Recommended Reading

Energy Medicine and Shamanism

Shaman, Healer, Sage and Mending the Past and Healing the Future with Soul Retrieval and The Four Insights (plus other books) by Alberto Villoldo, Ph.D.

Stone Age Wisdom by Tom Crockett

Masters of the Living Energy: Mystical World of the Q'ero of Peru by Joan Parisi Wilcox

The World as You Dream It: Shamanic Teachings of the Amazon and Andes by John Perkins

Dreaming the Council Ways: True Native Teachings from the Red Lodge by Ohky Simine Forest

Dancing the Dream: The Seven Sacred Paths of Human Transformation by Jamie Sams

Mood Self-Help and Self-Esteem

The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook by Edmund Bourne

When Perfect Isn't Good Enough by Martin Anthony, Ph.D.

Mind Over Mood by Dennis Greenberger, Ph.D. and Cristine Padesky, Ph.D.

Feeling Good, and The Feeling Good Handbook, and Ten Days to Self-Esteem by Dr. David Burns

Talking to Depression by Claudia J. Strauss

Overcoming Low Self-Esteem: A self-help guide using Cognitive Behavioral Techniques by Melanie Fennell


Ask and It Is Given: Learning to Manifest Your Desires by Esther and Jerry Hicks

Power vs Force: The Hidden Determinants of Human Behavior by David R. Hawkins, M.D., Ph.D.

Invisible Acts of Power: Channeling Grace in Your Everyday Life (plus other books) by Caroline Myss

Emergence: The Shift from Ego to Essence - 10 Steps to the Universal Human and Conscious Evolution by Barbara Marx Hubbard

Trust Your Vibes: Secret Tools for Six-Sensory Living by Sonia Choquette

The Power of Now and New Earth: Awakening to Your LIfe's Purpose by Eckhart Tolle

Stress and Change

Who Moved My Cheese: An Amazing Way to Deal with Change in Your Work and in Your Life by Spencer Johnson, M.D.

The Little Book of Stress Relief (plus other books) by David Posen, M.D.

The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook by Martha Davis, Ph.D., Elizabeth Robbins Eshelman, M.S.W., Matthew McKay, Ph.D.

Abuse and Trauma

The Emotionally Abused Woman: Overcoming Destructive Patterns and Reclaiming Yourself by Beverly Engel

Stop Walking on Eggshells by Paul T. Mason

Allies in Healing by Laura Davis

Outgrowing the Pain Together by Elaina Gill

The Courage to Heal by Ellen Bass


How to Control Your Anger Before It Controls You by Albert Ellis, Ph.D.

You Can Control Your Anger!: 21 Ways To Do It by Bill Borcherdt

Anger Kills: Seventeen Strategies for Controlling the Hostility that Can Harm Your Health by Redford Williams, M.D. and Virginia Williams, Ph.D.

The Dance of Anger (plus other books) by Harriet Lerner

The Anger Management Workbook by W.A. Angus


Yes, Your Teen is Crazy!: Loving Your Kid Without Losing Your Mind by Michael Bradley

Kids Are Worth It! and The Bully, the Bullied and The Bystander (plus other books) by Barbara Coloroso

How to Deal with Your Acting-Up Teenager: Practical Self-Help for Desperate Parents by Robert T. Bayard and Jean Bayard

Now I Know Why Tigers Eat Their Young by Peter Marshall

Positive Discipline for Your Stepfamily by Jane Nelson, Cheryl, Stephen Glenn


Divorce Busting (plus many other books) by Michele Weiner Davis

Getting the Love You Want (plus other books) by Harville Hendrix, Ph.D.

Love is a Verb: How to Stop Analyzing Your Relationship and Start Making it Great! by Bill O'Hanlon and Pat Hudson

Why Marriages Suceed or Fail and The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work (plus other books) by John Gottman, Ph.D.

Not "Just Friends" by Shirley P. Glass

After the Affair by Janis Abrahms Spring

Renew Your Marriage at Midlife by Steve Brody, Ph.D. and Cathy Brody, M.S.

Feeling Good Together by Dr. David Burns


Family First by Dr. Phil McGraw

Making Peace in Your Stepfamily: Surviving and Thriving as Parents and Stepparents by Harold H. Bloomfield, M.D.

Families and How to Survive Them by Robin Skynner

Surviving a Borderling Parent: How to Heal Your Childhood Wounds & Build Trust, Boundaries and Self-Esteem by Kimberlee Roth


It Will Never Happen to Me by Claudia Black, Ph.D.

Codependence No More (plus other books)  by Melodie Beattie

From Chocolate to Morphine: Everything You Need to Know About Mind-Altering Drugs by Andrew Well, M.D. and Winifred Rosen