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Denizet-Lewis, B. America Anonymous. 2009. NY: Simon and Schuster.

Denning, P., Little, J., Glickman, A. Over the Influence.2004. NYNY: Guilford.

Fanning, P., O’Neill, J.T. The Addiction Workbook. 1996. OaklandCA: New Hrbinger Publications.

Twerski, A. Addictive Thinking: Understanding Self-Deception. Second Edition. 1997. Center City, MN: Hazelden Foundation.


Hallowell, E.M. & Ratey, J.J. Driven to Distraction: Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder from Childhood through Adulthood. 1994. NY: Touchstone.

Hallowell, E.M. & Ratey, J.J. Delivered from Distraction: Getting the Most out of Life with Attention Deficit Disorder. 2005. NY: Ballantine Books.

Kelly, K. & Ramundo, P. You Mean I’m Not Lazy, Stupid, or Crazy? A Self-Help Book for Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder. 1993. NY: Fireside.

Orenstein, M. Smart But Stuck: Emotional Aspects of Learning Disabilities and Imprisoned Intelligence. 2001. NY: Haworth Press.

Roberts, M.S. & Jansen, G.J. Living with ADD: A Workbook for Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder. 1997. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications, Inc.


Mckay, M., Rogers, P., & McKay, J. When Anger Hurts: Quieting the Storm Within. 1989. OaklandCA: New Harbinger Publications, Inc.

Lerner, H. The Dance of Anger: A Woman’s Guide to Changing the Patterns of Intimate Relationships. 1997. NY: HarperCollins Publisher, Inc.


Barlow, D.H., & Craske, M.G. Mastery of Your Anxiety and Panic: Client Workbook for Anxiety and Panic, 3rd edition. 2000. NY: Oxford University Press.

Bourne, E J. The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook (4th Ed). 2005. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications, Inc.

Brantley, J. Calming Your Anxious Mind. 2007. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications, Inc.

Dubin, N. Asperger Syndrome and Anxiety. 2009. London and PA: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Hope, D., et. al. Managing Social Anxiety: A Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Approach. Client Workbook. 2000. NY: Oxford University Press.

Markway, B., Carmin, C., Pollard, C., & Flynn, T. Dying of Embarrassment: Help for Social Anxiety and Social Phobia. 1992. OaklandCA: New Harbinger Publications.

Potter, B. The Worrywart’s Companion: Twenty-one Ways to Soothe Yourself and Worry Smart. 1997. Berkeley, CA: Wildcat Canyon Press.

Schneier, F., & Welkowitz, L. The Hidden Face of Shyness: Understanding and Overcoming Social Anxiety. 1996.

Wilson, R. Don’t Panic: Taking Control of Anxiety Attacks. 1996. NY: HarperCollins.


Carley, M.J. Asperger’s from the Inside Out. 2008. NY: Penguin.

Dubin, . Asperger Syndrome and Anxiety. Harpur, J., Lawlor, M, & Fitzgerald, M. Succeeding in College with Asperger’s Syndrome: A Student Guide. 2004. UK: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Holliday, W. Pretending to be Normal. 1999. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Lawson, W. Build Your Own Life: A Self-Help Guide for Individuals with Asperger Syndrome. 2003. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Ledgin, N. Asperger’s and Self-esteem: Insight and Hope through Famous Role Models. 2002. Arlington, TX: Future Horizons.

Prince-Hughes, D (Ed.). Aquamarine Blue: 5 Personal Stories of College Students with Autism. 2002. AthensOhio: Ohio University Press.

Shore, S. Beyond the Wall: Personal Experiences with Autism and Asperger Syndrome. 2003. Shawnee Mission, KS: Autism Asperger Publishing.


Albers, S. Mindful Eating 101. 2006. NY: Routledge.

Cash, T.F. The Body Image Workbook. 2008. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications.

Koenig, K. The Food and Feelings Workbook. 2007. Carlsbad, CA: Gurze.

McCabe, R., McFarlane, T., Olmsted, M. The Overcoming Bulimia Workbook. 2003. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications.

Roth, G. Breaking Free From Emotional Eating. 2004. NY: Plume.

Somov, P. Eating the moment. 2008. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications.

Siegel, M., Brisman, J., & Weinshel, M. Surviving an Eating Disorder: Strategies for Family and Friends. 1997. NY: HarperPerennial.

