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Hold me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love by Dr. Sue Johnson, 2008. An excellent introduction to Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy. www.holdmetight.net Love Sense: The Revolutionary New Science of Romantic Relationships by Dr. Sue Johnson, 2013. The latest scientific research on how and why we love. www.iceeft.com The official website for Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy. Contains links to the scientific research on the efficacy of this therapy. University of Ottawa, Canada. www.Gottman.com The Gottman Institute is a great source of scientifically validated methods for improving your relationship. The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work by Dr. John M. Gottman and Nan Silver, 1999. The Relationship Cure: A 5-Step Guide to Strengthening Your Marriage, Family and Friendships by Dr. John M. Gottman, 2002. Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead Hardcover by Brene Brown, 2012. Forgiveness is a Choice: A Step-by-Step Process for Resolving Anger and Restoring Hope by Robert D. Enright, Ph.D., 2001.
After the Affair: Healing the Pain and Rebuilding Trust When a Partner Has Been Unfaithful by Dr. Janis Abrams Spring and Michael Spring, 2012. “Not Just Friends”: Rebuilding Trust and Recovering Your Sanity After Infidelity by Shirley P. Glass, PhD with Jean Coppock Staeheli, 2003. Getting Past the Affair: A Program to Help You Cope, Heal, and Move On – Together or Apart by Douglas K. Snyder, Ph.D., Donald H. Baucom, Ph.D., and Kristina Koop Gordon, Ph.D., 2007. How To Help Your Spouse Heal from an Affair: A Compact Manual for the Unfaithful by Linda J. MacDonald, MS, LMFT, 2010.
Out of the Shadows: Understanding Sexual Addiction by Patrick Carnes, Ph.D., 3rd Edition, 2001. In the Shadows of the Net: Breaking Free from Compulsive Online Sexual Behavior by Patrick Carnes, Ph.D.; David L. Delmonico, Ph.D.; Elizabeth Griffin, M.A.; and Joseph M. Moriarty, 2nd Edition, 2007.
www.nimh.nih.gov National Institute of Mental Health homepage, from which you can search for the topic of interest (depression, anxiety, panic attacks, etc.). This is a major clearinghouse of excellent information. www.webMD.com A generally reliable but less regulated site for physical and mental health. Driven to Distraction: Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder From Childhood Through Adulthood by Edward Hallowell. 1995. How to understand and manage adult ADD. The Highly Sensitive Person: How to Thrive When the World Overwhelms You by Elaine N. Aron, 1999. Feel the Fear And Do It Anyway by Susan Jeffers Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy by David Burns MD
1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2-12. 5th Edition by Dr. Thomas W. Phelan, 2014. Surviving Your Adolescents: How to Manage and Let Go Of Your 13-18 Year Olds. 2nd Edition by Dr. Thomas W. Phelan, 1998. Parenting from the Inside Out: How a Deeper Self-Understanding Can Help You Raise Children Who Thrive by Daniel Siegel, MD, and Mary Hartzell, 2003. Raising Your Spirited Child: A Guide for Parents Whose Child is More Intense, Sensitive, Perceptive, Persistent, and Energetic by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka Substance Abuse BUZZED: The Straight Facts about the Most Used and Abused Drugs from Alcohol to Ecstasy. Revised Edition by Cynthia Kuhn, Ph.D., Scott Swartzwelder, Ph.D., Wilkie Wilson, Ph.D. ( Duke University Medical Center), Updated 4th Edition, 2014. An excellent source for the facts about drugs, without exaggeration or embellishment. It was written for college students and is suitable for ages 14 and above. Loosening the Grip: A Handbook of Alcohol Information. 11th Edition by Jean Kinney and Gwen Leaton, 2014. Aging Well: Surprising Guideposts to a Happier Life from the Landmark Harvard Study of Adult Development by George E. Vaillant, MD, 2002. From AGE-ING to SAGE-ING: A Profound New Vision of Growing Older by Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and Ronald S. Miller, 1995. Parenting With A Plan by Matthew Johnson
Hope and Recovery: A Twelve Step Guide for Healing From Compulsive Sexual Behavior by Anonymous
Victims No Longer by Mike Lew The Courage to Heal: A Guide for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse, 20th Anniversary Edition by Ellen Bass and Laura Davis
What Happened to Mommy? by Renée Fran hey book on Parent depression for children Rewriting Love Stories: Brief Marital Therapy by Patricia O’Hanlon Hudson and William Hudson O’Hanlon The Defiant Child: A Parent’s Guide to Oppositional Defiant Disorder by Dr. Douglas a Reilly Putting on the Brakes: Young People’s Guide to Understanding Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder by Patricia Quinn and Judith Stern Patricia Quinn M.D. Judith Stern MA Step Systematic Training For Effective Parenting The Parents Handbook Don’t Think by Meyer and Gary D McKay SOS Help For Parents by Lynn Clark PhD The Parent’s Guide to Attention Deficit Disorders: Intervention Strategies for the Home 2nd Edition by Stephen McCarney Ed it Ed.D. And Angela Marie Bauer M.ED. Being Happy!: A Handbook to Greater Confidence and Security by Andrew Matthews Transforming the Difficult Child Workbook: An Interactive Guide to The Nurtured Heart Approach by Howard Glasser Joanne Bowditch and Lisa bravo The relaxation and stress workbook fourth edition Matthew Mackay PhD, Elizabeth Eshelman LCSW, Martha Davis PhD Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy For Dummies by Jim farrow and Brent Bradley PHD the secret to step families success by Gloria Linterman Rebuilding When Your Relationship Ends by Bruce Fisher and Dr. Robert Albert Wisdom on Stepparenting by Diana Weiss-Wisdom PhD
24-Hour Crisis Line. Helpful for a Mental Health Crisis anytime of the day or night, for anyone in Maricopa County, Arizona. 602-222-9444 (or, toll free, 1-800-631-1314. 24-Hour Hotline to find a domestic violence shelter. 602-263-8900 (or, toll free, 1-800-799-7739 Community Information & Referral, 602-263-8856. Online articles about EFT Dr. Sue Johnson’s 2-page summary of her book, Hold Me Tight: www.psychologytoday.com/articles/200812/hold-me-tight. Videos about EFT and the power of emotions. Brene Brown on the healing power of vulnerability and shame: www.ted.com/talks/brene_brown_on_vulnerability and www.ted.com/talks/brene_brown_listening_to_shame Dr. Sue Johnson illustrates the first steps of the Emotionally Focused Therapy process: https://psychotherapy.net/video/emotionally-focused-couples-therapy Dr. Sue Johnson talks about how the new science of love helps us create, nurture and protect our most precious relationships: http://www.holdmetight.net/video.php
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