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This following list is is only an acknowledgement of resources — NOT a recommendation.


ABUSE: VERBAL:

  • The Gentle Art of Verbal Self Defense, Suzette Harden Elgin

ADULT CHILD:

  • Adult Children of Alcoholics, Janet Geringer Woititz
  • Dear Dad: Letters From An Adult Child, Louie Anderson
  • It Will Never Happen To Me, Claudia Black

ADDICTION/RECOVERY: General

  • Addiction & Recovery For Dummies, Brian Shaw, Paul Ritvo and Jane Irvine
  • Addiction Interaction Disorder, Patrick Carnes, Robert Murray, and Louis Charpentier
  • Courage To Change (The), Dennis Wholey
  • Healing The Addicted Brain, Harold Urschel
  • Recoveries, Lindsey Hall and Leigh Cohn
  • Willpowers’ Not Enough: Recovering From Addictions of Every Kind, Arnold Washton and Donna Boundy

ADDICTION/RECOVERY: Drugs

  • Alcoholism: A Practical Guide, Stanley Gitlow and Herbert Peyser
  • Alcoholics Anonymous, (A.A.)
  • Cocaine Addiction: Treatment, Recovery, & Relapse Prevention, Arnold Washton
  • Coke Book (The), Book-Marks Books
  • How To Get Off Drugs, Ira Mothner & Alan Weitz
  • How To Quit Drugs For Good, Jerry Dorsman
  • How To Stay Sober: Recovery Without Religion, James Christopher
  • Journey Into Me: The Twelve Step Workbook For Everyday Living Recovery: Inspirational Moments For 12 Step Living, Men & Narcotics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous
  • Next Step (The), Todd Weber (& Workbook)
  • Recovering: How To Get & Stay Sober, L. Ann Mueller and Katherine Ketcham
  • Recovery: Plain And Simple, John Lee
  • Recovery Resource Book (The), Barbara Yoder
  • Restore Your Life: A Living Plan For Sober People, Anne Geller
  • Serenity: A Companion For Twelve Step Recovery-Complete With Stage II Recovery: Life Beyond Addiction, Ernie Larsen
  • Staying Clean, The Hazelden Foundation
  • Strong Choices, Weak Choices: The Challenge Of Change In Recovery, Gayle Rosellini & Mark Worden
  • Twelve Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous (The), Karen Elliot
  • Twelve Steps & Twelve Traditions, (A.A.)
  • Unhooked, Christopher James
  • When AA Doesn’t Work for You: Rational Steps to Quitting Alcohol, Albert Ellis and Emmett Velten

AFFIRMATIONS:

  • Affirming Stage II Recovery (CD), Free download at www.thrivingbeyondaddiction.com
  • Daily Affirmations: For Adult Children of Alcoholics, Rokelle Lerner
  • Twenty-Four Hours A Day, A Hazelden Book
  • What Do You Say When You Talk To Yourself, Shad Helmsterer

ASSERTIVENESS:

  • Stand Up, Speak Out, Talk Back, Robert Alberti and Michael Emmons

AWARENESS:

  • The Power of Intension, Wayne Dyer

BRAIN:

  • The Compass of Pleasure, David Linden
  • Unchain Your Brain: Break Free From Your Addictions, Daniel Amen, David Smith

CODEPENDENCY:

  • Another Chance, Sharon Wegscheider-Cruse
  • Beyond Codependency: And Getting Better All The Time, Melody Beattie
  • Codependency No More, Melody Beattie
  • Codependent’s Guide To The Twelve Steps, Melody Beattie
  • Facing Codependence, Pia Mellody
  • Hope For Relationships, Melvin Schroeder
  • Letting Go With Love: Finding Peace of Mind and Heart for Those Who Live With a Practicing or Recovering Alcoholic, Julia Howard
  • Reclaim Your Self: The Codependent’s Recovery Plan (Workbook), Des Rouches
  • Women Who Love To Much, Robin Norwood
  • Women Married To Alcoholics: Help & Hope, Morris Kokin
  • Al-Anon’s Twelve Steps & Twelve Traditions, (Al-Anon)

COMMUNICATION:

  • The Intimate Enemy: How To Fight Fair In Love And Marriage, George Bach and Peter Wyden
  • Resolving Conflict: With Others And Within Yourself, Gini Graham Scott

DREAMS:

