Interesting Reads

Below, you can find several books that can provide you valuable information about several different diagnoses. For more information about our services, please us the button provided to contact us.

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Anxiety & Mood Disorders

  • The Connected Child by Karen Purvis
  • Beyond Consequences, Logic and Control by Heather T. Forbes
  • My Anxious Mind: A Teen’s Guide to Managing Anxiety and Panic by: Michael A. Tompkins, PhD, and Katherine A. Martinez, PsyD
  • Mindfulness for Teen Anxiety: A Workbook for Overcoming Anxiety at Home, at School, and Everywhere Else by Christopher Willard, PsyD
  • Outsmarting Worry: An Older Kid’s Guide to Managing Anxiety by Dawn Huebner and Kara McHale
  • Wilma Jean the Worry Machine by Julia Cook
  • The Anxiety Toolkit: Strategies for Managing Your Anxiety So You Can Get on with Your Life by Alice Boyes, PhD
  • The Little Book of Mindfulness by Patrizia Collard
  • Bipolar disorder: A Guide for Patients and Families, Third Edition by Francis Mark Mondimore, MD
  • The Bipolar Disorder Survival Guide: What You and Your Family Need to Know by David J. Miklowitz, PhD
  • Major Depressive Disorder: A Patient and Family Guide by the American Psychiatric Association
  • The Happiness Trap: How to Stop Struggling and Start Living: A Guide to ACT by Russ Harris
  • The Gifts of Imperfection by Brené Brown, PhD, LMSW

Personality Disorders

  • Overcoming borderline personality disorder: A family guide for healing and change by Valerie Porr
  • Brain lock: Free yourself from obsessive-compulsive behavior by Jeffrey Schwarts
  • The everything guide to narcissistic personality disorder: Professional, reassuring advice for coping with the disorder – at work, at home, and in your family by Cynthia Lechan Goodman and Barbara Leff
  • I hate you – Don’t leave me: Understanding the borderline personality by Jerold Kreisman and Hal Straus
  • The essential family guide to borderline personality disorder: New tools and techniques to stop walking on eggshells by Randi Kreger


  • The whole-brain child: 12 revolutionary strategies to nurture your child’s developing mind By Daniel J. Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson
  • Raising the kid you love with the ex you hate by Edward Farber
  • No-drama discipline by Daniel Siegel
  • Wise mind parenting by Laura Kastner
  • The Defiant Child: A Parent’s Guide to Oppositional Defiant Disorder by Douglas Riley, PhD
  • Overcoming Oppositional Defiant Disorder: A Two-Part Treatment Plan to Help Parents and Kids Work Together by Gina Atencio-MacLean, PsyD
  • Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD), ADHD and the Bipolar Child Under DSM-5: A Concise Guide for Parents and Professionals by Todd Finnerty, PsyD


  • The dance of intimacy: A woman’s guide to courageous acts of change in key relationships by Harriet Lerner
  • Communication miracles for couples: Easy and effective tools to create more love and less conflict by Jonathan Robinson
  • 4 essential keys to effective communication in love, life, work – anywhere!: A how-to guide for practicing the empathic listening, speaking, and dialogue skills to achieve relationship success by Bento Leal, III
  • Surviving and thriving in stepfamily relationships by Patricia Papernow

Trauma, Grief, and Loss

  • The body keeps the score by Bessel van der Kolk
  • The gifts of imperfection by Brene Brown
  • From pain to power: Overcoming sexual trauma and reclaiming your true identity by Mary Ellen Mann
  • It’s ok that you’re not ok: Meeting grief and loss in a culture that doesn’t understand by Megan Devine
  • Under the influence: A journey of abuse, trauma, and grief through poetry by Jacquelyn Lee
  • The Unspeakable Mind: Stories of Trauma and Healing from the Frontlines of PTSD Science by Shaili Jain, MD
  • Self-Compassion by Kristen Neff, PhD

Self-Harm & Suicidality

  • Cutting: Understanding and overcoming self-mutilation by Steven Levenkron

Life Transitions

  • Transitions: Making sense of life’s changes by William Bridges
  • The anatomy of change: A way to move through life’s transitions by Richard Strozzi-Heckler
  • Life’s transitions: Invitations to wholeness by Ben Johnson, Robby Carroll, and Kay Stewart

LGBTQ+ Concerns

  • The gender identity workbook for kids: A guide to exploring who you are by Kelly Storck and Noah Grigni
  • The ABC’s of LGBT+ by Ashley Mardell
  • You and your gender identity: A guide to discovery by Dara Hoffman-Fox
  • Black on both sides: A racial history of trans identity by C. Riley Snorton

Racial Identity & Race-Related Stress

  • Black lotus: A woman’s search for racial identity by Sil Lai Abrams
  • Why are all the black kids sitting together in the cafeteria? And other conversations about race by Beverly Daniel Tatum


  • The Buddha and the borderline: My recovery from borderline personality disorder through dialectical behavior therapy by Kiera Van Gelder
  • Freedom from selfharm: Overcoming self-injury with skills from DBT and other treatments by Kim Gratz and Alexander Chapman
  • Don’t let your emotions run your life for teens: Dialectical behavior therapy for helping you manage mood swings, control angry outbursts, and get along with others by Sheri VanDijk


  • The reason I jump: The inner voice of a thirteen-year-old boy with Autism by Naoki Higashida
  • Nerdy, shy, and socially inappropriate: A user guide to an Asperger life by Cynthia Kim
  • The subtle spectrum: An honest account of Autistic discovery, relationships, and identity by Joanna Grace
  • The Asperkid’s (secret) book of social rules: The handbook of not-so-obvious social guidelines for tweens and teens with Asperger Syndrome by Jennifer Cook O’Toole
  • I think I might be autistic: A guide to Autism Spectrum Disorder diagnosis and self-discovery for adults by Cynthia Kim


  • Smart but Stuck: Emotions in Teens and Adults with ADHD by Thomas E. Brown, PhD
  • Getting Ahead of ADHD: What Next-Generation Science Says about Treatments That Work – and How You Can Make Them Work for Your Child by Joel T. Nigg, PhD
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