Addiction & Recovery
Healing the Addicted Brain by Herald Urschel, M.D.
The Wellness-Recovery Connection by John Newport, Ph.D.
Changing for Good by Prochaska, Norcross, & Diclemente
A Hole in the Sidewalk: The Recovering Person’s Guide to Relapse Prevention by Claudia Black, Ph.D.
Almost Alcoholic: Is My (Or My Loved One’s) Drinking a Problem? by Robert Doyle, MD & Joseph Nowinski, Ph.D. (for alcohol abuse vs. alcoholism)

Anger Mangaement for Substance Abuse and Mental Health Clients (Participant Workbook that can be downloaded for free or ordered for free from the National Clearinghouse for Alcohol & Drug Information)

From Panic to Power by Lucinda Bassett

Borderline Personality Disorder
Borderline Personality Disorder Demystified: An Essential Guide for Understanding and Living with BPD by Robert O. Friedel, M.D.
When Hope Is Not Enough by Bon Dobbs

Chronic Pain
A Day Without Pain by Mel Phol, M.D.
Pain Recovery Workbook by Mel Pohl, Frank Szabo, Rob Hunter, and Daniel Shiode
Pain Recovery For Families: How to Find Balance When Someone Else’s Chronic Pain Becomes Your Problem, Too by Mel Pohl, Frank Szabo, Daniel Shiode, and Robert Hunter

Codependent No More: How to Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring for Yourself by Melody Beattie
Codependent No More Workbook by Melody Beattie
Beyond Codependency: And Getting Better All the Time by Melody Beattie
The New Codependency: Help and Guidance for Today’s Generation by Melody Beattie
The Language of Letting Go by Melody Beattie


Learned Optimism by Martin Seligman, Ph.D.
Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy by David Burns, M.D.
Feeling Good Handbook: Using the New Mood Therapy in Everyday Life by David Burns, M.D.

Gay & Lesbian Issues
The Best Little Boy in the World by Andrew Tobias
Resource Guide to Coming Out for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Americans (free download from Human Rights Campaign)
Stranger at the Gate: To Be Gay and Christian in America by Rev. Mel White
What the Bible Says-and Doesn’t Say-About Homosexuality (free download from Soulforce)
What the Science Says-and Doesn’t Say-About Homosexuality by Jeff Lutes, MS, LPC (free download from Soulforce)
The Only Question That Matters: Do People Choose Their Sexual Orientation? (free download from Liberty Education Forum)
Is It a Choice? The Science of Sexual Orientation (free download from Liberty Education Forum)
Resources for Gay Christians (much thanks to Ms. McKnight’s class for suggesting this page)
Our Daughters and Sons: Questions and Answers for Parents of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Youth and Adults (free download from PFLAG)
Be Yourself: Questions and Answers for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Youth(free download from PFLAG)
Faith in Our Families: Parents, Families, and Friends Talk About Faith, Sexual Orientation, and Gender Identity. (free download from PFLAG)

Multiple Sclerosis
The First Year: Multiple Sclerosis by Margaret Blackstone

Screamfree Parenting: The Revoluntionary Approach to Raising Your Kids by Keeping Your Cool by Hal Edward Runkel, LMFT

Getting the Love You Want: A Guide for Couples by Harville Hendrix, Ph.D.
Getting the Love You Want Workbook by Harville Hendrix, Ph.D. & Helen Hunt, Ph.D.
The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work: A Practical Guide from the Country’s Foremost Relationship Expert by John Gottman, Ph.D.
Screamfree Marriage: Calming Down, Growing Up, and Getting Closer by Hal Edward Runkel, LMFT & Jenny Runkel
Love Is Never Enough: How Couples Can Overcome Misunderstandings, Resolve Conflicts, and Solve by Aaron Beck, M.D.
Feeling Good Together: The Secret to Making Troubled Relationships Work by David Burns, M.D.
After the Affair: Healing the Pain and Rebuilding Trust When a Partner Has Been Unfaithful by Janis Abrahms Spring, Ph.D.
How Can I Forgive You? The Courage to Forgive, the Freedom Not To by Janis Abrahms Spring, Ph.D
The Love Dare (Christian) by Stephen & Alex Kendrick
The Love Dare, Day By Day: A Year of Devotions for Couples (Christian) by Stephen & Alex Kendrick

Self-Help (General)
Changing for Good by Prochaska, Norcross, & Diclemente
Change 101: A Practical Guide to Creating Change in Life or Therapy by Bill O’Hanlon & William Hudson O’Hanlon
Do One Thing Different: Ten Simple Ways to Change Your Life by Bill O’Hanlon
Choice Theory: A New Psychology of Personal Freedom by William Glasser, M.D.
A Guide to Rational Living by Albert Ellis, Ph.D.
Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy by David Burns, M.D.
Feeling Good Handbook: Using the New Mood Therapy in Everyday Life by David Burns, M.D.
Battlefield of the Mind: Winning the Battle In Your Mind (Christian) by Joyce Meyer
Battlefield of the Mind Devotional: 100 Insights That Will Change the Way You Think (Christian) by Joyce Meyer

Sexual Addiction
Out of the Shadows: Understanding Sexual Addiction by Patrick Carnes, Ph.D.
Deceived: Facing Sexual Betrayal, Lies, and Secrets by Claudia Black, Ph.D.
Faithful and True: Sexual Integrity in a Falling World (Christian) by Mark Laaser, Ph.D.
A Hole in the Sidewalk: A Recovering Person’s Guide to Relapse Prevention by Claudia Black, Ph.D.

Sleep Improvement
Restful Insomnia: How to Get the Benefits of Sleep Even When You Can’t by Sondra Kornblatt
The 24 Hour Mind: The Role of Sleep and Dreaming in Our Emotional Lives by Rosalind Cartwright

Man’s Search for Meaning by Victor Frankl, MD
Narrative Medicine: The Use of History and Story in the Healing Process by Lewis Mehl-Madrona, M.D.

Weight Loss & Dieting
The Beck Diet Solution: Train Your Brain to Think Like a Thin Person by Judith Beck, Ph.D.