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Self-Help Book List

The Healing Choice: Your Guide to Emotional Recovery After an Abortion
- Candace, De Puy, Dana Dovitch (Contributor)

Her Choice to Heal: Finding Spiritual and Emotional Peace After an Abortion
- Sydna Masse, Joan Phillips

Unspeakable Losses: Healing from Miscarriage, Abortion and Other Pregnancy Loss
- Kim Kluger-Bell

Peace After Abortion
- Ava Torre-Bueno

Abortion and Healing: A Cry to Be Whole
- Michael T. Mannion

Adult Children of Alcoholics
- Janet Woititz

Perfect Daughters: Adult Daughters of Alcoholics
- Robert J. Ackerman

Recovery: A Guide for Adult Children of Alcoholics
- Julie D. Bowden, Herbert L. Gravitz

The Adult Children of Alcoholics Syndrome: From Discovery to Recovery
- Wayne Kritsberg

Struggle for Intimacy
- Janet Woititz

It Will Never Happen to Me
- Claudia Black

Healing the Shame that Binds You
- John Bradshaw

Homecoming: Reclaiming and Championing Your Inner Child
- John Bradshaw

Adult Children's Guide to What's Normal
- John Friel & Linda Friel

Adult Children: Secrets of Dysfunctional Families
- John Friel & Linda Friel

Lovebound: Recovering from an Alcoholic Family
- Phyllis Hobe

Healing the Child Within
- Charles Whitfield

Driven to Distraction
- E.M. Hallowell & J. Refy

Beyond Anger: A Guide for Men: How to Free Yourself from the Grip of Anger
- Thomas J. Harbin

Beyond Anger: A Guide for Men: How to Free Yourself from the Grip of Anger
- Thomas J. Harbin

When Anger Hurts: Quieting the Storm Within
- Matthew McKay, Peter D. Rogers, Judith McKay

The Angry Self: A Comprehensive Approach to Anger Management
- Miriam M. Gottlieb

Dance of Anger: Woman's Guide to Changing Patterns of Intimate Relationships
- Harriet Lerner

The Angry Book
- Theodore Issac Rubin

Anger: The Misunderstood Emotion
- Carol Tavris

Hope and Help for Your Nerves
- Claire Weeks

The Phobia and Anxiety Workbook
- Edmund Bourne

Healing Fear: New Approaches to Overcoming Anxiety
- Edmind Bourne

Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook
- Martha Davis, Matthew McKay, etc.

Overcoming Panic, Anxiety, & Phobias: New Strategies to Free Yourself from Worry and Fear
- Carol Goldman & Shirley Babior

Overcoming Anxiety: From Short-Term Fixes to Long-Term Recovery
- Reneau Z. Peurifoy

Peace From Nervous Suffering
- Claire Weeks

Hope and Help for Your Nerves
- Claire Weeks

The Phobia and Anxiety Workbook
- Edmund Bourne

Healing Fear: New Approaches to Overcoming Anxiety
- Edmind Bourne

Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook
- Martha Davis, Matthew McKay, etc.

Overcoming Panic, Anxiety, & Phobias: New Strategies to Free Yourself from Worry and Fear
- Carol Goldman & Shirley Babior

Overcoming Anxiety: From Short-Term Fixes to Long-Term Recovery
- Reneau Z. Peurifoy

Peace From Nervous Suffering
- Claire Weeks

An unquiet mind
- by Kay Redfield

Why Am I Up, Why Am I Down
- by Granet & Ferber

The Bipolar Disorder Survival Guide
- by David Milkowitz

The Biploar Child
- by Papolos & Papolos

New Hope for People with Bipolar Disorder
- by Fawcett, Golden, & Rosenfeld

Detour: My Bipolar Road Trip in 4-D
- by Lizzie Simon

An unquiet mind
- by Kay Redfield

Why Am I Up, Why Am I Down
- by Granet & Ferber

The Bipolar Disorder Survival Guide
- by David Milkowitz

The Biploar Child
- by Papolos & Papolos

New Hope for People with Bipolar Disorder
- by Fawcett, Golden, & Rosenfeld

Detour: My Bipolar Road Trip in 4-D
- by Lizzie Simon

Why are all the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria
- Beverly Tatum

Cutting Loose: A Guide to Coming to Terms with your Parents
- Howard Halpern

Making Peace with Your Parents: The Key to Enriching Your Life and All Your Relationships
- Leonard Felder & Harold H. Bloomfield

Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy
- David. Burns

Undoing Depression : What Therapy Doesn't Teach You and Medication Can't Give You
- Richard O'Connor

