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Reading Recommendations

Read from some of the experts in the field about a variety of topics:

Abuse Recovery                                  Career                                                        Finances                           Personal Growth

Anger                                                        Childhood Issues                                  Grief and Loss               Relationships and Marriage

Anxiety and Panic                               Divorce and Step Families               Health Issues                 Self Injury

Attention Deficit Disorder            EMDR                                                        Mood                                  Sexual Addiction

Bonding and Attachment               Feelings and Food                               Parenting                           Suicide

Abuse Recovery

Abuse Recovery

Anger

Anger

Anxiety and Panic

Anxiety and Panic

Attention Deficit Disorder

Attention Deficit Disorder

Bond andAtt

Bonding and Attachment

Career

Career
  • Do What You Are: Discover the Perfect Career for You Through the Secrets of Personality Type by Paul D. Tieger & Barbara Barron-Tieger

  • What Color Is Your Parachute? A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers by Richard N. Bolles

  • What Color Is Your Parachute Workbook by Richard N. Bolles

  • What Color Is Your Parachute? for Retirement: Planning Now for the Life You Want by Richard N. Bolles

  • What Color Is Your Parachute for Teens by Richard N. Bolles

  • Who Moved My Cheese? by Spencer Johnson

  • How Full Is Your Bucket? Positive Strategies for Work and Life By Tom Rath & Donald O. Clifton, Ph. D.

Childhood Issues

Childhood Issues

ADHD:

  • Putting on the Brakes: Understanding and Taking Control of Your ADD or ADHD by Patricia O. Quinn & Judith M. Stern

  • Cory Stories: A Kid’s Book About Living With ADHD by Jeanne Kraus

Divorce:

Feelings:

Grief:

Habits:

Journal:

Manners:

Puberty:

Relationships:

School:

Sleep:

Trauma:

Divorce

Divorce and Step Families

  • Friendly Divorce Guidebook for Colorado: Planning, Negotiating and Filing Your Divorce by S. W. Whicher & M. Arden Hauer

  • What About the Kids? Raising Your Children Before, During, and After Divorce by Judith S. Wallerstein

  • Surviving The Breakup: How Children And Parents Cope with Divorce by Judith S. Wallerstein & Joan B. Kelly

  • The Wilderness of Divorce: Finding Your Way by Dr. Alan Wolfelt

  • Transcending Divorce: Ten Essential Touchstones for Finding Hope and Healing Your Heart by Dr. Alan Wolfelt

  • The Stepfamily: Living, Loving and Learning by Elizabeth Einstein

  • Strengthening Your Stepfamily by Elizabeth Einstein & Linda Albert

  • Stepcoupling: Creating and Sustaining a Strong Marriage in Today’s Blended Family by Susan Wisdom & Jennifer Green

  • Wonderful Ways to be a Stepparent by Judy Ford

EMDR

EMDR

  • EMDR Essentials: A Guide for Clients and Therapists by Barb Maiberger

Feelns an Food

Feelings and Food

  • The Food and Feelings Workbook by Karen R. Koenig

Fiances

Finances

  • Debt Free Living by Larry Burkett

  • The Total Money Makeover by Dave Ramsey

  • Debt Elimination 101 by John Cummuta

Grief and Loss

Grief and Loss

  • A Sacred Sorrow by Michael Card

  • After a Parent’s Suicide: Helping Children Heal by Margo Requarth

  • The Empty Chair: Handling Grief on Holidays and Special Occasions by Susan J Zonnebelt-Smeenge & Robert C. De Vries

  • Experiencing Grief by H. Norman Wright

  • The Grief Recovery Handbook: The Action Program for Moving Beyond Death, Divorce, and Other Losses including Health, Career, and Faith by John W. James & Russell Friedman

  • Healing Your Holiday Grief: 100 Practical Ideas for Blending Mourning and Celebration During the Holiday by Dr. Alan Wolfelt

  • Motherless Daughters: The Legacy of Loss by Hope Edelman

  • Necessary Losses by Judith Viorst

  • Recovering from Losses in Life by H. Norman Wright

  • Someone I Love Died by Suicide by Doreen Cammarata

  • Understanding Your Grief by Dr. Alan Wolfelt

  • When a Friend Dies : A Book for Teens About Grieving & Healing by Marilyn E. Gootman

Health Issues

Health Issues

  • Keeper: One House, Three Generations and a Journey into Alzheimer’s by Andrea Gillies

Mood

Mood

  • The Feeling Good Handbook by Dr. David Burns

  • Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy by Dr. David Burns

  • The Freedom from Depression Workbook by Les Carter & Dr. Frank Minirth

  • Mood Swings: Understand Your Emotional Highs And Lows by Paul Meier M.D., Stephen Arterburn, & Dr. Frank Minirth

Parenting

Parenting

  • Anxiety-Free Kids: An Interactive Guide for Parents and Children by Dr. Bonnie Zucker

  • Boundaries with Kids: How Healthy Choices Grow Healthy Children by Henry Cloud & John Townsend

  • Boundaries with Teens: When to Say Yes, How to Say No by John Townsend

  • The Five Love Languages of Children by Gary Chapman & Ross Campbell

  • Love and Logic Magic for Early Childhood by Jim Fay & Charles Fay

  • Parenting With Love And Logic by Foster Cline & Jim Fay

  • Parenting Teens With Love And Logic by Foster Cline & Jim Fay

  • Positive Discipline by Jane Nelsen, Ed.D.

