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Here is a list of books, podcasts, and websites that I recommend!

Books

Mental Health General

1. The Body keeps the Score, by Bessel van der Kolk
2. Daring Greatly, by Brené Brown
3. The Developing Mind, by Dan Siegel
4. The Brain that Changes Itself, by Norman Doidge
5. Man’s Search for Meaning, by Viktor Frankl
6. Self-Compassion, by Kristen Neff
 

Parenting

1. Hold on to your kids, by Gordon Neufeld
2. Parenting from Inside Out, by Dan Siegel
3. The Conscious Parent, by Shefali Tsabary
4. No-Drama Discipline, by Dan Siegel & Tina Payne Bryson
5. The Whole Brain Child, by Dan Siegel
6. The Gifts of Imperfect Parenting, by Brené Brown
7. Peace Parent, Happy Kids: How to Stop Yelling and start connecting, by Laura Markham 

Addictions

1. In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts, by Gabor Maté
2. Wired for Intimacy, by William M. Struthers
3. Never Enough, by Judith Grisel

Relationships

1. Love Sense, by Dr. Sue Johnson
2. Hold me Tight, by Dr. Sue Johnson 
3. The 5 Love Languages, by Gary Chapman
4. The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work, by John Gottman
5. Boundaries, by Henry Cloud, John Pearson, & John Townsend  

Anxiety & Depression

1. First, We Make the Beast Beautiful, by Sarah Wilson
2. Help Your Dragon Deal with Anxiety, by Steve Herman (for kids) 
3. How to be Yourself, by Ellen Hendriksen 
4. Mind Over Mood, by Dennis Greenberger
5. Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy, by David Burns 
6. The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression, by Andrew Solomon

ADD & ADHD

1. Scattered Mind, by Gabor Maté
2. Self-Regulation Interventions and Strategies, by Teresa Garland
3. The Drummer & the Great Mountain, Michael Joseph Ferguson
4. Boy Without Instructions: the Learning Curve of Parenting a Child with ADHD, by Penny Williams 

Grief & Loss

1. When Bad Things Happen to Good People, by Harold S. Kushner
2. A Grief Observed, by C.S. Lewis 
3. The Year of Magical Thinking, Joan Didion 

Podcasts

Websites

If you are in distress, please contact your nearest distress centre.
If it is an emergency, call 9-1-1 or go to your local emergency department  

 

2020 by Trisha McManus Counselling