Books & Articles

For Therapists

Compassion Focused Books

  • The Compassionate MindPaul Gilbert
  • Mindful CompassionPaul Gilbert and Choden
  • The Compassionate Mind WorkbookChris Irons and Elaine Beaumont
  • The Mindful Therapist: A Clinicians Guide to Mindsight and Neural Integration by Daniel J. Siegel

Integrative Systemic Therapy Books

  • The Feeling Good Handbookby David D. Burns
  • The Self in the System by Michael P. Nichols
  • Treating People in Families by William C. Nichols

Narrative Therapy Books

  • Speaking of Violenceby Sara Cobb
  • Playful Approaches to Serious Problemsby David Epston, Dean Lobovits, and Jennifer Freeman


Note: All our therapist book resources have been mentioned in one of our webinars. For more resources and learning please visit our shop page to purchase the recording and all the resources!

Websites and Links for Therapists


What We’re Listening To!

Podcast Lists:

  • The AAMFT Podcast
  • Focus on the Family
  • Small Things Often By: John M. Gottman
  • Unlocking Us By: Brene Brown
  • Family Life Blended

For Families

  • How to Talk so Kids Will Listen and How to Listen So Kids Will Talkby Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish
  • Presence by Amy Cuddy
  • Boundaries: When to Say Yes, How to Say No, to take Control of Your Lifeby Henry Cloud and John Townsend

For Couples

  • The 5 Love Languages by Gary Chapman
  • Hold Me Tight by Susan Johnson
  • The New Rules of Marriage by Terry Real
  • The Seven Principles for Making a Marriage Work by John M. Gottman and Nan Silver

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For Children and Adolescents

  • Two Homes by Claire Masurel
  • Always Mom, Forever Dad: A Story of Divided Householdsby Jeanna Rowland
  • Coping with Loss: The Life Changes Handbookby Anita Naik
  • The Divorce Helpbook for Teensby Cynthia MacGregor