Suggested Resources
There are a lot of helpful books and websites out there.  This is a list that we have compiled based on what we have found helpful, what our clients have found helpful, and what our trusted colleagues have recommended. 

 
for Healing and Spiritual Growth
 

  • Healing for Damaged Emotions - David A Seamands
  • Found: God's Will - John MacArthur
  • How People Change - Tim Lane and Paul Tripp
  • Uncensored: Daring to Embrace the Entire Bible - Brian Crosby 
  • Boundaries: When to Say Yes How to Say No - Cloud and Townsend
  • Safe People - Cloud and Townsend
  • Necessary Endings - Henry  Cloud
  • Union with Christ - Rankin Wilbourne


for Anxiety

The Happiness Trap - Russ Harris
Get Out of Your Mind & Into Your Life - Steven C Hayes, PhD
 
https://www.drugrehab.com/co-occurring-disorder/anxiety/


Nutritional and Whole Health Coaching
www.livewellway.com (Lina Salazar)


for Couples
Books:
  • ​The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work -- John Gottman
  • Intimacy  Anorexia - Douglass Weiss
  • Rekindling Desire - Barry W. McCarthy and Emily J. McCarthy
  • Getting Past the Affair - Douglas K Snyder and Donald H Baucom

DVD:
Relearning Touch: Healing Techniques for Couples - Wendy Maltz 
Websites:

 
for Men
 
Seven Ways to be Her Hero - Doug Fields
Disciplines of a Godly Man - R. Kent Hughes
The Heart of Domestic Abuse - Chris Moles
Wired for Intimacy. How pornography hijacks the male brain - William Struthers
The Porn Trap - Wendy and Larry Maltz

 
 
for Women

The Emotionally Destructive Marriage - Leslie Vernick
Your Sexually Addicted Spouse - Barbara Steffens
The Porn Trap - Wendy and Larry Maltz


Domestic Violence Help

The National Domestic Abuse Hotline  http://www.thehotline.org/    1-800-799-7233 

DC Metropolitan Police Department has a list of local resources 
http://mpdc.dc.gov/page/domestic-violence-resources

My Sister's Place 24 Hour Hotline  202-529-5991

https://www.drugrehab.com/guides/domestic-abuse/


 
for Parenting
The Connected Child - Karen B. Purvis
Transforming the Difficult Child - Howard Glasser



for Children

Double-Dip Feelings - Barbara S. Cain
A Terrible Thing Happened - Margaret M. Holmes
When Mom and Dad Separate - Marge Heegaard
The Giving Tree - Shel Silverstein
The Hurt - Teddi Doleski
Turtle - Nick Baker and Kathy Passage
The Berenstain bears and Telling the Truth - Stan and Jan Berenstain
Jessica's Two Families - Lynne Hugo

for Teens

various workbooks by Lisa M. Schab