In conjunction with psychotherapy, I often recommend various resources for clients to explore. Below is a list of some of these resources. None of these resources should be considered an alternative to psychotherapy; instead, they are ways of bolstering the work done in therapy.

In addition to the following list, I often share resources, articles, and ideas on my Facebook page. Feel free to visit or “like” to receive updates on your Facebook wall.

Getting the Love You Want 
Harville Hendrix

The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work
John M. Gottman and Nan Silver

The New Rules of Marriage: What You Need to Know to Make Love Work
Terrence Real

After the Affair: Healing the Pain and Rebuilding Trust When a Partner Has Been Unfaithful 
Janis Abrahms Spring, PhD

Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love
Sue Johnson – Imago Relationships International – The Gottman Institute

And Baby Makes Three: The Six-Step Plan for Preserving Marital Intimacy and Rekindling Romance After Baby Arrives
John Gottman, PhD and Julie Schwartz Gottman

Momma Zen: Walking the Crooked Path of Motherhood
Karen Maezen Miller

The Blessing of a Skinned Knee: Using Jewish Teachings to Raise Self-Reliant Children
Wendy Mogel, PhD

Parenting from the Inside Out
Dan Siegel, Mary Hartzell

Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child
Marc Weissbluth, MD

Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression
Andrew Soloman

I Don’t Want to Talk About It: Overcoming the Secret Legacy of Male Depression
Terrence Real – Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance– National Institute of Mental Health (specific publications on depression)

Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy
David Burns

The Anxiety & Phobia Workbook, 4th Edition
Edmund J. Bourne – Anxiety Disorders Association of America

The Bipolar Disorder Survival Guide: What You and Your Family Need to Know
David J. Miklowitz

An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness 
Kay Redfield Jamison

Loving Someone with Bipolar Disorder
Julie A. Fast – Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance

Codependent No More: How to Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring For Yourself
Melody Beattie

The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are
Brené Brown, PhD, LMSW

Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead
Brené Brown, PhD, LMSW – National Alliance for Mentally Ill – National Institute for Mental Health – Suicide Prevention, Awareness, and Support – Rape and Incest National Network (locates your local rape crisis center)