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A

ADD, ADHD and Learning Disabilities

  • Barkley, Russell A. Taking Charge of ADHD: The Complete, Authoritative Guide for Parents. New York: Guilford Press. 1997.
  • Driven to Distraction. New York: Simon & Schuster. 1994. For adults with ADD and ADHD
  • Nadeau, Kathleen. Understanding Women with AD/HD. Silver Spring MD: Advantage Books. 2002.
  • Solden, Sari. Women with Attention Deficit Disorder: Embracing Disorganization at Home and in the Workplace. Underground Books. 1995.

Adolescents: For Adolescents and About Adolescence

  • Gordon, Sol. The Teenage Survival Book. New York: Time Books. 1981.
  • Packer, Alex. Bringing up Parents: The Teenager's Handbook. Minneapolis MN: Free Spirit Publishing. 1993.
  • Riera, Michael. Surviving High School. Berkeley, CA: Celestial Arts Press. 1997.

Adoption

  • Eldrige, Sherrie. Twenty Things Adopted Kids Wish Their Adoptive Parents Knew. Delta. 1999.
  • Melina, Lois Ruskai. Making Sense of Adoption: A Parents Guide. New York: Harper Perennial. 1989.
  • Melina, Lois Ruskai. Raising Adopted Children: Practical Reassuring Advice for Every Adoptive Parent. Collins Living. 1998.
  • Van Gulden, Holly, & L Bartels-Rabb. Real Parents, Real Children: Parenting the Adopted Child. Crossroads Publ. 2000. This is a more scholarly work than the other books listed in this category, but very readable and full of good solid information

Aging and Caring for Aging Parents

  • Berman, Claire. Caring for Yourself While Caring for Your Aging Parents: How to Help, How to Survive. New York: Henry Holt. 1996.
  • Larson, Dale G. The Helper's Journey: Working with People Facing Grief, Loss, and Life-Threatening Illness. Champaign, IL: Research Press. 1993.

AIDS

  • Grodeck, Brett. The First Year—HIV: An Essential Guide for the Newly Diagnosed. New York: Marlowe & Co. 2003.
  • Ward, Darrell E. The Amfar AIDS Handbook: The Complete Guide to Understanding HIV and AIDS. New York: WW Norton & Co. 1999.

Alcoholism: Addiction and Recovery

  • Alcoholics Anonymous “Big Book”: The Story of How Many Thousands of Men and Women have Recovered from Alcoholism. New York: AA World Series, Inc. 1976.
  • Denning, Patt, J Little, & A Glickman. Over the Influence: The Harm Reduction Guide for Managing Drugs and Alcohol. New York: The Guilford Press. 2004.
  • DiClemente, Carlo. Addiction and Change: How Addictions Develop and Addicted People Recover. New York: Guilford Press. 2003.
  • Johnson, Vernon. I’ll Quit Tomorrow: A Practical Guide to Alcoholism Treatment. New York: Harper & Row. 1980.
  • Knapp, Caroline. Drinking: A Love Story. New York: Dial Press/Bantam Dell. 1996.
  • Milam, James Robert, & K  Ketcham. Under the Influence: A Guide to the Myths and Realities of Alcoholism. Seattle: Madrona Publishers. 1981.
  • Pinkham, Mary Ellen. How to Stop the One You Love from Drinking. New York: GP Putnam & Sons. 1986.
  • Prochaska, James, J Norcross, & C DiClementi. Changing for Good. New York: Avon Books. 1994.
  • Schaefer, Dick. Choices and Consequences. Minneapolis MN: Johnson Institute. 1987.
  • Schierse, Leonard, & L Schierse. Witness to the Fire: Creativity and the Veil of Addiction. Boston: Shambhala Publications. 1989.

Alcoholism: Adult Children of Alcoholics and Codependence

  • Beattie, Melody. Codependent No More: How to Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring for Yourself. San Francisco: Hazelden. 1987.
  • Black, Claudia. It Will Never Happen to Me. Denver: MAC Printing & Publishing. 1981.
  • Cermak, Timmen, & J Rutzky. A Time to Heal Workbook: Stepping-Stones to Recovery for Adult Children of Alcoholics. New York: Putnam. 1994.
  • Knapp, Caroline. Drinking: A Love Story. New York: Dial Press/Bantam Dell. 1996.
  • Mellody, Pia. Facing Codependence. San Francisco: Harper & Row. 1989.Sommers, Suzanne. Keeping Secrets. New York: Warner Brothers. 1988. A first-person account about being an adult child of an alcoholic.
  • Woititz, Janet Geringer. Adult Children of Alcoholics: Expanded Edition. Deerfield Beach, Fl: Health Communications, Inc. 1983.
  • Woititz, Janet Geringer. Struggle for Intimacy. Deerfield Beach, FL: Health Communications. 1985.

Anger

  • Lerner, Harriett. The Dance of Anger: A Woman's Guide to Changing the Patterns of Intimate Relationships. New York: HarperPerennial. 1985.
  • Anderson, George. How to Manage Anger: Gaining Control of Ourselves; A Complete Guide to Anger Management. Los Angeles CA: Anderson & Anderson. 2002.
  • McClure, Lynne. Angry Men: Managing Anger in an Unforgiving World. Manassas, VA: Impact Pub. 2004.
  • McKay, Matthew, P  Rogers, & J McKay. When Anger Hurts: Quieting the Storm Within. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger. 1989.
  • Namie, Gary, et Al. The Bully at Work: What You Can do to Stop the Hurt and Reclaim Your Dignity on the Job. Naperville IL: Sourcebook. 2003.
  • Paleg, Kim, & M McKay. When Anger Hurts Your Relationship. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger. 2001.

Anxiety

  • Bourne, Edmund J. The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger. 1995.
  • Bourne, Edmund, & L  Garano. Coping with Anxiety: 10 Simple Ways to Relieve Anxiety, Fear, and Worry. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger. 2003.
  • Hanh, Thich Nhat. Creating True Peace: Ending Violence in Yourself, Your Family, Your Community, and the World. New York: Simon & Schuster. 2003.
  • Isaacs, Mark. Living with Fear: Understanding and Coping with Anxiety. New York: McGraw Hill. 1978.
  • Jeffers, Susan. Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway. San Diego, CA: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. 1987. Especially good for career issues.
  • Kabat-Zinn, Jon. Wherever You Go, There You Are: Mindfulness Meditation in Everyday Life. New York:Hyperion. 1994.
  • Wilson, R  Reid. Don't Panic: Taking Control of Anxiety Attacks. New York: Harper & Row. 1986.

