The following resources (books, websites, CDs) offer insight into some of the underlying issues involved in issues you may be facing, and offer depthful and practical approaches to healing.

These resources offer you a sense of my theoretical orientation, and the ways in which we may make meaning of what arises in the course of our work together.

Mindfulness Therapy


Center for Mindfulness:

Buddhist Neuroscience by Dr. Rick Hanson:


Books & CDs:

Guided Mindfulness Meditation by Jon Kabat-Zinn (Audio CD)

The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion: Freeing Yourself from Destructive Thoughts and Emotions by Christopher K. Germer PhD

The Wise Heart: A Guide to the Universal Teachings of Buddhist Psychology by Jack Kornfield

Guided Meditation: Six Essential Practices to Cultivate Love, Awareness, and Wisdom by Jack Kornfield

Lovingkindness: The Revolutionary Art of Happiness  by Sharon Salzberg

The Force of Kindness: Change Your Life with Love and Compassion by Sharon Salzberg

Mindsight: The New Science of Personal Transformation by Daniel J. Siegel
Buddha’s Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love, and Wisdom by Rick Hanson and Richard Mendius

Radical Acceptance: Embracing Your Life With the Heart of a Buddha by Tara Brach

Anxiety and Stress Reduction

Books & CDs:

A Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook by Bob Stahl PhD, Elisha Goldstein PhD, Saki Santorelli EdD MA and Jon Kabat-Zinn PhD

Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain, and Illness by Jon Kabat-Zinn

The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook  by Edmund J. Bourne

The Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Anxiety: A Guide to Breaking Free from Anxiety, Phobias, and Worry Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy by John P. Forsyth and Georg H. Eifert

The Mindful Way through Anxiety: Break Free from Chronic Worry and Reclaim Your Life by Susan M. Orsillo PhD, Lizabeth Roemer PhD and Zindel V. Segal PhD


Books & CDs:

Care of the Soul : A Guide for Cultivating Depth and Sacredness in Everyday Life by Thomas Moore

The Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Depression: Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy to Move Through Depression and Create a Life Worth Living by Patricia Robinson Ph.D. and Kirk Strosahl Ph.D.

The Mindful Way through Depression: Freeing Yourself from Chronic Unhappiness by Mark Williams, John Teasdale, Zindel Segal and Jon Kabat-Zinn


Books & CDs:

The Natural Artistry of Dreams: Creative Ways to Bring the Wisdom of Dreams to Waking Life by Jill Mellick and Marion Woodman

The Wisdom of Your Dreams: Using Dreams to Tap into Your Unconscious and Transform Your Life by Jeremy Taylor

Inner Work: Using Dreams and Active Imagination for Personal Growth by Robert A. Johnson

Dream Gates by Robert Moss

Conscious Dreaming: A Spiritual Path for Everyday Life by Robert Moss

The Dream And The Underworld by James Hillman

Dreams, A Portal to the Source by Edward C. Whitmont and Sylvia Brinton Perera

Somatic Psychology

Books & CDs:

Working on Yourself Alone: Inner Dreambody Work by Arnold Mindell

The Body in Recovery: Somatic Psychotherapy and the Self by John P. Conger

Bone, Breath, and Gesture: Practices of Embodiment by Don Hanlon Johnson

Body-Centered Psychotherapy: The Hakomi Method : The Integrated Use of Mindfulness, Nonviolence and the Body by Ron Kurtz

Trauma and the Body: A Sensorimotor Approach to Psychotherapy by Pat Ogden, Kekuni Minton, Clare Pain and Daniel J. Siegel


Books & CDs:

Ecopsychology: Restoring the Earth, Healing the Mind by Theodore Roszak, Mary E. Gomes, Allen D. Kanner and Lester R. Brown

Ecotherapy: Healing with Nature in Mind by Linda Buzzell and Craig Chalquist

Nature and the Human Soul: Cultivating Wholeness and Community in a Fragmented World by Bill Plotkin

Soulcraft: Crossing into the Mysteries of Nature and Psyche by Bill Plotkin and Thomas Berry

The Spell of the Sensuous: Perception and Language in a More-Than-Human World by David Abram

Coming Back to Life: Practices to Reconnect Our Lives, Our World by Joanna Macy


Books & CDs:

The Hero with a Thousand Faces by Joseph Campbell

Shamanic Journeying: A Beginner’s Guide by Sandra Ingerman

Awakening to the Spirit World: The Shamanic Path of Direct Revelation by Sandra Ingerman and Hank Wesselman

Healing States: A Journey Into the World of Spiritual Healing and Shamanism by Alberto Villoldo and Ph.D. Stanley Krippner

Soul Retrieval: Mending the Fragmented Self by Sandra Ingerman

The Way of the Shaman by Michael Harner

The Shaman’s Body by Arnold Mindell

Men’s Issues

Books & CDs:

Men and the Water of Life: Initiation and the Tempering of Men by Michael Meade

Iron John: A Book About Men by Robert Bly

He: Understanding Masculine Psychology by Robert A. Johnson

Fire in the Belly: On Being a Man by Sam Keen

Gods In Everyman by Jean Shinoda Bolen

Women’s Issues

Books & CDs:

Women Who Run with the Wolves by Clarissa Pinkola Estes

Descent to the Goddess: A Way of Initiation for Women by Sylvia Brinton Perera

Leaving My Father’s House: A Journey to Conscious Femininity by Marion Woodman

The Heroine’s Journey by Maureen Murdock

Addiction to Perfection: The Still Unravished Bride: A Psychological Study  by Marion Woodman

