Recommended Books:
 

1.)  Dance of Anger: A Woman's Guide to Changing the Patterns of Intimate Relationships. Harriett Lerner, PhD (author); multiple editions available.

 

2.)  Boundary Power: How I Treat You, How I Let You Treat Me, How I Treat Myself.  Mike O'Neil and Charles Newbold (authors), 1994.

 

3.)  What's So Bad About Guilt? --  Learning to Live With It Since We Can't Live Without It.  Harlan J. Wechsler  (Author), 1990.

 

4.) I Don't Want to Talk About It: Overcoming the Secret Legacy of Male Depression.  Terrence Real (author), 1998.

 

5.) How Do I Get Through To You?  Terrence Real (author), 2002.

 

6.) The OCD Workbook: Your Guide to Breaking Free from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Bruce Hyman, PhD, LCSW and Cherlene Pedrick, RN; 2010.

 

7.) The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind.  Daniel Siegel, 2012.

 

8.) Healing the Shame that Binds You.  John Bradshaw 1988, 2005 (rev).

 

9.) Will I Ever Be Good Enough?: Healing the Daughters of Narcissistic Mothers.  Dr. Karyl McBride, PhD; 2009. 

 

10.) How to Win Friends and Influence People.  Dale Carnegie, 1936, with subsequent revs . 

 

11.) How to Stop Worrying and Start Living.  Dale Carnegie, 1948, with subsequent revs .

 

12.) The Optimistic Child: A Proven Program to Safeguard Children Against Depression and Build Lifelong Resilience.  Martin Seligman, 1996.

 

13.) What Happy Women Know: How New Findings in Positive Psychology Can Change Women's Lives for the Better.  Dan Baker, Cathy Greenberg, Ina Yalof; 2007.

Video Links:
 

1.)  "Healing the Shame That Binds You" (Four-Part Series)  John Bradshaw.

 

2.)  "Listening to Shame" (TED Talk)  Brene Brown.

 

3.)  "The Power of Vulnerability" (TED Talk)  Brene Brown.