Recommended Reading


  • Mind over Mood: Change How You Feel By Changing The Way You Think by Greenberger and Padesky
  • Stop Walking on Eggshells: Taking Your Life Back When Someone You Care About Has Borderline Personality Disorder by Mason and Kreger
  • When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times by Pema Chodron

Anxiety Disorders

  • The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook by Edmund Bourne
  • Don’t Panic by Reid Wilson


  • The Mindful Way through Depression: Freeing Yourself from Chronic Unhappiness by Williams, Teasdale, Segal, and Kabat-Zinn
  • Full Catastrophe Living by Jon Kabat-Zinn
  • Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Depression by Segal, Williams & Teasdale


  • When Anger Hurts by McKay, Rogers & McKay
  • The Dance of Anger by Harriet Lerner, Ph.D.
  • Healing Rage by Ruth King, M.A.


  • Journey of the Heart: The Path of Conscious Love by John Welwood
  • Love and Awakening: Discovering The Sacred Path of Relationship by John Welwood
  • Passionate Marriage: Keeping Love and Intimacy Alive in Committed Relationships by David Schnarch
  • The Relationship Cure: A 5 Step Guide to Strengthening Your Marriage, Family, and Friendships by John Gottman


  • Mindfulness for Beginners by Jon Kabat-Zinn
  • Arriving at Your Own Door: 108 Lessons in Mindfulness by Jon Kabat-Zinn
  • Peace Is Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life by Thich Nhat Hanh
  • Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Depression by Segal, Williams & Teasdale

Addiction Referrals 

All Treatment – California Rehab Centers and Addiction Resources

Mind/Body Resources

5Rhythms Ecstatic Dance – or


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