”Only the best in us talks about the worst in us, because the worst in us denies its very existence.” Thomas Kuoan
IMPROVING THE QUALITY OF YOUR LIFE
Living Like You Mean It: Use the Wisdom and Power of Your emotions to Get the Life You Really Want, Ronald Frederick, Ph.D., http://LivingLikeYouMeanIt.com
Unattended Sorrow: Recovering from Loss and Reviving the Heart, Stephen Levine
The Forgiving Self: The Road from Resentment to Connection, Robert Karen, Ph.D.
ADULT MOTHER / DAUGHTER RELATIONSHIPS
The Dance of Anger: A Woman’s Guide To Changing the Patterns of Intimate Relationships, Harriet Lerner, Ph.D.
Will I Ever Be Good Enough? Healing the Daughters of Narcissistic Mothers, Karyl McBride, Ph.D.
Bodily Harm: The Breakthrough Healing Program for Self-Injurers, Karen Conterio and Wendy Lader, Ph.D. with Jennifer Kingson Bloom
ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE
Drinking: A Love Story, Caroline Knapp
Beautiful Boy: A Father’s Journey Through His Son’s Addiction, David Sheff
A General Theory of Love, Thomas Lewis
Getting the Love You Want: A Guide for Couples, 20th Anniversary Edition, Harville Hendrix, Ph.D.
Why Marriages Succeed or Fail: And How You Can Make Yours Last, John Gottman, Ph.D.
Beyond Consequences, Logic, and Control: A Loved-Based Approach to Helping Children with Severe Behaviors, Vol.’s I and II, Heather Forbes, LCSW, www.beyondconsequences.com
Between Parent and Child, Dr. Haim G. Ginott, revised and updated by Dr. Alice Ginott & Dr. H. Wallace Goddard
How To Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk, Adele Faber & Elaine Mazlish
Parenting from the Inside Out: How a Deeper Self-Understanding Can Help You Raise Children Who Thrive, Daniel Siegel, M.D., and Mary Hartzell, M.Ed.
CHILDHOOD TRAUMA AND RESILIENCE
The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog: And Other Stories From a Child Psychiatrist’s Notebook, Bruce D. Perry, M.D., Ph.D. and Maia Szalavitz
The Adolescent Journey, Elizabeth Levy-Warren
SOME OF MY FAVORITE CHILDREN’S BOOKS
Snuggle Puppy: A Little Love Song, Sandra Boynton
Wibbly Pig Is Happy!, Mick Inkpen
Harold and the Purple Crayon, Crockett Johnson
Skippy John Jones, Judy Schachner
Duck on a Bike, David Shannon
Max Drives Away, Rosemary Wells
The Velveteen Rabbit, Margery Williams
If you’d like additional information, to discuss your particular situation to see if we’d be a good fit, or to set up a counseling appointment, please feel free to call (512) 339-1694, text, or email me. I look forward to hearing from you.