Assertiveness

  • Bolton, Robert. People Skills: How to Assert Yourself, Listen to Others, and Resolve Conflicts. New York: Simon & Schuster. 1986.
  • Fensterheim, Herbert, and J Baer. Don’t Say Yes When You Want to Say No. New York: Dell. 1975.
  • Gartrell, Nanette. My Answer is No -  If That’s Okay with You: How Women Can Say No with Confidence. Tree Press. 2009.

B

Bipolar/Manic Depression

  • Jamison, Kay Redfield. An Unquiet Mind. New York: Alfred A Knopf. 1995. Autobiography of a psychologist who is diagnosed with Bipolar disorder
  • Vien, Enid. Mood Swings. La Mesa, CA: Dynamism Publications. 1997.
  • Copeland, Mary Ellen. Living Without Depression and Manic Depression: A Workbook for Maintaining Mood Stability. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger. 1994.

Borderline Personality Disorder

  • Forward, Susan. Emotional Blackmail: When the People in Your Life Use Fear, Obligation, and Guilt to Manipulate You. New York: Harper. 1998.
  • Kreisman, Jerold J & Hal Straus. I Hate You, Don’t Leave Me: Understanding The Borderline Personality Disorder. Avon. 1991.
  • Mason Paul T. Stop Walking on Eggshells: Taking Your Life Back When Someone You Care About has Borderline Personality Disorder. Oakland CA: New Harbinger. 1998.
  • Reiland, Rachel. Get Me Out of Here: My Recovery from Borderline Personality Disorder. Hazelden Press. 2004. www.hazelden.org

Bullying in the Workplace

  • Bell, Arthur H. You Can’t Talk to Me That Way!: Stopping Toxic Language in the Workplace. Career Press. 2005.
  • Crowley, Katherine, & K Elster. Working with You is Killing Me: Freeing Yourself from Emotional Traps at Work. New York: Hachette Book Group. 2006.
  • Field, Tim. Bully in Sight: How to Predict, Resist, Challenge and Combat Workplace Bullying. Success Unlimited. 1996.
  • Futterman, Susan. When You Work for a Bully: Assessing Your Options & Taking Action. Croce Publishing. 2004.
  • Haden Elgin, Suzette. The Gentle Art of Verbal Self-Defense at Work. Prentice Hall Press. 2000.
  • Lynn, Adele B. In Search of Honor: Lessons from Workers on How to Build Trust. Bajon House Publishing. 1998.
  • Namie, Gary. The Bully at Work: What You Can do to Stop the Hurt and Reclaim Your Dignity on the Job. Sourcebooks Inc. 2000.
  • Sutton, Robert. The No Asshole Rule: Building  a Civilized Workforce and Surviving One That Isn’t. New York:Hachette Book Group. 2007.

C

Childfree Living: For People Who Do Not Have Children, Either by Choice or Because of Infertility

  • Carroll, Laura. Families of Two.2000.
  • Carter, Jean and Michael. Sweet Grapes: How to Stop Being Infertile and Start Living Again. 1998. Good information on how to cope when you want a child and are unable to have one.
  • Casey, Terri. Pride and Joy: The Lives and Passions of Women Without Children. Hillsboro, OR: Beyond Words Publ. 1998.
  • Engel, Beverly. The Parenthood Decision–Discovering Whether You Are Ready and Willing to Become a Parent. New York: Main Street Books. 1998.
  • Ireland, Mardy S. Reconceiving Women: Separating Motherhood from Female Identity. New York: Guilford Press. 1993.

Chronic Pain

  • Catalano, Ellen John, PhD & K N Hardin. The Chronic Pain Control Workbook. Oakland, CA:  New Harbinger.
  • Cohen, Carlene. Turning Suffering Inside Out: A Zen Approach to Living with Physical and Emotional Pain. Boston:Shambhala. 2002. With stories, exercises, and an awareness born of long Zen practice,
  • Cohen shows how we can lead a satisfying, even joyful life in the midst of pain
  • Bolen, Jean Shinoda. Close to the Bone: Life-Threatening Illness and the Search for Meaning. San Francisco: Conari Press. 2007. This book looks at life-threatening illness and chronic pain from a soul perspective: how this journey can lead to a fuller, healthier, more meaningful life
  • Dahl, Joanne, & Tobial Lundgren. Living Beyond Your Pain: Using Acceptance & Commitment Therapy to Ease Chronic Pain. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger. 2006. The emphasis is on accepting and learning to live with pain, and limiting the control it exerts over your life
  • Dillard, James N. The Chronic Pain Solution: Your Personal Path to Pain Relief. New York: Bantam Dell. 2002. An educational book which combines the best of Western medicine and gentler alternative therapies
  • Morris, David B. The Culture of Pain. UC California Press. 1991. In this richly intriguing study Morris gives eloquent voice to the experience of pain as shaped by individual minds and specific cultures, from tortured victims of the Inquisition to the Nazi death camps, the phantom limb pain of amputees and the suffering of victims of arthritis, disability, cancer, and AIDS
  • Price, Reynolds. A Whole New Life. New York: Scribner. 1994. Inspirational book written by a man who survives cancer, is paralyzed, and finds meaning in “a whole new life
  • Rosenfeld, Arthur. The Truth About Chronic Pain: Patients and Professionals on How to Face It, Understand It, Overcome It. New York: Basic Books. 2003.
  • Schneider, Jennifer P, MD, PhD . Living With Chronic Pain: The Complete Health Guide to the Causes and Treatment of Chronic Pain. Long Island, New York: Healthy Living Books/ Haterleigh Press. 2004.
  • Thorn, Beverly E. Cognitive Therapy for Chronic Pain: A Step-by-Step Guide. New York: Guilford Press. 2004.
  • Turk, Dennis C, & Frits Winter. The Pain Survival Guide: How to Reclaim Your Life. Washington, DC: APA Life ToolsPress. 2006. This is a proven 10-step program which shows how gradual behavior changes can lead to great improvements

Cognitive and Behavioral Therapy

  • Burns, David. Feeling Good. New York: Morrow. 1980. 
  • Burns, David. The Feeling Good Handbook. NY: Plume. 1989. A workbook based on Burns’s Feeling Good book 
  • Seligman, Martin. Learned Optimism. New York: Alfred A Knopf. 1991. 
  • Seligman, Martin. The Optimistic Child: A Proven Program to Safeguard Children Against Depression and Build Lifelong Resilience. New York: HarperCollins. 1996. 
  • Spradlin, Scott E. Don’t Let Your Emotions Run Your Life: How Dialectical Behavior Therapy Can Put You in Control. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger. 2003.