Triboli,E., & Resch, E. Intuitive Eating: A Revolutionary Program that Works. 2003. NY: St. Martin’s Press.


Burns, D. The Feeling Good Handbook (Rev. Ed.) 1999. NY: William Morrow.

Cobain, B. When Nothing Matters Anymore: A Survival Guide for Depressed Teens. 1998. Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit.

Copeland, M. The Depression Workbook: A Guide for Living with Depression and Manic Depression. (2nd Ed.). 2001. CA: New Harbinger Publications, Inc.

Jackson-Triche, M., Wells, K., Minnium, K. Beating Depression: The Journey to Hope. 2002. NY: McGraw-Hill.

McQuaid, J. and Carmona, P. peaceful mind: using mindfulness and Cognitive Behavioral Psychology to Overcome Depression. 2004. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger.

Papolos, D., and Papolos, J. Overcoming Depression. 1997. NY: Harper-Collins.

Rosenthal, N. Winter Blues. 2006. NY: NY. Guilford.

Thompson, T. The Beast: A Journey Through Depression. 1996. NY: Plume.


Catalano, E. Getting to Sleep. 1990. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications, Inc.

Hauri, P., & Linde, S. No More Sleepless Nights Workbook. 2001. NY: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.


Colgrove, M., Bloomfield, H., & McWilliams, P. How to Survive the Loss of a Love. 1993. Prelude Press.

Deits, B. Life after Loss. Third Edition. 2000. , Arizona: Fisher Books.

Fiona, M. Losing a Parent. 1993. Tucson, Arizona. Fisher Books.

Fisher, B. & Alberti, R. Rebuilding: When Your Relationship Ends. Third edition, 1999. Atascadero, CA: Impact Publishers, Inc.

Fitzgerald, H. The Mourning Handbook: A Complete Guide for the Bereaved. 1994. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Simon & Schuster, 1994.

Hanh, T. N. no death, no fear: Comforting wisdom for life. 2002. NY: Penguin.

James, J, & Cherry, F. The Grief Recovery Handbook. 1989. NY: HarperCollins.

Kingma, D. Coming Apart: Why Relationships End and How to Live through the Ending of Yours. 2000. Boston, MA: Conari Press.

Noel, B., & Blair, P. I Wasn’t Ready to Say Goodbye: Surviving, Coping, and Healing after the Death of a Loved One. 2000. WI: Champion Press.

Rando, T. How to go on Living When Someone You Love Dies. 1991. NY: Bantam Books.

Zimmerman, S. Writing to Heal the Soul: Transforming Grief and Loss Through Writing. 2002. Pittsburgh, PA: Three Rivers Press.


Foa, E., & Wilson, R. Stop Obsessing! How to Overcome Your Obsessions and Compulsions. 2001. NY: Bantam Books.

Steketee, G., & White, K. When Once is Not Enough. 1990. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications, Inc.


Beck, M. The Joy Diet. 2003.NY: Crown.

Ben-Shahar, T. Happier: Learn the Secrets to Daily Joy and Lasting Fulfillment. 2007. McGraw-Hill.

Ben-Shahar, T. Even Happier. 2010. McGraw-Hill.

The Dalai Lama & Cutler, H. The Art of Happiness: A Handbook for Living. 1998. NY: Riverhead Books.

Lyubomirsky, S. The How of Happiness. 2007. NY: Penguin.

Seligman, M. Authentic Happiness: Using the New Positive Psychology to Realize Your Potential for Lasing Fulfillment. 2002. NY: Free Press.


Alberti, R., & Emmons, M. Your Perfect Right: Assertiveness and Equality in Your Life and Relationships. Eighth Edition. 2001. Atascadero, CA: Impact Publishers.

Beattie, M. Beyond Codependency. 1996. NY: Harper & Row.

Brinegar, J. Breaking Free from Domestic Violence. 1992. MinneapolisMN: CompCare Publishers.

Blevins, W. Your Family, Your Self: How to Analyze Your Family System to Understand Yourself and Achieve More Satisfying Relationships with Your Loved Ones. 1993. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications, Inc.

Brassell, W. Belonging: A Guide to Overcoming Loneliness. 1994. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications, Inc.

