Recommended Reading

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Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Taking Charge of ADHD: The Complete, Authoritative Guide for Parents
by Russell A. Barkley

Delivered from Distraction: Getting the Most out of Life with Attention Deficit Disorder
by Edward M. Hallowell and John J. Rate

You Mean I’m Not Lazy, Stupid or Crazy?! A Self-Help Book for Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder
by Kate Kelly and Peggy Ramundo

Smart but Scattered
by Peg Dawson and Richard Guare

Mastering Your Adult ADHD
by Steven A. Safren, Susan Sprich, Carol A. Perlman, & Michael W. Otto.

Brainspotting
Brainspotting: The Revolutionary New Therapy for Rapid and Effective Change
by David Grand, PhD

Brainspotting with Young People: An Adventure into the Mind
by Mark Grixti

Childhood Bullying
Bully Busters: A Teacher’s Manual for Helping Bullies, Victims, and Bystanders (Grades K-5)
by Arthur Horne, Christi Bartolomucci, and Dawn Newman-Carlson.

Bully Busters: A Teacher’s Manual for Helping Bullies, Victims, and Bystanders (Grades 6-8)
by Dawn Newman-Carlson, Arthur Horne, and Christi Bartolomucci.

Odd Girl Out: The Hidden Culture of Aggression in Girls
by Rachel Simmons

Anxiety
The Anxiety & Phobia Workbook, Fourth Edition
by Edmund J. Bourne

Worry
by Edward M. Hallowell

Freeing Your Child From Anxiety
by Tamar Chansky

The Relaxation & Stress Reduction Workbook, Sixth Edition
by M. Davis, E. R. Eschelman, & M. McKay

Depression
The Depression Workbook: A Guide for Living with Depression and Manic Depression, Second Edition
by Mary Ellen Copeland and Matthew McKay

Mind Over Mood: Change How You Feel by Changing the Way You Think
by Dennis Greenberger & Christine Padesky

The Feeling Good Handbook
by David Burns

Feeling Good
by David Burns

Overcoming Depression One Step At A Time
by M. Addis and C. Martell

Divorce
Mom’s House, Dad’s House: Making Two Homes for Your Child
by Isolina Ricci

Making Divorce Easier on Your Child: 50 Effective Ways to Help Children Adjust
by Nicholas Long and Rex L. Forehand

Eating Disorders
Life Without Ed: How One Woman Declared Independence from Her Eating Disorder and How You Can Too
by Jenni Schaefer and Thom Rutledge

Goodbye Ed, Hello Me: Recover from Your Eating Disorder and Fall in Love with Life
by Jenni Schaefer

Eating in the Light of the Moon
by Anita Johnston

The Secret Language of Eating Disorders
by Peggy Claude-Pierre

Not All Black Girls Know How to Eat- A Story of Bulimia
by Stephanie Covington Armstrong

Lying in Weight: The Hidden Epidemic of Eating Disorders in Adult Women
by Trisha Guru

8 Keys to Recovery From An Eating Disorder: Effective Strategies from Therapeutic Practice and Personal Experience
by Carolyn Cosin adn Gwen Schubert Grabb

Body Drama
by Nancy Amanda Redd

100 Questions & Answers About Anorexia Nervosa
by Sari Fine Shepphird

Anorexics and Bulimiics Anonymous: The Fellowship Details Its Program of Recovery for Anorexia and Bulimia

The Overcoming Bulimia Workbook
by R. E. McCabe, t. McFarlane, & M. P. Olmsted

The Mindfulness & Acceptance Workbook for Bulimia
by E.K. Sandoz, K.G. Wilson, & T. DuFrene

The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook for Bulimia
by E. Astrachan-Fletcher & M. Maslar

The Binge Eating & Compulsive Overeating Workbook
by C. C. Ross

Father Hunger: Fathers, Daughters, and Pursuit of Thinness
by M. Maine

Family Eating Disorders Manual: Guiding Families Through the Maze of Eating Disorders
by L. Hill, D. Dagg, M. Levine, & L. Smolak, et. al

Your Dieting Daughter: Antidotes Parents Can Provide for Body Dissatisfaction, Excessive Dieting, and Disordered Eating
by C. Costin

The Parent’s Guide to Eating Disorders: Supporting Self-Esteem, Healthy Eating, and Positive Body Image at Home
by M. Herrin & N. Matsumoto

