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
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
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.