RECOMMENDED READING (AND LISTENING!)
Here’s a collection of books I often recommend to my clients. You can click the links to read descriptions, reviews, and order on Amazon.
Please note that the recommendations do not provide me with any income or benefit. Feel free to purchase through the bookseller (or library!) of your choice.
In Feeling Great, Dr. David Burns reveals that our negative moods do not result from what's wrong with us, but rather--what's right with us. And when you listen and suddenly hear what your negative thoughts and feelings are trying to tell you, suddenly you won't need them anymore, and recovery will be just a stone's throw away.
The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work has revolutionized the way we understand, repair, and strengthen marriages. John Gottman’s unprecedented study of couples over a period of years has allowed him to observe the habits that can make—and break—a marriage. Here is the culmination of that work: the seven principles that guide couples on a path toward a harmonious and long-lasting relationship.
Dr. David Burns, the founder of TEAM-CBT teaches the five secrets of effective communication
Dr. Sue Johnson is a leading innovator in the fields of couple therapy and adult attachment.
MAYBE YOU SHOULD TALK TO SOMEONE- LORI GOTTLIEB
For those interested in what the therapy experience looks and feels like, from the perspective of someone in the role of both therapist and client
A New York City therapist examines the paradoxical relationship between domesticity and sexual desire and explains what it takes to bring lust home.
THE FEELING GOOD PODCAST- DR DAVID BURNS
This podcast features David D. Burns MD, author of "Feeling Good, The New Mood Therapy," describing powerful new techniques to overcome depression and anxiety and develop greater joy and self-esteem. For therapists and the general public alike!
Therapist Esther Perel counsels real couples as they reveal the most intimate, personal, and complicated details of the conflicts that have brought them to her door. This season, she takes on open marriage, racism inside an extended family, coming out in a religious home, and chronic infidelity, among other delicate dynamics. Esther creates a space for us to hear our own lives and struggles articulated in the stories of others. So....where should we begin?
"With original research and plenty of encouragement, she explores the psychology of releasing our definitions of an “imperfect” life and embracing living authentically. Brown’s “ten guideposts” are benchmarks for authenticity that can help anyone establish a practice for a life of honest beauty—a perfectly imperfect life."