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These books are very important and helpful reads for the various issues you may be facing.

 

GENERAL TOPICS

  • Boundaries: When to Say YES, When to Say NO, to Take Control of Your Life. Dr. Henry Cloud & Dr. John Townsend
  • How We Love: Discover Your Love Style, Enhance Your Marriage. Milan & Kay Yerkovich
  • Forgiving the Unforgivable. David Stoop, Ph.D.
  • Changes that Heal: How to Understand Your Past to Ensure a Healthier Future. Dr. Henry Cloud
  • Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls. Mary Pipher, Ph.D.
  • Real Boys: Rescuing Our Sons from the Myths of Boyhood. William Pollack, Ph.D.
  • How People Grow: What the Bible Reveals about Personal Growth. Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John Townsend
  • Hiding From Love: How to Change the Withdrawal Patterns that Isolate and Imprison You. Dr. John Townsend
  • Positive Discipline. Jane Nelsen, Ed.D.
  • The New Birth Order Book: Why You Are the Way You Are. Dr. Kevin Leman
  • Transitions: Making Sense of Life’s Changes. William Bridges
  • 10 Lies the Church Tells Women. J. Lee Grady
  • What You Can Change & What You Can’t. Martin E. P. Seligman, Ph.D.

TRAUMA AND ABUSE

  • Trauma and Recovery. Dr. Judith Herman
  • Transforming Trauma: A Guide to Understanding and Treating Adult Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse. Anne Salter, Ph.D.
  • The Rape Recovery Handbook: Step by Step Help for Survivors of Sexual Assault. Aphrodite Matsakis, Ph.D.
  • The Subtle Power of Spiritual Abuse. David Johnson & Jeff VanVonderen
  • Church Abuse. Dr. Enroth
  • The Heresy of Mind Control: Recognizing Con Artists, Tyrants, and Spiritual Abusers in Leadership. Stephen Martin
  • Understanding the Borderline Mother: Helping Her Children Transcend the Intense, Unpredictable and Volatile Relationship. Christine Ann Lawson

RELATIONSHIPS

  • How We Love: Discover Your Love Style, Enhance Your Marriage. Milan & Kay Yerkovich
  • How We Love Our Kids. Milan & Kay Yerkovich.
  • Boundaries in Marriage. Dr. Cloud & Dr. Townsend
  • Boundaries in Dating. Dr. Cloud
  • How to Find a Date Worth Keeping. Dr. Cloud
  • Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love. Dr. Sue Johnson
  • Not “Just Friends”: Rebuilding Trust and Recovering Your Sanity After Infidelity. Shirley P. Glass, Ph.D.
  • Private Lies: Infidelity and the Betrayal of Intimacy. Frank Pitman
  • Attachments: Why You Love, Feel and Act the Way You Do. Dr. Tim Clinton & Dr. Gary Sibcy
  • Fathered by God: Learning What Your Dad Could Never Teach You. John Eldredge
  • The Betrayal Bond: Breaking Free of Exploitive Relationships. P.J. Carnes
  • The verbally abusive relationship. Patricia Evans
  • Safe People: How to Find Relationships that are Good for You and Avoid Those That Aren’t. Dr. Henry Cloud & Dr. John Townsend
  • The Relationship Cure: A Five Step Guide for Building Better Connections with Family, Friends, and Lovers. John M. Gottman, Ph.D.
  • In Sheep’s Clothing: Understanding and Dealing with Manipulative People. G.K. Simon
  • Boundaries with Children. Dr. Cloud & Dr. Townsend
  • Boundaries with Teens. Dr. Cloud & Dr. Townsend
  • How to Solve Your People Problems. Dr. Alan Godwin

GRIEF AND LOSS

  • How to Survive the Loss of a Love. Colgrove, Ph.D., Bloomfield, M.D., & McWilliams
  • On Death and Dying. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
  • Necessary Losses: The Loves, Illusions, Dependencies, and Impossible Expectations That All of Us Have to Give Up in Order to Grow. Judith Viorst
  • Necessary Endings. Dr. Henry Cloud
  • Forgiving the Unforgivable. Dr. David Stoop

ADDICTIONS

  • Addictions and Grace. Gerald May
  • When We Love Too Much. Stephen Arterburn
  • Every Man’s Battle. Stephen Arterburn
  • Codependent No More. Melody Beattie
  • When Food is Love. Geneen Roth

SPIRITUALITY

  • How People Grow. Dr. Henry Cloud
  • God Attachment: Why You Believe, Act and Feel The Way You Do About God. Dr. Clinton & Dr.
  • The Journey of Desire: Searching for the Life We’ve Only Dreamed of. John Eldredge
  • Waking the Dead: The Glory of a Heart Fully Alive. John Eldredge
  • The Grace and Truth Paradox: Responding With Christlike Balance. Randy Alcorn
  • The Chronicles of Narnia. C.S. Lewis
  • Heaven. Randy Alcorn
  • Beautiful Outlaw. John Eldredge

PERSONALITY TYPES

  • Do What You Are: Discover the Perfect Career for You Through the Secrets of Personality Type. Tieger & Tieger
  • Please Understand Me II: Temperament Character Intelligence. David Keirsey
  • The Introvert Advantage: How to Thrive in an Extrovert World. Marti Olsen Laney, Psy.D.