Wednesday, December 7, 2011


... a selection of useful titles ... by no means exhaustive


Duncan, B., Miller, S., Wampold, B., & Hubble, M. (2010) The Heart & Soul of Change: delivering what works in psychotherapy. 2nd ed. Washington, DC: APA Press.

Hicks, J. (2005) 50 Signs of Mental Illness. New Haven: Yale University Press.

Ekman, P. (2003) Emotions Revealed: recognizing faces and feelings to improve communication and emotional life. Revised ed. New York: Holt.

Elliott, R., Watson, J.C., Goldman, R. N., & Greenberg, L. S. (2004) Learning Emotion-Focused Therapy: The Process-Experiential Approach to Change. Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.

Golden, B. (2001) Portraits of Self-Esteem: 16 paths to competency and self-worth. Gainesville, Fla.: Center for Applications of Psychological Type.

Herman, M., ed. (2010) Clinical Pearls of Wisdom. New York: Norton.

Maté, G. (2004) When the Body Says No. Toronto: Knopf/Vintage.

Seligman, M. (2002) Authentic Happiness. New York: Free Press.

Steiner, C. (1971) Scripts People Live. New York: Grove Press.

Stout, M. (2001) The Myth of Sanity: divided consciousness and the promise of awareness. New York: Penguin.

Yalom, I. (1980) Existential Psychotherapy. New York: Basic Books.

Yalom, I. (2010)  Staring at the Sun:  overcoming the terror of death.  New York:  Wiley.


Mate, G. (2008) In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: close encounters with addiction. Toronto: Knopf.


Neufeld, G., & Maté, G. (2004) Hold on to Your Children: Why parents matter. Toronto: Knopf.

Safren, S., Perlman, C., Sprich, S,m & Otto M. (2005) Mastering Your Adult ADHD. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Solanto, M. (2011) Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy for Adult ADHD: targeting executive dysfunction. New York: Guilford.

Neufeld, G. Making Sense of Attention Problems (DVD). Vancouver: Neufeld Institute & Mediamax Interactive Productions.

Maté., G. (1999) Scattered Minds. Toronto: Knopf.

Ramsay, J. & Rostain, A. (2008) Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy for Adult ADHD. New York: Routledge.


Bourne, E. (2005) The Anxiety & Phobia Workbook, 4th ed. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications.

Wehrenberg, M. (2008) The 10 Best-Ever Anxiety Management Techniques. New York: Norton.

Wehrenberg, M. & Prinz, S. (2007) The Anxious Brain: the neurological basis of anxiety disorders and how to effectively treat them. New York: Norton.


Haddon, M. (2002) The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime (novel). Toronto: Doubleday.

Picoult, J. (2010) House Rules (novel). New York: Washington Square Press.


Bowlby, J. (1998) A Secure Base: Parent-child attachment and healthy human development. New York, NY: Basic Books.

Neufeld, G., & Maté, G. (2004) Hold on to Your Children: Why parents matter. Toronto: Knopf.

Siegel, Daniel J. (1999) The Developing Mind: How relationships and the brain interact to shape who we are. New York, NY: Guilford Press.

Titelman, P. ed. (2003) Emotional Cutoff: Bowen Family Systems Theory Perspectives. New York: Routledge.

von Franz, M. (1981) Puer Aeternus, 2nd ed. Los Angeles: Sigo Press.

Wallin, D. (2007) Attachment in Psychotherapy. New York: Guilford Press.


Solomon, A. (2001) The Noonday Demon: an atlas of depression. New York: Scribner.

Styron, W. (1990) Darkness Visible. New York: Random House.

Wehrenberg, M. (2010) The 10 Best-Ever Depression Management Techniques. New York: Norton.

EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing)

Grand, D. (2001) Emotional Healing at Warp Speed: the power of EMDR. New York: Crown (Random House).


Brass, P.  (1999)  How to Survive Your Own Gay Life.  Bronx, NY:  Belhue Press.

Denborough, D.  (2002)  Queer Counselling and Narrative Practice.  Adelaide, Australia:  Dulwich Centre Publications.

Issay, R.  (1996)  Becoming Gay:  the Journey to Self-acceptance.  New York:  Henry Holt & Co.

Nimmons, D.  (2002)  The Soul Beneath the Skin.  New York:  St. Martin's Griffin.

O'Neill, C. & Ritter, K. (1992)  Coming Out Within:  Stages of Spiritual Awakening for Lesbians and Gay Men.  New York:  Harper Collins.

Siegel, S., & Lowe, E. Jr. (1994)  Uncharted Lives:  Understanding the Life Passages of Gay Men.  New York:  Dutton/Penguin. 


