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Self-Help Books

bib·lio·ther·a·py
noun \ˌbi-blē-ə-ˈther-ə-pē, - :  the use of reading materials for help in solving personal problems

Depression and Mood Improvement

Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy ► David D. Burns

Change Your Thinking: Overcome Stress, Anxiety, and Depression, and Improve Your Life with CBT   ► Sarah Edelman

The CBT Workbook: A Teach Yourself Guide ► Stephanie Fitzgerald

Mind over Mood: Change How You Feel by Changing the Way You Think ► Dennis Greenberger and Christine Padesky

Thoughts and Feelings: Taking Control of Your Moods and Your Life ► Matthew McKay, Martha Davis, and Patrick Fanning 

 

Anxiety and Stress

The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook Paperback ► Edmund J. Bourne

The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook ► Martha Davis, Elizabeth Robbins Eshelman, and Matthew McKay

Stop Obsessing!: How to Overcome Your Obsessions and Compulsions ► Edna B. Foa and Reid Wilson

The Anxiety Cure ► Archibald Hart

Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers ► Robert M. Sapolsky

A Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook Paperback ► Bob Stahl, Elisha Goldstein, Saki Santorelli, and Jon Kabat-Zinn

 

Healthy Relationships

The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love That Lasts ► Gary D Chapman

The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work ►John M. Gottman and Nan Silver

Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love ► Sue Johnson

 

Trauma Recovery


The Courage to Be Me: A story of Courage, Self-Compassion, and Hope after Sexual Abuse   ► Nina Burrowes (Can be read free at ninaburrowes.com)

The Courage to Heal Workbook: A Guide for Women and Men Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse ► Laura Davis

Trauma and Recovery: The Aftermath of Violence--from Domestic Abuse to Political Terror ► Judith Herman

The Sexual Healing Journey: A Guide for Survivors of Sexual Abuse ► Wendy Maltz

The Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Sourcebook: A Guide to Healing, Recovery, and Growth ►Glenn Schiraldi

The PTSD Workbook: Simple, Effective Techniques for Overcoming Traumatic Stress Symptoms ► Mary Beth Williams and Soili Poijula

Anger

The Anger Workbook: An Interactive Guide to Anger Management ► Les Carter and Frank Minirth

The Anger Control Workbook ► Matthew McKay

 

Drinking

Controlling Your Drinking: Tools to Make Moderation Work for You ► William R. Miller and Ricardo F. Muñoz

 

Grief

The Grief Recovery Handbook: The Action Program for Moving beyond Death, Divorce, and Other Losses including Health, Career, and Faith ► John W. James and Russell Friedman

 

Inattention

Taking Charge of Adult ADHD ► Russell A. Barkley

Driven to Distraction: Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder ► Edward M. Hallowell and John J. Ratey