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Addiction and Recovery

Codependency and Addiction Involving Relationships

Mental Health

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Anger Management

Domestic Violence

Grief and Loss

Caring for an Aging Parent

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Reading Resources

Addiction and Recovery

  • Addiction is Addiction: Understanding the disease in oneself and others for a better quality of life by Raju Hajela, Sue Newton, and Paige Abbott
  • The Selfish Brain by Robert DuPont
  • Addictive Thinking by Abraham J. Twerski
  • Author Christopher Kennedy Lawford’s books on Addiction and Recovery
  • Desire, when sex meets addiction by Susan Cheever
  • Facing Life by Nancy Brown
  • Deceived: Facing Sexual Betrayal, Lies, and Secrets by Claudia Black
  • Facing Codependence and Facing Love Addiction by Pia Mellody
  • Codependent No More, Codependents’ Guide to the 12 Steps, and The Language of Letting Go by Melody Beattie
  • The Enabler: When Helping Hurts the Ones You Love by Angelyn Miller
  • Alcoholics Anonymous The Big Book
  • Narcotics Anonymous: It Works, How and Why text
  • Clean by David Sheff
  • Beautiful Boy: A Father’s Journey Through His Son’s Addiction by David Sheff
  • Refuge Recovery by Noah Levine

Mental Health

  • The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle
  • The Untethered Soul by Michael A. Singer
  • Scattered Minds (ADHD) by Gabor Mate
  • Feeling Good and The Feeling Good Handbook by David Burns
  • The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook by Edmund Bourne
  • Please Understand Me II by David Keirsey (Personality typing based on the Myers Briggs Type Indicator)
  • The Introvert Advantage by Marti Olsen Laney
  • Quiet by Susan Cain
  • The Dance of Intimacy  and The Dance of Anger by Harriet Lerner
  • Molecules of Emotion: The Science Behind Mind-Body Medicine by Candace Pert

Chronic Pain

  • A Day Without Pain by Mel Pohl
  • Pain Recovery for Families: How to Find Balance When Someone Else’s Chronic Pain Becomes Your Problem Too by Pohl, Szabo Jr., Shiode and Hunter
  • Pain Recovery: How to Find Balance and Reduce Suffering from Chronic Pain by Mel Pohl