Helpful Information & Resources
For those who want more outside the therapist office!
Highly Sensitive Person/People (HSP)
An assessment test to see if you are HSP:
For more information about being HSP visit Dr. Elaine Aron's website at:
Book Recommendations by Dr. Elaine Aron!
"The Highly Sensitive Person"
"The Highly Sensitive Parent"
"The Highly Sensitive Child"
"The Highly Sensitive Person in Love"
Couples & Relationships
Wonderful websites that provide assessments & helpful tools!
"Love is Never Enough" by Dr. Aaron T. Beck
"Co-dependency No More" by Melody Beattie
"Mating in Captivity: Unlocking Erotic Intelligence" by Ester Perel
"The Five Love Languages" by Gary Chapman
"The Emotionally Abusive Relationship: How to Stop Being Abused and How to Stop Abusing" by Beverly Engel
"The Object of My Affection Is in My Reflection: Coping with Narcissists" by Rokelle Lerner
Children & Teens
"Nurtureshock: New Thinking about Children" by Po Bronson & Ashley Merryman
"The Whole Brain Child" by Dr. Daniel Siegel and Tina Payne Byrson
"No Such Thing as a Bad Kid: Understanding and Responding to Challenging Behavior of Troubled Children and Youth" by Charles D. Appelstein
For Parents of an Anxious Teen:
"Under Pressure: Confronting the Epidemic of Stress and Anxiety in Girls" by Dr. Lisa Damour (*book is also good for boys)
For Parents of Teens:
"Untangled: Guiding Teenage Girls Through the 7 Transitions into Adulthood" by Dr. Lisa Damour
"Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain" by Dr. Daniel J. Siegel
"The Body Keeps Score: Brain, Mind and Body in the Healing of Trauma" by Dr. Bessel van der Kolk
"Brainspotting" by David Grand
"Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma" by Peter A. Levine
"The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog: And Other Stories from a Child Psychiatrist's Notebook--What Traumatized Children Can Teach Us About Loss, Love, and Healing" by Dr. Bruce Perry