Suggested Reading List


Bancroft, L.(2003).Why Does He Do That?: Inside the Minds of Angry and Controlling Men. Berkley Trade.

Carnes, P.J.(1997).The Betrayal Bond: Breaking Free of Exploitive Relationships. HCI.

Evans, P.(2010).The Verbally Abusive Relationship. Adams Media.

Engel, B.(2003).The Emotionally Abusive Relationship: How to Stop Being Abused and How to Stop Abusing. Wiley.

Forward, S.(1998).Emotional Blackmail: When the People in Your Life Use Fear, Obligation, and Guilt to Manipulate You. William Morrow Paperbacks.


Kasl, C.(1990).Women, Sex and Addiction: A Search for Love and Power. William Morrow Paperbacks.

Mellody, P., Miller, A.W. & Miller, J.K.(1992).Facing Love Addiction: Giving Yourself the Power to Change the Way You Love. HarperOne.

Johnson, V. (1990).I’ll Quit Tomorrow: A Practical Guide to Alcoholism Treatment.

Carnes, P. (2001).Out of the Shadows: Understanding Sexual Addiction.

Black, C. (1987).It Will Never Happen to Me! Children of Alcoholics: as Youngsters–Adolescents–Adults.


Bourne, E.J.(2011).The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook. New Harbinger Publications.

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Adler, L.(2007).Scattered Minds: Hope and help for adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Perigree Books.

Freed, J. & Shapiro, J.(2007).4 Weeks to an Organized Life with AD/HD. Taylor Publishing.

Hallowell, E.M.(2006).Crazybusy: Overstretched, Overbooked, and About to Snap! Strategies for coping in a world gone ADD. Ballantine Books.

Bipolar Disorder

Jamison, K.R.(1997).An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness. Vintage.

Fast, J. & Preston, J. (2012).Loving Someone with Bipolar Disorder: Understanding and Helping Your Partner.

Borderline Personality Disorder

Kreisman, J.J. & Straus H.(2010).I Hate You, Don’t Leave Me. Perigree Trade.

Mason, P. & Kreger, R.(2010).Stop Walking on Eggshells: Taking Your LIfe Back When Someone You Care About Has Borderline Personality Disorder. New Harbinger Publications.


Cloud, H. & Townsend, J.(1992).Boundaries: When to Say YES, When to Say NO, To Take Control of Your Life. Zondervan.

O’Neil, M., Newbold, C.E.(1994).Boundary Power: How I Treat You, How I Let You Treat Me, How I Treat Myself. Sonlight Publications.


Beattie, M.(1990).The Language of Letting Go. Hazelden.

Beattie, M.(1986).Codependent No More: How to Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring for Yourself. Hazelden.

Forward, S. & Torres, J.(2002).Men Who Hate Women and The Women Who Love Them. Bantam.

Mellody, P., Miller, A.W., Miller, J.K.(1989).Facing Codependence: What It Is, Where It Comes from, How It Sabotages Our Lives. Harper & Row.

Payson, E.(2002).The Wizard of Oz and Other Narcissists: COping with the One-Way Relationship in Work, Love, and Family. Julian Day Publications.


Allen, J.G.(2005).Coping with Depression: From Catch-22 to Hope. Zondervan.

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Schwartz, J.M. & Beyette, B.(1997).Brain Lock: Free Yourself from Obsessive-Compulsive Behavior. Harper Perennial.


Cloud, H.(1993).Changes that Heal. Zondervan.

Eggerichs, emerson.(2004).Love & Respect: The Love She Most Desires; The Respect He Desperately Needs. Thomas Nelson.

Eldredge, J. & Eldredge, S.(2011).Captivating: Unveiling the Mystery of a Woman’s Soul. Thomas Nelson.

Eldredge, J.(2011).Wild at Heart: Discovering the Secret of a Man’s Soul. Zondervan.


Miller, A.(2008).The Drama of the Gifted Child: The Search for the True Self. Basic Books.