What Happened to You?: Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing by Bruce D. Perry and Oprah Winfrey

Every Memory Deserves Respect by Michael Baldwin and Deborah Korn

The Body Keeps The Score: Brain, Mind and Body in the Healing of Trauma by Bessel van der Kolk

The Drama of the Gifted Child: The Search for the True Self by Alice Miller

Healing The Folks Who Live Inside: How EMDR Can Heal Our Inner Gallery of Roles by Esly Carvalho

Waking The Tiger: Healing Trauma by Peter Levine with Ann Frederick

Introduction to the Internal Family Systems Model by Richard C. Schwartz

Complex PTSD:  From Surviving To Thriving by Pete Walker

Homecoming: Reclaiming and Championing Your Inner Child by John Bradshaw

The Complex PTSD Workbook: A Mind-Body Approach to Regaining Emotional Control & Becoming Whole by Arielle Schwartz

The Post-Traumatic Growth Guidebook: Practical Mind-Body Tools to Heal Trauma, Foster Resilience and Awaken Your Potential by Arielle Schwartz

Reconciliation: Healing the Inner Child by Thich Nhat Hanh

Adult Children of Emotionally Immature Parents: How to Heal from Distant, Rejecting, or Self-Involved Parents by Lindsay C. Gibson

Will I Ever Be Good Enough?: Healing the Daughters of Narcissistic Mothers by Karyl McBride

Not the Price of Admission: Healthy relationships after childhood trauma by Laura S. Brown

The Courage to Heal by Ellen Bass and Laura Davis (adult survivors of sexual abuse)

Victims No Longer by Mike Lew (for men who have survived sexual abuse)

Outgrowing the Pain by Eliana Gil

Trauma and Recovery by Judith Lewis Herman

Getting Past Your Past by Francine Shapiro

How to Survive the Loss of a Love by Harold H. Bloomfield, Melba Colgrove & Peter McWilliams

Getting The Love You Want by Harville Hendrix

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

Beyond the Marriage Fantasy: How to Achieve True Marital Intimacy by Daniel Beaver (this is out of print so there are only a few used copies out there; it’s older so the examples will be dated; the general information is still valid and usable)

A Man’s Way through Relationships: Learning to Love and Be Loved by Dan Griffin

The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work by John M. Gottman

The Developing Mind: How Relationships and the Brain Interact to Shape Who We Are by Daniel J. Siegel

Coping with Trauma Related Dissociation by Suzette Boon, Kathy Steele & Onno van der Hart

The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook by Matthew McKay, Jeffrey C. Wood & Jeffrey Brantley

DBT Skills Training Manual: 2nd Edition by Marsha Linehan  (this was written for DBT trained therapists to conduct DBT groups; the handouts and worksheets spiral – listed below – is the companion to this)

DBT Skills Training Handouts and Worksheets: 2nd Ed. By Marsha Linehan

DBT Self-Help website:

Parenting Books

Bradshaw On: The Family by John Bradshaw

Parenting from the Inside Out by Daniel Siegel and Mary Hartzell

The Challenging Child by Stanley Greenspan

How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish

No Drama Discipline: The Whole-Brain Way to Calm the Chaos and Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind by Daniel Siegel

Bonding by Marshall Klaus, John Kennell and Phyllis Klaus

Your Amazing Newborn by Marshall Klaus and Phyllis Klaus

Boundaries With Teens by John Townsend

Between Parent & Child by Haim Ginott

Parenting Teens with Love & Logic by Foster Cline and Jim Fay

Parenting a Child Who Has Intense Emotions by Pat Harvey and Jeanine Penzo

Integrative Parenting by Debra Wesselmann, Cathy Schweitzer and Stefanie Armstrong