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Books

Love/Sex/Relationships

  • Hold Me Tight by Dr. Sue Johnson
  • Love Sense by Dr. Sue Johnson
  • Kitchen Table Wisdom: Stories That Heal by Rachel Naomi Remen
  • The Two Step:  The Dance Towards Intimacy– Eileen McCann
  • Getting Past the Affair by Douglas Snyder, Donald Baucom, and Kristina Coop Gordon
  • Not ‘Just Friends’ by Shirley Glass, Ph.D.
  • Passionate Marriage by Dr. David Schnarch
  • Intimacy & Desire by Dr. David Schnarch
  • What Makes Love Last by Dr. John Gottman
  • Rebuilding When Your Relationship Ends by Bruce Fisher and Robert Alberti

Addiction

  • Addiction as an Attachment Disorder by Philip J. Flores

Career

Life Transitions

  • Kitchen Table Wisdom: Stories That Heal by Rachel Naomi Remen
  • Finding Meaning in the Second Half of Life: How to Finally, Really Grow Up by James Hollis

Personality

  • The Temperamental Thread: How Genes, Culture, Time and Luck make Us Who We Are by Jerome Kagan PhD

Spirituality/Religion/Existential Concerns (finding meaning)

  •  Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End by Atul Gawande
  • Die Wise: A Manifesto for Sanity and Soul by Stephen Jenkinson
  • Money and the Soul’s Desires: A Meditation on Wholeness by Stephen Jenkinson
  • The Power of Intention: Learning to Co-create Your World Your Way by Dr. Wayne Dyer
  • The Four Agreements: Toltec Wisdom Collection: Featuring the Four Agreements, the Mastery of Love, and the Voice of Knowledge by don Miguel Ruiz
  • Kitchen Table Wisdom: Stories That Heal by Rachel Naomi Remen

Grief/Trauma

  •  Death Talk: Conversations with Children by Glenda Fredman
  • Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma by Peter A. Levine, Ann Frederick
  • Kitchen Table Wisdom: Stories That Heal by Rachel Naomi Remen
  • The Long Goodbye: Meghan O’Rourke
  • Death, Grief, and Mourning: Geoffrey Gorer

Parenting/Healing the pain from childhood

  • Emotional Life of the Toddler by Alicia F. Lieberman (tactical, indexed, and by one of the leading authorities on attachment in children 0 to 5)
  • The Whole-Brain Child by Dan Siegel
  • Attachment-Focused Parenting and/or Brain-Based Parenting by Dan Hughes
  • How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlich
  • Mom’s House, Dad’s House: making two homes for your child by Isolina Ricci
  • Stepping In, Stepping Out: Creating StepFamily Rhythm by Joshua M. Gold
  • Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids by Laura Markham
    Her “three clear themes” (listed on her website) are:
    1) Regulating our emotions as parents
    2) Connecting with your child
    3) Coach instead of controllingAlso, her website AhaParenting.com has many free articles which are easily searchable on specific topics. Her articles cover newborn through teenager. I have found what I have read of hers to be very compatible with EFT.
  • Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma by Peter A. Levine, Ann Frederick
  • Childhood Disrupted: How Your Biography Becomes Your Biology, and How You Can Heal by Donna Jackson
  • Death Talk: Conversations with Children by Glenda Fredman
  • Kitchen Table Wisdom: Stories That Heal by Rachel Naomi Remen
  • What to do When you Worry too Much: A Kid’s Guide to Overcoming Anxiety by Dawn Huebner and Bonnie Matthews

Emotions (understanding them, regulating them)

  • Affect Dysregulation and Disorders of the Self by Allan N. Schore
  • Unlocking the Emotional Brain: Eliminating Symptoms at Their Roots Using Memory Reconsolidation by Bruce Ecker, Robin Ticic, Laurel Hulley

Mental Illness

  • Surviving Schizophrenia, 6th Edition: A Family Manual by E. Fuller Torrey

Counselling

  • What is Narrative Therapy?: An Easy to Read Introduction by Alice Morgan
  • Existential Psychotherapy by Irvin D. Yalom
  • Love’s Executioner: & Other Tales of Psychotherapy by Irvin D. Yalo
  • The Gift of Therapy: An Open Letter to a New Generation of Therapists and Their Patients by Irvin Yalom