Communication Skills

  • Bolton, Robert. People Skills: How to Assert Yourself, Listen to Others, and Resolve Conflicts. New York: Simon & Schuster. 1986. 
  • Faber, Adele, & E Mazlish. How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk. New York: Avon. 1980. 
  • McKay, Matthew, M Davis, & P Fanning. Messages: The Communication Book. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger, 1995. 
  • Patterson, Kerry. Crucial Confrontations: Tools for Resolving Broken Promises, Violated Expectations, and Bad Behavior. New York: McGraw-Hill. 2005. 
  • Patterson, Kerry, J Grenny, R McMillan, & A Switzler. Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes are High. New York: McGraw-Hill. 2002. 
  • Rosenberg, Marshall, L Leu, & A Gandhi. Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life: Create Your Life, Your Relationships, and Your World in Harmony with Your Values. Encinitas, CA: Puddledancer Press. 2003. 
  • Stone, Douglas, B Patton, & S Heen. Difficult Conversations: How to Discuss What Matters Most. New York: Penguin Books. 2000. 
  • Tannen, Deborah. Talking from 9 to 5: Women and Men in the Workplace; Language, Sex, and Power. New York: Avon. 1995.

D

Death and Dying: For Those Facing Their Own Death

  • Kubler Ross, Elizabeth. On Death and Dying. New York: MacMillan. 1969. 
  • Kubler Ross, Elizabeth. Questions and Answers on Death and Dying. New York: Touchstone Books. 1997. 
  • Remen, Rachel Naomi. Kitchen Table Wisdom: Stories that Heal. New York: Riverhead Books. 1997. 
  • Rinpoche, Sogyal. The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying. San Francisco: Harper SanFrancisco. 1993.

Depression

  • Burns, David. Feeling Good. New York: Morrow. 1980. A cognitive-behavioral approach to resolving depression.
  • Burns, David. The Feeling Good Handbook. New York: Plume. 1989. A workbook based on Burns's Feeling Goodbook 
  • Copeland, Mary Ellen. The Depression Workbook: A Guide for Living with Depression. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger. 1992. 
  • Greenspan, Miriam. Healing through the Dark Emotions: The Wisdom of Grief, Fear, and Despair. Boston: Shambhala Publications, Inc. 2003. 
  • Kabat-Zinn, Jon. The Mindful Way through Depression: Freeing Yourself from Chronic Unhappiness. New York: Guilford Press. 2007. Purchase includes audio CD narrated by Jon Kabat-Zinn 
  • Kabat-Zinn, Mark William, et al. The Mindful Way Through Depression; Freeing Yourself From Chronic Unhappiness.  NY: Guilford Press. 2007.

Divorce, Ending Relationships and Breaking Up

  • Ahrons, Constance R. The Good Divorce. New York: HarperCollins. 1994. 
  • Amodeo, John. Love and Betrayal: Broken Trust in Intimate Relationships. New York: Ballantine Books. 1994. 
  • Colgrove, Melba, H H Bloomfield, & P McWilliams. How to Survive the Loss of a Love. Los Angeles: Prelude Press. 1993. 
  • Fisher, Bruce. ReBuilding: When Your Relationship Ends. San Luis Obispo, CA: Impact. 1981. Highly recommended 
  • Halpern, Howard. How to Break Your Addiction to a Person: When—and Why—Love Doesn’t Work. New York: Bantam. 2004. 
  • Hayes, Christopher, D Anderson & M Blau. Our Turn: The Good News About Women and Divorce. New York: Pocket Books. 1993. Aimed at women over 40 who are going through divorce; how divorce can be a catalyst for self-discovery, change and growth.
  • Swallow, Wendy. Breaking Apart: A Memoir of Divorce. New York: Hyperion. 2001. 
  • Trafford, Abigail. Crazy Time: Surviving Divorce and Building a New Life, Revised edition. New York: Harper Collins. 1992. 
  • Wolf, Anthony. Why Did You Have to Get a Divorce? And When Can I Get a Hamster?:  A Guide to Parenting Through Divorce. New York: Noonday Press. 1998.

Domestic Violence

  • Ackerman, Robert. Before It's Too Late: Helping Women in Controlling or Abusive Relationships. Deerfield Beach,FL: Health Communications Inc. 1995. 
  • Enns, Greg, & J Black. It's Not Okay Anymore: Your Personal Guide to Ending Abuse, Taking Charge, and Loving Yourself. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger. 1997. 
  • Evans, Patricia. The Verbally Abusive Relationship. Holbrook MA: Adams Publishing. 1992. 
  • Kirshenbaum, Mira. Too Good to Leave, Too Bad to Stay: A Step-by-Step Guide to Helping You Decide Whether to Stay in or Get Out of Your Relationship. New York: NAL-Dutton. 1996. 

E

Eating Disorders

  • Bulik, Cynthia, & N Taylor. Runaway Eating: The 8 Point Plan to Conquer Adult Food and Weight Obsessions. Rodale Press. 2005. 
  • Carlton, Pamela . Take Charge of Your Child’s Eating Disorder. Marlowe and Co. 2006. 
  • Knapp, Caroline. Appetites. New York: Counterpoint. 2003. 
  • Lock, James, & D le Grange. Help Your Teenager Beat an Eating Disorder. New York: Guilford Press. 2005. 
  • Mellin, Laurel. The Solution: 6 Winning Ways to Permanent Weight Loss. New York: HarperCollins. 1997. For people who have trouble controlling their food cravings 
  • Roth, Geneen. When Food is Love: Exploring the Relationship Between Eating and Intimacy. New York: NAL- Dutton. 1991. 
  • Roth, Geneen. Feeding the Hungry Heart. Indianapolis, IN: Bobbs-Merrill. 1982. 
  • Zerbe, Kathryn. The Body Betrayed: A Deeper Understanding of Women, Eating Disorders, and Treatment. Washington, DC: APA Life Tools Press. 1993.

