Diana Saunders, MA LPC

The following are topics with resources recommended by me and my clients. 

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Body    

Boundaries   

Change   

Children &  Teens   

Communication

Death,  Grief and Loss

Family

Finances

Intimacy and Relationships

Mind

Personal Growth

Recovery &  Healing

Spirituality and Consciousness

Body

The Fitness Instinct by Peg Jordan

Healing the Hardware of the Soul:  Enhance Your Brain to Improve Your Work,  Love,  and Spiritual Life by Daniel Amen,  M.D.

The Subtle Body by Cyndi Dale

The Wisdom of Menopause by Christiane Northrup,  M.D.

Women’s Body’s,  Women’s Wisdom by Christiane Northrup,  M.D.

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Boundaries

Boundaries and Relationships:  Knowing,  Protecting and Enjoying the Self 
Charles Whitfield,  M.D.

Broken Toys Broken Dreams:  Understanding &  Healing Boundaries,   Codependence,  Compulsion &  Relationships
Terry Kellogg

Codependence
Charles Whitfield,  M.D.

Codependent No More:  How to Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring for Yourself
Melody Beattie

The Dance of Anger:  A Woman’s Guide to Changing the Patterns of  Intimate Relationships
Harriet Goldhor Lerner,  Ph.D.

Facing Codependence:  What It Is,  Where It Comes from,  How It  Sabotages Our Lives
Pia Mellody

Healing the Shame that Binds You
John Bradshaw

The Highly Sensitive Person
Elaine N. Aron,  Ph.D.

The Highly Sensitive Person’s Survival Guide
Ted Zeff,  Ph.D.

The Sensitive Person’s Survival Guide
Kyra Mesich,  Psy.D.

The Stalking Resource Center

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Change

The Age of Miracles:  Embracing the New Midlife
Marianne Williamson

Rebuilding:  When Your Relationship Ends
Bruce Fisher

The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People:  Powerful Lessons in  Personal Change
Stephen Covey

Transitions:  Making Sense of Life’s Changes
William Bridges

The Way of Transition:  Embracing Life’s Most Difficult Moments
William Bridges

Things Fall Apart: H eartfelt Advice for Difficult Times
Pema Chodron

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Children &  Teens

Beyond Consequences,  Logic and Control:  A Love Based Approach to Helping Children with Severe Behaviors,  Vols I & II
Heather. T. Forbes,  and B. Bryan Post.

Breaking Through to Teens:  A New Psychotherapy for the New Adolescence
Ron Taffel

The Drama of the Gifted Child:  The Search for the True Self
Alice Miller

Driven to Distraction:  Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder from Childhood through Adulthood
Edward M. Hallowell, M.D. and John J. Ratey, M.D.

The Highly Intuitive Child
Catherine Crawford

The Highly Sensitive Child
Elaine N. Aron,  Ph.D.

Everything You NEVER Wanted Your Kids to Know about SEX (but were afraid they’d ask)
Justin Richardson,  M.D. and Mark A. Schuster,  M.D.,  Ph.D.

Freeing Your Child from Anxiety
Tamar E. Chansky,  Ph.D.

If Your Adolescent Has Depression or Bipolar Disorder: An Essential Resource for Parents
Dwight L. Evans,  M.D.,  and Linda Wasmer Andrews

The Out of Sync Child:  Recognizing and Coping with Sensory Processing Disorder
Carol Stock Kranowitz

Parenting Gifted Kids:  Tips for Raising Happy and Successful Children
James R. Delisle,  Ph.D.

Raising Self-Reliant Kids in a Self-Indulgent World:  Seven Building Blocks for Developing Capable Young People
H. Stephen Glenn,  Ph.D.,  and Jane Nelsen,  Ed.D.

Stopping the Pain: A  Workbook for Teens who Cut and Self-Injure
Lawrence E. Shapiro,  Ph.D.

Too Loud,  Too Bright,  Too Fast,  Too Tight:  What to Do if You are Sensory Defensive in an Overstimulating World
 Sharon Heller,  Ph.D.

Why Do They Act That Way? A Survival Guide to the Adolescent Brain for You and Your Teen
David Walsch,  Ph.D.

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Communication

Nonviolent Communication:  A  Language of Life
Marshall B. Rosenberg,  Ph.D

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

The Center for Nonviolent Communication

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Death, Grief and Loss

Angel Catcher: A Journal of Loss and Remembrance
Kathy Eldon and Amy Eldon Turteltaub

Divorce Poison:  How to Protect Your Family from Bad-mouthing and Brainwashing
Richard A. Warshak,  Ph.D.

