Recommended Readings

General Mental Health

Harris, R. (2013). The happiness trap: Stop struggling, start living. Exisle.

Specific Topics


Warrington, R. (2020). Sober curious: The blissful sleep, greater focus, and deep connection awaiting us all on the other side of alcohol.


Forsyth, J. P. & Eifert, G. H. (2016). The mindfulness and acceptance workbook for anxiety: A guide to breaking free from anxiety, phobias, and worry using acceptance and commitment therapy.

Nestor, J. (2020). Breath: The new science of a lost art.


Cain, S. (2013). Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking. Crown Publishers.


Neff, K. (2011). Self-compassion: The proven power of being kind to yourself.

Strohsal, K. D. & Robinson, P. J. (2017). The mindfulness and acceptance workbook for depression: Using acceptance and commitment therapy to move through depression and create a life worth living.


Brown, B. (2010). The gifts of imperfection: Let go of who you think you’re supposed to be and embrace who you are.

Guise, S. (2015). How to be an imperfectionist: The new way to self-acceptance, fearless living, and freedom from perfectionism.


Gottman, J. M. & Silver, N. (2002). The seven principles for making marriage work. Three Rivers Press.

Mitchell, S. A. (2002). Can love last? The fate of romance over time. Norton.


Schnarch, D. (2010). Resurrecting sex: Solving sexual problems and revolutionizing your relationship. Harper Collins.

Social Anxiety and Shyness

Fleming, J. E., Kocovski, N. L., et al. (2013). The mindfulness and acceptance workbook for social anxiety and shyness: Using acceptance and commitment therapy to free yourself from fear and reclaim your life.


Levine, P. A., & Frederick, A. (1997). Waking the tiger: Healing trauma: The innate capacity to transform overwhelming experiences. North Atlantic Books.

Van der Kolk, Bessel A. (2014). The body keeps the score: Mind, brain and body in the transformation of trauma. Allen Lane.