Clients often ask me for recommended readings, and good self-help books can be a great way to support the work you're doing in therapy between sessions. Here are some books and websites I've found helpful. Many of these are available through the Halifax Public Library, or they can be ordered from your local bookstore and online.
Twenty Things Adopted Kids Wish Their Parents Knew
Being Adopted : The lifelong search for self
NOT "Just Friends": Rebuilding trust and recovering your sanity after infidelity
The High Conflict Couple
Depression and Anxiety
Ending the Depression Cycle: A step-by-step guide for preventing relapse
Help for Worried Kids: How your child can conquer anxiety and fear
Eating and Body Image
Get out of My Life: But first could you drive me and Cheryl to the mall?
Separation and Divorce
The Return of Desire: A guide to rediscovering your sexual passion
The Mother's Guide to Sex
Helping Your Child Recover from Sexual Abuse
How Long Does it Hurt? A guide to recovering from incest and sexual abuse for teenagers, their friends, and their families