I Don't Want To Talk About It: Overcoming the Secret Legacy of Male Depression
- Terrance Real

Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness
- William Styron

Living Without Depression and Manic Depression: A Workbook for Maintaining Mood Stability
- - Mary Ellen Copeland

You Are Not Alone: Words of Experience and Hope for the Journey Through Depression
- Julia Thorne & Larry Rothstein

How to Heal Depression
- Harold Bloomfield & Peter McWilliams

The Quarterlife Crisis: The unique challenges of life in your twenties
- Alexandra Robbins & Abbey Wilner

The Divorce Handbook
- James Friedman

Learning to Leave: A Woman's Guide
- Lynnette Triere & Richard Peacock

Crazy Time: Surviving Divorce and Building a New Life
- Abigail Trafford

Divorce & New Beginnings: A Complete Guide to Recovery, Solo Parenting, Co-Parenting, and Stepfamilies
- Genevieve Clapp

It's My Life Now: Starting Over After an Abusive Relationship or Domestic Violence
- Meg Kennedy Dugan & Roger R. Hock

Surviving Domestic Violence: Voices of Women Who Broke Free
- Elaine Weiss & Michael Magill

Breaking Free from Partner Abuse: Voices of Battered Women Caught in the Cycle of Domestic Violence
- Mary Marecek & Jamie Moffet

Dangerous Dating: Helping Young Women Say No to Abusive Relationships
- Patricia Riddle Gaddis

What to Do When Love Turns Violent: A Practical Resource for Women in Abusive Relationships
-Marian Betancourt

Men's Work (to stop domestic violence)
- Paul Kivel

Buzzed: The Straight Facts About the Most Used and Abused Drugs from Alcohol to Ecstasy
- Cynthia Kuhn, Scott Swartzwelder, etc.

Addictive Personality: Understanding Addiction and Compulsive Behavior
- Craig Nakken

Educating Yourself About Alcohol and Drugs : A People's Primer
- Marc Alan Schuckit

Beyond the Influence: Understanding and Defeating Alcoholism
- Katherine Ketcham, William F. Asbury, etc.

Surviving an Eating Disorder: Strategies for Family & Friends
- Michelle Siegel & Judith Brisman

Anorexia Nervosa: A Guide to Recovery
- Lindsey Hall & Monika Ostroff

Secret Language of Eating Disorders: The Revolutionary New Approach
- Peggy Claude-Pierre

Why Weight: A Guide to Ending Compulsive Eating
- Geneen Roth

Breaking Free from Compulsive Eating
- Geneen Roth

Dying To Be Thin: Understanding & Defeating Anorexia and Bulimia
- Ira Sacker & Marc Zimmer

Overcoming Binge Eating
- Christopher Fairburn

The Golden Cage: The Enigma of Anorexia Nervosa
- Hilde Bruch

Bulimia: A Guide To Recovery
- Lindsey Hall & Leigh Cohn

Coming Out: An Act of Love
- Rob Eichberg

Now That I'm Out, What Do I Do?
- Brian McNaught

Coming Out to Parents
- Mary V. Borheck

Is It a Choice?: Answers to 300 of the Most Frequently Asked Questions About Gay and Lesbian People
- Eric Marcus

Straight Parents, Gay Children: Inspiring Families to Live Honestly and With Greater Understanding
- Robert A. Bernstein

Permanent Partners: Building Gay and Lesbian Relationships That Last
- Betty Berzon

Testimonies: A Collection of Lesbian Coming Out Stories
- Sarah Holmes

The Gay and Lesian Self-Esteem Book
- Kimeron Hardin

Living Through Mourning: Finding Comfort and Hope When a Loved One Has Died
- Harriet Sarnoff Schiff

The Courage to Grieve
- Judy Tatelbaum

Living When a Loved One Has Died
- Earl A. Grollman

Necessary Losses
- Judith Viorst

On Death and Dying
- Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

The Drama and Trauma of Losing a Child
- by Douglas Daher

The Mourning Handbook : The Most Comprehensive Resource Offering Practical and Compassionate Advice on Coping With All Aspects of Death and Dying
- Helen Fitzgerald

Motherless Daughters
- Hope Edelman

Fire in the Soul: A New Psychology of Spiritual Optimism
- Joan Borysenko

The Power is Within You
- Louise Hay

Simple Abundance: A Daybook of Comfort and Joy
- Sarah Ban Breathnach

If Life Is A Game, These Are The Rules
- Cherie Carter-Scott

The Road Less Traveled
- Scott Peck

Change Your Brain, Change Your Life: The Breakthrough Program for Conquering Anxiety, Depression, Obsessiveness, Anger, and Impulsiveness
- Daniel G. Amen

