Recommended Reading


Getting the Love You Want, Harville Hendrix, Ph.D.
101 Things I wish I Knew When I Got Married, Linda & Charlie Bloom
The Seven Principles For Making Marriage Work, John Gottman, Ph.D.
The New Rules of Marriage, Terry Real, MSW
Hot Monogamy, and The Truth About Love, Pat Love, Ed.D.
Rekindling Desire. Barry McCarthy, Ph.D. & Emily McCarthy
Mating in Captivity, Esther Perel


The State of Affairs, Esther Perel
After the Affair, and How Can I forgive you, Janis Spring, Ph.D.
Not Just Friends, Shirley Glass, Ph.D.
Getting Past the Affair, Snyder, Baucom & Gordon


Daring Greatly, and Rising Strong, Brene Brown, LCSW, Ph.D.

You are a Badass, Jen Sincero

Learned Optimism, Martin Seligman, Ph.D.
Codependent No More, Melody Beattie
Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking, Susan Cain
I Don’t Want to Talk About It: Overcoming The Secret Legacy of Male Depression, Terry Real
Mindsight: The New Science of Personal Transformation, Daniel J. Siegel, M.D.


One Two Three Magic, Thomas Phelan, Ph.D.
The Gesell Institute of Child Development Series, Louise Ames & Frances Ilg
Parenting with Love and Logic, Foster Cline, M.D.

Teen Boys. Raising Cain, Dan Kindlon, Ph.D and Michael Thompson, Ph.D

Teen Girls. Untangled, Lisa Damour, Ph.D

Walking on Eggshells: Navigating the Delicate Relationship Between Adult Children and Their Parents, Jane Isay

The Defining Decade – Why your Twenties Matter, Meg Jay, PhD


The Dance of Anger, and Why Won’t you Apologize? Harriet Lerner, Ph.D.
Family Ties That Bind, Ronald Richardson, MDiv, DMin.
The Fragile Bond, Augustus Napier, Ph.D.

Divorce and Co-Parenting

Second Chances: The Unexpected Legacy of Divorce &
What About the Kids, Judith Wallerstein, Ph.D.
Mom’s House Dad’s House, Isolina Ricci, Ph.D.
The Good Divorce, Constance Ahrons, Ph.D.
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