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Adolescent Girls

Queen Bee and Wannabes

What You Must Think of Me

What to do when you worry too much

What to do when your brain gets stuck

A Gift of ADHD

Queen Bees and Wannabees
By Rosalind Wiseman
What you must think of me
A firsthand account of
one teenager’s
experience with social anxiety
By Emily Ford
What to do when you Worry Too Much
A Kid’s Guide to
Overcoming Anxiety
By Dawn Huebner
What to do when your Brain Gets Stuck
A kid’s guide to Overcoming OCD
By Dawn Huebner
A Gift of ADHD
How to Transform Your Child’s Problems into Strengths
By Lara Honos-Webb

 

Divorce

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At Daddy’s on Saturday
By Linda Walvoord Girard, 1987.
Dinosaurs Divorce
By Marc Brown and Laurie Krasny Brown, 1988.
I Don’t Want to Talk About It
By Jeanie Franz Ransom, 2000.
Mama and Daddy Bear’s Divorce
By Cornelia Maude Spelman, 1998.
Was it the Chocolate Pudding?
By Sandra Levins and Bryan Langdo, 2006.

 

We're Having a Tuesday

We’re Having a Tuesday
By D.K. Simoneau, 2006.

Recommended books for older children on separation and divorce:

What in the World Do You Do When Your Parents Divorce? A Survival Guide for Kids

Mom’s House, Dad’s House for Kids: Feeling at Home in One Home or Two

A Smart Girl’s Guide to Her Parents Divorce

What in the World Do You Do When Your Parents Divorce? A Survival Guide for Kids

By Kent Winchester and Roberta Beyer, 2001.
Mom’s House, Dad’s House for Kids: Feeling at Home in One Home or Two
By Isolina Ricci, 2006.
A Smart Girl’s Guide to Her Parents Divorce
By Nancy Holyoke, 2009.

 

Parenting

The Happiest Toddler on the Block

The Mask of Motherhood

Mom Book

Good Enough Is the New Perfect

The Out-of-Sync Child

The Happiest Toddler on the Block
How to Eliminate Tantrums and Raise a Patient, Respectful, and Cooperative One- to Four-Year-Old
By Harvey Karp, MD
The Mask of Motherhood:
How Becoming a Mother Changes Our Lives and Why We Never Talk About It
By Susan Maushart
Mom Book:
4278 of Mom Central’s Tips–For Moms from Moms
By Stacy DeBroff
Good Enough Is the New Perfect:
Finding Happiness and Success in Modern Motherhood
By Becky Beaupre Gillespie & Hollee Schwartz
The Out-of-Sync Child
Recognizing/Coping with Sensory
Integration Dysfunction
By Carol Stock Kranowitz, MD

 

Parenting from the Inside Out

The Art of Family

How to Talk So Kids Will Listen

Raise Your Child's Social I Q

Parenting from the Inside Out
How a deeper self-understanding can help you raise children who thrive.
By Dan Siegel, MD
The Art of Family
By Gina Bria
How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk
By Elaine Mazlish & Adele Faber
Raise Your Child’s Social IQ:
Stepping Stones to People Skills for Kids
By Cathi Cohen, LCSW

 

New Parents

Mojo Mom

Mother's Guide to Self-Renewal

Health Sleep Habits, Healthy Child

The Ghost in the House

This Isn't What I Expected

Mojo Mom
By Amy Tiemann
The Mother’s Guide to
Self-Renewal
By Renee Trudeau
Healthy Sleep Habits, Healthy Child
A step by step program for a good night’s sleep
By March Weissbluth MD
The Ghost in the House:
Motherhood, Raising Children, and Struggling with Depression
By Tracy Thompson
This Isn’t What I Expected:
Overcoming Postpartum Depression
By Karen Kleiman &
Valerie Raskin

 

Trauma Survivors

I Can't Get Over It: A Handbook for Trauma Survivors

The Body Remembers: The Psychophysiology of Trauma and Trauma Treatment (Norton Professional Book)

8 Keys to Safe Trauma Recovery: Take-Charge Strategies to Empower Your Healing (8 Keys to Mental Health)

Trust After Trauma: A Guide to Relationships for Survivors and Those Who Love Them

Ghosts in the Bedroom: A Guide for the Partners of Incest Survivors

I Can’t Get Over It:
A Handbook for Trauma Survivors
By Aphrodite T. Matsakis, PhD
The Body Remembers:
The Psychophysiology of Trauma and Trauma Treatment
By Babette Rothschild
8 Keys to Safe Trauma Recovery:
Take-Charge Strategies to Empower Your Healing (8 Keys to Mental Health)
By Babette Rothschild
Trust After Trauma:
A Guide to Relationships for Survivors and Those Who Love Them
By Aphrodite T. Matsakis, PhD
Ghosts in the Bedroom:
A Guide for the Partners of Incest Survivors
By Ken Graber

 

Outgrowing the Pain: A Book for and About Adults Abused As Children

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

Allies in Healing: When the Person You Love Was Sexually Abused as a Child

Outgrowing the Pain:
A Book for and About Adults Abused As Children
By Eliana Gil
The Courage to Heal Workbook:
A Guide for Women and Men Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse
By Laura Davis
Allies in Healing:
When the Person You Love Was Sexually Abused as a Child
By Laura Davis

 

Women

Will I Ever Be Good Enough?

The Gifts of Imperfection

The Places That Scare You

How Can I Forgive You?

The Divorce Remedy

Will I Ever Be Good Enough?
Healing the Daughters of Narcissistic Mothers
By Karl McBride
The Gifts of Imperfection
Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are
By Brene Brown
The Places That Scare You
A Guide to Fearlessness in Difficult Times
By Pema Chodron
How Can I Forgive You?
The Courage to Forgive, The Freedom Not To
By Janis Abrahms Spring, PhD
The Divorce Remedy:
The Proven 7 Step Program to Save Your Marriage
By Michelle Wiener Davis

 

The Dance of Anger

Hold Me Tight

Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work

The Dance of Intimacy

Extraordinary Relationships

The Dance of Anger
By Harriet Lerner, PhD
Hold Me Tight
Your Guide to the Most Successful Approach to Building Loving Relationships
By Sue Johnson
Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work
By John Gottman
The Dance of Intimacy
By Harriet Lerner, PhD
Extraordinary Relationships:
A New Way of Thinking About Human Interactions
By Roberta M. Gilbert, MD

 

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

And Baby Makes Three

I Thought It Was Just Me (but it isn’t)
Making the Journey from “What Will People Think?” to “I Am Enough”
By Brene Brown
And Baby Makes Three
The Six-Step Plan for Preserving Marital Intimacy and Rekindling Romance After Baby Arrives
By John M. Gottman & Julie Schwartz Gottman

 

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