Helpful books and other resources I recommend to my clients:
Pittman, C.M. & Karle, E.M. (2015). Rewire your anxious brain: How to use the neuroscience of fear to end anxiety, panic, and worry. New Harbringer Publications.
Clarke-Fields, H. & Naumburg, K. (2019). Raising good humans: A mindful approach to breaking the cycle of reactive parenting and raising kind, confident kids. New Harbringer Publications.
Eriksen, T. (2022). Unconditional: A guide to loving and supporting your LGBTQ child. Mango.
Kennedy, B. (2022). Good inside: A guide to becoming the parent you want to be. Harper Wave.
Oster, E. (2019). Cribsheet: A data-driven guide to better, more relaxed parenting from birth to preschool. Penguin Books.
Oster, E. (2021). The family firm: A data-driven guide to better decision making in the early school years. Penguin Books.
Phelan, T.A. (2016). 123 Magic: Effective discipline for children 2-12. Sourcebooks.
Rodsky, E. (2019). Fair play: A game-changing solution for when you have too much to do (And more life to live). G.P. Putnam’s Sons.
Siegel, D. J. (2013). Parenting from the inside out: How a deeper self-understanding can help you raise children who thrive: 10th anniversary edition. TarcherPerigee.
van der Kolk, B.A. (2015). The body keeps the score: Brain, mind, and body in the healing of trauma. Penguin Books.
Ayl, K. (2013). When helping hurts: Compassion fatigue in the Veterinary Care Professional. AAHA Press.
Shanti-Veterinary Mental Health Initiative
Veterinary Social Work Program at University of Tennessee Knoxville
Veterinary Social Work at Virginia Tech
Young Adult & Relationship Concerns
Gibson, L.C. (2015). Adult children of emotionally immature parents: How to heal from distant, rejecting, or self-involved parents. New Harbringer Publications
Tawwab, N.G. (2021). Set boundaries, find peace: A guide to reclaiming yourself. TarcherPerigee.