Book Recommendations

Clients are always asking about book recommendations. We've compiled a list of the books we most frequently recommend and often refer to during therapy sessions.

  • Hold Me Tight by Dr. Sue Johnson

  • The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work by Dr. John Gottman

  • All About Love by bell hooks

  • Mating in Captivity by Esther Perel

  • The Universe Has Your Back by Gabrielle Bernstein

  • The Body Keeps the Score by Dr. Bessel van der Kolk

  • Trauma Stewardship by Laura van Dernoot Lipsky

  • The Whole-Brain Child by Daniel J Siegel, M.D.

  • The Highly Sensitive Person: How to Thrive When the World Overwhelms You by Elaine N. Aron, Ph.D.

  • Come As You Are: The Surprising New Science That Will Transform Your Sex Life by Emily Nagoski, Ph.D.

Crisis Information

If you are concerned about yourself or someone you know, please contact:

  • National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

  • Teen Suicide Hotline: 1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433)

  • Call 911

  • Crisis Text Line: Text IN to 741-741

  • Trans Lifeline: 1-877-330-6366 

  • The Trevor Project (LGBTQ+ Youth):

  • Present to your local emergency hospital

  • National Sexual Assault Hotline

  • National Domestic Violence Hotline

    • To chat: thehotline.org

    • To text: Text "START" to 88788

    • To call: 1-800-799-7233

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