Suggested Reading

Suggested Reading for Students


Bipolar survival guide: What you and your family need to know

Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook 5th ed. Martha Davis et. al.

Depression Workbook 2nded. Mary Ellen Copeland

Anxiety and Phobia Workbook 3rd ed. Edwin Bourne

Self Esteem Workbook Glenn Schiraldi


Beating the College Blues Paul A. Grayson

No More Sleepless Nights Peter Hauri & Shirley Linde

The Dance of Connection: How to Talk to Someone When You're Mad, Hurt, Scared, Frustrated, Insulted, Betrayed or Desperate Harriet Lerner

Keeping the Love You Find Harville Henricks

One Breath at a Time: Buddhism and the Twelve Steps  Kevin Griffin

The Chemistry of Joy Henry Emmons, MD with Rachel Kranz

Books for Parents

When Your Kid Goes to College: A Parents' Survival Guide. Barkin, Carol. (1999).( Avon Press).

Letting Go: A Parents' Guide to Understanding the College Years, 4th Edition. Coburn, Karen Levin & Treeger, Madge Lawrence. (2003). (Quill/Harper Collins Publishers).

Cohen, Harlan. (2005). The Naked Roommate: And 107 Other Issues You Might Run Into in College. (Sourcebook Publishing).

The Easy Part Was Getting In: A College Handbook. (iUniverse). Available online at Crystal, Jennifer L. (2005).

Don't Tell Me What to Do, Just Send Money: The Essential Parenting Guide to the College Years. (Universal Press). Johnson, Helen E. & Schelhas-Miller, Christine. (2000).

College of the Overwhelmed: The Campus Mental Health Crisis and What to Do About It. (Jossey-Bass). Kadison, Richard & DiGeronimo, Theresa Foy. (2004).

How to Survive and Thrive in an Empty Nest: Reclaiming Your Life When Your Children Have Grown. Lauer, Jeanette C. & Lauer, Robert H. (1999). (New Harbinger Publications, Inc.).

Making the Most of College: Students Speak Their Minds. Light, Richard J. (2001). (Harvard University Press).

You're On Your Own (but I'm here if you need me): Mentoring Your Child During the College Years. Savage, Marjorie. (2003). (Simon & Shuster/A Fireside Book).

Empty Nest, Full Heart: The Journey from Home to College. Van Steenhouse, Andrea. (1998). (Simpler Life Press).

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