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Suggested Family Program Readings


Alcoholics Anonymous (Big Book), Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc.

Twelve Steps, Twelve Traditions, Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc.

Addiction: A Family Affair, Scott Teitelbaum

Cocaine in the Brain, Nora Volkow

Adult Children of Alcoholics, Janet Woititz

Addict in the Family, Beverly Conyers

Rewired: A bold new approach to addiction and recovery, Erica Spiegelman

Drug Addiction and Families, Marina Barnard


Bipolar Disorder

An Unquiet Mind, Kay Redfield Jamison

Bipolar Disorder: A Guide for Patients and Families, Francis Mondimore


Borderline Personality Disorder

Understanding and Treating BPD: A Guide for Professionals and Families, John Gunderson, M.D.

I Hate You, Don’t Leave Me, Kreisman & Strauss

The Buddha & the Borderline, Kiera Van Gelder

The Borderline Personality Disorder Survival Guide, Chapman & Gratz

New Tools and Techniques to Stop Walking on Eggshells, Randi Kreger

Stop walking on eggshells – Taking your life back when someone you care about has borderline personality disorder, Paul T. Mason, MS. & Randi Kreger


Eating Disorders

My kid is back: Empowering parents to beat anorexia nervosa, June Alexander & Daniel Le Grange

Eating Disorders: A parent’s guide, Rachel Bryant-Waugh & Bryan Lask

The Parent’s Guide to Eating Disorders: Supporting Self Esteem, Healthy Eating and Positive Body Image at Home, Marcia Herrin



Choice Making, S. Wegscheider-Cruse

The second family, Dr. Ron Taffel

Of Course You Are Angry, Rossellini & Worden

Growing Up Again, Clarke & Dawson

Why am I Afraid to Tell You Who I Am?, John Powell

Making peace with your parents, Bloomfield & Felder

Necessary Losses, Judith Viorst

Boundaries: Where you end and I begin, Anne Katherine

Bradshaw On: The Family, John Bradshaw


Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

The OCD Workbook, Hyman & Pedrick

Stop Obsessing, Edna Foa



Mental Illness and the Family: Unlocking the Doors to Triumph, Herbert Gravitz

Surviving Schizophrenia: A Manual for Families, Patients and Providers, E. Fuller Torrey, M.D.

I am not Sick I Don’t Need Help!- How to Help Someone with Mental Illness Accept Treatment, Xavier Amador



Seeking Safety: A Treatment Manual for PTSD and Substance Abuse, Lisa Najavitz

Strong at the Broken Places, Richard Cohen

The Courage to Heal, Bass & Davis

The body keeps score – Brain, mind, and body in the healing of trauma, Bessel Van Der Kolk, M.D.