Recommended Book Resources

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We are glad to provide a comprehensive reading list of books that may interest you.  Currently, the major reading topic areas that we cover below include Marriage and Family, Christian Counseling and Fruitful Living, Substance Abuse, Anger Management, Depression and Anxiety, Grief and Loss, and Sexual Addiction.

Marriage and Family Reading List

  • The Love Dare — by Stephen Kendrick
  • Torn Asunder: Recovering From Extramarital Affairs — by Dave Carder
  • Getting the Love you Want — by Harvelle Hendrix
  • The Five Love Languages: How to Express Heartfelt Commitment to Your Mate — by Gary Chapman
  • Boundaries — by Dr. Henry Cloud, Dr. John Townsend
  • Boundaries in Marriage — by Dr. Henry Cloud, Dr. John Townsend
  • Boundaries with Kids — by Dr. Henry Cloud, Dr. John Townsend, Lisa Guest
  • Taking Charge of ADHD: The Complete, Authoritative Guide for Parents — by Russell A. Barkley
  • The Everything Toddler Book: From Controlling Tantrums to Potty Training, Practical Advice to Get You and Your Toddler Through the Formative Years — by Linda Sonna
  • Parenting Teens With Love & Logic: Preparing Adolescents for Responsible Adulthood — by Cline and Fay
  • The Five Love Languages of Children — by Gary Chapman & Ross Campbell, M.D.
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    Christian Counseling and Fruitful Living Reading List

  • The Purpose Driven Life — by Rick Warren
  • Wild at Heart — by John Eldredge
  • The Servant: A Simple Story About the True Essence of Leadership — by James C. Hunter
  • Addiction and Grace — by Gerald May
  • Power of a Praying Wife — by Stormie Omartian
  • Power of a Praying Husband — by Stormie Omartian
  • Power of a Praying Parent — by Stormie Omartian
  • Battfield of the Mind — by Joyce Meyer
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    Substance Abuse Reading List

  • Adult Children of Alcoholics — by Janet Geringer Woititz
  • Getting Sober — by Priscilla Cane
  • Alcoholics Anonymous - Big Book 4th Edition — by AA Services
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    Anger Management Reading List

  • The Anger Workbook — by Les Carter, Frank Minirth
  • The Anger Trap — by Les Carter
  • The Verbally Abusive Relationship — by Patricia Evans
  • Beyond Anger — by Thomas Harbin
  • It's My Life Now : Starting Over After an Abusive Relationship or Domestic Violence — by Meg Kennedy Dugan & Roger R. Hock
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    Depression and Anxiety Reading List

  • The Depression Workbook — by Mary Ellen Copeland & Matthew McKay
  • The Anxiety & Phobia Workbook — by Edmund J. Bourne
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    Grief and Loss Reading List

  • Don’t Take My Grief Away — by Doug Manning
  • Getting to The Other Side of Grief — by Susan J. Zonnebelt-Smeenge & Robert C. DeVries
  • The Mourning Handbook — by Helen Fitzgerald
  • How to Survive the Loss of a Child — by Catherine M. Sanders
  • How to Go On Living When Someone You Love Dies — by Therese A. Rando
  • A Decembered Grief — by Harold Ivan Smith
  • Recovering From Losses Of Life — by H. Norman Wright
  • Beyond Grief — by Carol Staudacher
  • Good Grief — by Granger Westberg
  • Widowed — by Dr. Joyce Brothers
  • But I Never Thought He’d Die — by Miriam Baker Nye
  • Learning to Say Goodbye When A Parent Dies — by Eda LeShan
  • Roses In December — by Marilyn Willett Heavilin
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    Sexual Addiction Reading List

  • Stolen hours: Breaking Free from Secret Addiction — by John Howard Prin
  • Out of the Shadows — by Patrick Carnes
  • Don't Call it Love — by Patrick Carnes
  • Every Man's Battle : Winning the War on Sexual Temptation One Victory at a Time — by Stephen Arterburn and Fred Stoeker
  • Faithful and True — by Mark R. Laaser
  • An Affair of the Mind — by Laurie Hall
  • At the Altar of Sexual Idolatry — by Steve Gallagher
  • Hope and Recovery : A Twelve Step Guide for Healing From Compulsive Sexual Behavior — by Mic Hunter
  • Victims No Longer: The Classic Guide for Men Recovering from Sexual Child Abuse — by Mike Lew
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    NOTE:  Please note that the above resource links are provided as a service by Living Life Counseling; however, Living Life Counseling does not endorse or recommend the use of any specific treatment or medication that may be listed in these books. For guidance about any specific treatment or medication, please consult your physician and/or mental health professional.

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