These are our best recommendations! Scroll through and find the resource that best fits your needs!
We know that therapy can be expensive. Often the cost can prohibit the people who need it most. So we are making it a goal of ours to be able to provide free or discounted therapy.
Healing begets healing. The resources listed are ones we believe will have a positive impact on your life. By using the links below, you are not just taking the steps to heal yourself, but also giving someone else the chance who might not have one.
Listed below are some of our therapists' favorite books and resources. By clicking on the books below and purchasing them through our affiliate link, a portion of the proceeds will go to help funding someone's therapy costs who needs it.
Read it if you want guidance on how anyone can utilize his or her own peak encounters and fantasies as powerful tools of self-discovery
by Jack Morin, PhD
Read it if you want to know how your brain works
by Lisa Feldman Barrett
Read it if you want a "fresh look at infidelity."
by Esther Perel
"The new science of adult attachment."
Read it if you want to learn about your attachment style, and how to find and keep love.
by Levine, Amir; Heller, Rachel
"A masterclass in the science of sex."
Read this if you struggle with low sexual desire or if you suffer from a desire discrepancy in your relationship.
by Emily Nagoski, Phd
Read this book if you want to find healthy ways to have conversations as caregivers to discuss sex, bodies, and feelings with children.
by Cory Silverberg
Read this to dispel the myths around weight and find the factual information to fight against anti-fat bias.
by Aubrey Gordon
Read it if you want to explore and understand the pleasure gap and find ways to have meaningful and orgasmic sex.
by Laurie Mintz
Read this for first-hand accounts on how to successfully navigate polyamorous relationships.
by Franklin Veaux and Eve Rickert
Read this if you want to better understand how women experience burnout and effective strategies for managing stress.
by Emily Nagoski and Amelia Nagoski
Read it if you want to learn about effective ways to build a lasting relationship.
by Sue Johnson
Read it if you want to explore healing your attachment in the context of multiple relationships.
by Jessica Fern
Read it if you want practical solutions to maintaining a healthy sex life.
by Barry McCarthy
Read it if you want a practical guide and workbook to making a lost-lasting marriage.
by John Gottman and Nan Silver
Read this if you want to better understand depression and the unique ways men struggle with.
by Terrence Real
Read it if you want to understand how ADHD affects our lives and practical ways to navigate it in our lives.
by Tamara Rosier, PhD
Read it if you want to know firsthand accounts of people with disabilities and how it affects are everyday lives.
by Alice Wong
Read it if you want learn about one man's experiences and a mindset that led him through the darkest of times.
by Viktor E. Frankl
Read it if you want to know the lived experience of a gender queer person.
by Maia Kobabe
Read this if you want to challenge old conceptions of addiction and find more robust ways of understanding it.
by Maia Szalavitz
Read it if you want to heal the effects of neglect and learn to connect with the world around them.
by Jonice Webb and Christine Musello
Read it if you want to understand the impact of negative childhood experiences on our lives.
by Nadine Burke Harris, MD
Read it if you want to explore and understand ways in which are kept from embracing their emotional selves.
by bell hooks
Read it if you want to learn how to navigate parenting difficulties and learn to navigate family arguments.
by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish
Read this if you want help better navigating childhood trauma that is impacting your adult self.
by Pete Walker
This book is highly influential in how I ground my relationship with clients. It shows ways to work collaboratively with clients as a conduit, rather than as a authority figure. It emphasizes affirming and working through the strength in a client's identity, while arefully considering the oppression they face and how seeking justice can be a pathway to healing.
by Lillian Comas-Diaz, PhD and Edil Torres Rivera, PhD
Understanding trauma is often fundamental to the therapy work I do, and this book provides a thorough understanding of what trauma is and how it impacts us.
by Bessel van der Kolk, MD
This book helps the reader listens to the wisdom of our natural world, and reexamine our relationship to nature, each other, and our existence.
by Robin Wall Kimmerer
An excellent read to understand the harm of fatphobia, and relearn how to see, discuss, and love our bodies.
by Aubrey Gordon
This book beautifully takes apart the marginalizing concept of the "abnormal" mind and refocuses the reader on honoring and recognizing how different minds can work.
by Jenara Nerenberg
Read it if you want to learn about asexuality and how it fits into our lives and culture.
by Angela Chen
Read it if you strive for a life with pleasure beyond oppression.
by adrienne maree brown
Read it if you want a tool to help you learn to navigate communicating desire in your sex life.
by Princess Kali
Read this if you want to understand the unbelievable ways trauma can impact us and the power of connection that it takes to heal.
by Bruce D. Perry and Maia Szalavitz
Read this if you want to explore a revolutionary look at love and a critique of a society that denies it to us.
by bell hooks
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