Reading List


  • The Highly Sensitive Person – Elaine N. Aron, Ph.D.
  • Calming Your Anxious Mind: How Mindfulness & Compassion Can Free You From Anxiety, Fear, and Panic – Jeffrey Brantley, M.D. and Jon Kabat-Zinn, Ph.D.
  • Overcoming Obsessive Thoughts: How to Gain Control of Your OCD – Christine Purdon, Ph.D., C.Psych. and David A. Clark, Ph.D., L.Psych.


  • Scattered Minds: The Origins and Healing of Attention Deficit Disorder – Gabor Maté, M.D.
  • Attached – Amir Levine, M.D. and Rachel Heller, M.A.
  • Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations For a Lifetime of Love- Dr. Sue Johnson
  • The Five Love Languages: The Secret to Love That Lasts – Gary Chapman


  • The Body Keeps the Score – Bessel Van der Kolk, M.D.
  • Healing Trauma – Peter A. Levine, Ph.D.
  • Waking the Tiger – Peter A. Levine, Ph.D. and Ann Fredrick


  • The Whole-Brain Child – Daniel J. Siegel, M.D. and Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D.
  • The Yes Brain: How to Cultivate Courage, Curiosity, and Resilience In Your Child – Daniel J. Siegel, M.D. Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D.


  • In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts – Gabor Maté
  • Codependent No More: How to Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring for Yourself – Melody Beattie


  • Resilient Grieving: Finding Strength and Embracing Life After a Loss That Changes Everything – Lucy Hone, Ph.D.
  • Bereaved Parents and Their Continuing Bonds: Love After Death – Catherine Seigal, BACP


  • 71/2 Lessons About the Brain – Lise Feldman Barrett, Ph.D.
  • Untamed – Glennon Doyle
  • I Thought It Was Just Me (But It Isn’t) – Brene Brown, Ph.D., LMSW
  • Talking to Strangers – Malcolm Gladwell

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