Books & Websites

This small list comprises a list of some books I like; some are classics.


Required for “my anxiety/panic people”:

The following 2-3 books:

  • The Last Best Cure, by Donna Jackson Nakazawa
  • The Feeling Good Handbook or
  • When Panic Attacks, both by David D. Burns MD

The following 8-week, free MBSR (Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction) course:



ADD/ADHD (See all of Daniel Amen’s books and material on the web)

ADD-Friendly Ways to Organize Your Life, J. Kolberg & K.G. Nadeau, 2002 Brunner-Routledge
ADD in Intimate Relationships, Daniel G. Amen, 2006 MindWorks Press
Adventures in fast Forward; Kathleen G. Nadeau, 1996 Brunner-Routledge


Healing Fiction, James Hillman, 1983 Spring Publications, Inc.
The Power of Your Subconscious Mind Joseph Murphy, 1982 Bantam Books

The Secret Life of the Grown-up Brain; The Surprising Talents of the Midle-Aged Mind Barbara Strauch


Don’t Let Death Ruin Your Life, Jill Brooke, 2001 Penguin Group
Good Grief,
Granger E. Westberg, 1971 Fortress Press
My Son, My Son, Iris Bolton, 1989 Bolton Press
Telling a Child About Death, Edgar N. Jackson, 1965 Hawthorn Books


Getting Past the Affair: A Program to Help You Cope, Heal, and Move On — Together or Apart D. Baucom, D. Snyder and K.C. Gordon
Infidelity on the Internet: Virtual Relationships and Real Betrayal M. Maheu and R. Subotnik


Choice Theory, William Glasser, 1998 HarperCollins Publishers, Inc.
Einstein Never Used Flash Cards Kathy Hirsh-Pasek, Roberta Michnick Golinkoff, 2003 Rodale
How to Get Your Kid to Eat
Ellyn Satter, 1987 Bull Publishing Co.
Family Matters
; Parenting Tips from the Business World Roni Jay, 2002 Parenting Press
Go To Your Room! Shari Steelsmith, 2000 Parenting Press
Help! The Kids Are at It Again
Elizabeth Crary, 1997 Parenting Press
Is This A Phase? Helen F. Neville, 2007 Parenting Press
Kids, Parents, and Power Struggles Mary Sheedy Kurcinka, 2000 HarperCollins Publishers, Inc.
Living With the Active Alert Child
Linda S. Budd, 2003 Parenting Press
Parents Who Cheat
Ana Nogales and Laura Bellotti
The Perils and Promises of Praise Carol S. Dweck (ASCD Educational Leadership Article
Raising Boys: Why Boys Are Different – And How to Help Them Become Happy and Well-Balanced Men Steve Biddulph
Raising Cain: Protecting the Emotional Life of Boys
D. Kindlon & Michael Thompson (2000)
Raising Your Spirited Child Mary Sheedy Kurcinka, 2006 Harper
Raising Your Spirited Child Workbook
Mary Sheedy Kurcinka, 1998 HarperCollins Publishers, Inc.Real Boys: Rescuing Our Sons from the Myths of Boyhood William Pollack
Skills Training for Children with Behavior Problems
Michael L. Bloomquist, 2006 Guilford Press
Speaking of Boys: Answers to the Most-Asked Questions About Raising Sons
Michael Thompson
Time In; When Time-Out Doesn’t Work
Jean Illsley Clarke, 1999 Parenting Press
What to Expect – The Toddler Years A. Eisenberg, H.E. Murkoff, S.E. Hathaway, 1996 Workman Publishing
The Worried Child Paul Foxman, 2004 Hunter House, Inc., Publishers
Your Anxious Child John S. Dacey, Lisa B. Fiore, 2000 Jossey Bass
Your Child’s Growing Mind
Jane M. Healy, 2004 Random House


The Art and Science of Love, John & Julie Gottman [Weekend workshop on DVD]
B. Dym and M.L. Glenn, 1993 HarperCollins Publishers
Forgiveness is a Choice: A Step-by-Step Process for Resolving Anger and Restoring Hope, Robert Enright
Forgiving the Unforgivable, Beverly Flanigan

The Love Dare
S. Kendrick and A. Kendrick, 2009 B&H Publishing Group
Love Holds No Grievances, Tara Singh, 1988 Life Action Press
Mars and Venus Together Forever, John Gray, 1996 Harper Paperbacks
Marrying for Life, R. Vath and D. O’Neill, 1982 Winston Press
The Seven Principles for Making a Marriage Work, John & Julie Gottman (book, DVD, CD, MP3)
To Forgive is Human, Michael McCullough

STRESS & Anxiety/Panic

The Anxiety & Phobia Workbook, Edmund J. Bourne, 1990 New Harbinger Pubs., Inc.
Say Good-Bye to Stress, Kevin Leman, 1987 Fleming H. Revell
The Stress Solution, L.H. Miller and A.D. Smith, 1993 Simon & Schuster
Transitions; Making Sense of Life’s Changes, William Bridges, 1984 Addison-Wesley Publishing Co.
You Must Relax, Edmund Jacobson, 1970 McGraw-Hill


INFIDELITY (recovering from affairs)

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