Library

Library

Below you will find a few recommended books that we hope will help you along in your journey.

ADD/ADHD

ADDChecklist

The ADD/ADHD Checklist: A Practical Reference for Parents and Teachers

Sandra F. Rief
Jossey-Bass, 2008
ISBN: 978-0-470-18970-2
ADDChild

When Your Child has… ADD/ADHD

Rebecca Rutledge
Adams Media, 2008
ISBN: 978-1-598-69666-0

Bereavement

Touchedbysuicide

Touched by Suicide: Hope and Healing After Loss

Michael F. Myers & Carla Fine
Gotham Books, 2006
ISBN: 978-1-592-40228-1
goodbyefriend

Goodbye Friend: Healing Wisdom for Anyone who has ever Lost a Pet

Gary Kowalski
New World Library, 2012
ISBN: 978-1-60868-086-3
theorphanedadult

The Orphaned Adult: Confronting the Death of a Parent

Marc D. Angel
Insight Books, 1987
ISBN: 0-89885-334-6
giftsfromtheunknown

Gifts from the Unknown: Using Extraordinary Experiences to Cope with Loss and Change

Louis E. Legrand
Authors Choice Press, 2001
ISBN: 978-0-595-17869-8
agriefobserved

A Grief Observed

C. S. Lewis

Bantam Books, 1961

ISBN: 0-553-27486-4

thejourneythroughgrief

The Journey Through Grief: Reflections on Healing

Alan D. Wolfelt
Companion Press, 1997
ISBN: 1-879651-11-4
minfulnessandgrief

Mindfulness & Grief – With Guided Meditations to Calm Your Mind and Restore Your Spirit

Heather Stang
Cico Books, 2014
ISBN: 978-1-78249-112-5

Children

child1

The Kissing Hand

Audrey Penn
Tanglewood Press, 2007
ISBN: 978-1-933718-10-1
child4

Sad Isn’t Bad: a Good-Grief Guidebook for Kids Dealing With Loss

Michaelene Mundy
Abbey Press, 1998
ISBN: 0-87029-321-4
child7

I Miss My Pet: a First Look at When a Pet Dies

Pat Thomas
Barron’s Educational Series, 2012
ISSBN: 978-1-4380-0188-3
child10

Dinosaurs Divorce: a Guide for Changing Families

Laurie Krasny Brown & Marc Brown
Little, Brown and Company, 2009
ISBN: 978-0316109963
child13

A Terrible Thing Happened

Margaret M. Holmes
Magination Press, 2000
ISBN: 978-1-55795-701-3
child2

When Someone has a Very Serious Illness Children can Learn to Cope With Loss and Change

Marge Heegaard
Woodland Press, 1991
ISBN: 978-0-9620502-4-4
child5

Water Bugs and Dragonflies: Explaining Death to Young Children

Doris Stickney
The Pilgrim Press, 2009
ISBN: 978-0-8298-1830-7
child8

Bully B.E.A.N.S

Julia Cook
National Center for Youth Issues, 2009
ISBN: 978-1-931636-49-0
child11

Jolo’s Two Bedrooms: a Book for Children in Family Separation

Teresa de Grosbois, & Rae and Fiona Fox
Small Shifts Books & Media Inc., 2009
ISBN: 978-0-9809484-6-2
child14

When Someone You Love has Cancer: a Guide to Help Kids Cope

Alaric Lewis
Abbey Press, 2005
ISBN: 978-0-87029-395-5
child3

When Mom or Dad Dies: a Book of Comfort for Kids

Daniel Grippo
Abbey Press, 2008
ISBN: 978-0-87029-415-0
child6

The Tenth Good Thing About Barney

Judith Viorst
Aladdin Books, 1971
ISBN: 0-689-71203-0
child9

The D (Divorce) Word

Julia Cook
National Center for Youth Issues, 2011
ISBN: 978-1-931636-76-6
child12

When Mom and Dad Separate Children Can Learn to Cope with Grief from Divorce

Marge Heegaard
Woodland Press, 1991
ISBN: 978-0-9620502-2-0
child15

Good Night Yoga: a Pose-by-Pose Bedtime Story

Mariam Gates
Sounds True, 2015
ISBN: 978-1-62203-466-6

Clinical and Research Titles

cr1

Parenting After the Loss of a Child: a Practitioner’s Guide

Jennifer L. Buckle & Stephen Fleming
Routledge, 2011
ISBN: 978-0-415-99573-3
cr2

Love Lives on: Learning from the Extraordinary Encounters of the Bereaved

 
Louis Legrand
Berkley Books, 2008
ISBN: 978-0-425-21193-9
cr3

Disenfranchised Grief: New Directions, Challenges, and Strategies for Practice

Kenneth J. Doka (Editor)
Research Press, 2002
ISBN: 0-87822-427-0
cr4

Working with Loss & Grief: a New Model for Practitioners

Linda Machin
Sage Publications, 2009
ISBN: 978-1-4129-4668-1
cr5

Families Making Sense of Death

Janice Winchester Nadeau
Sage Publications, 1998
ISBN: 978-0-7619-0266-9
cr6

Grief After Suicide: Understanding the Consequences and Caring for the Survivors

John R. Jordan and John L. McIntosh (Editors)
Routledge, 2011
ISBN: 978-0-415-99355-5
cr7

Sitting Together: Essential Skills for Mindfulness-Based Psychotherapy

Susan M. Pollack, Thomas Pedulla, & Ronald D. Siegel
The Guilford Press, 2014
ISBN: 978-1-462-51398-7

