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Outside of the office, therapy can often be augmented with bibliotherapy. Often, I select and recommend books that address issues that may be of particular interest to you. For your convenience, I have listed several of my favorite “go to” books below.

PARENTING

Between Parent and Child
Haim Ginott, 2003

Raising An Emotionally Intelligent Child
John Gottman, 1998

The Explosive Child
Ross Greene, 2001

Win the Whining War & Other Skirmishes: A Family Peace Plan
Cynthia Whitham, 1991

How to Talk so Kids Will Listen and Listen so Kids Will Talk
Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish, 1999

Get Out of My Life, but First Could You Drive Me & Cheryl to the Mall: A Parent’s Guide to the New Teenager
Anthony Wolf, 2002

Parenting That Works – Building Skills That Last a Lifetime
Edward Christophesen

Spoiling Childhood
Ehrensaft

The Price of Privledge
Madeline Levine

Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters
Meeker

DEVELOPMENT

Real Boys
William Pollack, Ph. D.

The Rollercoaster Years
Charlene Giannetti

A Fine Young Man
Michael Gurian

Speaking of Boys
Michael Thompson

Raising Cain: Protecting the Emotional Life of Boys
Dan Kindlon & Michael Thompson, 2000

In A Different Voice
Carol Gilligan, 1993 (girls)

Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls
Mary Pipher, 2005

The Wonder of Girls
Michael Gurian

Best Friends, Worst Enemies
Michael Thompson

ANXIETY

Helping Your Anxious Child
Ronald Rapee, 2008
Freeing Your Child From Anxiety
Tamar Chansky, 2004

ALCOHOLISM

Adult Children of Children Series
Janet Woititz

COGNITIVE BEHAVIOR THERAPY

Coping Cat Workbook
Philip Kendall, 2006 (children)
Mind over Mood: Change How You Feel by Changing the Way You Think
Dennis Greenberger & Christine Padesky, 1995 (adolescents and adults)

ADHD:

Driven to Distraction: Recognizing & Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder from Childhood Through Adulthood- Ed Hallowell MD, 1995

SEX

A Chicken’s Guide to Talking Turkey with Your Kids About Sex
Kevin Leman & Kathy Flores Bell, 2009

LGBTQ

Transgender Explained for Those Who Are Not Transgender Voices
Girshirk

NARCISSISSTIC AND BORDERLINE PERSONALITIES

Wizard of Oz and Other Narcissists
Eleanor Payson

Why is it Always About You? 7 Deadly Sins of Narcissism
Sandy Hotchkiss

Disarming the Narcissist – Surviving and Thriving with the Self-absorbed
Wendy Behary

Narcissistic Lovers: How to Cope, Recover, and Move On
Cynthia Zayrr

The Object of My Affection if My Reflection
Rochelle Verner

Children of the Self-Absorbed -A Grown Up Guide to Getting Over Narcissistic Parents
Nina Brown

Malignant Self-love
Vaknin

Trapped in the Mirror
Golomb

The Narcissism Epidemic
Twenge & Campbell

I Hate You … Don’t Love Me
Kreisman

The Wizard of Oz and Other Narcissists
Eleanor Payson

RELATIONSHIPS/ INFIDELITY

Boundaries: Where You End and I Begin
Anna Katherine

When You and Your Mother Can’t Be Friends
Secunda

The Dance of Anger/Communication/Deception
Harriett Lerner

When Good People Have Affairs
Mira Kirshenbaum

The Five Love Languages
Gary Chapman

The 7 Principles for Making Marriage Work
John Gottman

The 7 Best Things Happy Couples Do
Friel

Men Are Just Desserts
Sonya Friedman

Intimacy After Infidelity: How to Build and Affair Proof Your Marriage
Steven Solomon

After the Affair
Janis Spring