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~ Helpful Books, CDs, and Websites ~

Anxiety, Depression, Stress and Trauma

Stop Obsessing!: How to overcome your obsessions and compulsions, by Edna Foa and Reid Wilson (2001)

Feeling Good: The new mood therapy, by David Burns (1999)

The Panic Attacks Workbook: A guided program for beating the panic trick, by David Carbonell (2004)

The Happiness Trap: How to stop struggling and start living, by Russ Harris and Stephen Hayes

I Don’t Want to Talk About It: Overcoming the secret legacy of male depression, by Terrence Real (1998)

Trauma and Recovery: The aftermath of violence—from domestic abuse to political terror, by Judith Herman (1997)

Calming Your Anxious Mind: How mindfulness & compassion can free you from anxiety, fear and panic, by Jeffrey Brantley (2007)


How Can I Get Through to You? Closing the intimacy gap between men and women, by Terrence Real (2002)

The New Rules of Marriage: What you need to know to make love work, by Terrence Real (2008)

The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work, by John Gottman and Nan Silver (2000)

The Intimacy Factor: The ground rules for overcoming obstacles to truth, respect and lasting love, by Pia Mellody and Lawrence S. Freundlich (2009)

Eating and Weight Management

Eat, Drink and Be Healthy: The Harvard Medical School guide to healthy eating, by Walter C. Willett and P.J. Skerrett (2005)

Eating With Fierce Kindness: A mindful and compassionate guide to losing weight, by Sasha T. Loring (2010)

Intuitive Eating: A revolutionary program that works, by Evelyn Tribole and Elyse Resch (2003)

The Appetite Awareness Workbook: How to listen to your body and overcome bingeing, overeating and obsession with food, by Linda W. Craighead (2006)

50 Ways to Soothe Yourself Without Food, by Susan Albers (2009)

Winning at Weight Loss: How to achieve lifelong weight-management and physical fitness, by Susan Head and Stephanie Nilsen (2004), available through the authors.

For information about nutrition, see Kay Schlegel Pratt's website.

Meditation and Mindfulness

Turning the Mind Into an Ally, by Sakyong Mipham and Pema Chodron (2004)

Mindfulness in Plain English, by Bhante Henepola Gunaratana (1996)

Everyday Zen: Love and work, by Charlotte Joko Beck (2007)

Nothing Special: Living zen, by Charlotte Joko Beck and Steve Smith (1994)

When Things Fall Apart: Heart advice for difficult times, by Pema Chodron (2002)

Getting Unstuck, audio CD by Pema Chodron (2006)

Unconditional Confidence: Instructions for meeting any experience with trust and courage, audio CD by Pema Chodron (2009)

Full Catastrophe Living: Using the wisdom of your body and mind to face stress, pain and illness, by Jon Kabat-Zinn (1990)

Mindfulness Program through Integrative Medicine at this UNC website.