Beisser, Arnold  (1970) "The Paradoxical Theory of Change."  Gestalt Therapy Now.

Clarkson, P. (1989) Gestalt Counselling in Action. London: Sage.

Feder, B., & Ronall, (1980) Beyond the Hot Seat: Gestalt approaches to group. Highland, NY: Gestalt Journal Press.

Fleming, S. (1999) A Well-Lived Life: essays in gestalt therapy. Cambridge, MA: Gestalt Institute of Cleveland Press.

Mann, D. (2010) Gestalt Therapy: 100 Key Points & Techniques. New York: Routledge.

Kirchner, M. (2000) “Gestalt Therapy Theory: An Overview." Gestalt! 3(4). Also online at:

Perls, F. (1947) Ego, Hunger and Aggression. New York: Vintage.

Perls, F., Hefferline, R., Goodman, P. (1951) Gestalt Therapy. New York, NY: Bantam.

Satir, V. (1976) Making Contact. Millbrae, CA: Celestial Arts.

Shaffer, J. (1978) Humanistic Psychology. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall.

Yontef, G. (1993) “Gestalt Therapy: An Introduction," in Awareness, Dialogue, and Process. Gouldsboro, ME: Gestalt Journal Press. Also online at


Raphael, K. (2003) The Mastery of Awareness. Colorado Springs, CO: Lightwurks Publishing

Ruiz, D. M. (1997) The Four Agreements. San Rafael, CA: Amber Allen.

Ruiz, D. M. (2003) Toltec Prophecies. Tulsa, OK: Council Oak Books.

Ruiz, D. M. & Ruiz, D.J. (2003) The Fifth Agreement. San Rafael, CA: Amber Allen.

Walsch, N. D. (1995) Conversations With God, Book I. NY: Putnam.

Walsch, N. D. (1999) Friendship With God. NY: Berkley Books.

Walsch, N. D. (2000) Communion With God. NY: Berkley Books.


Ferucci, P. (1982) What We May Be. London: Thurstone Press.

Mutke, P. (1976) Selective Awareness. Glendale, CA: Westwood.

Siegel, D. (2011) Mindsight. New York: Bantam.

Wallin, D. (2007)  Attachment in Psychotherapy.  New York:  Guilford Press.


Denborough, D. (2002) Queer Counselling and Narrative Practice. Adelaide, Australia: Dulwich Centre Publications.

Dunne, P., & Rand, H. (2003) Narradrama: integrating drama therapy, narrative and the creative arts. Los Angeles: Drama Therapy Institute.

Epsteon, D. (1998) Catching up with David Epston: a collection of narrative practice-based papers published between 1991 and 1996. Adelaide, Australia: Dulwich Centre Publications.

White, M. (1995) Re-Authoring Lives: interviews and essays. Adelaide, Australia: Dulwich Centre Publications.

White, M. (2011) Narrative Practice: Continuing the Conversations. New York: Norton.


Borderline Personality

Mason, P. & Kreger, R. (1998) Stop Walking on Eggsheels: taking your life back when someone you care about has borderline personality disorder. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger.


Golomb, E. (1992) Trapped in the Mirror: adult children of narcissists in their struggle for self. New York: Harper.

Lowen, A. (1985) Narcissism. New York: Touchstone.

Rappoport, AD. (2005) “Co-Narcissism: How We Accommodate to Narcissistic Parents.” The Therapist, Online at:


Bushe, G. (2001) Clear Leadership. Mountain View, CA: Davies-Black.

Hirsh, S; & Kise, J. (2000) Introduction to Type and Coaching. Palo Alto, CA: CPP, Inc.

Hirsh, S; & Kummerow, J. (1998) Introduction to Type in Organizations. Palo Alto, CA: CPP, Inc.

Johnson, B. (1991) Polarity Management. Amherst, MA: HRD Press.

Myers, I; & Kirby, L., & Myers, K., eds. (1998) Introduction to Type. 6th ed. Palo Alto, CA: CPP, Inc.

Pearman, R. (2002) Introduction to Type and Emotional Intelligence. Palo Alto, CA: CPP, Inc.

Wallin, D. (20007) Attachment in Psychotherapy. New York: Guilford.


Briere, J. (2004) Psychological Assessment of Adult Post-traumatic States. 2nd ed. Washington, DC: APA Press.

Briere, J. (2009) Treating PTSD and Complex Psychological Trauma. J&K Seminars:

Briere, J. & Scott, C. (2006) Principles of Trauma Therapy. Thousand Oaks, CA.: Sage.

Muller, R. (2010) Trauma and the Avoidant Client: attachment-based strategies for healing. New York: Norton.