Suggested Reading

Individual and Couple Psychotherapist

The titles below represent just a sample of the excellent books available to readers. Reading psychologically-based books cannot replace therapy but can open the door to new learning and new ways of considering concerns.


RELATIONSHIPS


Hold Me Tight:  Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love

- Dr. Sue Johnson


Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work

- Dr. John Gottman


And Baby Makes Three:  Rekindling Intimacy and Romance After Baby Arrives

- Dr. John Gottman


After the Affair

- Janis Abrahms


Intimate Partners

- Maggie Scarf


PARENTING


Parenting From the Inside Out

- Dr. Daniel Siegel and Mary Hartzel


Principles of Attachment Focused Parenting

- Dr. Daniel Hughes


Connected Parenting:  How to Raise a Great Kid

- Jennifer Kolari


Your Defiant Child:  Eight Steps to Better Behaviour

- Dr. Russell Barkley


Your Child's Self Esteem

- Dorothy Corkille Briggs



INDIVIDUAL CONCERNS


Rekindling Sexual Desire

- Barry McCarthy and Emily McCarthy


Secret Suffering:  How Women's Sexual and Pelvic Pain Affects their Relationships

- Susan Bilheimer, Robert J. Echenberg and Daniel Brookoff


A Woman's Guide to Overcoming Sexual Fear and Pain

- Aurelie Jones Goodwin and Marc E. Agronin


The Dance of Anger

- Harriet Lerner


The Dance of Connection

- Harriet Lerner


When the Body Says No(emotions and health)

- Dr. Gabor Mate


 Don't Call It Love (sexual addiction)

- Patrick Carnes

Suggested Reading

We are obliged by the deepest drives of the human spirit to make ourselves more than animated dust.  We must have a story to tell about where we come from and why we are here.

~ E. O. Wilson