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Helpful Information & Resources

For those who want more outside the therapist office!

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 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"

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Couples & Relationships

Wonderful websites that provide assessments & helpful tools!

Book Recommendations!
"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

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Children & Teens

Book Recommendations!

Child Development:

"Nurtureshock: New Thinking about Children" by Po Bronson & Ashley Merryman

"The Whole Brain Child" by Dr. Daniel Siegel and Tina Payne Byrson

Difficult Child: 

"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

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Book Recommendations!

"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

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