Recommended Books, Podcasts, Videos

New clients: 

Taming Your Outer Child: Overcoming Self-Sabotage & Healing from Abandonment  - Susan Anderson

I Thought It Was Just Me (but it isn't) - Brené Brown

Nonviolent Communication - Marshall Rosenberg

Permission to Feel - Marc Brackett

Relationships & Differentiation:

Brain Talk: How Mind Mapping Brain Science Can Change Your Life & Everyone In It - David Schnarch

Intimacy & Desire - David Schnarch

Passionate Marriage: Keeping Love and Intimacy Alive in Committed Relationships - David Schnarch

The State of Affairs Rethinking Infidelity - Esther Perel 
Mating In Captivity - Esther Perel 

Reconnect: Insights & Tools for Cultivating Meaningful Connection in your Marriage - Steve Call

Eight Dates - John/Julie Gottman & Abrams
All About Love: New Visions - Bell Hooks

Boundaries & Attachment: 
Boundaries: When to Say Yes, How to Say No - Henry Cloud

Codependent No More: How to Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring for Yourself - Melody Beattie
Attached: The New Science of Adult Attachment - Amir Levine​

Attachment in Psychotherapy - David J. Wallin

Grief, Depression, & Death:
On Grief & Grieving - Elizabeth Kubler-Ross/David Kessler
Finding Meaning: The Sixth Stage of Grief - David Kessler

Lost Connections - Johann Hari

The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression - Andrew Solomon

Dark Nights of the Soul: A Guide to Finding Your Way Through Life's Ordeals - Thomas Moore

A Matter of Death & Life - Irvin & Marilyn Yalom

Staring at the Sun: Being at Peace with Your Own Mortality - Irvin Yalom

Trauma, Abuse, & Abandonment:

The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma - Bessel Van Der Kolk

Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma - Peter Levine

In an Unspoken Voice: How the Body Releases Trauma and Restores Goodness - Peter Levine

The Wounded Heart: Hope for Adult Victims of Childhood Sexual Abuse - Dan Allender

The Journey from Abandonment to Healing - Susan Anderson

Healing from Hidden Abuse...The Stages of Recovery from Psychological Abuse - Thomas Shannon

Personal Development:

Permission to Feel - Marc Brackett

The Developing Mind - Daniel Siegel

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking - Susan Cain

A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life's Purpose - Eckhart Tolle

Third Culture Kids: Growing Up Among Worlds - David Pollack

Recovery of Your Inner Child - Lucia Capacchione


The Wisdom of the Enneagram: The Complete Guide to...Growth for the Nine Personality Types  - Don Riso

The Sacred Enneagram: Finding Your Unique Path to Spiritual Growth - Christopher Heuertz 

The Enneagram of Belonging: A Compassionate Journey of Self-Acceptance - Christopher Heuertz 

Essential Enneagram: The Definitive Personality Test and Self-Discovery Guide - David Daniels

The Enneagram in Love: A Roadmap for Building & Strengthening Romantic Relationships - Stephanie Hall

Emotion Regulation:

Taming Your Outer Child: Overcoming Self-Sabotage & Healing from Abandonment  - Susan Anderson

Nonviolent Communication - Marshall Rosenberg

The Highly Sensitive Person: How to Thrive When the World Overwhelms You - Elaine Aron

Stop Overreacting: Effective Strategies for Calming Your Emotions - Judith Siegel
Codependent No More: How to Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring for Yourself - Melody Beattie

Understanding and Treating Chronic Shame: A Relational/Neurobiological Approach - Patricia DeYoung
The Soul of Desire: Discovering the Neuroscience of Longing, Beauty, and Community - Curt Thompson

The Soul of Shame: Retelling the Stories We Believe About Ourselves - Curt Thompso

Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead - Brené Brown

The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You're Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are - Brené Brown

Healing the Shame that Binds You - John Bradshaw

Gender Roles:

The Will to Change: Men, Masculinity, and Love - Bell Hooks
The Mask of Masculinity: How Men Can Embrace Vulnerability, Create Strong Relationships... - Lewis Howes

Masterminds and Wingmen: Helping Our Boys Cope... - Rosalind Wiseman

Iron John: A Book About Men - Robert Bly

Queen Bees and Wannabes: Helping Your Daughter Survive Cliques, Gossip, Boys - Rosalind Wiseman

Women Who Run with the Wolves - Clarissa Pinkola Estes

Odd Girl Out: The Hidden Culture of Aggression in Girls - Rachel Simmons


Parenting from the Inside Out - Daniel Siegel

The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind - Daniel Siegel

Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child: The Heart of Parenting - John Gottman

Transforming the Difficult Child Workbook: The Nurtured Heart Approach - Lisa Bravo


Maybe You Should Talk to Someone - Lori Gottlieb

On Being a Therapist - Jeffrey Kottler

Bad Therapy: Master Therapists Share Their Worst Failures - Jeffrey Kottler

The Heart of Psychotherapy - George Weinberg

The Gift of Therapy: An Open Letter to a New Generation of Therapists and Their Patients - Irvin Yalom​

Love's Executioner: & Other Tales of Psychotherapy - Irvin Yalom

Every Day Gets a Little Closer: A Twice Told Therapy - Irvin Yalom

On Becoming a Person: A Therapist's View of Psychotherapy - Carl Rogers 

Good General Books: 

A Shining Affliction: A Story of Harm and Healing in Psychotherapy - Annie Rogers

A Little Manual for Knowing - Esther Lightcap Meek

A General Theory of Love - Thomas Lewis

Yearnings: Embracing the Sacred Messiness of Life - Irwin Kula

Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts - Brené Brown

The Wisdom of Insecurity - Alan Watts


Unlocking Us - Brené Brown
How's Work? - Esther Perel

The Angry Therapist​ - John Kim

Mark Groves Podcast

Typology (Enneagram)Man Talks - Connor Beaton


Susan Anderson - Overcoming Self-Sabotage - Taming Your Outer Child

Esther Perel - Why Couples Fight

Alain de Botton - Why You Will Marry the Wrong Person

John & Julie Gottman - Eight Dates (Essential Conversations for a Lifetime of love)

Sue Johnson - The Power of the Hold Me Tight Conversation

Simon Sinek - Empathy

Ramani Durvasula - 3 Strengths of Introverts vs. Extroverts

Brené Brown Links:
Atlas of the Heart - HBO Max

The Call to Courage - Netflix

The Power of Vulnerability - TedTalk

Listening to Shame - TedTalk

Empathy vs. Sympathy