Recommended Reading

Books by Topic


The Anger Trap: Les Carter

Letting Go of Anger: Ronald Potter-Efron & Patricia Potter-Efron

Overcoming Destructive Anger: Bernard Golden


Mastery of Your Anxiety and Panic Workbook: David Barlow and Michelle Craske


Boundaries: Henry Cloud

The Power of a Positive No: William Ury

Childhood Abuse/Neglect:

Running on Empty: Jonice Webb

Mothers Who Can’t Love: Susan Forward

Complex Trauma:

Coping with Trauma-Related Dissociation: Suzette Boon

Trauma and Recovery: Judith Herman

Psychological Defenses: Robert Firestone

Couples Conflict:

The Heart of the Fight, Judith Wright & Bob Wright

The Five Love Languages: Gary Chapman

When Sorry Isn’t Enough: Gary Chapman

The High-Conflict Couple: Alan E. Fruzzetti


Stop Over-Reacting: Judith Seigel

Mind over Mood Workbook: Dennis Greenberger

Exploitive Relationships:

The Betrayal Bond, Patrick Carnes


The OCD Workbook: Bruce Hyman


The Power of Validation: Karyn Hall & Melissa Cook

Raising and Emotionally Intelligent Child: John Gottman

Setting Boundaries with your Adult Children: Allison Bottke

When Parents Hurt: Joshua Coleman


Love is a Choice Workbook: Brian Newman

Relationship Addiction:

Addiction to Love:  Susan Peabody

Insecure in Love: Leslie Becker-Phelps

Love Me Don’t Leave Me:  Michelle Skeen

Facing Love Addition:  Pia Melody

The Language of Letting Go Journal: Melony Beattie

The Intimacy Factor:
Ground Rules for Overcoming the Obstacles to Truth, Respect and Lasting Love: Pia Melody

Sexual Abuse:

The Wounded Heart:  Dan Allender

The Courage to Heal: Laura Davis

Sexual Betrayal:

Shattered Vows: Debbie Laaser

Mending a Shattered Heart: Stephanie Carnes

Journey to Healing and Joy: A Workbook for Partners of Sexual Addicts


Daring Greatly, Brene Brown


Battlefield of the Mind: Joyce Meyer

The Purpose Driven Life, Rick Warren

Reclaiming the Lost Art of Biblical Meditation: Robert Morgan