books we read

books we read

career change
  • Do What You Are: Discover the Perfect Career for You Through the Secrets of Personality Type by Paul D. Tieger & Barbara Barron
  • What Color Is Your Parachute? 2011: A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers by Richard N. Bolles
  • Discover What You’re Best At by Linda Gale
depression
  • Overcoming Depression One Step at a Time by Michael Addis and Christopher Martell
  • The Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Depression by Patricia J. Robinson and Kirk D. Strosahl
emotion dysregulation
  • Don’t Let Your Emotions Run Your Life by Spradling, S.E.
  • Loving Someone with BPD by Shari Manning
  • Stop Walking on Eggshells by Paul T Mason and Randi Kreger
  • The Borderline Personality Disorder Survival Guide: Everything You Need to Know About Living with BPD by Alex L. Chapman and Kim L. Gratz
  • The Buddha and the Borderline (memoire) by Kiera Van Gelder
  • DBT Skills Workbook by Matt McKay
  • Mindfulness for Borderline Personality Disorder by Blaise Aguirre
  • Urban Mindfulness: Cultivating Peace, Presence, and Purpose in the Middle of It All by Jonathan S. Kaplan
generalized anxiety disorder (worry)
  • Mastery of Your Anxiety and Worry: Workbook (Treatments That Work) by Michelle G. Craske and David H. Barlow
  • Overcoming Generalized Anxiety Disorder – Client Manual: A Relaxation, Cognitive Restructuring, and Exposure-Based Protocol for the Treatment of GAD (Best Practices for Therapy) by Matthew McKay Ph.D. and John White
  • The Worry Cure by Robert Leahy
general life skills
  • The Confidence Gap: A Guide to Overcoming Fear and Self-Doubt by Russ Harris
  • The Happiness Trap: How to Stop Struggling and Start Living: A Guide to ACT by Russ Harris and Steven Hayes

  • ACT with Love by Russ Harris
  • Get Out of Your Mind and Into Your Life: The New Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (A New Harbinger Self-Help Workbook) by Steven C. Hayes and Spencer Smith
health anxiety/hypochondria
  • Overcoming Health Anxiety: Letting Go of Your Fear of Illness by Katherine Owens and Martin Antony
  • Overcoming Health Anxiety by David Veale
hoarding
  • Stuff: Hoarding and the Meaning of Things by Gail Steketee.
  • Hoarding by Michael Tompkins
  • Buried in Treasures: Help for Compulsive Acquiring, Saving, and Hoarding (Treatments That Work) by David Tolin, Randy O. Frost and Gail Steketee
mindfulness
  • Urban Mindfulness: Cultivating Peace, Presence, and Purpose in the Middle of It All by Jonathan S. Kaplan
obsessive-compulsive disorder (ocd) and related conditions
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders: A Complete Guide to Getting Well and Staying Well by Fred Penzel
  • Freedom from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: A Personalized Recovery Program for Living with Uncertainty by Jonathan Grayson
  • Stop Obsessing by Edna Foa
  • Rewind, Replay, Repeat by Jeff Bell
  • The Thought that Counts by Jared Kant
  • OCD: A Guide for the Newly Diagnosed by Michael Tompkins
  • The OCD Workbook: Your Guide to Breaking Free from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder by Bruce Hyman and Cherlene Pedrick
  • The Imp of the Mind by Ruth Baer
  • Dare to Challenge OCD by Joan Davidson
online dating
  • Love in the Time of Algorithms: What Technology Does to Meeting and Mating by Dan Slater
  • I Can’t Believe I’m Buying This Book: A Common Sense Guide to Successful Internet Dating by Evan Marc Katz
panic disorder
  • When Panic Attacks: The New, Drug-Free Anxiety Therapy That Can Change Your Life by David D. Burns
  • Pass Through Panic: Freeing Yourself from Anxiety and Fear by Claire Weekes
  • Anxiety and Avoidance: A Universal Treatment for Anxiety, Panic, and Fear Paperback by Michael A. Tompkins
problematic eating behaviors
  • The Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Bulimia: a Guide to Breaking Free from Bulimia Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy by Emily Sandoz, Kelly Wilson and Troy DuFrene
  • Goodbye Ed, Hello Me: Recover from Your Eating Disorder and Fall in Love with Life by Jenni Schaefer
social phobia
  • Dying of Embarrassment: Help for Social Anxiety and Phobia by Barbara G. Markway, C. Alec Pollard, Teresa Flynn and Cheryl N. Carmin
  • The Mindful Path Through Shyness: How Mindfulness and Compassion Can Help Free You from Social Anxiety, Fear, and Avoidance by Steve Flowers and Jeffrey Brantley
specific phobia
  • Mastering Your Fears and Phobias: Workbook (Treatments That Work) by Martin M. Antony, Michelle G. Craske and David H. Barlow
  • The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook (Anxiety & Phobia Workbook) by Edmund J. Bourne
  • Mastery of Your Specific Phobia: Client Workbook (TherapyWorks) by Martin M. Antony, Michelle G. Craske and David H. Barlow
trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder and related conditions
  • I Can’t Get Over It by Afrodita Matsakis
  • Finding Life Beyond Trauma by Victoria Follette and Jacqueline Pistorello
for parents: obsessive compulsive disorder
  • Take Control of OCD: The Ultimate Guide for Kids With OCD by Bonnie Zucker
  • The Ray of Hope: A Teenagers fight against OCD by Ray St. John
  • Freeing Your Child from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: A Powerful, Practical Program for Parents of Children and Adolescents by Tamar Ellsas Chansky
  • Kissing Doorknobs by Terry Spencer Hesser and A.J. Allen
  • Helping Your Child with OCD: A Workbook for Parents of Children With Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder by Lee Fitzgibbons and Cherlene Pedrick
for children and teens: emotion dysregulation
  • Stopping the Pain: A Workbook for Teens Who Cut and Self-injure by Lawrence Shapiro
  • Don’t Let Your Emotions Run Your Life for Teens by Sheri Van Dijk
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills for helping You Manage Mood Swings, Control Angry Outbursts, and Get Along with Others by
for parents: emotion dysregulation
  • Parenting a Child with Intense Emotions by Pat Harvey
for parents: parenting
  • Parents And Adolescents Living Together: Part 1, The Basics by Gerald R. Patterson and Marion S. Forgatch
  • Parents and Adolescents Living Together by Gerald R. Patterson and Marion S. Forgatch
for children and adolescents: mindfulness
  • Sitting Still Like Frog: Mindfulness Exercizes for Kids (and Their Parents) by Eline Snel, Myla Kabat-Zinn and John Kabat-Zinn
  • Get out of Your Mind and into Your Life for Teens: J. Ciarrochi, Louise Hayes, and Ann Bailey