Books I Recommend
The Miracle of Mindfulness: An Introduction to the Practice of Meditation by Thich Nhat Hanh
The Gifts of Imperfection by Brene Brown
Daring Greatly by Brene Brown
Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain by Daniel J. Siegel, M.D.
Parenting From the Inside Out by Daniel J. Siegel, M.D. & Mary Hartnell, M.Ed.
How To Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk by Adel Faber & Elaine Mazlish
Always My Child: A Parent’s Guide to Understanding Your Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgendered or Questioning Son or Daughter by Kevin Jennings
The Five Love Languages: The Secret to Love that Lasts by Gary Chapman
Getting the Love You Want: A Guide for Couples by Harville Hendrix, Ph.D.
Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love by Dr. Sue Johnson
The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work by John Gotten, Ph.D.
Getting Past Your Past: Take Control of Your Life with Self-Help Techniques from EMDR Therapy by Francine Shapiro, Ph.D.
The Body Keeps The Score: Brain, Mind and Body in the Healing of Trauma by Bessel Van Der Kolk, M.D.
Crisis and Support
Lines and Links
Suicide Prevention Lifeline : 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
Reporting Abuse, Neglect or Exploitation of Child or Adult: 1-800-922-5330
Alcohol and Drug Abuse Helpline (SAMHSA): 1-800-662-HELP (4357)
Sex Addicts Anonymous:
Find an Al-Anon and Alateen meeting: