Books & Articles

For Therapists

Compassion Focused Books

  • The Compassionate Mind By: Paul Gilbert
  • Mindful Compassion By: Paul Gilbert and Choden
  • The Compassionate Mind Workbook By: Chris Irons and Elaine Beaumont
  • The Mindful Therapist: A Clinicians Guide to Mindsight and Neural Integration By: Daniel J. Siegel

Emotionally Focused Therapy Books

  • Emotionally Focused Family Therapy: Restoring Connection and Promoting Resilience By: James Furrow, Gail Palmer, Susan Johnson, George Faller, and Lisa Palmer-Olsen
  • Attachment Theory in Practice By: Susan Johnson
  • Becoming an Emotionally Focused Therapist: The Workbook By: Susan Johnson

Integrative Systemic Therapy Books

  • The Feeling Good Handbook By: 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 Violence By: Sara Cobb
  • Playful Approaches to Serious Problems By: David Epston, Dean Lobovits, and Jennifer Freeman

Websites and Links for Therapists

Training Courses:
University of Guelph OpenEd Course - Emotionally Focused Family Therapy Course

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

Note: All our therapist book resources have been mentioned in one of our webinars. Visit our shop page to purchase the recording and have access to ALL the resources from these webinar trainings!

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

For Families

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

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For Children and Adolescents

  • Two Homes By: Claire Masurel
  • Always Mom, Forever Dad: A Story of Divided Households By: Jeanna Rowland
  • Coping with Loss: The Life Changes Handbook By: Anita Naik
  • The Divorce Helpbook for Teens By: Cynthia MacGregor