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Resources for clients and therapists

Reading a Book

What we're reading now

Pickens, Beth. 2021. Make Your Art No Matter What: Moving Beyond Creative Hurdles. San Francisco: Chronicle Books LLC.

Tawwab, Nedra Glover, 2021. Set Boundaries, Find Peace: A Guide to Reclaiming Yourself. New York: TarcherPerigree, an imprint of Penguin Random House, LLC.

What we're watching now

On Interpersonal Neurobiology and Attachment

Badenoch, Bonnie. 2008. Being a Brain-wise Therapist: A Practical Guide To Interpersonal Neurobiology. New York, NY: W.W. Norton & Co. Inc.

Fosha, Diana. 2000. The Transforming Power of Affect: A Model for Accelerated Change. New York, NY: Basic Books.

Fosha, Diana, Daniel J Siegel, and Marion F Solomon (eds.) 2009. The Healing Power of Emotion: Affective Neuroscience, Development & Clinical Practice. New York, NY: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc.

Siegel, Daniel J. 2011. Mindsight: The New Science of Personal Transformation. New York, NY: Bantam Books.

Wallin, David J. 2007. Attachment in Psychotherapy. New York, NY: The Guilford Press.

On Trauma and Healing

Chodron, Pema. 1997. When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times. Boston, MA: Shambala Publications, Inc.

Herman, Judith. 1992. Trauma and Recovery: The Aftermath of Violence -- From Domestic Abuse to Political Terror. New York, NY: Basic Books.

Kalsched, Donald. 2013. Trauma and the Soul: A Psycho-Spiritual Approach to Human Development and its Interruption. New York, NY: Routledge.

Levine, Stephen. 2005. Unattended Sorrow: Recovering from Loss and Reviving the Heart. Rodale.

Solomon, Marion F, and Daniel J Siegel (eds.). 2003. Healing Trauma: Attachment, Mind, Body, and Brain. New York, NY: W.W. Norton & Company.

Wolynn, Mark. 2016. It Didn't Start with You: How Inherited Family Trauma Shapes Who We Are and How to End the Cycle. New York, NY: Viking.

On the Midlife Passage

Brehony, Kathleen A. 1996. Awakening at Midlife: A Guide to Reviving Your Spirit, Recreating Your Life, and Returning to Your Truest Self. New York, NY: Riverhead Books.

Hollis, James. 2005. Finding Meaning in the Second Half of Life. New York NY: Gotham Books.

—. 1993. The Middle Passage: From Misery to Meaning in Midlife. Toronto: Inner City Books.

Linnea, Ann. 1993. Deep Water Passage: A Spiritual Journey at Midlife. New York, NY: Pocket Books.

Rohr, Richard. 2011. Falling Upward: A Spirituality for the Two Halves of Life. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Shinoda Bolen, Jean. 1994. Crossing to Avalon: A Woman's Midlife Quest for the Sacred Feminine. New York, NY: HarperCollins Publishers.

On Creativity and Working with the Imagination

Cameron, Julia. 1992. The Artist's Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity. New York, NY: Jeremy P Tarcher/Putnam.

Johnson, Robert A. 1986. Inner Work: Using Dreams and Active Imagination for Personal Growth. New York, NY: Harper & Row Publishers, Inc.

Kleon, Austin. 2019. Keep Going: 10 Ways to Stay Creative in Good Times and Bad. New York: Workman Publishing Company.

—. 2014. Show Your Work! : 10 Ways to Share Your Creativity and Get Discovered. New York: Workman Publishing Company.

—. 2012. Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative. New York: Workman Publishing Company.

Wolf Shenk, Joshua. 2014. Powers of Two: How Relationships Drive Creativity. New York, NY: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company.

Tharp, Twyla. 2003. The Creative Habit: Learn It and Use It for Life. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster.

Zander, Rosamund Stone, and Benjamin Zander. 1994. The Art of Possibility. Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Press.

DIY Coaching Resources

Clear, James. 2018. Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones. New York, NY: Avery.

Duhigg, Charles. 2012. The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business. New York, NY: Random House.

Hyatt, MIchael. 2018. Your Best Year Ever: A 5-Step Plan for Achieving Your Most Important Goals. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books.

Maurer, Robert. 2004. One Small Step Can Change Your Life: the Kaizen Way. New York, NY: Workman Publishing Co., Inc.

Sher, Barbara, and Annie Gottleib. 2003. Wishcraft: How to Get What You Really Want. New York, NY: Random House Publishing Group.

Sincero, Jen. 2013. You Are a Badass®: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life. Philadelphia, PA: Running Press.

DIY Therapy Resources

Bourne, Edmund J. 2005. The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook. Oakland, CA: Raincoast Books.


Frederick, Ronald J. 2000. Living Like You Mean It: Use the Wisdom and Power of Your Emotions to Get the Life You Really Want. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Narang, David S. 2014. Leaving Loneliness: Building Relationships with Yourself and Others. Encino, CA: Stronger Relationships, LLC.

Parnell, Laurel. 2008. Tapping In: A Step-by-Step Guide to Activating Your Healing Resources through Bilateral Stimulation. Boulder, CO: Sounds True, Inc.

Webb, Jonice. 2019. Running on Empty: Overcome Your Childhood Emotional Neglect. New York, NY: Morgan James Publishing.

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