Moodswing (about Bipolar Disorder)
- Ronald R. Fieve

Why Am I Up, Why Am I Down? Understanding Bipolar Disorder
- Roger Granet

New Hope for People With Bipolar Disorder
- Jan Fawcett, Bernard Golden, Nancy Rosenfeld

Surviving Schizophrenia: A Manual for Families, Consumers, and Providers
- Fuller Torrey

Coping With Schizophrenia: A Guide for Families
- Kim Tornval Mueser

How to Cope With Mental Illness in Your Family : A Self-Care Guide for Siblings, Offspring, and Parents
- Diane T. Marsh

I Don't Want to Talk About It
- Terrance Reel

Men in Therapy: The Challenge of Change
- Richard Meth & Robert Pasick

Helping African American Men Succeed in College
- Michael J. Cuyjet

Sacred Manhood Sacred Earth
- Joseph Jastrab with Ron Schmaumburg

Catching Fire: Men Coming Alive in Recovery
- Merle Fossum

No Man's Land
- Kathleen Gerson

Handbook of Counseling and Psychotherapy with Men
- Murray Scher, Mark Stevens, Glenn Good, Gregg A. Eichenfield

Tormenting Thoughts and Secret Rituals: The Hidden Epidemic of Obessive-Compulsive Disorder
- Ian Osborne (1998). NY: Pantheon Books

Treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
- Gail Steketee (1993). NY: Guilford.

Stop Obsessing! Overcome Your Obsessions and Compulsions
- Edna Foa & Reid Wilson

The Procrastinator's Handbook: Mastering the Art of Doing It Now
- Rita Emmett

Procrastination: Why You Do it, What To Do About It
- Jane Burka & Lenora Yuen

The Now Habit: Overcoming Procrastination and Enjoying Guilt-Free Play
- Neil A. Fiore

Do It Now! : Break the Procrastination Habit
- William J. Knaus, & John W. Edgerly

Raising a Responsible Child
- Don Dinkmeyer and Gary McKay

How to Talk so Kids Will Listen and Listen so Kids Will Talk
- Adele Faber & Elaine Mazlish

Parent Effectiveness Training (PET)
- Thomas Gordon

Letting Go: A Parents' Guide to Understanding the College Years
- Karen Levin Coburn

Never Good Enough: Freeing Yourself From Chains of Perfectionism
- Monica Ramirez Basco

Perfectionism: What's Bad About Being Too Good
- Miriam Adderholdt

Never Good Enough: How to Use Perfectionism to Your Advantage
- Monica Ramirez Basco

Transformation Soup: Healing for the Splendidly Imperfect
- Sark

Too Perfect:: When Being in Control Gets Out of Control
- Allan E. Mallinger & Jeannette Dewyze

Overcoming Perfectionism: The Key to Balanced Recovery
- Ann W. Smith

When Perfect Isn't Good Enough: Strategies for Coping With Perfectionism
- Martin M. Antony

I Never Called it Rape: Recognizing, Fighting and Surviving Date Rape
- Robin Warshaw

Recovering from Rape
- Linda A. Ledray & Linda E. Ledray

When You Are the Partner of a Rape or Incest Survivor
- Robert Barry Levine

Sexual Assault: Will I Ever Feel Okay Again?
- Kay Scott

Recovery
- Helen Benedict & Susan Brison

Healing Your Sexual Self
- Janet Woititz

After Silence: Rape and My Journey Back
- Nancy Venable Raine

Telling: A Memoir of Rape and Recovery
- Patricia Weaver Francisco

Trust After Trauma: A Guide to Relationships for Survivors
- Aphrodite Matsakis

Letting Go: A 12-Week Personal Action Program to Overcome a Broken Heart
- Zev Wanderer & Tracy Cabot

How to Break Your Addiction to a Person
- Howard Halpern

Rebuilding When Your Relationship Ends
- Bruce Fisher, Robert Alberti, & Virginia Satir

Dance of Anger: Woman's Guide to Changing Patterns of Intimate Relationships
- Harriet Lerner

The Dance of Intimacy
- Harriet Lerner

The Couple's Journey: Intimacy as a Path to Wholeness
- Susan M. Campbell

Getting the Love You Want: A Guide for Couples
- Harville Hendrix

Keeping the Love You Find: A Guide For Singles
- Harville Hendrix

Relationship Rescue: A Seven-Step Strategy for Reconnecting With Your Partner
- Phil McGraw

Communicating in Relationships: A Guide for Couples & Professionals
- Frank D. Fincham, etc.

