Recommended Book

Books on Relationships:

  • 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey
  • Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life by Marshall B. Rosenberg
  • The 5 Love Languages by Gary D Chapman
  • The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work: A Practical Guide by John M. Gottman and Nan Silver
  • The Relationship Cure: A 5 Step Guide to Strengthen your Marriage, Family and Friendships by John Gottman
  • Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love by Sue Johnson
  • The New Rules of Marriage by Terry Real
  • Stop the Fight! An Illustrated Guide for Couples: How to Break Free from the 12 Most
  • Common Arguments and Build a Relationship That Lasts by Michelle Brody PhD
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  • Getting the Love You Want Workbook: The New Couples’ Study Guide by Ph.D. Harville Hendrix Ph.D. and Ph.D. Helen LaKelly Hunt Ph.D.
  • The Love Fix by Tara Fields
  • Divorce Busting by Michele Weiner-Davis
  • Fighting for Your Marriage: Positive Steps for Preventing Divorce and Preserving a Lasting Love, New and Revised by Howard J. Markman, Scott M. Stanley, Susan L. Blumberg

Books on Affairs

  • After the Affair: Healing the Pain and Rebuilding Trust When a Partner Has Been Unfaithful by Janis Abrahms Spring
  • How Can I Forgive You? The Courage to Forgive, the Freedom Not To By Janis A. Spring

Books regarding Sexual Intimacy

  • The Sex-Starved Marriage: Boosting Your Marriage Libido: A Couple’s Guide by Michele Weiner Davis
  • The Sex-Starved Wife: What to Do When He’s Lost Desire by Michele Weiner Davis 

Books on Depression and Anxiety

  • The Mindful Way through Depression by Mark Williams, John Teasdale, Zindel V. Segal and Jon Kabt- Zinn – includes CD w mindfulness/relaxation guided exercises by author
  • The 10 Best Ever Depression Management Techniques by Margaret Wehrenberg
  • The Buddha’s Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love & Wisdom by Rick Hanson
  • The 10 Best- Ever Anxiety Management Techniques by Margaret Wehrenberg – includes Author guided CD of breath work, Muscle relaxation and Mindfulness
  • The Anxious Brain by Margaret Wehrenbnerg
  • Calming your Anxious Mind by Jeffry Brantley (Mindfulness approach with forward by Jon Kabit Zinn)
  • Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy by David D., Md. Burns, Aaron T. Beck (Preface)

Books on Trauma & Recovery

  • Trauma and Recovery by Judith Lewis Herman
  • The Body Remembers: The Psychophysiology of Trauma and Trauma Treatment by Babette Rothschild
  • The Courage to Heal Workbook: A Guide for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse by Laura Davis

Books on Pregnancy

  • What to Expect When You’re Expecting (4th ed.) by Heidi Murkoff
  • The Expectant Father: The Ultimate Guide for Dads-to-Be by Armin A. Brott and Jennifer Ash

Books on Postpartum Depression

  • The Pregnancy and Postpartum Anxiety Workbook: Practical Skills to Help You Overcome Anxiety, Worry, Panic Attacks by Kevin Gyoerkoe and Pamela Wiegartz
  • This Isn’t What I Expected (2nd ed.): Overcoming Postpartum Depression by Karen R. Kleiman and Valerie Davis Raskin
  • After the Baby’s Birth – A Woman’s Way to Wellness: A Complete Guide for Postpartum Women by Robin Lim
  • Postpartum Survival Guide by Ann Dunnewold and Diane G. Sanford