Suggested Books and Resources



“The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work,” by John M. Gottman, Ph.D

“Why Marriages Succeed or Fail” by John M. Gottman, Ph.D

“Healing your Marriage When Trust is Broken – Finding Healing and Restoration” by Cindy Beall and Craig Groeschel


“Putting Children First,” by JoAnn Pedro-Carroll

“Talking to Children About Divorce: A Parent’s Guide to Healthy Communication at Each Stage of Divorce by Jean McBride, M.S. MFT

“Mom’s House, Dad’s House- Making Two Homes for Your Child,” by Isolina Ricci, Ph.D

“Divorce Poison – How to Protect your Family from Bad-Mouthing and Brain-Washing,” by Dr. Richard A. Warshak

“NOLO’s Essential Guide to Divorce” by Emily Doskow

“Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child,” by John M. Gottman, Ph.D


Suggested books on healing trauma: 

“Waking the Tiger – Healing Trauma” by Peter A. Levine, Ph.D

“Healing Trauma – A Pioneering Program for Restoring the Wisdom of Your Body” by Peter A. Levine

“Trauma and Memory – A Practical Guide for Understanding and Working with Traumatic Memory” by Peter A. Levine

“The Body Keeps the Score – Brain, Mind, And Body in the healing of Trauma,” by Bessel Van Der Kolk, M.D.


“Crossing the Owl’s Bridge – A Guide for Grieving People Who Still Love” by Kim Bateman, Ph.D

“The Soul in Grief- Love, Death, and Transformation” by Robert Romanyshyn, Ph.D. and Thomas Moore


“Refuge Recovery – A Buddhist Path to Recovering from Addiction” – by Noah Levine

“Her Best Kept Secret – Why Woman Drink and How They Can Regain Control” – Gabrielle Glaser

“A Ghost in the Closet – Is There an Alcoholic Hiding?” by Dale Mitchel

“Drink – The Intimate Relationship between Women and Alcohol,” by Anne Dowsett Johnston

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A Buddhist Approach to recovery:



“Ten Myths About Suicide,” by Thomas Joiner, Ph.D

“Why People Die by Suicide,” by Thomas Joiner, Ph.D