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Self Help Resources

We’ve listed some of the books, articles, videos, etc. below for self help resources.  These have been helpful to us and to our clients.  Where possible they are are separated into categories.

And along with whatever resources appeal to you here, don’t forget that overall self-care is very important, too!  Click here to be linked to our Self Care handout with a long list of ideas about things you can do for your own self care.

Disclosure: Our primary business is providing counseling services, and at the same time we feel it is important to let you know that we may receive a small compensation on some of the links below if you make a purchase. Any opinions expressed here about these self help resources are our own and we encourage you to base any purchases on what you feel will be of benefit to you.

A big part of our philosophy about behavioral health is that each of us has the ability to achieve well-being and heal ourselves.  Counseling and therapy is only one way of achieving your goals.  We think it is important to share any resources we are aware of that may be helpful to you, and this prompted us to create the following list.

Self-Worth, Self-Esteem, Well-Being

You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life

The Confidence Gap: A Guide to Overcoming Fear and Self-Doubt

The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a F*ck: How to Stop Spending Time You Don’t Have with People You Don’t Like Doing Things You Don’t Want to Do (A No F*cks Given Guide)

MindBodyGreen Website

Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone

The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom (A Toltec Wisdom Book)

Man’s Search for Meaning

Mindfulness: An Eight-Week Plan for Finding Peace in a Frantic World

Flourish: A Visionary New Understanding of Happiness and Well-being

Relationships, Couples, Marriage

Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love

The Sex-Starved Marriage: Boosting Your Marriage Libido: A Couple’s Guide

Divorce Busting: A Step-by-Step Approach to Making Your Marriage Loving Again

The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work: A Practical Guide from the Country’s Foremost Relationship Expert

The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work: A Practical Guide from the Country’s Foremost Relationship Expert

Postpartum Depression/Postpartum Mood Disorder

This Isn’t What I Expected [2nd edition]: Overcoming Postpartum Depression

The Postpartum Husband: Practical Solutions for living with Postpartum Depression

Postpartumprogress.com Website

Postpartum.net Website

Parenting

http://Transforming the Difficult Child: The Nurtured Heart Approach – This book has been recommended by a couple of different people to help parents who have a child diagnosed with ADD/ADHD.  One of them is also a therapist, and both are parents of a child diagnosed with ADHD who said this book changed their home life in a huge way.

Dealing with Narcissistic People

Psychopath Free (Expanded Edition): Recovering from Emotionally Abusive Relationships With Narcissists, Sociopaths, and Other Toxic People

Will I Ever Be Good Enough?: Healing the Daughters of Narcissistic Mothers

Stop Walking on Eggshells: Taking Your Life Back When Someone You Care About Has Borderline Personality Disorder

Mothers Who Can’t Love: A Healing Guide for Daughters

Running on Empty: Overcome Your Childhood Emotional Neglect

Trauma

The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma

Mind-Body Workbook for PTSD: A 10-Week Program for Healing After Trauma (New Harbinger Self-Help Workbook)

Healing Trauma: A Pioneering Program for Restoring the Wisdom of Your Body

Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma

 

Addictions

Mind-Body Workbook for Addiction: Effective Tools for Substance-Abuse Recovery and Relapse Prevention

SMART Recovery

Al-Anon

Codependency Anon (CODA)

Betty Ford Children’s Program – for children of alcoholics

Phoenix Multisport – this link takes you to the website for a gym located in the downtown Denver area, it is free to people who are in recovery.

Boundaries

Boundaries Updated and Expanded Edition: When to Say Yes, How to Say No To Take Control of Your Life

Boundaries: Where You End and I Begin— – How to Recognize and Set Healthy Boundaries

Straightforward, to the point, pdf file about setting healthy boundaries

 

Miscellaneous Self Help Resources

DBT Self Help – DBT worksheets and lots of information!

 

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