Suggested Reading

Depression & Anxiety  
Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy (plus handbook), by David D. Burns

Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness, by William Styron

On the Edge of Darkness: Conversations About Conquering Depression, by Kathy Cronkite

The Depression Workbook, by Mary Ellen Copeland

Mind Over Mood, by Dennis Greenberg

The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook, by Davis, McKay, Eshelman

The Mindful Way Through Depression: Freeing Yourself From Chronic Unhappiness, by Mark Williams

Bipolar Disorder 
The Bipolar Survival Guide: What You and Your Fmaily Need to Know, by David J. Miklowitz

An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness, by Kay Redfield Jamison

Undercurrents: A Life Beneath the Surface, by Martha Manning

Living Without Depression and Manic Depression, by Mary Ellen Copeland

The Bipolar Workbook: Tools for Controlling Your Mood Swings, by Monica Ramirez Basco

Get Out of Your Mind and Into Your Life: The New Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, by Steven Hayes and Spencer Smith

Day by Day: Daily Meditations for Recovering Addicts, by Hazelden Meditations

Addiction: Why Can't They Just Stop? by Cheever, Hoffman, Froemke, Nevins

12 Steps: A Spiritual Journey, by Friends in Recovery

Adult Children of Alcoholics, by Janet Woititz

I'll Quit Tomorrow: A Practical Guide to Alcoholism Treatment, by Vernon E. Johnson

Games Alcoholics Play, by Claude M. Steiner, Ph.D.

Rational Recovery: The New Cure for Substance Addiction, Jack Trimpey

Staying Sober: A Guide for Relapse Prevention, by Terence T. Gorski & Merlene Miller

Broken: My Story of Addiction and Redemption, by William Cope Moyers

The Recover Book, by Eisenberg & Mooney

I'm Dancing as Fast as I Can, by Barbara Gordon

True Refuge: Finding Peace and Freedom in Your Own Awakened Heart, by Tara Brach

In the Shadows of the Net: Breaking Free of Compulsive Online Sexual Behavior, by Patrick Carnes

Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) 
Accepting Ourselves and Others: A Journey into Recovery From Addictive and Compulsive Behaviors for Gays, Lesbians, and Bisexuals, by Sheppard & Kathryn Kominars

Being Homosexual: Gay Men and Their Development, by Richard Isay

The Velvet Rage: Overcoming the Pain of Growing Up Gay in a Straight Man's World, by Alan Downs

Coming Out of Shame: Transforming Gay and Lesbian Lives, by Gershen Kaufman and Lev Raphael

Commitment and Healing: Gay Men and the Need for Romantic Love, by Richard Isay

Becoming Gay: the Journey to Self-Acceptance, by Richard Isay

Sex and Spirit: Exploring Gay Men's Spirituality, by Richard Barzan

Facing the Shadow: Starting Sexual and Relationship Recovery, by Patrick Carnes

Gay Soul: Finding the Heart of Gay Spirit and Nature, by Mark Thompson

Mindfulness/ Buddhist Spirituality 
Wherever You Go There You Are: Mindfulness Meditation in Everdya Life, by John Kabat-Zinn

Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind, by Shunryu Suzuki

The Tao of Pooh, by Benjamin Hoff

Mindfulness for Beginners, by John Kabat-Zinn

Mindfulness: An Eight-Week Plan for Finding Peace in a Frantic World, by Mark Williams, Danny Penman, & John Kabat-Zinn

Peace is Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life, by Thich Nhat Hanh

Mindfulness in Plain English, by Bhante Gunaratana

Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Depression, by Zindel Segal, Mark Williams, John Teasdale, & John Kabat-Zinn

Mindfulness and Acceptance: Expanding the Cognitive-Behavioral Tradition, by Steven Hayes, Victoria Follette & Marsha Linehan

Comfortable With Uncertainty: 108 Teachings on Cultivating Fearlessness and Compassion, by Pema Chodron

When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times, by Pema Chodron

Taking the Leap: Freeing Ourselves from Old Habits and Fears, by Pema Chodron

True Refuge: Finding Peace and Freedom in Your Own Awakened Heart, by Tara Brach

Mindfulness Meditation: Nine Guided Practices to Awaken Presence and Open Your Heart, by Tara Brach

Positive Psychology/ Self-Esteem 
Radical Self-Acceptance, by Tara Brach

Self Esteem, by Fanning & MacKay

Celebrate Yourself, by Dorthy Briggs

Positivity: Top-Notch Reveals 3 to 1 Ratio That Will Change Your Life, by Barbara L. Frerickson

Authentic Happiness: Using the New Positive Psychology to Realize Your Poitential for Lasting Fulfillment, by Martin Seligman

Learned Optimism: How to Change Your Mind and Your Life, by Martin Seligman

Compassion Training/ Buddhist Spirtuality 
Self-Compassion, by Kristin Neff

The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion: Freeing Yourself from Destructive Thoughts and Emotions, by Christopher K Germer & Sharon Salzberg

Lovingkindness: The Revolutionary Art of Happiness, by Sharon Salzberg

An Open Heart: Practicing Compassion in Everyday Life, by The Dalai Lama and Nicholas Vreeland

Radical Acceptance, by Tara Brach

Boderline Personality Disorder 
Walking on Eggshells, by Jane Isay

I Hate You, Don't Leave Me, by Jerold Kreisman

Lost in the Mirror, Richard Miskovitz

Skills Training Manual for Treating Borderline Personailty Disorder, by Marsha Linehan

Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder, by Marsha Linehan

Eating Disorders 
Life Without ED, by Jenni Schaefer & Thom Rutledge

Thin, by Lauren Greenfield

Gaining: The Truth About LIfe After Eating Disorders, by Amy Liu

Eating By the Light of the Moon, by Anita Johnson

Not Just Friends: Rebuilding Trust and Recovering Your Sanity After Infidelity, by Glass & Staeheli

The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work, by Gottman and Silver

How To Be an Adult in Relationships, by David Richo

Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More than IQ, by Daniel Goleman

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