Women’s Mysteries: Ancient & Modern  by M. Esther Harding

Goddesses in Everywoman: Powerful Archetypes in Women’s Lives by Jean Shinoda Bolen

On the Way to the Wedding: Transforming the Love Relationship by Linda Schierse Leonard

The Wounded Woman by Linda Schierse Leonard

Meeting the Madwoman: Empowering the Feminine Spirit by Linda Schierse Leonard

Midlife and Aging

Books & CDs:

From Age-ing to Sage-ing: A Profound New Vision of Growing Older by Zalman Schachter-Shalomi

Falling Upward: A Spirituality for the Two Halves of Life by Richard Rohr

Once Upon a Midlife by Allan B. Chinen

Finding Meaning in the Second Half of Life: How to Finally, Really Grow Up by James Hollis

The Second Half of Life: Opening the Eight Gates of Wisdom by Angeles Arrien

Love and Relationships

Books & CDs:

Getting the Love You Want: A Guide for Couples by Harville Hendrix

Couples Companion: Meditations & Exercises for Getting the Love You Want: A Workbook for Couples by Harville PhD Hendrix

Embracing the Beloved: Relationship as a Path of Awakening by Stephen Levine and Ondrea Levine

Perfect Love, Imperfect Relationships: Healing the Wound of the Heart by John Welwood

Passionate Marriage: Keeping Love and Intimacy Alive in Committed Relationships by David Schnarch

How to Be an Adult in Relationships: The Five Keys to Mindful Loving by David Richo and Kathlyn Hendricks

Journey of the Heart: The Path of Conscious Love by John Welwood

Love and Awakening: Discovering the Sacred Path of Intimate Relationship by John Welwood


Books & CDs:

Everyday Blessings: The Inner Work of Mindful Parenting by Myla Kabat-Zinn and Jon Kabat-Zinn

Parenting From the Inside Out by Daniel Siegel and Mary Hartzell

A Mindful Approach To Parenting: Insights on Raising Our Children With Wisdom, Awareness, and Acceptance by Geoff Bell-Devaney

Positive Discipline A-Z: 1001 Solutions to Everyday Parenting Problems by Jane Nelsen Ed.D., Lynn Lott and H. Stephen Glenn

Positive Discipline for Teenagers by Jane Nelsen Ed.D. and Lynn Lott

Grief and Bereavement

Books & CDs:

The Grief Process: Meditations for Healing by Stephen Levine and Ondrea Levine

Who Dies?: An Investigation of Conscious Living and Conscious Dying by Stephen Levine and Ondrea Levine

Healing into Life and Death by Stephen Levine

On Grief and Grieving: Finding the Meaning of Grief Through the Five Stages of Loss by Elisabeth Kubler-Ross and David Kessler

Addiction and Recovery

Books & CDs:

One Breath at a Time: Buddhism and the Twelve Steps by Kevin Edward Griffin

Mindfulness and the 12 Steps: Living Recovery in the Present Moment by Thérèse Jacobs-Stewart

The 12-Step Buddhist: Enhance Recovery from Any Addiction by Darren Littlejohn

Mindful Eating

Books & CDs:

Mindful Eating: A Guide to Rediscovering a Healthy and Joyful Relationship with Food—by Jan Chozen Bays

Eating Mindfully: How to End Mindless Eating and Enjoy a Balanced Relationship with Food by Psy.D. Susan Albers

The Owl Was a Baker’s Daughter: Obesity, Anorexia Nervosa, and the Repressed Feminine–A Psychological Study by Marion Woodman

Women Food and God: An Unexpected Path to Almost Everything by Geneen Roth


Website: Trauma Pages: a wonderful website filled with articles, resources and information about trauma, PTSD and healing.

Books & CDs:

The Inner World of Trauma: Archetypal Defences of the Personal Spirit by Donald Kalsched

The Body Remembers: The Psychophysiology of Trauma and Trauma Treatment by Babette Rothschild

Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma: The Innate Capacity to Transform Overwhelming Experiences by Peter A. Levine and Ann Frederick

8 Keys to Safe Trauma Recovery: Take-Charge Strategies to Empower Your Healing by Babette Rothschild

Healing Trauma: Attachment, Mind, Body, and Brain by Daniel J. Siegel and Marion Solomon

Trauma, Tragedy, Therapy: The Arts and Human Suffering by Stephen K. Levine

The Courage to Heal: A Guide for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse by Ellen Bass and Laura Davis

Allies in Healing: When the Person You Love Was Sexually Abused as a Child by Laura Davis

The Sexual Healing Journey: A Guide for Survivors of Sexual Abuse by Wendy Maltz

Victims No Longer: The Classic Guide for Men Recovering from Sexual Child Abuse by Mike Lew


Website: Center for Nonviolent Communication:

Books & CDs:

The Surprising Purpose of Anger: Beyond Anger Management: Finding the Gift by Marshall B. Rosenberg

Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life by Marshall B. Rosenberg and Arun Gandhi

What’s Making You Angry?: 10 Steps to Transforming Anger So Everyone Wins by Shari Klein and Neill Gibson

The Dance of Anger: A Woman’s Guide to Changing the Patterns of Intimate Relationships by Harriet Lerner

ACT on Life Not on Anger: The New Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Guide to Problem Anger by Georg H. Eifert, Matthew McKay, John P. Forsyth and Steven C. Hayes

The Anger Workbook for Women: How to Keep Your Anger from Undermining Your Self-Esteem, Your Emotional Balance, and Your Relationships by Laura J. Petracek and Sandra P. Thomas