Burzon, B. Permanent Partners: building Gay and Lesbian Relationships that Last. 2004. NY: Plume.

Clunis, d., & Green, G. Lesbian Couples: A Guide to Creating Healthy Relationships. 2000. NY: Seal Press.

Evans, P. The Verbally Abusive Relationship: How to Recognize It and How to Respond. 1992. Holbrook, MA: Bob Adams, Inc.

Gottman, J., & DeClaire, J. The Relationship Cure: A Five Step Guide to Strengthening Your Marriage, Family, and Friendships. 2002. NY: Three Rivers Press.

Horchow, R. and Horchow, S. The Art of Friendship. 2005. NY: St. Martin’s Press.

Katherine, A. Where to Draw the Line: How to Set Up Healthy Boundaries Every Day. 2000. NY: Fireside.

Lerner, H. The Dance of Intimacy: a Woman’s Guide to Courageous Acts of Change in Key Relationships. 1989. NY: Harper & Row Publishers.

Madison, A. Hooking Up: a girl’s all-out guide to sex and sexuality. 2006. NY: Prometheus Books.

McKay, M., Davis, M., & Fanning, P. Messages: The Communication Skills Book, Second Edition. 1995. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications, Inc.

Savage, E. Don’t Take It Personally! The Art of Dealing with Rejection. 1997. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications, Inc.

Tannen, D. You Just Don’t Understand: Women and Men in Conversation. 1990. NY: HarperCollins Publishers, Inc.


Ben-Shahar, T. The Pursuit of Perfect. 2009. McGraw-Hill.

Branden, N. Six Pillars of Self-Esteem. 1994. NY: Bantam Books.

Germer, C. the mindful path to self-compassion. 2009. NY, London: Guilford.

Hendricks, G. The Learning to Love Yourself Workbook. 1990. NY: Fireside.

McKay, M., Fanning, P., Honeychurch, C., & Sutker, C. The Self-Esteem Companion. 1999. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications, Inc.


Alderman, T. The Scarred Soul: Understanding and Ending Self-Inflicted Violence. 1997. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications, Inc.

Conterio, K, & Lader, W. Bodily Harm: The Breakthrough Healing Program for Self-Injurers. 1998. NY: Hyperion.

Miller, D. Women Who Hurt Themselves: A Book of Hope and Understanding. 1994. NY: Basic Books.


Benson, H. The Relaxation Response. 2000. NY: HarperCollins Books.

Brach, T. Radical Acceptance. 2003. Bantam Books.

Davis, M., Eshelman E., & McKay, M. The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook. Fifth Edition. 2006. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications, Inc.

Fralich, T. Cultivating Lasting Happiness: A 7-step Guide to Mindfulness. 2007. Wisconsin: PESI.

Hanh, T. N. The Miracle of Mindfulness. 1976. Boston: Beacon Press.

Kabat-Zinn, J. Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain, and Illness. 1990. NY: Dell Publishing.

Kabat-Zinn, J. Wherever You Go There You Are: Mindfulness Meditation in Everyday Life. 1994. NY: Hyperion.

Louden, J. The Women’s Comfort Book: A Self-Nurturing Guide for Restoring Balance in Your Life. 1992. San Francisco: Harper.

Zi, N. The Art of Breathing: Exercises for Improving Your Performance and Well-Being. 1986. NY: Bantam.


Copeland, M., & Harris, M. Healing the Trauma of Abuse: A Women’s Workbook. 2000. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications, Inc.

Flannery, R. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: The Victim’s Guide to Healing and Recovery. 1992. Holyoke, MA: Crossroad.

Lew, M. Victims No Longer: Men Recovering from Incest and Other Sexual Child Abuse. 1990. NY: HarperCollins.

Herman, J. Trauma and Recovery. 1992. NY: Basic Books.

Matsakis, A. I Can’t Get Over It: A Handbook for Trauma Survivors. Second Edition. 1996. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications, Inc.

Mataskis, A. Trust After Trauma: A Guide to Relationships for Survivors and Those Who Love Them. 1998. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications, Inc.

Pennebaker, J. Writing to Heal: A Guided Journal for Recovering from Trauma and Emotional Upheaval. 2004. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications, Inc.

Rosenbloom, D, & Williams, M. Life After Trauma: A Workbook for Healing. 1999. NY: The Guilford Press.