Books on Relationships

Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love by Dr. Sue Johnson

Seven Principles For Making A Marriage Work by John M. Gottman PhD and Nan Sliver

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

Why Can’t You Read My Mind? Overcoming the 9 Toxic Thought Patterns that Get in the Way of a Loving Relationship by Jeffrey Bernstein, Ph.D., Susan Magee

Where to Draw the Line: How to Set Healthy Boundaries Every Day by Anne Katherine, M.A.

We can Work It Out: How to Solve Conflicts, Save Your Marriage by C. Notarius, Ph.D., Howard Markum, Ph.D.

How to Be an Adult in Relationships: The Five Keys to Mindful Loving by David Richo, Ph.D.

After the Affair: Healing the Pain and Rebuilding Trust When a Partner Has Been Unfaithful by Janis Spring, Ph.D.

The Courage To Trust: A Guide to Building Deep And Lasting Relationships by Cynthia L. Wall,  LCSW

The Good Marriage: How and Why Love Lasts by Judith Wallerstein

Attached: The New Science of Adult Attachment and How It Can Help You Find and Keep Love by Amir Levine, M.D., Rachel S. F. Heller, M.A.

The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are by Brene Brown

I Thought It Was Just Me (but it isn’t): Making the Journey from “What Will People Think?” to “I Am Enough” by Brene Brown

Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead by Brene Brown

If The Buddha Dated, by Charlotte Kasl, Ph.D.

If the Buddha Married: Creating Enduring Relationships on a Spiritual Path By Charlotte Kasl, Ph.D.

The Five Love Languages by Gary Chapman

Dance of Intimacy by Harriet Lerner, Ph.D.

Dance of Anger by Harriet Lerner, Ph.D.

Dance of Connection by Harriet Lerner, Ph.D.

Books on Parenting

Parenting from the Inside Out by Daniel J. Siegel and Mary Hartzell

Positive Discipline by Jane Nelson Ed.D


The Gottman Relationship Institute

The International Centre for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy (ICEEFT)

Positive Discipline

Brene Brown

Videos & Ted Talks

Brene Brown: The power of vulnerability 

Brene Brown: Listening to shame

Elizabeth Gilbert: Your elusive creative genius