One great resource in between sessions can be your local bookstore, library or Kindle. I like to provide my clients with tools to help supplement their therapy, so they can also help themselves. I have provided a great list of BOOKS I RECOMMEND on life, living, and loving wholeheartedly.


Facing Codependence,
Pia Mellody

Intimacy Factor,
Pia Mellody


Codependent No More,
Melody Beattie

Gifts of Imperfection,
Brené Brown, PhD


Daring Greatly,
Brené Brown, PhD


I Thought It Was Just Me But It Isn’t,
Brené Brown, PhD

The Dance of Anger: A Woman’s Guide to Changing the Patterns of Intimate Relationships,
Harriet Lerner, PhD

The Dance of Connection: How to Talk to Someone When You’re Mad, Hurt, Scared, Frustrated, Insulted, Betrayed, or Desperate,
Harriet Lerner, PhD


The Dance of Fear: Rising Above Anxiety, Fear, and Shame to Be Your Best and Bravest Self,
Harriet Lerner, PhD

Self-Compassion: Stop Beating Yourself Up and Leave Insecurity Behind,
Kristin Neff, PhD

The Dance of Intimacy,
Harriet Lerner, PhD

I Don’t Want to Talk About It: Overcoming the Secret Legacy of Male Depression,
Terrence Real


The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion: Freeing Yourself from Destructive Thoughts and Emotions,
Christopher Germer, PhD

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World that Can’t Stop Talking,
Susan Cain

You Can Heal Your Life,
Louise Hay

Healing the Shame that Binds You,
John Bradshaw


Woman’s Comfort Book: A Self-Nurturing Guide for Restoring Balance in Your Life,
Jennifer Louden

Shame & Guilt,
Tagney and Dealing

Conscious Loving,
Gay Hendricks, PhD & Kathlyn Hendricks

Conscious Living,
Gay Hendricks, PhD


The Five Things We Cannot Change..and the Happiness We Find by Embracing Them,
David Richo
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Eating In The Light Of The Moon
Anita Johnston, Ph.D.
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The Vagina Monologues
Eve Ensler