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General / Psychological Flexibility



  • The Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Depression: Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy to Move Through Depression and Create a Life Worth Living by Patricia Robinson, Kirk Strosahl



  • The Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Anxiety by John P. Forsyth, George H. Eifert

  • The OCD Workbook: Your Guide to Breaking Free from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
 by Bruce M. Hyman, Cherry Pedrick

  • The Confidence Gap:  A Guild to Overcoming Fear and Self-Doubt by Russ Harris

Self Compassion

  • Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself     by Dr. Kristin Neff

  • The Mindful Self-Compassion Workbook: A Proven Way to Accept Yourself, Build Inner Strength, and Thrive by Kristin Neff and Christopher Germer 

  • Radical Compassion: Learning to Love Yourself and Your World with the Practice of RAIN  by Tara Brach  


  • Why Marriages Succeed or Fail: And How You Can Make Yours Last 
by John Gottman

  • The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work 
By John M. Gottman, Nan Silver

  • Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love By Sue Johnson

  • ACT with Love: Stop Struggling, Reconcile Differences, and Strengthen Your relationship with Acceptance and Commitment Therapy by Russ Harris

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



  • Say What You Mean:  A Mindful Approach to Nonviolent Communication.  How to find your Voice, Speak Your Truth & Listen Deeply by Oren Jay Sofer

  • Set Boundaries, Find Peace:  A Guild to Reclaiming Yourself by Nedra Tawwab



  • Crazy Time: Surviving Divorce and Building a New Life, Revised Edition
 by Abigail Trafford

  • The Co-Parenting Handbook: Raising Well-Adjusted and Resilient Kids from Little Ones to Young Adults through Divorce or Separation by Karen Bonnell and Kristin Little


  • The Power of Showing Up: How Parental Presence Shapes Who Our Kids Become and How Their Brains Get Wired by Daniel Sigel & Tina Bryon

  • No-Drama Discipline: The Whole-Brain Way to Calm the Chaos and Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind by Daniel Sigel & Tina Bryon

  • The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind by Daniel Sigel & Tina Bryon

  • Untangled: Guiding Teenage Girls Through the Seven Transitions into Adulthood by Lisa Damour Ph.D. 

  • The Joy of Parenting:An Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Guild to Effective Parenting in the Early Years by Lisa Coyne & Amy Murrell

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

  • How to Behave So Your Children Will, Too! by Sal Severe


Weight Issues/Management

  • The Beck Diet Solution: Train Your Brain to Think Like a Thin Person  by Judith S. Beck

  • The Appetite Awareness Workbook: How to Listen to Your Body And Overcome Bingeing, Overeating, & Obsession With Food  by Linda W. Craighead

  • The Body Image Workbook: An 8-Step Program for Learning to Like Your Looks by Thomas Cash

  • Eating in the Light of the Moon: How Women Can Transform Their Relationship with Food Through Myths, Metaphors, and Storytelling by Anita A. Johnston.

  • Living with Your Body and Other Things You Hate: How to Let Go of Your Struggle with Body Image Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy by Emily K. Sandoz PhD and Troy DuFrene



  • The Dance of Anger by Harriet Lerner

  • Adult Children of Alcoholics by Janet G. Woititz

  • Codependent No More: How to Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring for Yourself by Melody Beattie

  • Daughter Detox: Recovering from An Unloving Mother and Reclaiming Your Life  by Peg Streep

  • The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You're Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are  by Brené Brown

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