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Suggested Readings



Anxiety and Phobia Workbook - E Bourne
​Connected: The surprising power of our social networks - N Christakis & J Fowler
Feeling Good: The new mood therapy - D Burns
Flow: The psychology of optimal experience - M Csikszentmihalyi
Love 2.0: Creating happiness and health in moments of connection - B Fredrickson
The Healthy Aging Brain: Sustaining attachment, gaining wisdom - L Cozolino
The Mindful Brain: Reflection & Attunement in the Cultivation of Well-Being  - D Siegel
The Science of Yoga: Risks and rewards - W Broad
Work as a Spiritual Practice: A practical buddhist approach to inner growth - L Richmond
Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers - R Sapolsky
Writing to Heal - J Pennebaker

Marriage and Families

Alone Together: Why we expect more from Technology than from each other - S Turkle
Coparenting Survival Guide: Letting go of conflict after a difficult divorce - Thayer & Zimmerman
Emotional Intelligence in Couples Therapy:  Advances from Neurobiology - B Atkinson 
Marriage Rules: A manual for the married and the coupled up - H Lerner
The Neuroscience of Human Relationships - L Cozolino

What Makes Love Last? How to Build Trust and Avoid Betrayal - J Gottman & N Silver

Mental Health Providers

Affect Regulation and the Origin of the Self - A Schore

The Archaeology of Mind - J. Panksepp & L. Biven

The Body Keeps Score: Brain, Mind and Body in the Healin gof Trauma - B Van der Kolk
The Developing Mind: Toward a Neurobiology of Interpersonal Experience - D Siegel

The Healing Power of Emotion: Affective neuroscience & practice - Fosha, Siegel & Solomon
The Master and his Emissary: The divided brain & the making of the western world - McGilchrist
The Present Moment in Psychotherapy and Everyday Life  - D Stern

The Science of the Art of Psychotherapy - A Schore

The Neurobehavioral and Social Emotional Development of Infants and Children - E Tronick
Shadow of the Tsunami: The growth of the relational mind - P Bromberg

Child Development
Everyday Blessings - M & J Kabat-Zinn
Brain Rules for Baby: How to raise a smart, happy child from 0 to 5 - J Medina

How To Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk- Faber &  Mazlish

Irreducible Needs of Children - T Brazelton & S Greenspan
Parenting by Heart - R Taffel
Parenting from the Inside Out - D Siegel & M Hartzell
Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child- J Gottman

Raising Cain: Protecting the Emotional Life of Boys - D Kindlon & M Thompson
The Whole Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies - D Siegel & T Bryson
Touchpoints: Your Child's Emotional & Behavioral Development - T Brazelton
Transforming the Difficult Child: The Nurtured Heart Approach- H Glasser  & J Easley 
How Children Succeed: Grit, curiosity, and the hidden power of character - P Tough
Your Child’s Growing Mind - J Healy

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