“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