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Recommended Resources

We recommend the following books and websites for your learning and growth.  Feel free to check out this list and look for resources pertaining to your needs.

Adoption

The Connected Child, Karyn Purvis

The Out of Sync Child, Carol Kranowitz

The Out of Sync Child has Fun, Carol Kranowitz

Twenty Things Adopted Kids Wish Their Adoptive Parent Knew, Sherrie Eldridge

Being Adopted: The lifelong search for self, David brodzinsky et al

Parenting Your Internationally Adopted Child, Patty Cogen

Anatomy of the Soul, Curt Thompson

Parenting from the Inside Out, Dan Siegel and Mary Hartzell

The Whole-brain Child, Dan Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson

 

Relationships

Safe People, Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John Townsend

Boundaries, Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John Townsend

Boundaries Face to Face, Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John Townsend

Captivating, Unveiling the Mystery of a Woman’s Soul, John & Stasi Eldredge

Wild at Heart, Discovering the Secret of a Man’s Soul, John Eldredge

Bold Purpose, Dr. Dan B. Allender & Dr. Tremper Longman III

Connecting, Larry Crabb

The Safest Place on Earth, Larry Crabb

Quiet, The Power of Introverts in a World that Can’t Stop Talking, Susan Cain

Disarming the Narcissist, Surviving and Thriving with the Self-Absorbed, Wendy T. Behary, LCSW

Samson and the Pirate Monks: Calling Men to Authentic Brotherhood

 

Sexual Abuse

On the Threshold of Hope, Diane Mandt Langberg, Ph.D.

The Wounded Heart, Dr. Dan B. Allender

The Wounded Heart Workbook: A Companion Workbook for Personal or Group Use, Dan B. Allender, Ph.D.

The Door of Hope, Jan Frank

The Betrayal Bond, Breaking Free of Exploitive Relationships, Patrick J. Carnes, Ph.D.

 

Emotions

The Cry of the Soul, Dr. Dan B. Allender & Dr. Tremper Longman III

The Healing Path, Dr. Dan Allender

 

Self- Worth/ Self-Esteem

So Long Insecurity, Beth Moore

His Image My Image, Josh McDowell

The Search for Significance, Robert S. McGee

You Are What You Think, David Stoop, Ph. D

 

Divorce

Helping Your Kids Cope with Divorce the Sandcastles Way, M. Gary Neuman

Helping Your Children With Divorce, Edward Teyber

The Truth About Children and Divorce: Dealing With the Emotions so You and Your Children Can Thrive, Robert E. Emery, Ph. D

 

Marital Enrichment

The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work, John M. Gottman, Ph. D.

Each for the Other, Marriage As It’s Meant to Be, Bryan Chapell

Love & Respect: The Love She Most Desires; The Respect He Desperately Needs,

Emerson Eggerichs

His Needs, Her Needs: Building and Affair-Proof Marriage, Willard F. Harley

Your Wife is Not Your Momma: How You Can Have Heaven in Your Home, Wellington Boone

The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love That Lasts, Gary Chapman

Fighting for Your Marriage: Positive Steps for Preventing Divorce and Preserving Everlasting Love, Howard Markman, Scott Stanley, & Susan L. Blumberg

Strengthening Your Marriage, Wayne A. Mack

Strengthening Family Resilience, Froma Walsh

 

Cultural Issues and Race Relations

Why Are All The Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria, Beverly Daniel Tatum Ph. D

The Psychology or Prejudice, Todd T. Nelson

Race in the Schoolyard: Negotiating the Color Line in Classrooms and CommunitiesAmanda E. Lewis

Divided by Faith: Evangelical Religion and the Problem of Race in America, Michael O. Emerson

Black Faces in White Places: 10 Game-Changing Strategies to Achieve Success and Find Greatness, Randal Pinkett

 

Infidelity and Sexual Addiction

Your Sexually Addicted Spouse, How Partners Can Cope and Heal, Barbara Steffens, Ph D, LPCC, Marsha Means, MA

Don’t Call It Love, Recovery from Sexual Addiction, Patrick Carnes, Ph D

Spouses of Sex Addicts Hope for the Journey Workbook, Francoise Mastroianni, Richard Blankenship

Spouses of Sex Addicts Hope for the Journey, Richard Blankenship

Healing Wounds of Sexual Addiction, Mark Laaser, Ph D

Torn Asunder: Recovering From an Extramarital Affair, Dave Carder

 

 Intimacy

A Celebration of Sex: A Guide to Enjoying God’s Gift of Sexual Intimacy, Douglas E. Rosenau

Soul Virgins, Redefining Single Sexuality, Dr. Doug Rosenau & Michael Todd Wilson

 

Anxiety

Anxiety Gone, Stanley Hibbs, Ph.D.

 

Depression

Healing the Shame That Binds You, John Bradshaw, Ph. D

 

Parenting

Shepherding a Child’s Heart, Tedd Tripp

Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child, Marc Weissbluth, M.D.              

The Defiant Child, A Parent’s Guide to Oppositional Defiance, Douglas Riley

Stop Arguing with Your Kids, How to Win the Battle of Wills by Making Your Children Feel Heard, Michael P. Nichols, Ph D

Parenting your Out-of-Control Child, An Effective, Easy-to-Use Program for Teaching Self Control, George M. Kapalka, Ph D, ABPP

Wild Things, The Art of Nurturing Boys, Stephen James & David Thomas

Children Learn What They Live: Parenting to Inspire Values, Dorothy Law Nolte

Train Up a Child: A Christian’s Parent’s Handbook, William J. Richardson

Yes, Your Teen is Crazy!, Michael J. Bradley

The Secret Lives of Boys: Inside the Raw Emotional World of Male Teens, Malina Saval

Raising Boys with ADHD, James W. Forgan, Ph. D & Mary Anne Richey

 

Parenting Children with ADHD, Vincent J. Monastra, Ph. D

Lost Boys: Why Our Sons Turn Violent and How We Can Save Them, James Garbarino Ph. D

 

Stress Management & Anger

Margin, Restoring Emotional, Physical, Financial and Time Reserves to Overloaded Lives, Richard A Swenson, M.D.

When Anger Hurts, Quieting the Storm Within, Matthew McKay, Ph.D., Peter D. Rogers, Ph.D., Judith McKay, R.N.

 

Spiritual Enrichment

The Journey of Desire, John Eldredge

The Sacred Romance, John Eldredge & Brent Curtis

The Low Road to New Heights, Wellington Boone

Foxe’s Book of Martyrs, John Foxe

Evidence That Demands a Verdict, Josh McDowell

Unchristian” What a New Generation Really Thinks About Christianity… And Why it Matters, David Kinnaman

 

Forgiveness

Forgiving and Reconciling, Everett L. Worthington Jr.

 

Idealistic Thinking

Necessary Losses, Judith Viorst

 

Narcissism

Disarming the Narcissist, Surviving and Thriving with the Self-Absorbed, Wendy T. Behary, LCSW

 

Suffering Grief

Shattered Dreams, God’s Unexpected Pathway to Joy, Larry Crabb

A Grief Observed, C.S. Lewis

The Misery of Job and the Mercy of God, John Piper

Sunsets, Deborah Howard, RN, CHPN

Saying Goodbye: How Families Can Find Renewal Through Loss, Barbara Okun, Ph. D, & Joseph Nowinski, Ph. D

 

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