Curricula

c1

Adventure in the Land of Grief: a 9-Week Children’s Bereavement Group Curriculum

Steve Dawson and Laura Harris
Words on the Wind Publishing, 1997
ISBN: 0-9660681-0-6
c2

Breaking the Silence: a Guide to Helping Children with Complicated Grief – Suicide, Homicide, AIDS, Violence, and Abuse

Linda Goldman
Taylor and Francis, 2001
ISBN: 1-58391-312-2

Guide Books

400

Life & Loss: a Guide to Help Grieving Children

Linda Goldman
Accelerated Development, 1994
ISBN: 1-55959-052-1
g2

Soul Centered: Transform Your Life in 8 Weeks with Meditation

Sarah McLean
Hay House, Inc., 2012
ISBN: 978-1-4019-3586-3
g3

Overcoming Grief: a Self-Help Guide Using Cognitive Behavioral Techniques

Sue Morris
Basic Books, 2008
ISBN: 978-0-465-00537-6

Work Books

w1

The Compassion Fatigue Workbook: Creative Tools for Transforming Compassion Fatigue and Vicarious Traumatization

François Mathieu
Routledge, 2012
ISBN: 978-0-415-89790-7
w2

Lessons of Loss: a Guide to Coping

Robert A. Neimeyer
Center for the Study of Loss and Transition, 2006
ISBN: 978-0-978-95561-8
w3

A Path Through Loss: A Workbook for Healing and Growth

Nancy Reeves
Northstone, 2012
ISBN: 978-1-77064-438-0

Health and Wellness

h1

Perfect Health: the Complete Mind Body Guide (Revised & Updated)

Deepak Chopra
Three Rivers Press, 2000
ISBN: 978-0-609-80694-7
h4

Overcoming Shock: Healing the Traumatized Mind and Heart

Diane Zimberoff & David Hartman
New Horizon Press, 2014
ISBN: 978-0-88282-480-2
h2

Breaking Free from the Victim Trap: Reclaiming Your Personal Power

Diane Zimberoff
Wellness Press, 2014
ISBN: 978-0-962-27280-6
h3

My Stroke of Insight: a Brain Scientist’s Personal Journey

Jill Bolte Taylor
Viking, 2006
ISBN: 978-0-670-02074-4

Mindfulness and Meditation

m1

Effortless Mind: Meditate with Ease

Ajayan Borys
New World Library, 2013
ISBN: 978-1-608-68154-9
m4

Present Perfect: A Mindfulness Approach to Letting Go of Perfectionism & the Need for Control

Pavel Somov
New Harbinger Publications, 2010
ISBN: 978-1-572-24756-7
m2

Soul Centered: Transform Your Life in 8 Weeks with Meditation

Sarah McLean
Hay House, Inc., 2012
ISBN: 978-1-4019-3586-3
m5

Fully Present: The Science, Art, and Practice of Mindfulness

Susan L. Smalley & Diana Winston
De Capo/Lifelong Books, 2010
ISBN: 978-0-738-21324-8
m3

Calming Your Anxious Mind: How Mindfulness & Compassion can Free You from Anxiety, Fear & Panic

Jeffrey Brantley
New Harbinger Publications, 2007
ISBN: 978-1-57224-487-0
m6

Mindfulness & Grief – With Guided Meditations to Calm Your Mind and Restore Your Spirit

Heather Stang
Cico Books, 2014
ISBN: 978-1-78249-112-5

Relationships (Marriage, Separation, Divorce)

r1

The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love That Lasts

Gary Chapman
Northfield Publishing, 2010
ISBN: 978-0-8024-7315-8
r2

Getting the Love You Want: A Guide for Couples

Harville Hendrix
HarperPerennial, 1988
ISBN: 0-06-097292-0
r3

Anxious in Love: How to Manage Your Anxiety, Reduce Conflict & Reconnect with Your Partner

Carolyn Daitch & Lissah Lorberbaum
New Harbinger Publications, 2012
ISBN: 978-1-60882-231-7
r4

The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work

John M. Gottman
Three Rivers Press, 1999
ISBN: 978-0-609-80579-7
r5

After the Affair: Healing the Pain and Rebuilding Trust When a Partner has been Unfaithful

Janis Abrahms Spring
HarperPerennial, 1996
ISBN: 0-06-092817-4

Religiosity and Spirituality

s1

The Next Place

Warren Hanson
Waldman House Press, 1997
ISBN: 978-0-931674-32-7
s2

The Way We Pray: Prayer Practices from Around the World

Maggie Oman Shannon
Conari Press, 2001
ISBN: 1-57324-571-2
s3

How God Changes Your Brain

Andrew Newberg &
Mark Robert Walden
Ballantine Books, 2009
ISBN: 978-0-345-50342-8
s4

Ordinary People as Monks & Mystics

Marsha Sinclair
Paulist Press, 1986
ISBN: 978-0-80914-284-2

Teens

t1

The Shyness & Social Anxiety Workbook for Teens: CBT and ACT Skills to Help You Build Social Confidence

Jennifer Shannon
Instant Help Books, 2012
ISBN: 978-1-60882-187-7
t2

Helping Teens Work Through Grief

Mary Kelly Perschy
Taylor & Francis, 1997
ISBN: 1-56032-558-5

About Us


Vision:  to see people live well in all areas of their lives no matter what kind of challenges they experience.

Mission:  to assist individuals, couples, and families, in identifying problem areas after a death, loss, or life change, and to provide a variety of strategies to help them achieve their preferred outcome.