bibliotherapyOver the years, some people have found books to be great companions for our work so I have compiled this bibliotherapy list as a companion to therapy.

However, I would not recommend reading any of these books without the aid of a therapist because they can be triggering.


  • Learning To Love Yourself by Gay Hendricks
  • Radical Acceptance by Tara Brach
  • Healing Your Aloneness by Chopich and Paul
  • There is Nothing Wrong With You by Cheri Huber
  • Be the Person You want to Find by Cheri Huber
  • When Things Fall Apart by Pema Chodron
  • Wherever You Go, There You Are by Jon Kabat Zinn
  • The Drama of the Gifted Child by Alice Miller
  • Self-Therapy by Jay Early
  • Healing The Shame That Binds You by John Bradshaw
  • Come Here Go Away by Ralph Earl


  • Codependency No More by Melanie Beatty
  • Is It Love Or Is It Addiction? by Brenda Schaeffer


  • We’d Have A Great Relationship if It Weren’t For You by Bruce Derman
  • The Seven Principles of Making Marriage Work by John Gottman
  • Getting the Love you Want by Harville Hendrix
  • Do I have To Give Up Me To Be Loved By You by Paul and Paul
  • The Art Of Intimacy by Malone and Malone
  • How To Be An Adult In Relationships by David Richo
  • The Art of Loving by Erich Fromm
  • The Five Languages of Love by Gary Chapman


  • The Sexual Healing Journey by Wendy Maltz
  • The Courage To Heal by Bass and Davis
  • Allies In Healing (for Partners of Survivors) by Laura Davis
  • Secret Survivors by E. Sue Blume


  • Appetites by Geneen Roth
  • Feeding the Hungry Heart by Geneen Roth
  • When Food is Love by Geneen Roth
  • Women, Food and God by Geneen Roth