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How to get help for myself or my relationship


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Breathing Mediation - guided by Susan
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Wired for Love: How Understanding Your Partner's Brain and Attachment Style Can Help You Defuse Conflict and Build a Secure Relationship  - Stan Tatkin 

The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work  - John M. Gottman 


Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love - Sue Johnson (better than her recent book Love Sense, in my opinion)


Making Marriage Simple - Harville Hendrix and Helen LaKelly Hunt


What Makes Love Last?  How to Build Trust and Avoid Betrayal - John Gottman 

Wired for Dating - Stan Tatkin

Mindfulness, Meditation, and Neurobiology

Mindsight: The New Science of Personal Transformation - Daniel J. Siegel


Wherever You Go There You Are: Mindfulness Meditation in Everyday Life - Jon Kabat-Zinn 


Real Happiness: The Power of Meditation - Sharon Salzberg


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


10% Happier - Dan Harris

Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics - Dan Harris

Self-Acceptance and Self-Compassion

Radical Acceptance: Embracing Your Life with the Heart of a Buddha - Tara Brach 


Lovingkindness: The Revolutionary Art of Happiness - Sharon Salzberg


Kristin Neff's Self Compassion Site:


Brené Brown's The Gifts of Imperfection and her video on Vulnerability: Ted Talk


Parenting from the Inside Out - Daniel J. Siegel and Mary Hartzell 


No Drama Discipline - Daniel J. Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson


Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child - John Gottman 


Film: Inside Out by Pixar (for children and grown-ups)

Buddhism and Mindful Living

Tara Brach on Western Buddhism (audio and video talks):


Faith: Trusting Your Own Deepest Experience - Sharon Salberg


Going to Pieces Without Falling Apart - Mark Epstein


Listening to the Heart: A Contemplative Journey to Engaged Buddhism - Kittisaro and Thanissara


When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times - Pema Chodron


Dancing with Life: Buddhist Insights for Finding Meaning and Joy in the Face of Suffering - Phillip Moffitt

Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind - Shunryu Suzuki

For Therapists

Love and War in Intimate Relationships: Connection, Disconnection, and Mutual Regulation in Couple Therapy - Marion Solomon and Stan Tatkin


Wisdom and Compassion in Psychotherapy - Christopher K. Germer and Ronald D. Siegel, Eds.


The Mindful Therapist - Daniel J. Siegel 


Mindfulness and Psychotherapy - Christopher K. Germer, Ronald D. Siegel, Paul Fulton, Eds.


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


The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind and Body in the Healing of Trauma - Bessel van der Kolk

Thoughts Without a Thinker: Psychotherapy from a Buddhist Perspective - Mark Epstein

*If you would like additional guidance on which resource might best suit your needs, please send me an email or a short note here and I will be happy to help.  Not all recommendations are listed here.

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