Life Lessons
Elisabeth Kubler-Ross,  M.D.

On Death and Dying:  What the Dying Have to Teach Doctors,  Nurses,  Clergy,  and Their Own Families
Elisabeth Kubler-Ross,  M.D.

Spiritual Divorce:  Divorce as a Catalyst for an Extraordinary Life
Debbie Ford

The Wheel of Live:  A Memoir of Living and Dying
Elisabeth Kubler-Ross,  M.D.

When Someone You Love is Dying
Norma Supson

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Family

Rich Kid Smart Kid:  Giving Your Child a Fianacial Head Start
Robert T. Kiyosaki

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families
Stephen R. Covey

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Finances

It’s Your Money: Achieving Financial Well-Being – A Guide and Journal  by Karen McCall

The Energy of Money:  A Spiritual Guide to Financial and Personal  Fulfillment
Maria Nemeth,  Ph.D.

The Nine Steps to Financial Freedom
Suze Orman

Oprah’s Debt Diet

Suze Orman’s Money Tools

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Intimacy

A General Theory of Love
Thomas Lewis,  M.D.,  Fari Amini, M.D.,  and Richard Lannon,  M.D.

Enchanted Love:  The Mystical Power of Intimate Relationships
Marianne Williamson

Getting the Love You Want:  A Guide for Couples
Harville Hendrix,  Ph.D.

Passionate Marriage:  Keeping Love &  Intimacy Alive in Committed Relationships
David Schnarch,  Ph.D.

The Relationship Cure:  A 5 Step Guide to Strengthening Your Marriage,  Family,  and Friendhips
John Gottman,  Ph.D.

The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work:  A Practical Guide
John Gottman,  Ph.D.

Why Marriages Succeed or Fail and How You Can Make Yours Last
John Gottman,  Ph.D.

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Mind

The Divided Mind:  The Epidemic of Mindbody Disorders by John E. Sarno,  M.D.

National Center for PTSD

Obsessive Compulsive Information Center

The Organization for Autism Spectrum Information & Support

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Personal Growth

Callings:  Finding and Following an Authentic Life
Gregg Levoy

Emotional Intelligence:  Why it Can matter More than IQ
Daniel Goleman

Finding Your Own North Star:  Claiming the Life You Were Meant to  Live
Martha Beck

First Things First:  To Live,  to Love,  to Learn,  to Leave a Legacy
Stephen R. Covey

Healing the Soul of America:  Reclaiming Our Voices as Spiritual  Citizens
Marianne Williamson

Loving What Is:  Four Questions That Can Change Your Life
Byron Katie

The Right Questions:  Ten Essential Questions to Guide You to an Extraordinary Life
Debbie Ford

Simple Abundance:  A Daybook of Comfort and Joy
Sarah Ban Breathnach

Steering by Starlight:  Finding Your Right Life,  No Matter What!
Martha Beck

Way of the Peaceful Warrior:  A Book That Changes Lives
Dan Millman

Wisdom of the Peaceful Warrior:  A Companion to the Book That Changes Lives
Dan Millman

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Recovery &  Healing

Allies in Healing:  When the Person You Love Was Sexually Abused as a Child by Laura Davis

The Courage to Heal:  A Guide for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse  by Ellen Bass & Laura Davis

The Courage to Heal Workbook: For Women and Men Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse by Laura Davis

The Rape Recovery Handbook:  Step-by-Step Help for Survivors of Sexual Assault  by Aphrodite Matsakis, Ph.D.

My Recovery:  A Personal Plan for Healing
Charles Whitfield,  M.D.

The Scarred Soul:  Understanding &  Ending Self-Inflicted Violence
Tracy Alderman,  Ph.D.

You Can Heal Your Life
Louise L. Hay

You Mean I’m Not Lazy,  Stupid,  or Crazy?
Kate Kelly and Peggy Ramundo

Alcoholics Anonymous

The National Domestic Violence Hotline Website

The National Center for Victims of Crime

Rape,   Abuse,  &  Incest National Network  (RAINN)

The Serenity Channel

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Spirituality and Consciousness

A Pocket Prayer Book
Holly Burger

A Return to Love
Marianne Williamson

A Woman’s Journey to God
Joan Borysenko,  Ph.D.

The Fourth Way
P.D. Ouspensky

Man’s Search for Meaning
Viktor E. Frankl

Peace is Every Step:  The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life
Thich Nhat Hanh

Soul Psychology:  How to Clear Negative Emotions and Spiritualize Your Life
Joshua David Stone,  Ph.D.

Waking Up:  Overcoming the Obstacles to Human Potential
Charles T. Tart,  Ph.D.

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