Anderson, Susan (2000) The Journey from Abandonment to Healing.  New York: Berkley Books

Bandler, Richard and John Grinder (1975) The Structure of Magic I: A book about language and therapy. Palo Alto, CA: Science and Behavior Books

Bandler, Richard and John Grinder (1976) The Structure of Magic II. Palo Alto, CA: Science and Behavior Books

Bandler, Richard and John Grinder (1979) Frogs into Princes: Neuro Linguistic Programing. Moah, UT: Real People Press 

Bandler, Richard and John Grinder(1982) Reframing: Neuro-linguistic programming and the transformation of meaning. Moah, UT: Real People Press 

Bloomfield, Harold with Leonard Felder (1983) Making Peace with Your Parents: The key to enriching your life and all your relationships. New York: Random House

Bradshaw, John (1990) Homecoming: Reclaiming and championing your inner child. New York: Bantam Books    *****

Bradshaw, John (1988) Healing the Shame That Binds You. Expanded and updated. Dearfield Beach, FL: Health Communications

Branden, Nathaniel (1969) The Psychology of Self-Esteem. New York: Bantam Books (1977) Celebrate Your self: Enhancing your own self-esteem. Garden City, NY: Double Day & Company

Briggs, Dorothy C. (1977) Celebrate Yourself: Enhancing your own self-esteem.  Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company

Burns, David (1993) Ten Days to Self-Esteem: in ten exciting steps you will learn how to defeat depression, develop self-esteem discover the secrets of joy in daily living. New York: HarperCollins

Clark, Jean I. (1978) Self-Esteem: A family affair. New York: Harper & Row

Clark, Jean and Connie Dawson (1998) Growing Up Again: Parenting ourselves, Parenting our children. 2nd ed. Center City, MN: Hazelden    *****

Doidge, Norman (2007) The Brain That Changes Itself. New York: Penguin Books  *****

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Engel, Beverly (2015) It Wasn’t Your Fault: Freeing yourself from the shame of childhood abuse with the power of self-compassion. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications *****

Forward,  Susan with Craig Buck (1989)  Toxic Parents: Overcoming their hurtful legacy and reclaiming your life. New York: Bantam Books   

Golomb, Elan (1992) Trapped in the mirror: Adult children of narcissists in their struggle for self. New York: William Morrow & Company

Hari, Johann (2018) Lost Connections: uncovering the real causes of depression – and the unexpected solutions New York: Bloomsbury

Jeffers, Susan (1987) Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway New York: Fawcett Columbine  *****

Johnson, Lynn (2010) The Healing Power of Sleep: A guide to healthy and refreshing sleep skills. Salt Lake City, UT: Head Acre Press

Hanh, Thich Nhat (1995) Living Buddha, Living Christ New York: Riverhead Books

Jampolsky, Gerald (2007) Forgiveness, the greatest healer of all. New York: Atria Books

Katie, Byron (2002) Loving What Is: four questions that can change your life. New York: Three Rivers Press

Kornfiled, Jack (2002) The Art of Forgiveness, Loving kindness, and Peace. New York: Bantam Books

 Kornfiled, Jack (2008) The Wise Heart: A guide to the universal teachings of Buddhist Psychology. New York: Bantam Books

Levine, Amire and Rachel Heller (2010) Attached: the new science of adult attachment and how it can help you find and keep love.

McKay, Mathew and Patrick Fanning (1992) Self-Esteem, A proven program of cognitive techniques for assessing, improving, and maintaining your self-esteem. 2ND ed. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications

Maltz, Wendy and Larry Maltz (2008) The Porn Trap: The essential guide to overcoming problems caused by pornography. New York: HarperCollins Publishers

Miller, Alice (2006) The Body Never Lies: The lingering effects of hurtful parenting. Translated by Andrew Jenkions, New York: W. W. Norton & Company *****

Nakazawa, Donna (2015) Childhood Disrupted: How your biography becomes your biology, and how you can heal. New York: Atria

Neziroglu, Fugen , Jerome Bubrick, and Jose Yaryura-Tobias (2004) Overcoming Compulsive Hoarding: Why you save and how you can stop. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications

Old and New Testaments (1953) The Holy Bible, Revised Standard Version New York: Thomas Nelson & Sons

Potter-Efron, Ronald and Patricia Potter-Efron (1989) Letting Go of Shame: Understanding how shame affects your life. Center City, MN: Hazelden

Real, Terrence (1997) I Don’t Want to Talk About it, Overcoming the secret legacy of male depression. New York: Scribner    ***** (Regarding male depression)

Santoro, Joseph (1997) The Angry Heart: Overcoming Borderline and addictive disorders. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications

Simon. Sidney and Suzanne Simon (1990) Forgiveness: How to make peace with your past and get on with your like. New York: Warner Books

Sonkin, Daniel (1998) Wounded Boys, Heroic Men: A man’s guide to recovering from child abuse. Avon, MA: Adams Media Corporation    ***** Regarding survivors of abuse.

Van Der Kolk, Bessel (2014) The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, mind, and body in the healing of trauma New York: Penguin Books *****

Van Gelder, Kiera (2010) The Buddha & the Borderline Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications

Yoder, Carolyn (2005) The little book of Trauma Healing. New York: Good Books