“Until you are willing to be confused about what you already know, what you know will never grow bigger, better, or more useful”

- Milton Erickson

“Where you stand determines what you see and what you do not see; it determines also the angle you see it from; a change in where you stand changes everything”

- Steve de Shazer

If you are looking for reading material, here is a list of books I recommend to clients who are interested in therapy related literature:

Marriage Rules: A Manual For The Married And The Coupled Up

- Harriet Lerner, Ph.D

Dance of Anger: A Woman’s Guide To Changing The Patterns Of Intimate Relationships

- Harriet Lerner, Ph.D

Dance of Intimacy: A Woman’s Guide To Courageous Acts Of Change

- Harriet Lerner, Ph.D

Dance of Connection: How To Talk To Someone When You’re Mad, Hurt, Scared, Frustrated, Insulated, Betrayed, Or Desperate

- Harriet Lerner, Ph.D

Dance of Fear: Rising Above Anxiety, Fear And Shame And To Be Your Best And Bravest Self

- Harriet Lerner, Ph.D

Daring Greatly: How The Courage To Be Vulnerable Transforms The Way We Live, Love, And Lead

- Brene Brown, Ph.D

Sexy Mamas: Keeping Your Sex Life Alive While Raising Kids

- Cathy Winks & Anne Semans

Mating in Captivity: Unlocking Erotic Intelligence

- Esther Perel

Passionate Marriage: Keeping Love And Intimacy Alive In Committed Relationships

- David Schnarch, Ph.D

Love, Honor and Negotiate: Building Partnerships That Last A Lifetime

- Betty Carter and Joan Peters

We Love Each Other, But...: Simple Secrets To Strengthen Your Relationship And Make Love Last

- Ellen Wachtel

Codependent No More: How To Stop Controlling Others And Start Caring For Yourself

- Melody Beattie

The Good Vibrations Guide to Sex: The Most Complete Sex Manual Ever Written

- Cathy Winks & Anne Semans

How to Make Love Last?: How To Build Trust And Avoid Betrayal

- John Gottman Ph.D

On Grief and Grieving: Finding The Meaning Of Grief Through The Five Stages Of Loss

- Dr. Elisabeth Kuebler-Ross

On Death and Dying: What the Dying Have To Teach Doctors, Nurses, Clergy And Their Own Families

- Dr. Elisabeth Kuebler-Ross

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

- John Gottman, Ph.D

After the Affair: Healing The Pain And Rebuilding Trust When A Partner Has Been Unfaithful

- Janis Abrahms Spring, Ph.D

Love Sense: The Revolutionary New Science Of Romantic Relationships

- Sue Johnson, Ph.D

Family Ties That Bind: A Self-Help Guide To Change Through Family Of Origin Therapy

- Dr. Ronald W. Richardson

Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations For Lifetime Of Love

- Sue Johnson, Ph.D

The Secret Desire in a Long Term Relationship

Rethinking Infidelity: A Talk for Anyone Who has Ever Loved

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