FOR CHILDREN DEALING WITH LOSS

  • 35 Ways To Help A Grieving Child (The Dougy Center – order at www.dougy.org)
  • Help Me Say Goodbye by Janis Silverman ( activity book)
  • When Dinosaurs Die by Laurie Krasny Brown and Marc Brown
  • Lifetimes – A Beautiful Way to Explain Death to Children by Bryan Mellonie and Robert Ingpen
  • Sad Isn’t Bad by Michaelene Mundy
  • Samantha Jane’s Missing Smile by Julie Kaplow and Donna Pincus
  • Saying Goodbye to Grandma by Jane Resh Thomas
  • The Invisible String by Patrice Karst
  • Dog Heaven by Cynthia Rylant
  • Cat Heaven by Cynthia Rylant
  • For Every Dog an Angel by Christine Davis
  • When A Pet Dies by Fred Rogers

PREGNANCY

  • A Silent Sorrow by Ingrid Kohn and Perry-Lynn Moffitt (pregnancy loss....contains chapters explaining the feelings of loss for mothers, fathers, and even grandparents)
  • Reproductive Trauma: Psychotherapy with Infertility and Pregnancy Loss Clients by Janet Jaffe, PhD and Martha O. Diamond, PhD (professionals)
  • Unprotected by Miriam Grossman (infertility)
  • Unspeakable Losses by Kim Kluger-Bell (pregnancy loss)

RELATIONSHIPS

  • After The Affair by Janice Abrahms Spring
  • A Fine Romance:The Passage of Courtship from Meeting to Marriage by Judith Sills
  • Are You the One for Me?: Knowing Who's Right and Avoiding Who's Wrong by Barbara De Angelis 
  • Getting The Love You Want by Harville Hendrix (speaks to both partners deepest needs and choices in a non-judgmental, compassionate way)
  • His Needs Her Needs:Building An Affair-Proof Marriage by Willard F. Harley
  • Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love by Sue Johnson
  • How Can I Forgive You?: The Courage To Forgive, the Freedom Not To by Janis Abrams Spring (relationships)
  • How to Stop Looking for Someone Perfect and Find Somebody to Love by Judith Sills
  • I'm Not Alone (A Teen's Guide to living with a parent with mental illness) by Sherman and Sherman
  • Keeping The Love You Find: A Guide for Singles by Harville Hendrix
  • Loving Men for All the Right Reasons Yehuda Nir & Bonnie Maslin
  • Loving Men More, Needing Men Less by Judith Sills
  • Loving Someone With Bipolar Disorder by Julie Fast
  • Make Up Don’t Break Up by Bonnie Eaker Weil with accompanying DVD, Falling in Love and Staying in Love
  • Mating in Captivity by Esther Perel (saving a marriage after an affair)
  • Not "Just Friends": Rebuilding Trust and Recovering Your Sanity After Infidelity by Shirley P. Glass
  • Surviving the Break Up by Judith Wallerstein
  • The Dance of Anger: A Woman's Guide to Changing the Patterns of Intimate Relationships by Harriet Lerner
  • The Dance of Intimacy: A Woman's Guide to Courageous Acts of Change in Key Relationships by Harriet Lerner
  • The Good Divorce by Constance Ahrons
  • Understanding the Borderline Mother by Christine Ann Lawson
  • Walking on Eggshells: Navigating the Delicate Relationship Between Adult Children and Parents by Jane Isay
  • When Love Meets Fear by David Richo

ILLNESS, AGING & LOSS

  • Ambiguous Loss: Learning to Live With Unresolved Grief by Pauline Boss
  • Alzheimer's Early Stages: First Steps in Caring and Treatment by Daniel Kuhn et al.
  • Circling My Mother by Mary Gordon ( author's experience with mother's dementia and subsequent death)
  • Is It Alzheimer's? by Roger Granet, MD
  • Fierce Joy: A Memoir by Ellen Schecter (living with illness)
  • Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain and Illness by Jon Kabat-Zinn
  • The Long Goodbye: A memoir by Meghan O'Rourke
  • Motherless Daughters: The Legacy of Loss by Hope Edelman
  • Necessary Losses by Judith Viorst
  • Ordinary Life by Kathlyn Conway (memoir of breast cancer)
  • The Orphaned Adult: Understanding and Coping with Grief after the Death of our Parents by Alexander Levy
  • Prepare for Surgery, Heal Faster: A Guide of Mind-Body Techniques by Peggy Huddleston
  • Preparing for Surgery: A Mind-Body Approach to Enhance Healing and Recovery by William Deardoff
  • Psychodynamic Perspectives on Aging and Illness by Tamara McClintock Greenberg
  • The 36-Hour Day : A Family Guide to Caring for Persons With Alzheimer Disease, Related Dementing Illnesses, and Memory Loss in Later Life by Nancy L. Mace et al.
  • The Wisdom of Menopause by Christiane Northrup, MD
  • There's Still a Person in There : The Complete Guide to Treating and Coping With Alzheimer's by Michael Castleman et al.

SEXUALITY 

  • The Clitoral Truth: The Secret World at Your Fingertips by Rebecca Chalker
  • Getting the Sex You Want by Leiblum and Sachs
  • The Porn Trap: The Essential Guide to Overcoming Problems Caused by Pornography by Wendy Maltz and Larry Maltz (self help)
  • Real Sex for Real Women by Laura Berma
  • Sex Is Not a Natural Act by Leonore Tiefer
  • The Sexual Healing Journey by Wendy Maltz

OTHER...

  •   The Art of Jewish Pastoral Counseling: A Guide for All Faiths, Michelle Friedman, MD
  • A Wellness Handbook for the Performing Artist: The Performer's Essential Guide to Staying Healthy in Body, Mind, and Spirit by Alena Gerst
  • Beyond Betrayal by Mike Lew (mostly for the survivors of male sexual abuse and their partners)
  • Children of the Holocaust by Helen Epstein
  • Children of the Self-Absorbed, A Grown-Up's Guide to Getting Over Narcissistic Parents by Nina W. Brown, Ed.D.
  • Coming Out: An Act of Love by Rob Eichberg
  • Difficult Conversations:How to Discuss What Matters Most by Doug Stone, Bruce Patton, Sheila Heen (communication in family)
  • I Can Finish College: The Overcome Any Obstacle And Get Your Degree Guide by Marcia Cantarella
  • Hungry for Ecstasy: Trauma, the Brain, and the Influence of the Sixties by Sharon Klayman Farber
  • The Center Cannot Hold: My Journey Through Madness by Elyn Saks (the true story of a law professor/scholar's experience of dealing with her schizophrenia)