.Suggested Reading:

For Step-Families-

  • Stepping Stones To A Healthy Step Family by Janet Nicholas, MA, LPC, LCDC


For Parents-

  • 1-2-3 Magic by Dr. Thomas W. Phelan
  • Boys Adrift by Leonard Sax, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Can I Tell You About Asperger Syndrome? A Guide For Friends and Family by Jude Welton
  • How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk by Adele Farber and Elaine Mazlish
  • Kids, Parent and Power Struggles by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka, Ed.D.
  • Parent Effectiveness Training by Dr. Thomas Gordon
  • Raising Your Spirited Child by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka, Ed.D.
  • Setting Limits with Your Strong-Willed Child by Robert J. MacKenzie, Ed.D.
  • Sleepless in America by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka, Ed.D.
  • Stop Negotiating with Your Teen: Strategies for Parenting Your Angry, Manipulative, Moody, or Depressed Adolescent by Janet Sasson Edgette, Psy.D.
  • What’s Eating Your Child by Kelly Dorfman, M.S., L.N.D.
  • The Last Boys Picked by Janet Sasson Edgette, Psy.D.
  • No Drama Discipline: The Whole-Brain Way to Calm the Chaos and Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind by Daniel Siegel, M.D. and Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D.
  • Parenting from the Inside Out by Daniel Siegel, M.D. and Mary Hartzell, M.Ed. 

For Couples-

  • The Five Love Languages by Gary Chapman, Ph.D.
  • His Needs, Her Needs by Willard F. Harley, Jr.
  • Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus by John Gray, Ph.D.
  • The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work by John Gottman, Ph.D.
  • Eight Dates by John Gottman, Ph.D. and Julie Schwartz Gottman, Ph.D.

For Equestrians-

  • Heads Up! Practical Sports Psychology for Riders, Their Families & Their Trainers by Janet Sasson Edgette, Psy.D.
  • Riding Out of Your Mind by April Clay
  • The Power to Win by Laura Boynton King
  • The Rider’s Edge by Janet Sasson Edgette, Psy.D.

For Clinicians Working with Military and Veterans-

  • On Killing by Lt. Col. Dave Grossman
  • Rule Number Two by Heidi Squier Kraft, Ph.D.
  • War by Sebastian Junger
  • Struggle Well by Ken Falke and Josh Goldberg

For General Health and Wellness-

  • A Mind of Your Own by Kelly Brogan, M.D.
  • Change Your Food, Heal Your Mood by Kelly Brogan, M.D.
  • Medical Medium Life Changing Foods by Anthony William
  • In Defense of Food by Michael Pollan
  • Dirty Genes by Dr. Ben Lynch
  • Eat Dirt by Dr. Josh Axe