F

Faculty and Tenure Issues

  • Boice, Robert. The New Faculty Member. American Psychiatric Press. 2006. 
  • Boice, Robert. Advice for New Faculty Members. San Francisco: Jossey Bass. 1992. 
  • Boice, Robert. Professors as Writers. New York: Allyn & Bacon. 2000. 
  • Caplan, Paula J. Lifting a Ton of Feathers: A Woman’s Guide to Surviving in the Academic World. Stillwater, OK: New Forums. 1990. 
  • Coiner, Constance, & D George, editors. The Family Track: Keeping Your Faculties While you Mentor, Nurture, Teach, and Serve. University of Toronto Press. 1995. 
  • Dews, CL Barney, & C Law, editors. This Fine Place So Far From Home: Voices of Academics From the Working Class. Chicago: University of Illinois Press. 1998. 
  • Fox, Mary Frank, ed. Scholarly Writing and Publishing: Issues, Problems, and Solutions. Philadelphia: Temple University Press. 1995. 
  • Gulner, Gregory T. Long Distance Relationships: The Complete Guide. Boulder, CO: Westview Press. 1985.
  • Hall, Donald E. The Academic Self: An Owner’s Manual. JF Milne Publications. 2003. 
  • Lucas, Christopher J. New Faculty: A Practical Guide for Academic Beginners. Ohio State Univ Pres. 2002. 
  • Nelson,Cary. Will Teach for Food: Academic Labor in Crisis. Palgrave Macmillan. 2002. 
  • Snyder, Don J. The Cliff Walk: A Job Lost and a Life Found. Univ of Minnesota Press. 1997. An English Professor is denied tenure and re-builds his life.
  • Tierney, W, & E Bensimon. Promotion and Tenure: Community and Socialization in Academe. New York: Little Brown & Co. 1998. 
  • Toth, Emily Ms. Mentor’s Impeccable Advice for Women in Academia Univ of Pennsylvania Press, 2002. Albany, New York: SUNY Press. 1996. 
  • Twale, Darla J, & B DeLuca. Faculty Incivility: The Rise of the Academic Bully Culture & What to do About It. Jossey-Bass. 2008.

G

Gay and Lesbian Issues

  • Bass, Ellen, & K Kaufman. Free Your Mind: The Book for Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Youth and Their Allies. NewYork: HarperPerennial. 1996. 
  • Bernstein, Robert A. Straight Parents, Gay Children: Keeping Families Together. New York: Harcourt Brace. 1998. Written by a P-FLAG parent - Parents and Friends of Gays and Lesbians.
  • Fairchild, Betty, & N Hayward. Now That You Know: What Every Parent Should Know About Homosexuality. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. 1998. 
  • Johnson, Bret K. Coming Out Every Day: A Gay, Bisexual and Questioning Man's Guide. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger. 1998. 
  • Kaufman, Gershen, & L Raphail. Coming Out of Shame: Transforming Gay and Lesbian Lives. New York: Doubleday. 1996. 
  • Larkin, Joan, ed. A Woman Like That: Lesbian & Bi-sexual Writers Tell Their Coming-Out Stories. New York: Harper Collins. 1999. Anthology of coming-out stories from the 1950’s to the present 
  • McDaniel, Judith. The Lesbian Couples' Guide. New York: Harper Perennial. 1995. Examines issues such as setting boundaries, power, parenting, opening the closet doors, etc 
  • Merla, Patrick, ed. Boys Like Us: Gay Writers Tell Their Coming-Out Stories. New York: Avon Books. 1997. Anthology of coming-out stories from the 1950’s to the present.
  • Marcus, Eric. Is It a Choice?. San Francisco: Harper SanFrancisco. 1993. Honest and compassionate answers to 300 of the most frequently asked questions about gays and lesbians.

Grief and Loss

  • Colgove, M, H Bloomfield, & P McWilliams. How to Survive the Loss of a Love. Los Angeles: Prelude Press. 1993. 
  • Fine, Carla. No Time to Say Goodbye: Surviving the Suicide of a Loved One. New York: Main Street Books. 1999. 
  • Goulding, Mary. A Time to Say Good-Bye: Moving Beyond Loss. Watsonville, CA: Papier-Mache Press. 1996. For widows and widowers.
  • Grollman, Earl. Talking About Death: A Dialogue Between Parent and Child. Boston: Beacon Press. 1989. For parents, to help their children deal with death.
  • Greenspan, Miriam. Healing through the Dark Emotions: The Wisdom of Grief, Fear, and Despair. Boston: Shambhala Publications, Inc. 2003. 
  • Ilse, Sherokee. Empty Arms: Coping with Miscarriage, Stillbirth, and Infant Death. Maple Plain MN: Wintergreen Press. 2002. 
  • Larson, Dale G. The Helper’s Journey: Working with People Facing Grief, Loss, and Life-Threatening Illness. Champaign, IL: Research Press. 1993. 
  • Rando, Therese. How to Go on Living When Someone You Love Dies. New York: Bantam. 1988. 
  • Schiff, Harriet Sarnoff. The Bereaved Parent. New York: Penguin Books. 1987. 
  • Staudacher, Carol. Men and Grief. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger. 1991. 
  • Tatelbaum, Judy. The Courage to Grieve: Creative Living, Recovery, and Growth Through Grief. New York: Harper & Row. 1984. 
  • Walter, Carolyn. The Loss of a Life Partner: Narratives of the Bereaved. New York: Columbia University Press. 2003.

Guilt

  • Forward, Susan. Emotional Blackmail: When the People in Your Life Use Fear, Obligation, and Guilt to Manipulate You. New York: HarperCollins. 1997. 
  • Engel, Lewis, & T Ferguson. Imaginary Crimes: Why We Punish Ourselves and How to Stop. Boston: Houghton Mifflin. 1990. 
  • Borysenko, Joan. Guilt is the Teacher, Love is the Lesson. New York: Warner Press. 1990.

I

Illness and Chronic Illness

  • Bolen, Jean Shinoda. Close to the Bone: Life-Threatening Illness as a Soul Journey. San Francisco: Red Wheel. 2007. 
  • Kabat-Zinn, Jon. Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain, and Illness. New York: Dell. 1990. 
  • Klein, Robert, & M Landau. Healing the Body Betrayed: A Self-Paced, Self Help Guide to Regaining Psychological Control of Your Chronic Illness. Minnetonka MN: Chronimed. 1992. 
  • Selak, Joy H, and S Overman. You Don’t Look Sick: Living Well With Invisible Chronic Illness. Binghamton, New York: Haworth Press. 2005. 
  • Topf, Linda, & H Z Bennett. You are not Your Illness: Seven Principles for Meeting the Challenge of Illness. Edgartown MA: S & S Publishers. 1995. 
  • Wells, Susan Milstrey. A Delicate Balance: Living Successfully with Chronic Illness. New York: Perseus. 2000.

