Relationships

  • The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work (by John M. Gottman and Nan Silver)
  • Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love (by Dr. Sue Johnson)
  • How to Be an Adult in Relationships: The Five Keys to Mindful Loving (by David Richo)
  • The Exceptional Seven Percent: The Nine Secrets of the Worlds Happiest Couples (by Gregory Msw Popcak)
  • Struggle for Intimacy (Adult Children of Alcoholics series) (by Janet Geringer Woititz)
  • Getting the Love You Want: A Guide for Couples (by Harville Hendrix)

Abuse and Neglect

  • Conspiracy of Silence: The Trauma of Incest (by Sandra Butler)
  • Soul Survivors: A New Beginning for Adults Abused as Children (by J.Patrick Gannon)
  • The Emotional Incest Syndrome: What to do When a Parent’s Love Rules Your Life (by Dr. Patricia Love)
  • Running on Empty: Overcome Your Childhood Emotional Neglect (by Jonice Webb Ph.D)
  • Toxic Parents: Overcoming Their Hurtful Legacy and Reclaiming Your Life (by Susan Forward)
  • Healing the Shame that Binds You (by John Bradshaw)
  • Malignant Self-Love: Narcissism Revisited (by Sam Vaknin)
  • The Sociopath Next Door (by Martha Stout)

Addiction

  • Adult Children of Alcoholics (by Janet G. Woititz)
  • Beyond Codependency: And Getting Better All the Time (by Melody Beattie)
  • Getting Them Sober: You Can Help! (by Toby Rice Drews)
  • ‘It Will Never Happen to Me!’ Children of Alcoholics: As Youngsters – Adolescents – Adults (by Claudia Black)
  • Twelve Jewish Steps to Recovery (by Kerry M. Olitzky)
  • Obsessive Love: When It Hurts Too Much to Let Go (by Susan Forward)
  • The Craving Brain (by Ronald A. Ruden)
  • Addictive Thinking: Understanding Self-Deception (by Abraham J Twerski M.D)

Aging/Mid Life

  • Dying Well (by Ira Byock MD)
  • Midlife: Meditations for Women (by Maureen Brady)
  • The Middle Passage: From Misery to Meaning in Midlife (by Dr. James Hollis)
  • Still Here: Embracing Aging, Changing, and Dying (by Ram Dass)
  • The New Ourselves, Growing Older (by Paula B. Doress-Worters and Diana Laskin Siegal)

Mental Illness

  • An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness (by Kay Redfield Jamison)
  • Brilliant Madness: Living with Manic Depressive Illness (by Patty Duke and Gloria Hochman)
  • Night Falls Fast: Understanding Suicide (by Kay Redfield Jamison)
  • Moodswing (by Ronald Fieve)
  • When Someone You Love is Depressed: How to Help Your Loved One Without Losing Yourself (by Laura Epstein Rosen)
  • Brain Lock: Free Yourself from Obsessive-Compulsive Behavior (by Jeffrey M. Schwartz)
  • Meditations for Compulsive People (by Leo Booth)
  • Surviving Schizophrenia: A Manual for Families, Patients, and Providers (by by E. Fuller Torrey)
  • I Hate You, Don’t Leave Me: Understanding the Borderline Personality (by Jerold J. Kreisman and Hal Strauss)
  • Surviving a Borderline Parent (by Kimberlee Roth, Freda B. Friedman and Randi Kreger)
  • The Hypomanic Edge: The Link Between (A Little) Craziness and (A Lot of) Success in America (by John D. Gartner)

Eating Disorders/Cutting

  • A Bright Red Scream: Self-Mutilation and the Language of Pain (by Marilee Strong)
  • Bulimia: A Guide to Recovery (by Lindsey Hall and Leigh Cohn M.A.T.)
  • Food Addiction: The Body Knows (by Kay Sheppard)
  • Appetites: Why Women Want (by Caroline Knapp)
  • The Deadly Diet: Recovering from Anorexia and Bulimia (by Terence J. Sandbeck)

Grief/Loss

  • After Suicide (by John H. Hewett)
  • Beyond Grief: A Guide for Recovering from the Death of a Loved One (by Carol Staudacher)
  • Night Falls Fast: Understanding Suicide (by Kay Redfield Jamison)
  • Men and Grief: A Guide for Men Surviving the Death of a Loved One (by Carol Staudacher)
  • On Death and Dying (by Elisabeth Kubler-Ross)
  • How To Go On Living When Someone You Love Dies (by Therese A. Rando)
  • How to Survive the Loss of a Love (by Peter McWilliams, Harold H. Bloomfield, Melba Colgrove

Men

  • Fire in the Belly: On Being a Man (by Sam Keen)
  • Iron John: A Book About Men (by Robert Bly)
  • Men and Anger (by Murray Cullen)
  • Silent Sons: A Book for and About Men (by Robert Ackerman)
  • Wounded Male (by Steven Farmer)
  • The Six Pillars of Self-Esteem: The Definitive Work on Self-Esteem by the Leading Pioneer in the Field (by Nathaniel Branden)
  • Staying the Course (by Robert S. Weiss)
  • Man Enough: Fathers, Sons and the Search for Masculinity (by Frank Pittman)
  • The Hero with a Thousand Faces (by Joseph Campbell)

Parenting

  • The Drama of the Gifted Child: The Search for the True Self (by Alice Miller)
  • How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk (by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish)
  • The Blessing Of A Skinned Knee: Using Jewish Teachings to Raise Self-Reliant Children (by Wendy Mogel Ph.D.)
  • Remembering Mother, Finding Myself: A Journey of Love and Self-Acceptance (by Patricia Commins)
  • Making Peace with Your Parents (by Harold Bloomfield M.D. and Leonard Felder Ph.D.)
  • Parenting From the Inside Out (by Daniel Siegel and Mary Hartzell)
  • It’s Not Your Fault, Koko Bear: A Read-Together Book for Parents and Young Children During Divorce (by Vicki Lansky)