  • Dream Game (The), Ann Faraday
  • Dream Power, Ann Faraday

FAMILY/RELATIONSHIP:

  • Another Chance: Hope & Health For The Alcoholic Family, Sharon Wegscheider-Cruse
  • Bradshaw On: The Family, John Bradshaw
  • Couples, Carlfred Broderick
  • Coupleship: How To Build A Relationship, Sharon Wegscheider-Cruse
  • Getting The Love You Want: A Guide For Couples, Harville Henrixs
  • Intimate Connections: David Burns
  • Power Of Unconditional Love (The), Ken Keyes, Jr.
  • Relationship In Recovery: Healing Strategies For Couples & Families, Emily Marlin
  • Secret of Staying In Love (The), John Powell
  • Self-Esteem: A Family Afffair, Jean Illsley Clarke
  • Stage II Relationships: Love Beyond Addiction, Earnie Larsen

FEELINGS:

  • Angry Book (The), Theodore Rubin
  • Emotional Healing: A Program For Emotional Sobriety, Karen Paine-Gernee and Terry Hunt
  • Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy, David Burns
  • Feeling Good Handbook (The), David Burns
  • Of Course You’re Angry: A Family Guide To Dealing With The Emotions of Chemical Dependency, Gayle Rosellini & Mark Worden
  • Of Course You’re Anxious: Healthy Ways To Deal With Worry, Fear, & Stress In Recovery, Gayle Rosellini & Mark Worden

FOOD ADDICTION/RECOVERY:

  • See Nutrition

GENERAL:

  • Reality Therapy, William Glasser

GROWTH/HEALING:

  • Art Of Loving (The), Erich Fromm
  • Development Of Play (The), David Cohen
  • Forgive For Good, Fred Luskin
  • Healing the Addicted Mind, Harold Urschel
  • Healing The Family Within, Robert Shubby
  • How To Have More In A Have-Not World, Terry Cole Whittaker
  • Learning To Live Yourself: Finding Your Self-Worth, Sharon Wegseheider-Cruse
  • Love Is Letting Go Of Fear, Gerald Jampolsky
  • The Miracle Of Recovery: Healing For Addicts, Adult Children and Co-Dependences, Sharon Wegscheidner-Cruse
  • Out Of Darkness Into The Light: A Journey of Inner Healing, Gerald Jampolsky
  • The Power of Apology, Beverly Engel
  • Understanding Me: Your Personal Story (Workbook), Sharon Wegseheider-Cruse
  • Way Of The Peaceful Warrior (The), Dan Millman

HOMOSEXUALITY:

  • Accepting Ourselves: The Twelve-Step Journey Of Recovery From Addiction For Gay Men & Lesbians, Sheppard Lominars
  • Like Me: Confessions of a Heartland Country Singer, Chely Wright

INNER CHILD:

  • Healing The Shame That Binds You, John Bradshaw
  • Homecoming, John Bradshaw

LOVE/RELATIONSHIP:

  • Women Who Love Too Much, Robin Norwood

INTERVENTION:

  • Intervention: How To Help Someone Who Doesn’t Want Help, Vernon Johnson

MEDICAL:

  • Free Yourself From Pain, David Bressler
  • Rx For Recovery: The Medical & Health Guide For Alcoholics, Addicts & Their Families, Jeffrey Weisberg

MEDITATION:

  • Art Of Meditation (The), Joel S. Goldsmith
  • How To Meditate, Lawrence LeShan
  • Joy Within (The): A Beginner’s Guide To Meditation, Joan Goldstein and Manuela Soares
  • The Relaxation Response, Herbert Benson

MENTAL ILLNESS/HEALTH:

  • Anatomy of an Epidemic (Depression), Robert Whitaker
  • Mad In America, Robert Whitaker
  • Nutritional Influences on Mental Illness (Professional), Melvyn Werbach
  • The Mood Cure, Julia Ross

MENTAL IMAGERY:

  • Creative Visualization, Shakti Gawain
  • Creative Visualization Workbook (The), Shakti Gawain
  • Imagery For Healing, Knowledge, & Power, William Fezler

NEGOTIATION:

  • Getting Together: Building Relationships As We Negotiate, Roger Fisher and Scott Brown
  • Getting To Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In, Roger Fisher and William Ury

NUTRITION:

  • Addiction: The Hidden Epidemic, Pam Lilleen
  • Diet Cure (The), Julia Ross
  • End Your Addiction Now, Charles Gant
  • 5HTP: Natures Serotonin Solution, Ray Sahelian
  • Mind Boosters: Natural Supplements that Enhance Your Mind, Memory and Mood, Ray Sahelian
  • Lifestyle Change: 12 Step Recovery Nutrition & Diet Guide, Marilyn Rollins
  • Mood Cure (The), Julia Ross
  • Prescription for Nutritional Healing, Phyllis Balch
  • Primal Body – Primal Mind, Nora Gedgaudas
  • Seven Weeks to Sobriety, Joan Mathews-Larson
  • The Blood Sugar Solution, Mark Hyman

ORGANIZATION:

  • Doing It Now, Edwin Bliss
  • Getting Things Done, Edwin Bliss
  • How To Organize Your Work & Your Life, Robert Moskowitz

PERSONAL GROWTH:

  • Excuses Begone, Wayne Dyer

PERSONALITY:

  • Difficult Personalities, Helen McGrath and Hazel Edwards

RELAPSE:

  • Relapse: A Guide To Successful Recovery, Dennis Daly
  • Staying Sober, Terence Gorski and Merlene Miller
  • Staying Sober Workbook (The), Terence Gorski and Merlene Miller

SELF-ESTEEM:

  • How To Raise Your Self-Esteem, Nathaniel Branden
  • Self-Esteem, Virginia Satir
  • Teen Esteem, Pat Palmer
  • Women and Self-Esteem, Linda Tschirhart Sanford, Mary Ellen Donovan

SELF-IMAGE:

  • Psycho-Cybernetics, Maxwell Maltz

SEX ADDICTION:

  • Sex and the Internet, Al Cooper
  • In the Shadows of the Net, Carnes, Delmonico, Griffin, and Moriarity’s
  • Untangling the Web: Sex, Porn and Fantasy Obsession in the Internet Age, Weiss/Schneider
  • Lonely All the Time, Ralph Earle & Gregory Crow
  • The Porn Trap, Wendy Maltz and Larry Maltz

SLEEP:

  • Light’s Out, TS Wiley

SPIRITUAL:

  • Alcoholism & Spirituality, Charles Whitfield
  • Journey Within (The): A Spiritual Path To Recovery, Ruth Fishel
  • Life After Life, Raymond J. Moody
  • Road Less Traveled (The), Scott Peck
  • Serenity Principle (The): Finding Inner Peace In Recovery, Joseph Bailey
  • Your Sacred Self, Wayne Dyer

STRESS/STRESS REDUCTION:

  • Relax, Recover: Stress Management For Recovering People, Patricia Wuertzer and Lucinda May
  • Relaxation & Stress Reduction Workbook (The), Martha Davis, Elizabeth Eshelman, and Matthew McKay

STRUCTURE:

  • The Path of Least Resistance, Robert Fritz
  • Your Life As Art, Robert Fritz

VERBAL ABUSE:

  • Staying Well With The Gentle Art Of Verbal Self-Defense, Suzette Elgin
  • The Verbally Abusive Relationship, Patricia Evans

YOUTH:

  • It Won’t Happen To Me, Susan Newman
  • Neon Angel, Cherie Currie
  • Brunt, Craig Fraser and Deidre Sullivan
  • Young, Sober & Free, Shelly Marshall
  • Young Winners’ Guide To The ‘Big Book’: A Workbook For All Who Are Young & Recovering In Twelve Step Programs, John Rogers

WOMEN:

  • A Women Like You: Life Stories of Women Recovering From Alcoholism & Addiction, Rachel V.
  • Betty: A Glad Awakening, Betty Ford
  • Dance Of Anger (The): A Women’s Guide To Changing The Patterns Of Intimate Relationships, Harriet Goldhor Lerner
  • Women & Drugs: Getting Hooked, Getting Clean, Emanuel Peluso and Silvay Peluso
  • Women & Self-Esteem: Understanding & Improving The Way We Think & Feel About Ourselves, Linda Tschirhart Sanford & Mary Ellen Donovan
  • Women Under The Influence, Brigid McConville
  • Changes: A Women‘s Journal For Self-Awareness And Personal Planning, Mindy Bingham, Sandy Stryker, and Judy Edmondson

VOCATIONAL:

  • Alcoholism In The Professions, LeClair Bissell and Paul Haberman
  • Recovery At Work: A Clean & Sober Career Guide, Carol Cox Smith

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