In the Meantime: Finding Yourself and the Love You Want
- Iyanla Vanzant

Passionate Attachments: Thinking About Love
- Willard Gaylin & Ethel Pearson

Couple's Guide to Communication
- John M. Gottman

Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus: A Practical Guide for Improving Communication and Getting What You Want in Your Relationships
- John Gray

We Have To Talk
- Samual Shom & Janet Surrey

Self-Esteem: A Proven Program of Cognitive Techniques for Assessing, Improving, and Maintaining Your Self-Esteem
- Matthew McKay & Patrick Fanning

The Six Pillars of Self-Esteem
- Nathaniel Branden

How to Raise Your Self-Esteem
- Nathaniel Branden

Revolution From Within: A Book of Self Esteem
- Gloria Steinem

Women And Self Esteem
- Linda Sanford & Mary Ellen Donovan

Intimate Connections
- David Burns

Ten Days to Self Esteem
- David Burns

Confidence: Finding it and Loving it
- Barbara DeAngelis

Love 101: To Love Oneself is the Beginning of a Lifelong Romance
- Peter McWilliams

Heart of the Mind
- Connirae Andreas & Steve Andreas

Using Your Brain for a Change
- Richard Bandler

A New Guide To Rational Living
- Albert Ellis & Robert Harper

Cutting: Understanding and Overcoming Self-Mutilation
- Steven Levenkron

A Bright Red Scream: Self-Mutilation and the Language of Pain
- Marilee Strong

The Scarred Soul: Understanding & Ending Self-Inflicted Violence
- Tracy Alderman

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

Allies in Healing
- Laura Davis (for spouses of sexual abuse victims)

Courage to Heal: Guide for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse
- Ellen Bass & Laura Davis

Incest and Sexuality: A Guide to Understanding
- Wendy Maltz

A Safe Place: Beyond Sexual Abuse
- Jan Morrison

Ask Me Anything: A Sex Therapist Answers the Most Important Questions
- Marty Klein

Your Sexual Secrets: When to Keep Them, When and How to Tell
- Marty Klein

Intellectual Foreplay: Questions for Lovers and Lovers-To-Be
- Eve Eschner Hogan

Arousal: Bodies and Pleasure
- M. Roth

Body Language Secrets: A Guide During Courtship and Dating
- R. Don Steele

Shyness: A Bold New Approach: Managing Your Shyness at Work, Making Small Talk, Navigating Social Situations
- Bernardo Carducci

The Shyness & Social Anxiety Workbook: Proven Techniques for Overcoming Your Fears
- Martin M. Antony & Richard P. Swinson

How to Start a Conversation and Make Friends
- Don Gabor

Beyond Shyness: How to Conquer Social Anxieties
- Jonathan Berent & Amy Lemley

Hidden Face of Shyness: Overcoming Social Anxiety
- Franklin Schneier & Lawrence Welkowitz

People Skills
- Robert Bolton

The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook
- M. Davis, E. Eshelman & M. McKay

Coping With Stress in College
- Mark Rowh

Kicking Your Stress Habits
- Donald A. Tubesing

Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers: Guide to Stress-Related Diseases, and Coping
- Robert Sapolsky

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

No Time To Say Goodbye: Surviving the Suicide of a Loved One
- Carla Fine

When Bad Things Happen To Good People
- Harold Kushner

Time Management from the Inside Out: The Foolproof System for Taking Control of Your Schedule and Your Life
- Julie Morgenstern

Stop Clutter From Stealing Your Life
- Mike Nelson

Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity
- David Allen

Checklists for Life: 104 Lists to Help You Get Organized, Save Time, and Unclutter Your Life
- Kirsten M. Lagatree

How to Get Control of Your Time and Your Life
- Alan Lakein

Living in Balance: A Dynamic Approach for Creating Harmony & Wholeness in a Chaotic World
- Joel Levey & Michelle Levey

Journal to the Self: 22 Paths to Personal Growth
- Kathleen Adams

Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom: Creating Physical and Emotional Health and Healing
- Christine Northrup

Eating Well For Optimum Health: The Essential Guide to Food, Diet, and Nutrition
- Andrew Weil

Spontaneous Healing : How to Discover and Embrace Your Body's Natural Ability to Maintain and Heal Itself
- Andrew Weil

The healing Connection
- Jean Baker Miller

A Woman's Book of Life (biological, psychological & spirituality of the feminine life Cycle)
- Joan Boryseniko

The Mismeasure of Women
- Carol Tavris

Empowering Women
- Louise Hay