In the past, clients and I have found the following books well written, informative, and research-based.  Please feel free to e-mail me with any others that you have enjoyed, so that we can build a bigger library.


Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy (Revised and Updated) by David D. Burns (1999)

When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times by Pema Chodron (1997)

How to Get From Where You Are to Where You Want To Be by Cheri Huber (2000)

Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Depression by Z. Segal, J.M. Williams, & J. Teasdale (2002)

Positive Psychology:

Authentic Happiness: Using the New Positive Psychology to Realize Your Potential for Lasting Fulfillment by Martin Seligman (2004)

Happier: Learn the Secrets to Daily Joy and Lasting Fulfillment by Tal Ben-Shahar (2007)

What Happy People Know: How the New Science of Happiness Can Change Your Life for the Better by Dan Baker and Cameron Stauth (2004)

The Happiness Hypothesis: Finding Modern Truth in Ancient Wisdom by Jonathan Haidt (2006)

Stumbling on Happiness by Daniel Gilbert (2007)

Childhood Issues:

The Drama of the Gifted Child: The Search for the True Self by Alice Miller (1997)

The Dance of Anger: A Woman's Guide to Changing the Patterns of Intimate Relationships by Harriet Lerner (2005)


Wherever You Go, There You Are: Mindfulness Meditation in Everyday Life by Jon Kabat-Zinn (2005)

Thoughts Without a Thinker by Mark Epstein (1995)

The Miracle of Mindfulness by Thich Nhat Hanh (1999) 

Coming to Our Senses: Healing Ourselves and the World through Mindfulness by Jon Kabat-Zinn (2006)

The Mindful Brain: Reflection and Attunement in the Cultivation of Well-Being by Daniel J. Siegel (2007)

Full Catastrophe Living by Jon Kabat-Zinn and Joan Borysenko (2001)


Fighting for Your Marriage: Positive Steps for Preventing Divorce and Preserving a Lasting Love by Howard Markman, Susan Blumberg, and Scott Stanley (2001)

Passionate Marriage: Keeping Love and Intimacy Alive in Committed Relationships by David Schnarch (1998)

The Power of Two by Susan Heitler (1997)

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