Resources for Couples, Families and Individuals

(these are just a few from the mountain of resources we use)

  • The Textbook for those in MARITAL DIFFICULTY:
    • GETTING THE LOVE YOU WANT-- by Harville Hendrix, Ph.D.
  • Guides to SELF-COMPASSION:
    • THERE IS NOTHING WRONG WITH YOU;  THERE IS NOTHING WRONG WITH YOU FOR TEENS-- By Cheri Huber
    • START WHERE YOU ARE:  a guide to compassionate living -- by Pema Chodron
  • Common Sense for Families:
    • The SHELTER OF EACH OTHER:  Rebuilding our Families -- by Mary Pipher, Ph.D.
  • One of the best books on Depression:
    • The Mindful Way through Depression:  freeing yourself from chronic un-happiness -- Williams, Teasdale, Segal, Kabat-Zinn
  • One of the best books on "getting a grip":
    • Don't Sweat the Small Stuff -- Richard Carlson, Ph.D. (he has one for every-thing and a workbook)
    • Another one:  Get out of Your Mind and into Your Life:  the new mindfulness and commitment therapy -- by Stephen C. Hayes
    • The approach to ANXIETY I use:  The MINDFULNESS AND ACCEPTANCE WORKBOOK FOR ANXIETY-- by John P. Forseyth
  • The most enjoyable and well-written book on ADULT ADHD:
    • Driven to Distraction -- by Edward M. Hallowell, M.D and John J. Ratey, M.D.
  • Other materials and resources for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder:
    • There are thousands;  a National Support Group called CHADD--Children and Adults with Attention Deficit--they will list many other resources:  www.CHADD.org, They publish ATTENTION Magazine, have help for parents, professionals and were one of the "first kids on the block"
  • For your career:
    • The Heart Aroused:  Poetry and Passion in the Workplace--and--Crossing the Unknown Sea:  Work as a Pilgramage of Identity-- both by David Whyte
  • For your HEART:
    • Ten Poems to Open Your Heart  &  also  Ten Poems to Change Your Life -- by Roger Houseden
    • The Enlightened Heart:  An Anthology of Sacred Poetry -- edited by  Stephen Mitchell
    • News of the Universe-- edited by Robert Bly
  • On Grief:
    • See Stephen Levine
  • One of my tools in healing Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Phobias, and other unwanted states:
    • Emotional Freedom Techniques, Originated as Thought Field Therapy by Roger Callahan, Ph.D., and made easy by Gary Craig.  If one does not know about this tool, reading about it will make it seem too good to be true.  As an old skeptic, I can say it almost is.  Website is www.emofree.com
  • Mind/Body Integration resource:
  • My consultant and coach on Mindfulness, Bi-Polar Disorder, and Divorce, and a great therapist if you have friends or family in the Boulder/Longmont area: