I Recommend

Resources to Help You Enhance & Enrich Your Self, Your Relationships, Your Life!

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RELATIONSHIP ENHANCEMENT:

“Relationship Rescue: A Seven-Step Strategy for Reconnecting with Your Partner” – Phillip C. McGraw, Ph.D.

“The Relationship Rescue Wookbook: Exercises and Self Tests to Help You Reconnect With Your Partner” – Phillip C. McGraw, Ph.D.

“How to Improve Your Marriage Without Talking About it.” – Patricia Love & Steven Stosny

“The High-Conflict Couple: A Dialectical Behavior Therapy Guide to Finding Peace, Intimacy & Validation” – Alan E. Fruzzetti, Ph.D.

“Act Like A Lady,Think Like A Man: What Men Really Think About Love, Relationshps, Intimacy & Commitment” – Steve Harvey

“Lies at the Altar: The Truth About Great Marriages” – Dr. Robin L. Smith

“Why Men Love Bitches: From Doormat to Dreamgirl! – A Woman’s Guide to Holding Her Own in a Relationship” – Sherry Argov

“The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love that Lasts” – Gary Chapman

“You Don’t Have to Take It Anymore: Turn Your Resentful, Angry, or Emotionally Abusive Relationship into a Compassionate, Loving One” – John Stosny, Ph.D.

PERSONAL GROWTH, EMPOWERMENT & HEALING EMOTIONAL PAIN:

                                    Resolving Anger Through Forgiveness:

 “Forgiveness is a Choice: A Step-by-Step Process for Resolving Anger and Restoring Hope” – Robert D. Enright, Ph.D.

Grief & Recovery:

 “The Grief Recovery Handbook, 20th Anniversary Expanded Edition: The Action Program for Moving Beyond Death, Divorce, and Other Losses including Health, Career, and Faith” – John W. James & Russell Friedman

“When Children Grieve: For Adults to Help Children Deal with Death, Divorce, Pet Loss, Moving, and Other Losses” – John W. James & Russell Friedman

Anxiety & Worry:

 “The Worry Cure: Seven Steps to Stop Worry from Stopping You” – Robert L. Leahy, Ph.D.

“Helping Your Anxious Child: A Step-by-Step Guide for Parents” – Ronald M. Rapee, Ph.D.

“The Anxiety and Worry Workbook: The Cognitive Behavioral Solution” – David A. Clark, Ph.D. & Aaron T. Beck, M.D.

“When Panic Attacks: The New, Drug-Free Anxiety Therapy That Can Change Your Life” – David D. Burns, M.D.

Depression:

“Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy” – David D. Burns, M.D.

“I Want to Change My Life: How to Overcome Anxiety, Depression and Addiction” – Steven M. Melemis

Self-Esteem & Personal Empowerment:

 “Self Matters: Creating Your Life from the Inside Out” – Phillip C. McGraw, Ph.D

“The Self Matters Companion : Helping You Create Your Life from the Inside Out” – Phillip C. McGraw, Ph.D.

“Life Strategies: Doing What Works, Doing What Matters” – Phillip C. McGraw, Ph.D.

“Bradshaw On: The Family: A New Way of Creating Solid Self-Esteem” – John Bradshaw

“Healing the Shame that Binds You (Recovery Classics)” – John Bradshaw

“Homecoming: Reclaiming and Championing Your Inner Child” – John Bradshaw

“Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High” – Kerry Patterson

Addiction Issues:

http://www.AllTreatment.com/ca

PARENTING:

“The Whole Parent: How To Become A Terrific Parent Even If You Didn’t Have One” – Debra Wesselmann

“Parenting From the Inside Out” – Daniel Siegel, M.D.

“Family First: Your Step-by-Step Plan for Creating a Phenomenal Family” – Dr. Phil McGraw

“The Family First Workbook: Specific Tools, Strategies, and Skills for Creating a Phenomenal Family” – Dr. Phil McGraw

“The New Six-Point Plan for Raising Happy, Healthy Children” – John Rosemond

“Making the “Terrible” Twos Terrific” – John Rosemond

“The Well-Behaved Child: Discipline that Really Works!” – John Rosemond

“Teen-Proofing Fostering Responsible Decision Making in Your Teenager” – John Rosemond

“1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2-12″ – Thomas W. Phelan, Ph.D.

“Surviving Your Adolescents: How to Manage-and Let Go of-Your 13-18 Year Olds” – Thomas W. Phelan, Ph.D.

“Mending the Broken Bond: The 90-Day Answer to Repairing Your Relationship with Your Child” – Dr. Frank Lawlis

“Supernanny: How to Get the Best From Your Children” – Jo Frost

“Parenting Your Out-of-Control Teenager: 7 Steps to Reestablish Authority and Reclaim Love” – Scott P. Sells, Ph.D.

“Stop Negotiating With Your Teen: Strategies for Parenting Your Angry, Manipulative, Moody, or Depressed Adolescent” – Janet Sasson Edgette

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