The following list represents some of the books and wellness applications that I have found useful over the years in my clinical work. If you would like a recommendation for further reading or study about a subject that is not listed, please contact me directly.


Reviving Ophelia by Mary Pipher

Real Boy’s Voices by William Pollack and Todd Schuster


Codependent No More by Melodie Beattie

The Creative Life

Writing as a Way of Healing by Louise DeSalvo

The War of Art by Steven Pressfield

Writing Down the Bones by Natalie Goldberg

The Art of Pilgrimage: A Seeker’s Guide to Making Travel Sacred by Phil Cousineau

Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert

Pilgrim Heart by Sarah York

The Names of Things: A Passage in the Egyptian Desert by Susan Brind Morrow

Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott


Care of the Soul by Thomas Moore

Dancing in the Flames by Marion Woodman

Inner Work by Robert Johnson

Crossing to Avalon by Jean Shinoda Bolen

Memories, Dreams, Reflections by Carl G. Jung

Women Who Run With the Wolves by Clarissa Pinkola Estés

Goddesses in Every Woman by Jean Shinoda Bolen

Gods in Every Man by Jean Shinoda Bolen


Mindsight by Dan Seigel

Wherever You Go, There You Are:
Mindfulness Meditation in Everyday Life
by John Kabat-Zinn

Headspace: Guided Meditation and Mindfulness

Insight Timer: Meditation App

Perfectionism & Control

The Gifts of Imperfection by Brené Brown

Addiction to Perfection: The Still Unravished Bride by Marion Woodman


Men, Women, & Worthiness by Brené Brown

The Soul of Sex by Thomas Moore

Hold Me Tight by Sue Johnson

Trauma & Recovery

The Body Keeps the Score by Bessel Van Der Kolk M.D.

Trauma and the Soul by Donald Kalsched

The Drama of the Gifted Child by Alice Miller

The 8 Keys to Safe Trauma Recovery by Babette Rothschild

Support Lines

BACA (Bikers Against Child Abuse) exists with the intent to create a safer environment for abused children. They are a body of Bikers who empower children to not feel afraid of the world in which they live. 1-866-71-ABUSE (1-866-712-2873)

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. 1-800-273-8255

RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) is the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization. RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline (800.656.HOPE, y in partnership with more than 1,000 local sexual assault service providers across the country and operates the DoD Safe Helpline for the Department of Defense. RAINN also carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, help survivors, and ensure that perpetrators are brought to justice.
TEEN LINE is a confidential hotline for teenagers which operates every evening from 6:00pm to 10:00pm PST. If you have a problem or just want to talk with another teen who understands, then this is the right place for you! You can call them at 800-TLC-TEEN (852-8336), text them by texting “TEEN” to 839863 or email them here.

American Red Cross Emergency aid and disaster relief. For immediate assistance, please contact your local Red Cross chapter. 1 800 RED CROSS

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