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The following videos are for clients to review skills we've practiced. They are not for medical or mental health advice. Please contact your provider for health advice.



My Therapy Workbook


A Guide Back to You: A workbook for exploring who you are and staying true to yourself



Podcasts I have done that may support you


Creativity, Stress and the Body


Beyond Talk Therapy, Bringing Purpose and Meaning into Every Session


A Guide Back to You


Finding and Re-finding Yourself 




The Following Books and Apps Have Been Helpful to My Clients.  




On the Brink of Everything; Grace, Gravity & Getting Old
By Parker Palmer



The Alcoholic Family


Another Chance: Hope and Health for the Alcoholic Family
by Sharon Wegscheider-Cruse

Anxiety Workbooks

For kids:

I Bet I Won't Fret: A Workbook to Help Children with Generalized Anxiety Disorder
by Timothy A. Sisemore PhD

The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook for Kids: Help for Children to Cope with Stress, Anxiety, and Transitions 
by Matthew McKay PhD and Robin K. Sprague


The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook
by Edmund Bourne PhD

For adults:

The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook (New Harbinger Self-Help Workbook)
by Matthew McKay and Martha Davis


Anger Workbooks for Children

I'm Not Bad, I'm Just Mad: A Workbook to Help Kids Control Their Anger
by Lawrence E. Shapiro PhD and Zack Pelta-Heller


How to Take the Grrrr Out of Anger (Laugh & Learn)
by Elizabeth Verdick and Marjorie Lisovskis


Attachment and Dating


Attahced Are you Anxious, Avoidant or Secure? How the science of adult attachment can help you find – and keep – love

by Dr. Amir Levine and Rachel Heller, MA


Deeper Dating - How to Drop the Games of Seduction and Discover the Power of Intimacy

Ken Page


Borderline Personality Disorder


Understanding the Borderline Mother: Helping Her Children Transcend the Intense, Unpredictable, and Volatile Relationship
by Christine Ann Lawson




Stand Up for Yourself & Your Friends: Dealing with Bullies & Bossiness and Finding a Better Way
by Patti Kelley Criswell and Angela Martini


Queen Bees and Wannabees
by Rosalind Wiseman


Children’s sexual behaviors; what should I be concerned about and how do I respond?


Understanding Children's Sexual Behavior - What's Natural and Healthy - Updated and Expanded 2015
by Allison Joe and Toni Cavanagh Johnson Ph.D.


Coping with Chronic Illness, Cancer, TBI, Body issues


Kitchen Table Wisdom: Stories That Heal

by Rachel Naomi Remen

My Grandfather's Blessings: Stories of Strength, Refuge, and Belonging
by Rachel Naomi Remen


A Quest for Tears:  Surviving Traumatic Brain Injury

by Sean Dwyer


The Opposite of Certainty

by Janine Urbaniak Reid


The Body is Not an Apology

Sonya Renee Taylor




It Didn’t Start with You.  How inherited family trauma shapes who we are and how to end the cycle

By Mark Wolynn

The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma
by Bessel van der Kolk M.D.



The Grief Recovery Handbook, 20th Anniversary Expanded Edition: The Action Program for Moving Beyond Death, Divorce, and Other Losses including Health, Career, and Faith 

byJohn James and Russel Friedman


How to Survive the Loss of a Love

by Melba Colgrove PHD, Harold Bloomfirld, MD, Peter McWilliams


Always Too Soon, Voices of Support for Those Who Have Lost Both Parents

by Allison Gilbert with Christina Baker Kline


Passed and Present, Keeping Memories of Loved Ones Alive

Allison Gilbert


The Threshold Between Loss and Revelation

by Rashani Rea




Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking
Jan 29, 2013
by Susan Cain


Quiet Power: The Secret Strengths of Introverted Kids
May 2, 2017
by Susan Cain and Gregory Mone



Chill & Spill: A Place to Put it Down & Work it Out

by Steffanie Lorig and Jeanean Jacobs

Cheaper than Therapy: A Guided Journal Paperback 



Mindfulness/Pain Management

The Mindful Way Workbook: An 8-Week Program to Free Yourself from Depression and Emotional Distress
by John D. Teasdale PhD and J. Mark G. Williams DPhil


Freedom From Pain

by Peter Levine and Maggie Phillips


There’s Nothing Wrong With You, Going Beyond Self-Hate
By Cheri Huber

The Places that Scare You; A Guide to Fearlessness in Difficult Times
Pema Chodron


Meditations on Everything Under the Sun; The Dance of Imagination, Intuition, and Mindfulness
By Margo Adair

The Deepest Acceptance
By Jeff Foster

Phone App:  Headspace




The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work: A Practical Guide from the Country's Foremost Relationship Expert
by John Gottman PhD and Nan Silver

Hold Me Tight: Your Guide to the Most Successful Approach to Building Loving Relationships

by Sue Johnson


Attached: The New Science of Adult Attachment and How It Can Help YouFind - and Keep - Love
Amir Levine MD and Rachel Heller MA


The Couples Comfort Book
By Jennifer Louden




Hold On to Your Kids: Why Parents Need to Matter More Than Peers
Gordon Neufeld, Ph.D & Gabor Maté, M.D


Parenting from the Inside Out
By Daniel Siegel, MD, Mary Hartzell, MEd


The Explosive Child
By Ross Green


Sensory Overload

Too Loud, Too Bright, Too Fast, Too Tight
By Sharon Heller, PhD

Spirituality and Creativity as a Healing Aid (drawn from various traditions)


When Bad Things Happen to Good People
By Rabbi Harold S. Kushner


Radical Acceptance, Embracing Your Life with the Heart of the Buddah
By Tara Brach, Phd


Addiction and Grace
By Gerald G May, MD


Praying in Color
By Sybil MacBeth


The Woman’s Comfort Book
By Jennifer Louden


After the Ecstacy, the Laundry
By Jack Kornfield


Working with the Dream Body
By Anrnie Mindell, Phd


The Heartmath Solution
By Coc Childre and Howard Martin


Helaling Myths, Healing Magic
By Donald Eptein

A Womans Journey to God; Finding the Feminine Path
By Joan Borysenko


Secondary Trauma


Trauma Stewardship. An Everyday Guide to Caring for Self While Caring for Others
By Laura VanDenoot LIpsky 



Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma
Jul 7, 1997
by Peter A. Levine and Ann Frederick




Daring Greatly
By Brene Brown, Phd




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