Books

These are some great books and resources that clients have found helpful. Click each book below to go to Amazon.ca to place an order.

 

 The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work An excellent book describing the necessary skills to make masters of relationship – my favourite. The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work (Paperback) by John M. Gottman and Nan Silver.
 The Relationship Cure For individuals and couples who are struggling with relationships, this book is particularly informative about how people connect and disconnect. The Relationship Cure: A 5 Step Guide to Strengthening Your Marriage, Family, and Friendships (Paperback) by John Gottman
 The Heart of the Five Love Languages Having difficulty communicating your love to your partner? Great book to help you understand yourself and your partner in your communication of love. The Heart of the Five Love Languages by Gary Chapman
 The Relationship Cure: A Five-Step Guide for Building Better Connections with Family, Friends, and Lovers This book is also available on audio The Relationship Cure: A five-Step Guide for Building Better Connections with Family, Friends and Lovers  John M. Gottman, Ph.D. and Joan DeClaire
 Getting the Love You Want: A guide for Couples Having difficulty in understanding your power struggles in your relationship? This book is helpful in making your unconscious relationship conscious. Getting the Love You Want: A Guide for Couples (Paperback) by Harville Hendrix
 Passionate Marriage: Keeping Love and Intimacy Alive in Committed Relationships For those who are struggling or would like to renew their sexual intimacy, these are two great books. Passionate Marriage: Keeping Love and Intimacy Alive in Committed Relationships by David Schnarch
 Resurrecting Sex: Solving Sexual Problems and Revolutionizing Your Relationship Resurrecting Sex: Solving Sexual Problems and Revolutionizing Your Relationship by David Schnarch and James Maddock
 Rebuilding: When Your Relationship Ends Going through the challenges of divorce? This is a simple-to-read classic. Rebuilding: When Your Relationship Ends by Bruce Fisher
 10 Lessons to Transform Your Marriage For those who dislike reading when learning and would rather listen when learning, this is also a great book on marriage relationships that is available on audio. 10 Lessons to Transform Your Marriage: America’s Love Lab Experts Share Their Strategies for Strengthening Your Relationship [ABRIDGED] [AUDIOBOOK] (Audio CD) by John Phd Gottman (Author), Julie Schwartz Gottman (Author), Joan Declaire (Author), L.J. Ganser (Reader), Anne Gartlan (Reader)
 NOT "Just Friends" Struggling with the betrayal of an affair in your relationship? Along with necessary therapy these are two great books to help you on your journey to healing. NOT “Just Friends” by Shirley Glass
 Private Lies, Infidelity and the Betrayal of Intimacy Private Lies, Infidelity and the Betrayal of Intimacy by Frank Pittman
 How to Talk so Kids Will Lisen and Listen so Kids will Talk Finding yourself unheard by your kids? A great book to learn how to speak to your kids – there is also a version for teens. How to Talk so Kids will Listen and Listen so Kids will Talk by Adele Faber, Elaine Mazlish
 Kids Are Worth It: Giving Your Child the Gift of Inner Discipline Having conflicts with your partner over parenting styles? This book describes parenting styles and gives you information to help you with that. Kids Are Worth It! : Giving Your Child The Gift Of Inner Discipline by Barbara Coloroso
 Family Ties that Bind: A Self-Help Guide to Change Through Family of Origin Therapy A great little book written by a Vancouver author that gives information on helping you to make changes from a family systems prospective. Family Ties That Bind: A Self-Help Guide to Change Through Family of Origin Therapy by Ron Richardson (1986) Self-Counsel Press: Vancouver
 Trauma and Recovery: The Aftermath of Violence from Domestic Abuse to Poligical Terror Trauma and Recovery: The Aftermath of Violence–from Domestic Abuse to Political Terror by Judith Herman
  Client Handbook Wonderful handbook to describe the effects of trauma and the therapy of one eye integration and why it works. (Contact Me for the price and a copy)
 Rebuilding When Your Relationship Ends Going through the challenges of divorce? This is a simple to read classic. Rebuilding: When Your Relationship Ends by Bruce Fisher
 Breaking the Patterns of Depression Breaking the patterns of Depression by Michael Yapko
 Hand-Me-Down Blues: How to stop depression from spreading in families Hand-Me-Down Blues: How to Stop Depression From Spreading in Families by Michael Yapko