Intuitive Eating: A Revolutionary Program that Works
by E. Tribole & E. Resch

Eat, Drink, and Be Mindful Workbook
by S. Albers

Eating Mindfully
by S. Albers

Finding Your Voice Through Creativity: The Art and Journaling Workbook for Disordered Eating by M. Jacobson-Levy & M. Foy-Tomay

Women, Food and God: An Unexpected Path to Almost Everything
by G. Roth

Almost Anorexic: Is My (or my loved one’s) Relationship with Food a Problem?
by J.J. Thomas & J. Schaefer

The Ultimate Tween Survival Guide
by D. Zeckhausen

Learning Differences
A Mind at a Time
by Melvin D. Levin

Dyslexia: A Complete Guide for Parents
by Gavin Reed

The Out-of-Sync Child
by Carol Stock Kranowitz

Raising a Gifted Child: A Parenting Success Handbook
by Carol Ferti

Diversity/ Multicultural Perspectives
Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?
by B. T. Tatum
Obesity Issues/Weight Management
The Beck Diet Solution Workbook
by Judith S. Beck

The Appetite Awareness Workbook
by Linda W. Craighead

Winning After Losing: Keep Off the Weight You’ve Lost Forever
by Stacey Halprin

Diets Don’t Work! Healing the Cycles of Yo-Yo Dieting & Emotional Overeating!
by Rebecca Cooper

Parenting
Parenting with Love & Logic: Teaching Children Responsibility
by Foster Cline and Jim Fay

Raising Resilient Children : Fostering Strength, Hope, and Optimism in Your Child
by Robert Brooks and Sam Goldstein

Parenting the Strong-Willed Child: The Clinically Proven Five-Week Program for Parents of Two- to Six-Year-Olds
by Rex Forehand and Nicholas Long

1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2-12, Third Edition
by Thomas W. Phelan

Positive Discipline
by Jane Nelsen

Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls
by Mary Pipher

Why Do They Act That Way? A Survival Guide to the Adolescent Brain for You and Your Teen
by David Walsh

Get Out of My Life, but First Could You Drive Me & Cheryl to the Mall: A Parent’s Guide to the New Teenager, Revised and Updated
by Anthony E. Wolf

Spirituality
Inner Peace for Busy People
by Joan Z. Borysenko

The Lady, The Lover, and Her Lord
by T.D. Jakes

Maximize the Moment: God’s Action Plan For Your Life
by T.D. Jakes

Abuse and Recovery
The Courage to Heal: A Guide for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse
by Ellen Bass and Laura Davis

The Emotionally Abused Woman
by Beverly Engel

The Sexual Healing Journey: A Guide for Survivors of Sexual Abuse
by Wendy Maltz

Incest and Sexuality
by Wendy Maltz

Healing the Shame that Binds
by J. Bradshaw

Asperger's and Autism
The OASIS Guide to Asperger Syndrome: Completely Revised and Updated: Advice, Support, Insight, and Inspiration
by P.R. Bashe, B. L. Kirby, S. Baron-Cohen, and T. Attwood.

The Asperger’s Answer Book: Professional Answers to 275 of the Top Questions Parents Ask
by S. Ashley.

Women's Issues
The Nice Girl Syndrome
by Beverly Engel

A Girl’s Guide to Getting Respect & Dealing When Your Line is Crossed
by Courtney Macavinta & Andrea Vandel Pluym

You Grow Girl! A Self-Empowering Workbook for Tweens and Teens
by G. Scarano-Osika & K. Dever-Johnson

Dance of Anger
by H. Lerner

Dance of Intimacy
by H. Lerner

Dance of Connection
by H. Lerner

Interesting Reads:
Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking
by Susan Cain.
Children's Books
The Boy and The Bear (anxiety/relaxation)

A Boy and a Turtle: Relaxation/Stress Management
by Lori Lite

Sea Otter Cove: A Relaxation Story
by Lori Lite

A Thought Is Just A Thought
by Leslie Talley (OCD)

I Just Want to Do It My Way
by Julia Cook

My Mouth is a Volcano
by Julia Cook and Carrie Hartman

It’s Hard to be a Verb
by Julia Cook and Carrie Hartman

Wilma Jean the Worry Machine
by Julia Cook

It’s Just a Game
by Julia Cook

When My Worries Get Too Big
by Karl D Buron (anxiety/relaxation)

Peaceful Piggy Medication
by Kerry Lee MacLean

Don’t Rant & Rave On Wednesdays!
by Adolf Moser (stress management)

Don’t Feed the Monster on Tuesdays!
by Adolf Moser (self-esteem)

Don’t Pop Your Cork on Mondays!
by Adolf Moser (anger management)


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