Infertility (See also Childfree Living as well as Marriage and Relationships)

  • Bader, Ellyn, & P Pearson. In Quest of the Mythical Mate. New York: Brunner-Mazel. 1988. Describes the developmental stages of marriage 
  • Bader, Ellyn, & P Pearson with J Schwartz. Tell Me No Lies: How to Stop Lying to Your Partner—and Yourself—in the  4 Stages of Marriage. New York: St Martin’s Press. 2001. 
  • Evans, Patricia. The Verbally Abusive Relationship. Holbrook MA: Adams Publishing. 1992. 
  • Gottman, John. Why Marriages Succeed or Fail. New York: Simon & Schuster. 1994. 
  • Gottman, John. The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work. New York: Crown Publishers. 1999. 
  • Gulner, Gregory T. Long Distance Relationships: The Complete Guide. JF Milne Publications. 2003. www.jfmilne.com 
  • Hendrix, Harville. Getting the Love You Want. New York: Henry Holt. 1988. How and why we choose our partners, and how to heal relationship conflict.
  • Halpern, Howard. Finally Getting It Right: From Addictive/Obsessive Relationships to Healthy Ones. New York:Bantam. 1995. 
  • Kirschenbaum, Mira. Too Good to Leave, Too Bad to Stay: A Step by Step Guide to Help You Decide Whether to Stay in or Get Out of Your Relationship. New York: Plume. 1997. 
  • Page Susan. How One of You Can Bring the Two of You Together. Broadway. 1998. 
  • Paleg, Kim, & M McKay. When Anger Hurts Your Relationship. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger. 2001. 
  • Real, Terrence. How Can I Get Through to You: Reconnecting Men and Women. New York: Fireside. 2002. 
  • Spring, Janis Abrahms. After the Affair: Healing the Pain and Rebuilding Trust when a Partner has Been Unfaithful. New York: Harper Perennial. 1996. 
  • Spring, Janis Abrahms. How Can I Forgive You: The Courage to Forgive, the Freedom Not To. New York: HarperCollins. 2004. Highly Recommended.
  • Weiner Davis, Michelle. The Sex-Starved Marriage: A Couple’s Guide to Boosting Their Marriage Libido. New York: Simon & Schuster. 2003. 
  • Wile, Daniel. After the Honeymoon. New York: Wiley. 1988. An excellent book on how to improve communication in intimate relationships.

L

Living with a Mentally Ill Family Member (See also Schizophrenia)

  • Forward, Susan. Emotional Blackmail: When the People in Your Life Use Fear, Obligation, & Guilt to Manipulate You. New York: Harper. 1998. 
  • Golant, Mitch, & S Golant. What to Do When Someone You Love is Depressed, 2nd Edition: A Practical, Compassionate, & Helpful Guide. Holt Paperback. 2007. 
  • Kreisman, Jerold J, & H Straus. I Hate You, Don’t Leave Me: Understanding the Borderline Personality Disorder. Avon. 1991. 
  • Lawson, Christine Ann. Understanding the Borderline Mother: Helping Her Children Transcend the Intense, Unpredictable & Volatile Relationship. Jason Aronson. 2002. 
  • Mason, Paul T. Stop Walking on Eggshells: Taking Your Life Back When Someone You Care About Has Borderline Personality Disorder. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger. 1998. 
  • Roth, Kimberlee et al. Surviving a Borderline Parent: How to Heal Your Childhood Wounds & Build Trust, Boundaries, & Self Esteem. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger. 2003. 
  • Sheffield, Anne. Depression Fallout: The Impact of Depression on Couples & What You Can Do to Preserve the Bond. Harper Paperbacks. 2003. 
  • Wexler, David B. Is He Depressed or What? What to Do When the Man You Love is Irritable, Moody, and Withdrawn. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger. 2006.

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Marriage and Relationships

  • Bader, Ellyn, & P Pearson. In Quest of the Mythical Mate. New York: Brunner-Mazel. 1988. Describes the developmental stages of marriage.
  • Bader, Ellyn, & P Pearson with J Schwartz. Tell Me No Lies: How to Stop Lying to Your Partner—and Yourself—in the  4 Stages of Marriage. New York: St Martin’s Press. 2001. 
  • Evans, Patricia. The Verbally Abusive Relationship. Holbrook MA: Adams Publishing. 1992. 
  • Gottman, John. Why Marriages Succeed or Fail. New York: Simon & Schuster. 1994. 
  • Gottman, John. The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work. New York: Crown Publishers. 1999. 
  • Hendrix, Harville. Getting the Love You Want. New York: Henry Holt. 1988. How and why we choose our partners, and how to heal relationship conflict.
  • Halpern, Howard. Finally Getting It Right: From Addictive/Obsessive Relationships to Healthy Ones. New York: Bantam. 1995. 
  • Kirschenbaum, Mira. Too Good to Leave, Too Bad to Stay: A Step by Step Guide to Help You Decide Whether to Stay in or Get Out of Your Relationship. New York: Plume. 1997. 
  • Paleg, Kim, & M McKay. When Anger Hurts Your Relationship. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger. 2001. 
  • Real, Terrence. How Can I Get Through to You: Reconnecting Men and Women. New York: Fireside. 2002. 
  • Spring, Janis Abrahms. After the Affair: Healing the Pain and Rebuilding Trust when a Partner has Been Unfaithful. New York: HarperPerennial. 1996. 
  • Weiner Davis, Michelle. The Sex-Starved Marriage: A Couple’s Guide to Boosting Their Marriage Libido. New York: Simon & Schuster. 2003. 
  • Wile, Daniel. After the Honeymoon. New York: Wiley. 1988. An excellent book on how to improve communication in intimate relationships.

Menopause

  • Barbach, Lonnie. The Pause: A Positive Approach to Menopause. New York: Penguin Books. 1995. 
  • Boston Women's Health Book Collective. The New Our Bodies Ourselves. New York: Simon & Schuster. 1984. 
  • Doress, Paula, & D Siegal. Ourselves, Growing Older. New York: Simon & Schuster. 1987. 
  • Greenwood, Sadja. Menopause Naturally. Volcano, CA: Volcano Press. 1992. 
  • Greer, Germaine. The Change. New York: Alfred A Knopf. 1992. 
  • Love, Susan Dr. Susan Love's Hormone Book: Making Informed Choices About Menopause. New York: Random House. 1997. 
  • Northrup, Christiane. The Wisdom of Menopause: Creating Physical and Emotional Health and Healing During the Change. New York: Bantam Books. 2003. 
  • O'Hanlan, Katherine. Natural Menopause. New York: Addison Wesley. 1992. 
  • Sheehy, Gail. Silent Passage: Menopause. New York: Random House. 1992. 
  • Wolfe, Honora Lee. Second Spring: A Guide to Healthy Menopause Through Traditional Chinese Medicine. Boulder, CO: Blue Poppy Press. 1990.

