Resources

Recommended Books

Abuse Issues

The Wounded Heart: Hope for Adult Victims of Childhood Sexual Abuse — Dan Allender

Anxiety

The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook — Edmund Bourne

Boundaries and Assertiveness

Boundaries: When to Say Yes, How to Say No to Take Control of Your Life — Henry Cloud
The Dance of Anger: A Woman’s Guide to Changing the Patterns of Intimate Relationships — Harriet Lerner
Bold Love — Dan Allender and Tremper Longman III

Dating

How to Get a Date Worth Keeping — Henry Cloud

Eating Disorders

Life Without Ed: How One Woman Declared Independence From Her Eating Disorder and How You Can Too — Jenni Schaefer and Thom Rutledge

Emotional Health

The Cry of the Soul: How Our Emotions Reveal Our Deepest Questions About God — Dan Allender

Femininity

The Red Tent: A Novel — Anita Diamant

Grief

A Grace Disguised: How the Soul Grows Through Loss — Jerry Sittser

Marriage

Intimate Allies: Rediscovering God’s Design for Marriage  — Dan Allender and Tremper Longman III
The Intimate Mystery: Creating Strength and Beauty in Your Marriage — Dan Allender and Tremper Longman III
Passionate Marriage: Keeping Love and Intimacy Alive in Committed Relationships — David Schnarch
Intimacy and Desire: Awaken the Passion in Your Relationship — David Schnarch
The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work — John Gottman

Masculinity

Wild at Heart: Discovering the Secret of a Man’s Soul — John Eldredge
The Silence of Adam: Becoming Men of Courage in a World of Chaos — Larry Crabb, Don Hudson, and Al Andrews

Parenting

How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk — Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish
Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child — by John Gottman and Joan Declaire
Raising a Modern Day Knight — Robert Lewis
How Children Raise Parents: The Art of Listening to Your Family — Dan Allender

 Spirituality

The Sacred Romance: Drawing Closer to the Heart of God — Brent Curtis and John Eldredge
Immortal Diamond: The Search for Our True Self — Richard Rohr
Falling Upward: A Spirituality for the Two Halves of Life — Richard Rohr
Breathing Under Water: Spirituality and the Twelve Steps — Richard Rohr