  • Positive Discipline for Teenagers by Jane Nelsen, Ed.D.

  • Superparenting for ADD by Edward M. Hallowell, MD

  • When Your Child is Cutting: A Parent’s Guide to Helping Children Overcome Self-Injury by Merry E. McVey-Noble, PhD

Persnal Growth

Personal Growth

  • A Hunger for Healing: The Twelve Steps as a Classic Model for Christian Spiritual Growth by J. Keith Miller

  • Are You Positive : Five Simple Steps to Success by Richard Gaylord Briley

  • Boundaries: When to Say YES, When to Say NO, To Take Control of Your Life by Henry Cloud & John Townsend

  • Boundaries: Where You End and I Begin by Anne Katherine

  • Changes That Heal by Henry Cloud

  • Codependent No More: How to Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring for Yourself by Melody Beattie

  • The Complete Caregiver Support Guide by Ester R. A. Leutenberg, Carroll Morris

  • Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway by Susan Jeffers, Ph.D.

  • Healing the Shame that Binds You by John Bradshaw

  • Imperfect Control by Judith Viorst

  • Let Go of Whatever Makes You Stop by John Mason

  • Making Peace with Your Past by H. Norman Wright

  • Now, Discover Your Strengths by Marcus Buckingham & Donald O. Clifton, Ph. D.

  • The Power of Positive Thinking by Dr. Norman Vincent Peale

  • The Right Questions: Ten Essential Questions to Guide You to an Extraordinary Life by Debbie Ford

  • The Road Less Traveled by M. Scott Peck

  • Safe People: How to Find Relationships That Are Good for You and Avoid Those That Aren’t by Henry Cloud & John Townsend

  • Self-Esteem: A Proven Program of Cognitive Techniques for Assessing, Improving, and Maintaining Your Self-Esteem by Matthew McKay

  • The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey

  • Where to Draw the Line: How to Set Healthy Boundaries Every Day by Anne Katherine

  • Why Am I Afraid to Tell You Who I Am by John Powell

  • Why Am I Afraid to Love by John Powell

  • Who Moved My Cheese? By Spencer Johnson

  • Woman’s Comfort Book: A Self-Nurturing Guide for Restoring Balance in Your Life by Jennifer Louden

Reatinship and Marrige

Relationships and Marriage

  • A Lasting Promise: A Christian Guide to Fighting for Your Marriage by Scott M. Stanley, Daniel Trathen, & Milt Bryan

  • The Art of Forgiving by Lewis B. Smedes

  • Boundaries in Dating: Making Dating Work by Henry Cloud and John Townsend

  • Boundaries in Marriage by Dr. Henry Cloud & John Townsend

  • Boundaries: When to Say YES, When to Say NO, To Take Control of Your Life by Henry Cloud & John Townsend

  • Boundaries: Where You End and I Begin by Anne Katherine

  • Codependent No More: How to Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring for Yourself by Melody Beattie

  • Compelled to Control: Recovering Intimacy in Broken Relationships by J. Keith Miller

  • Connecting: Healing Ourselves and Our Relationships by Dr. Larry Crabb

  • The DNA of Relationships by Gary Smalley & Greg Smalley

  • Facing the Shadow: Starting Sexual and Relationship Recovery by Patrick Carnes Ph.D.

  • Fighting for Your Marriage by Howard Markman & Scott Starley

  • Finding the Love of Your Life:  Ten Principles for Choosing the Right Marriage Partner by Neil Clark Warren, Ph.D.

  • The Five Love Languages by Gary Chapman

  • Forgive & Forget by Lewis B. Smedes

  • Grown-Up Marriage by Judith Viorst

  • Healing Your Marriage When Trust is Broken by Cindy Beall

  • Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love by Sue Johnson

  • Love & Respect: The Love She Most Desires; The Respect He Desperately Needs by Emerson Eggerichs

  • Safe People: How to Find Relationships That Are Good for You and Avoid Those That Aren’t by Henry Cloud & John Townsend

  • The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work by John M. Gottman & Nan Silver

  • The Sex-Starved Marriage by Michele Weiner Davis

  • Where to Draw the Line: How to Set Healthy Boundaries Every Day by Anne Katherine

  • 52 Dates for You and Your Mate by David Arp & Claudia Arp

Self Injury

Self Injury

  • Inside a Cutter’s Mind by Jerusha Clark & Dr. Earl Henslin

  • When Your Child is Cutting: A Parent’s Guide to Helping Children Overcome Self-Injury by Merry E. McVey-Noble, PhD

Sexual Addiction

Sexual Addiction

  • Facing the Shadow: Starting Sexual and Relationship Recovery by Patrick Carnes Ph.D

Suicide

Suicide

  • Suicide: The Forever Decision by Paul G. Quinnett

  • Why People Die by Suicide by Thomas Joiner

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