Mid-life Issues

  • Baar, Karen. For My Next Act. . . Women Scripting Life After 50. Rodale Press, 2004. 
  • Brehony, Kathleen. Awakening at Midlife. New York: Riverhead Books, 1996. 
  • Gerzon, Mark. Listening to Midlife. Boston: Shambhala, 1992. 
  • Marston, Stephanie. If Not Now When: Reclaiming Ourselves at Midlife. New York: Warner Books, 2001. 
  • Schellenberger, Sue. Breaking Point: How Female Midlife Crisis is Transforming Today’s Women. New York: Henry Holt, 2004.

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Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

  • Baar, Karen. For My Next Act - Women Scripting Life After 50. Rodale Press. 2004. 
  • Brehony, Kathleen. Awakening at Midlife. New York: Riverhead Books. 1996. 
  • Gerzon, Mark. Listening to Midlife. Boston: Shambhala. 1992. 
  • Marston, Stephanie. If Not Now When: Reclaiming Ourselves at Midlife. New York: Warner Books. 2001. 
  • Schellenberger, Sue. Breaking Point: How Female Midlife Crisis is Transforming Today’s Women. New York: Henry Holt. 2004. 
  • Baer, Lee. Getting Control: Overcoming Your Obsessions and Compulsions. New York: Little Brown. 1991. 
  • Dumont, Raeann. The Sky is Falling: Understanding and Coping with Phobias, Panic, and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders. New York: WW Norton. 1996. 
  • Rapaport, Judith. The Boy Who Couldn't Stop Washing: The Experience and Treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. New York: EP Dutton. 1989. 
  • Schwartz, Jeffrey M. Brain Lock: Free Yourself From Obsessive-Compulsive Behavior. New York: HarperPerennial. 1996. Highly recommended.
  • Steketee, Fail, & K White. When Once is Not Enough: Help for Obsessive Compulsives. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger. 1990.

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Parenting Young Children

  • Cohen, Lawrence J. Playful Parenting. New York: Ballantine Books. 2001. 
  • Dinkmeyer, Don, & G McKay. The Parent’s Handbook: Systematic Training for Effective Parenting STEP. Minnesota: American Guidance Services, Inc. 1998. 
  • Faber, Adele, & E Mazlish. How to Talk So Kids will Listen and Listen So Kids will Talk. New York: Avon. 1980. 
  • Faber, Adele, & E Mazlish. Siblings Without Rivalry. New York: MacMillan. 1987. 
  • John Gottman. Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child. New York: Simon & Schuster. 1997. Highly recommended 
  • Levine, Mel. The Myth of Laziness: America’s Top Learning Expert Shows How Kids—and Parents–Can Become More Productive. New York: Simon & Schuster. 2003. 
  • Phelan, Thomas. 1-2-3- Magi:  Effective Discipline for Children 2 to 12. Illinois: Child Management, Inc. 1995. 
  • Seligman, Martin. The Optimistic Child: A Proven Program to Safeguard Children Against Depression and Build Lifelong Resilience. New York: HarperCollins. 1996. 
  • Shure, Myrna. Raising a Thinking Child: Help Your Young Child to Resolve Everyday Conflicts and Get Along with Others. New York: Pocket Books. 1994. 
  • Siegel, Daniel J, & M Hartzell. Parenting From the Inside Out: How a Deeper Self-Understanding Can Help You Raise Children Who Thrive. New York: Jeremy P Tarcher/Penguin. 2003. 
  • Turecki, Stanley, & L Tonner. The Difficult Child: Expanded and Revised Edition. New York: Bantam Books. 2000. 
  • Wolf, Anthony. It's Not Fair: Jeremy Spencer's Parents Let Him Stay Up All Night. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux. 1995.

Parenting Young Children: Helping Your Child with Friendships

  • Cooper, Scott. Sticks and Stones: 7 Ways Your Child Can Deal with Teasing, Conflict, and Other Hard Times. New York: Times Books/Random House. 2000. 
  • Posey, Kate Cohen. How to Handle Bullies, Teasers, and Other Meanies: A Book that Takes the Nuisance out of Name Calling and other Nonsense. Highland City, FL: Rainbow Books. 1995. Older children can read this on their own; younger children will need an adult to go through it with them.
  • Thompson, Michael, C Grace, & LJ Cohen. Best Friends, Worst Enemies: Understanding the Social Lives of Children. New York: Ballantine Books. 2001. 
  • Thompson, Michael. Mom, They’re Teasing Me: Helping Your Child Solve Social Problems. New York: Ballantine Books. 2002.

Parenting Adolescents and Young Adults

  • Ashworth, Trisha, & A Nobile. I Was a Really Good Mom Before I Had Kids: Reinventing Modern Motherhood. Chronicle Books. 2007. 
  • Coburn, Karen Levin, & M L Treeger. Letting Go: A Parent’s Guide to Understanding the College Years, 4th edition. New York: Harper Perennial. 2003. 
  • Adams, Jane. When Our Grown Kids Disappoint Us: Letting go of Their Problems, Loving Them Anyway, and Getting on with Our Lives. New York: Free Press. 2003. 
  • Dinkmeyer, Don, & G McKay. Parenting Teenagers: Systematic Training for Effective Parenting STEP. Minnesota: American Guidance Services, Inc. 1998. 
  • Fleming, Don. How to Stop Battling with Your Teenager: A Practical Guide to Solving Everyday Problems. Fireside. 1989. 
  • Levine, Madeline. The Price of Privilege: How Parental Pressure and Material Advantage Are Creating a Generation of Disconnected and Unhappy Kids. New York:  Harper Collins. 2006. 
  • Murphy, Timothy, & L Oberlin. The Angry Child: Regaining Control When Your Child is Out of Control. New York: Three Rivers Press. 2001. 
  • Panzarine, Susan. A Parent’s Guide to the Teen Years: Raising Your 11 to 14-Year-Olds in the Age of Chat Rooms and Navel Rings. 
  • Riera, Michael. Uncommon Sense for Parents of Teens. Berkeley, CA: Celestial Arts. 1995. 
  • Riera, Michael. Staying Connected to Your Teenager: How to Keep Them Talking to You and How to Hear What They’re Really Saying. Cambridge MA: Perseus   Publishing. 2003. 
  • Sagarese, Margaret, & C Giannetti. The Roller Coaster Years. New York: Broadway Books. 1997. 
  • Wittens, Jim. No More Nagging, Nit-Picking, and Nudging: A Guide to Motivating, Inspiring, and Influencing Kids Aged 10 to 18. Deer Crossing Press.
  • Wolf, Anthony. Get Out of My Life, but First Could You Drive Me & Cheryl to the Mall: A Parent’s Guide to the New Teenager. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux. 2002.

