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Books I recommend



The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma 

Bessel van der Kolk, M.D.

Body Remembers: the Psychophysiology and Trauma and Trauma Treatment

by Babette Rothschild

Walking the Tiger: Healing Trauma

Peter A. Levine

Trauma and Recovery: The Aftermath of Violence from Domestic Violence to Political Terror

Judith L. Herman

The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog: And Other Stories from a Child Psychiatrist's Notebook--What Traumatized Children Can Teach Us About Loss, Love, and Healing

Bruce D. Perry

Getting Past Your Past: Take Control of Your Life with Self-Help Techniques from EMDR Therapy

Francine Shapiro 


The Mindful Path to Self Compassion: Freeing Yourself from Destructive Thoughts and Emotions

Christopher K. Germer, PhD 

Wherever You Go, There You Are: Mindfulness Meditation in Everyday Life

Jon Kabat-Zinn

Full Catastrophe Living 

Jon Kabat-Zinn 


Depression & Anxiety

Get Out of Your Mind and Into Your Life

Steven C. Hayes and Spencer Smith

The Anxiety & Phobia Workbook, Fourth Edition  

Edmund J. Bourne 


Depressed and Anxious: The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Workbook for Overcoming Depression & Anxiety 

Thomas Marra

Grief & Loss

Healing After Loss: Daily Meditations For Working Through Grief

Martha Whitmore Hickman

Bearing the Unbearable: Love, Loss, and the Heartbreaking Path of Grief

Joanne Cacciatore 



The High-Conflict Couple: A Dialectical Behavioral Guide to Finding Peace, Intimacy, and Validation

Alan E. Fruzetti

Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love

Sue Johnson 

The Five Languages of Love

Gary Chapman



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