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Links and Resources


Many people are looking for books and websites to help them address specific needs, particularly as their struggles intensify and their motivation to improve their situation increases. Some of the following books and websites may be helpful to you and are intended to expand your understanding in a variety of areas. We have only included those resources that we would use ourselves. Because these resources tend to reflect our own personal world view and therapeutic approach, this list is far from exhaustive. However, it is considered an excellent starting point if your journey includes some form of self-directed learning. Most of the books can be found on common websites and will arrive within a few days of purchase. Hope you enjoy!





Canadian Psychological Association


College of Psychologists of NB


Canadian Mental Health Association


Mind Your Mental Health


Psychcentral: online mental health social network non-profit resource and guide for improving emotional and mental health


Trauma Center at Justice Resource Institute

Anxiety and Depression Association of America


1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2-12





Anxiety and Panic

  • Feel the Fear… and Do It Anyway – Susan Jeffers

  • The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook – Edmund J. Bourne

  • Master Your Panic and Take Back Your Life – Denise F. Beckfield



  • Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy – David Burns

  • Mind Over Mood – Dennis Greenberger and Christine A. Padesky

  • The Feeling Good Handbook – David Burns


Substance Abuse/Addictions

  • Addictions and Trauma Recovery - Dusty Miller and Laurie Guidry

  • The Healing Journey Through Addiction: Your Journal for Recovery and Self-Renewal - Phil Rich and Stuart Copans

  • Problem Drinkers: Guided Self Change Treatment - Marka and Linda Sobell

  • Moderate Drinking - Audrey Kishline

  • A Gentle Path Throught the Twelve Steps - Patrick Carnes

  • Seeking Safety: A Treatment Manual for PTSD and Substance Abuse - Lisa Najavits


Assertiveness and Communication

  • Asserting Yourself: A Practical Guide For Positive Change – Sharon A. Bower and Gordon H. Bower

  • The Assertiveness Workbook: How to Express Your Ideas and Stand Up for Yourself at Work and in Relationships – Randy J. Paterson

  • Codependent No More – Melody Beattie

  • The Dance of Anger – Harriet Lerner


Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy

  • Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy – David Burns

  • Mind Over Mood – Dennis Greenberger and Christine A. Padesky

  • The Feeling Good Handbook – David Burns

  • Thoughts and Feelings: Taking control of your moods and your life (4th ed.) by Matthew McKay, Martha Davis and Patrick Fanning



  • Managing Pain Before It Manages You – Margaret A. Caudill

  • Pain, Learning to Live Without It – David Corey

  • Learning to Master Your Chronic Pain – Robert Jamison



  • The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook – Martha Davis, Elizabeth Robbins Eshelman, Matthew Mckay

  • 1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2-12 - Thomas Phelan


Trauma, Abuse and Recovery

  • I can’t Get Over It: A Handbook for Trauma Survivors – Aphrodite Matsakis

  • The Courage to Heal – Ellen Bass and Laura Davis

  • Allies in Healing – Laura Davis

  • Trauma and Recovery – Judith Lewis Herman

  • Walking the Tiger: Healing Trauma – Peter A. Levine

  • The Trauma Centre – Dr. Bessel van der Kolk

  • Relaxation Techniques: Reduce Stress and Anxiety and Enhance Well being (CD) - Lillian Nejad and Katerina Volny


Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

  • The PTSD Workbook by Mary Beth Williams and Soili Poijula

  • Finding Life Beyond Trauma: Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy to Heal from Post-Traumatic Stress and Trauma-Related Problems - Victoria Follette and Jacqueline Pistorello

  • Overcoming Post Traumatic Stress Disorder: A Cognitive-Behavioral Exposure Based Protocol for the Treatment of PTSD and the Other Anxiety Disorders: Client Manual - Larry Smyth

  • Overcoming the Trauma of Your Motor Vehicle Accident: A Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment Program - Edward J. Hickling and Edward B. Blanchard


Sexual Health

  • The Sex Addiction Workbook - Tamara Sbraga and William T. O'Donahue

  • Out of the Shadows: Understanding Sexual Addiction - Patrick Carnes

  • In the Shadows of the Net: Breaking Free of Compulsive Online Sexual Behavior - Patrick Carnes, David Delmonico and Elizabeth Griffin

  • Cybersex Unplugged:Finding Sexual Health in an Electronic World by Weston Edwards, David Delmonico and Elizabeth Griffin

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