Parents: For Adult Children Dealing with Difficult Parents

  • Lawson, Christine Ann Lawson. Understanding the Borderline Mother: Helping Her Children Transcend the Intense, Unpredictable, and Volatile Relationships paperback. New York: Jason Aronson. 2002. 
  • Roth, Kimberlee, Friedman, F, & Kreger, R. Surviving a Borderline Parent: How to Heal Your Childhood Wounds and Build Trust, Boundaries, and Self-Esteem paperback. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger. 2003.

Perfectionism

  • Hendlin, Steven. When Good Enough is Never Enough: Escaping the Perfection Trap. New York: Jeremy Tarcher. 1992.
  • Mallinger, Allan, & J DeWyze. Too Perfect: When Being in Control Gets Out of Control. New York: Clarkson Potter. 1992. 
  • Elliott, Miriam, & S Meltsner. The Perfectionist Predicament: How to Stop Driving Yourself and Others Crazy. New York: William Morrow. 1991.

Personal Growth

  • Brenner, Helene, & L Letich. I Know I’m in There Somewhere: A Woman’s Guide to Finding Her Inner Voice and Living a Life of Authenticity. New York: Gotham Books. 2003. Highly recommended.
  • Greenspan, Miriam. Healing Through the Dark Emotions: The Wisdom of Grief, Fear, and Despair. Boston: Shambhala. 2003. Highly recommended.
  • Segal, Jeanne. Raising Your Emotional Intelligence: A Hands-On Program for Harnessing the Power of Your Instincts and Emotions. New York: Henry Holt. 1997. 
  • Weiser Cornell, Ann. The Power of Focusing: A Practical Guide to Emotional Self-Healing. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger. 1996.

Phobias

  • Brown, Duane. Flying without Fear. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger. 1996. 
  • Dumont, Raeann. The Sky is Falling: Understanding and Coping with Phobias, Panic, and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders. New York: WW Norton. 1996. 
  • Wilson, R Reid. Achieving Comfortable Flight: Taking the Anxiety Out of Airline Travel. Pathway Systems. 800-394-2292, www.anxieties.com

Procrastination

  • Burka, Jane, & L Yuen. Procrastination: Why You Do It, What to Do About It. Reading MA: Addison-Wesley. 1983. 
  • Burns, David. The Feeling Good Handbook. New York: Plume. 1989. Excellent chapters with good exercises on procrastination.
  • Fiore, Neil. The Now Habit. Los Angeles: Jeremy Tarcher. 1989. 
  • Roberts, Susan M. Living Without Procrastination: How to Stop Postponing Your Life. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger. 1995.

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Rape

  • Adams, Caren, & J Fay. Free of the Shadows: Recovering from Sexual Violence. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger. 1989. 
  • Ledray, Linda. Recovering from Rape. New York: Henry Holt. 1994. 
  • Raine, Nancy Venable. After Silence. New York: Crown. 1998. A first-person account of surviving and recovering from rape; excellent.

Retirement

  • Carstensen, Laura. A Long Bright Future.
  • Strauch, Barbara. The Secret Life of the Grown-up Brain.
  • Reynolds, Gretchen. The First 20 Minutes.
  • Vernon, Steve. Money for Life.
  • Zelinski, Ernie J. How to Retire Happy, Wild and Free - Retirement Wisdom you won't get from your Financial Counselor.

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Schizophrenia

  • Mueser, Kim, & S Gingerich. Coping with Schizophrenia: A Guide for Families. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger. 1994. 
  • Torrey, E Fuller. Surviving Schizophrenia: A Manual for Families, Consumers, and Providers, 4th edition. New York: Harper & Row. 1995.

Self Esteem

  • McKay, Matthew, & P Fanning. Self-Esteem. Oakland CA: New Harbinger. 1987. 
  • McKay, Matthew, et al. The Self Esteem Companion: Simple Exercises to Help You Challenge Your Inner Critic and Celebrate Your Personal Strengths. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger. 1999. 
  • Sorensen, Marylyn. Breaking the Chain of Low Self-Esteem. Sherwood, OR: Wolf Press. 1998.

Self Harm and Self Injurous Behavior

  • McVey-Noble, Merry, et al. When Your Child is Cutting: A Parent’s Guide to Helping Children Overcome Self-injury. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger. 2006. 
  • Levenkron, Steven. Cutting: Understanding & Overcoming Self Mutilation. New York: WW Norton. 1998.

Sexuality and Sexual Issues in Relationships

  • Renshaw, Domeena. Seven Weeks to Better Sex. New York: Random House. 1995. 
  • Love, Pat, & J Robinson. Hot Monogamy: Essential Steps to More Passionate, Intimate Lovemaking. New York: NAL-Dutton. 1995. 
  • Weiner Davis, Michelle. The Sex-Starved Marriage: A Couple’s Guide to Boosting Their Marriage Libido. New York: Simon & Schuster. 2003. 
  • Zilbergeld, Bernie. The New Male Sexuality: The Truth About Men, Sex, and Pleasure. New York: Bantam. 1992.

Sexual Abuse: Adults Abused as Children

  • Bass, Ellen, & L Davis. The Courage to Heal–3rd edition–Revised and Expanded: A Guide for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse. New York: Harper & Row. 1994. 
  • Gil, Eliana. Outgrowing the Pain: A Book for and About Adults Abused as Children. New York: Dell. 1984. 
  • Hunter, Mic. Abused Boys: The Neglected Victims of Sexual Abuse. New York: Fawcett. 1991. 
  • Lew, Mike. Victims No Longer: Men Recovering From Incest and Other Sexual Child Abuse. New York: HarperCollins. 1990.

