Recommended Reading

These suggested readings may provide understanding of a variety of psychological challenges.
 
PARENTING 
• Helping Young Children Flourish – Aletha Solter
• Attachment Play - Aletha Solter
• Hold On to Your Kids: Why Parents Need to Matter More Than Peers - Gorden Neufeld & Gabor Mate
• Positive Discipline for Teens - Jane Nelsen & Lynn Lott
• Freeing Your Child From Negative Thinking - Tamar E. Chansky
• Freeing Your Child From Anxiety - Tamar E. Chansky
• Freeing Your Child From Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder - Tamar E. Chansky
 
WOMEN
• The Female Brain – Louann Brizendine
 
MEN
• The Male Brain – Louann Brizendine
• Swallowed by a Snake: The Gift of the Masculine Side of Healing
 
TRAUMA
• The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog: And Other Stories from a Child Psychiatrist's Notebook. What Traumatized Children Can Teach Us About Loss, Love, and Healing - Bruce Perry, MD, Ph.D. & Maia Szalavitz
 
• The Body Keep The Score, Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma - Bessel van der Kolk, M.D.
 
ADDICTION
• In The Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters With Addiction – Gabor Mate
 
ADHD
• Scattered: How Attention Deficit Disorder Originates and What You Can Do About It

• Driven to Distraction: Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder -  Edward Hallowell, MD & John Ratey, MD
 
MEDICAL PROBLEMS
• When the Body Says No: Exploring the Stress-Disease Connection - Gabor Mate
 
GENERAL
• Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Life and Love from Dear Sugar – Cheryl Strayed
• The Surprising Purpose of Anger: Beyond Anger Management: FInding the Gift (Nonviolent Communication Guides) - Marshall B. Rosenberg