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Self-Help Book List

Additional resources and valuable information that cover a wide range of helpful mental health topics and subjects. May be available online, at a local bookstore or library.

Depression & Anxiety

  • “The Feeling Good Handbook,” by David Burns
  • “The Six Pillars of Self-Esteem,” by Nathaniel Branden
  • “When Bad Things Happen to Good People,” by Harold Kushner
  • “Brain Lock: Free Yourself from Obsessive-Compulsive Behavior,” by Jeffrey Schwartz
  • “Bipolar Disorder Demystified,” by Lana Castle
  • “Changing for Good: A Revolutionary Six-Stage Program for Overcoming Bad Habits and Moving Your Life Positively Forward,” by James Prochaska, Nohn Norcross and Carlo DiClemente


  • “Full Catastrophe Living,” by Jon Kabat-Zinn
  • “Thoughts Without a Thinker,” by Mark Epstein
  • “Emotional Alchemy: How the Mind Can Heal the Heart,” by Tara Bennett-Coleman
  • “The Road Less Traveled,” by Scott Peck

Trauma & Abuse

  • “I Can’t Get Over It: A Handbook for Trauma Survivors,” by Aphrodite Matsakis
  • “The Courage to Heal Workbook: for Women & Men Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse,” by Laura Davis
  • “The Courage to Heal: Guide for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse,” by Ellen Bass and Laura Davis


  • “Divorce Busting,” by Michelle Weiner-Davis
  • “The Five Love Languages,” by Gary Chapman
  • “Love Must Be Tough,” by James Dobson
  • “My Mother, My Self,” by Nancy Friday
  • “Mother Daughter Wisdom,” by Christiane Northrup


  • “When Your Child Has Been Molested: A Parent’s Guide to Healing and Recovery,” by Kathryn B. Hagans and Joyce Case
  • “Real Parents, Real Children: Parenting the Adopted Child,” by Holly Van Gulden and Lisa M. Bartels-Rabb
  • “Learning the Dance of Attachment: An Adoptive Parent’s Guide to Fostering Healthy Development,” by Holly Van Gulden and Charlotte Vick
  • Partnership for Prescription Assistance
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