Self-Help Books:

Below is a list of self-help books we found are good reads. We will add books to this list over time- so feel free to check back to see what we added. Please email us with any book title(s) that you found helpful and we’ll consider adding them to the list.

self help books

ADHD

Driven to Distraction (Revised): Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder  Sep 13, 2011

by Edward M. Hallowell M.D. and John J. Ratey M.D.

Outside the Box: Rethinking Add/Adhd in Children and Adults – a Practical Guide  Apr 25, 2017

by Thomas E Brown PH.D.

Anxiety Treatment

Don’t Feed the Monkey Mind: How to Stop the Cycle of Anxiety, Fear, and Worry  Apr 1, 2017

by Jennifer Shannon LMFT and Doug Shannon

Monkey Mind: A Memoir of Anxiety   Jun 11, 2013

by Daniel Smith

Bipolar Disorder

An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness  Jan 14, 1997

by Kay Redfield Jamison

Touched with Fire: Manic-Depressive Illness and the Artistic Temperament  Oct 18, 1996

by Kay Redfield Jamison

Borderline Personality Disorder

Bullying

Child Psychiatry

Depression

Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness  Jan 8, 1992

by William Styron

Diet and the Gut

Anti-Inflammation Diet For Dummies  Aug 19, 2011

by Morris and Molly Rossiter

Divorce

Helping Your Kids Cope with Divorce the Sandcastles Way  Paperback – July 27, 1999 by M. Gary Neuman  (Author), Patricia Romanowski (Author)

 

Eating Disorders

 Exercise And Mental Health

Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain  Jan 1, 2013

by John J. Ratey and Eric Hagerman

Go Wild: Eat Fat, Run Free, Be Social, and Follow Evolution’s Other Rules for Total Health and Well-being Dec 22, 2015

by John J. RateyRichard Manning and David Perlmutter

Holiday Blues

Marriage

A Couple’s Guide to Communication  Jun 1, 1979  by John Gottman and Cliff Notarius

Narcissism

Nutrition

Anti-Inflammation Diet For Dummies Aug 19, 2011

by Morris and Molly Rossiter

Parenting

Raising Your Spirited Child: A Guide for Parents Whose Child Is More Intense, Sensitive, Perceptive, Persistent, and Energetic Paperback – November 28, 2006 by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka

Personality Disorders

Positive Psychiatry

Authentic Happiness: Using the New Positive Psychology to Realize Your Potential for Lasting FulfillmentJan 5, 2004  by Martin E. P. Seligman

Pregnancy

50 Things to Do Before You Deliver: The First Time Moms Pregnancy GuideApr 3, 2018 by Jill Krause and Sara A. Robert MD

Postpartum Issues

Postpartum Depression Demystified: An Essential Guide for Understanding and Overcoming the Most Common Complication after ChildbirthMar 8, 2007 by Joyce A. Venis and Suzanne McCloskey

PTSD

Healing from Trauma: A Survivor’s Guide to Understanding Your Symptoms and Reclaiming Your LifeJan 8, 2008 by Jasmin Lee Cori and Robert Scaer

Resilience

Seasonal Affective Disorder

Winter Blues, Fourth Edition: Everything You Need to Know to Beat Seasonal Affective Disorder by Norman E. Rosenthal

Sleep and Mental Health

Spirituality

The Integrated Self: A Holistic Approach to Spirituality and Mental Health Practice Paperback – March 16, 2012 by Louis F. Kavar

Stress

10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works–A True StoryMar 11, 2014 by Dan Harris

Substance Use

Marijuana and Mental Health by Michael T. Compton (2016-06-24) Paperback – 1708 by Michael T. Compton (Author)

Suicide Prevention

Call Me Anna: The Autobiography of Patty Duke

Supplements

The Rainbow Diet: A Holistic Approach to Radiant Health Through Foods and SupplementsJan 1, 2018 by Deanna M. Minich PhD

The UltraMind Solution: The Simple Way to Defeat Depression, Overcome Anxiety, and Sharpen Your MindJun 8, 2010 by Mark Hyman M.D.

 

Teens

Stuff That Sucks: A Teen’s Guide to Accepting What You Can’t Change and Committing to What You Can (The Instant Help Solutions Series)Mar 1, 2017 by Ben Sedley

TMS For Depression

3,000 Pulses Later: A Memoir of Surviving Depression Without Medication  May 30, 2013

by Martha Rhodes and Lisa Tener

Violence Prevention

The 8 Keys to End Bullying Activity Book for Kids & Tweens: Worksheets, Quizzes, Games, & Skills for Putting the Keys Into Action (8 Keys to Mental Health)Oct 25, 2016 by Signe Whitson