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Suggested Readings

I am a proponent of enhancing your therapy by reading appropriate material that reinforces what we are working on together.  The following is a list of my favorite valuable works in this field:

When the Past is Present  by  David Richo:   An eloquent description of transference in relationships; the endless pattern of re-enactment.  
Post Romantic Stress Disorder  by  John Bradshaw:   Getting to the next stage of relationship; handling disappointment, imperfection, and reality
The Five Languages of Love  by Gary Chapman :    Distinguishing communication styles; how to interpret your partners style of communicating
Hold Me Tight   by Dr. Sue Johnson:    Learning attunement in relationships
How to Want What You Have  by Timothy Miller:   A wonderful new perspective of gratitude and humility
I Hate You - Don't Leave Me   by Kreisman & Straus:    A helpful account of a toxic personality disorder
Stillness Speaks  by Eckhart Tolle:    A new way to be in the world
Codenpendent No More  by Melody Beattie :   Breaking from a toxic pattern
How Could You Do This To Me?  by Dr. Jane Greer:      Dealing with outrage & devastation after betrayal
My Husband's Affair   by Anne Bercht:      An honest & personal recount of the stages of infidelity
Mating in Captivity  by Esther Perel
Taming Your Outer Child by Susan Anderson