Sexual Addiction

  • Carnes, Patrick. Out of the Shadows: Understanding Sexual Addiction. Minneapolis MN: Compcare. 1983. 
  • Carnes, Patrick. Don't Call it Love: Recovery from Sexual Addiction. New York: Bantam. 1991.

Sexual Harassment

  • Conley, Frances. Walking Out on the Boys. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux. First person account of a doctor who filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against her colleagues.
  • Morris, Celia. Bearing Witness. Boston: Little Brown. 1994.

Social Anxiety and Shyness

  • Berent, Jonathan. Beyond Shyness: How to Conquer Social Anxieties. New York: Fireside Books. 1993. 
  • Johnson, David W. Reaching Out: Interpersonal Effectiveness and Self Actualization, 8th edition. Boston: Allyn & Bacon. 2003. 
  • Markway, Barbara, et al. Dying of Embarrassment: Help for Social Anxiety and Social Phobia. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger. 1992. A practical workbook with techniques for assessing your fears and working on them.
  • Zimbardo, Philip. Shyness: What It Is and What to Do About It. Reading MA: Addison Wesley. 1987.

Spiritual Issues and Spiritual Confusion

  • Kabat-Zinn, Jon. Wherever You Go There You Are: Mindfulness Meditation in Everyday Life. New York: Hyperion. 1994. How to use mindfulness to attain physical and mental health.
  • Chodron, Pema. Start Where You Are and The Wisdom of No Escape.
  • Kornfield, Jack. A Path With Heart: A Guide Through the Perils and Promises of Spiritual Life. New York: Bantam. 1993. 
  • Nhat Hanh Thich. Peace is Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life. New York: Bantam. 1991. A simple explanation of Zen Buddhist techniques of meditation and awareness.
  • Peck, Scott. The Road Less Traveled. New York: Simon & Schuster. 1978. 
  • Salzberg, Sharon. Lovingkindness: The Revolutionary Art of Happiness. Boston: Shambhala. 2002. 
  • Schwartz, Tony. What Really Matters: Searching for Wisdom in America. New York: Bantam. 1995. A New York Times journalist's conversations with leading psychologists, philosophers, physicians and scientists.

Stepfamilies

  • Newman, Margaret. Stepfamily Realities: How to Overcome Difficulties and Have a Happy Family. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger. 1994. A practical guide to adjusting to all aspects of living in a stepfamily.
  • Wolf, Anthony. Why Did You Have to Get a Divorce? And When Can I Get a Hamster?: A Guide to Parenting Through Divorce. New York: Noonday Press. 1998. 
  • Visher, Emily, & J Visher. How to Win As a Stepfamily. New York, Brunner-Routledge. 1991.

Stress Reduction

  • Borysenko, Joan. Minding the Body, Mending the Mind. New York: Addison Wesley. 1987. 
  • Kabat-Zinn, Jon. Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain, and Illness. New York: Dell. 1990. Based on the principles of mindfulness and breathing, with particular emphasis on managing chronic pain.
  • Luskin, Frederic, & K Pelletier. Stress Free For Good: 10 Scientifically Proven Life Skills for Health and Happiness. New York: HarperCollins. 2005. 
  • O'Hara, Valerie. Five Weeks to Healing Stress: The Wellness Option. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger. 1996. An excellent workbook, with charts for recording progress.
  • Sapolsky, Robert. Why Zebras Don’t Get Ulcers. New York: WH Freeman. An explanation of how stress affects the body and mind; based on scientific research.

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Time Management, Personal Organization and Clutter

  • Allen, David. Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity. Penguin. 2002. 
  • Glovinsky, Cindy. Making Peace with the Things in Your Life: Why Your Papers, Books, Clothes, & Other Possessions Keep Overwhelming You—and What to Do About It. New York: St Martin's Griffin. 2002. 
  • Morgenstern, Julie. When Organizing Isn’t Enough: SHED Your Stuff, Change Your Life. New York: Fireside. 2008.

Trauma and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

  • Levine, Peter. Waking the Tiger. Berkeley, CA: North Atlantic Books. 1997. 
  • Matsakis, Aphrodite. I Can't Get Over It: A Handbook for Trauma Survivors. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger. 1992. 
  • Naparstek, Belleruth. Invisible Heroes: Survivors of Trauma and How They Heal. New York: Random House. 2004. 
  • Rothschild, Babette. The Body Remembers. New York: WW Norton. 2000.

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Work Issues and Vocational Stress (See also Faculty and Tenure Issues)

  • Bramson, Robert. Coping with Difficult People. New York: Ballantine. 1984. 
  • Bridges, William. Managing Transitions. New York: Addison Wesley. 1991. 
  • Fisher, Roger. Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In. New York: Penguin. 1981. 
  • O'Hara, Valerie. Wellness at Work: Building Resilience to Job Stress. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger. 1995. A blueprint for taking charge of your worklife: identifying and managing stress, improving communications, developing support networks; includes a chapter that deals with work-stress issues that affect women.
  • Lynn, Adele B. In Search of Honor: Lessons from Workers on How to Build Trust. Bajon House Publishing. 1998. 
  • Sutton, Robert. The No Asshole Rule: Building a Civilized Workforce & Surviving One That Isn’t. New York: Hachette Book Group. 2007.

Work Issues and Changing Career

  • Jansen, Julie. I Don’t Know What I Want, But I Know It’s Not This:  A Step-by-Step Guide to Finding Gratifying Work. New York: Penguin Books. 2003. 
  • Ryan, Robin. What to Do with the Rest of Your Life: America’s Top Career Coach Shows You How to Find or Create the Job You’ll Love. New York: Fireside. 2002.
  • Pollan, Stephen M. Second Acts: Creating the Life Your Really Want, Building the Career You Truly Desire. New York: HarperCollins. 2004.

Worry

  • Hallowell, Edward M. Worry: Hope and Help for a Common Condition. New York: Ballantine. 1997. 
  • Hazlett-Stevens, Holly. Women Who Worry Too Much: How to Stop Worry and Anxiety from Ruining Relationships, Work, and Fun. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger. 2005. 
  • Leahy, Robert L. The Worry Cure: Seven Steps to Stop Worry From Stopping You. New York: Harmony Books/Random House. 2005. 
  • Potter, Beverly. The Worrywart’s Companion: 21 Ways to Soothe Yourself & Worry Smart. MJF Books. 1997.