Reading List


Mindfulness for Borderline Personality Disorder – Aguirre and Galen
The Mindfulness Solution for Intense Emotions – Koons
Peace is Every Step – Thich Nhat Hanh
No Mud No Lotus – Thich Nhat Hanh
The Untethered Soul – Michael Singer
True Refuge – Tara Brach
Radical Acceptance – Tara Brach
Letting Everything Become Your Teacher – Jon Kabat-Zinn
The Mindful Way Through Depression – Williams, Teasdale, Segal and Kabat-Zinn
The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion – Germer
Wherever You Go, There You Are – Jon Kabat-Zinn
108 Metaphors for Mindfulness, From Wild Chickens to Petty Tyrants – Kozak

Borderline Personality Disorder

DBT Skills Training Handouts and Worksheets, Second Edition – Marsha Linehan
Loving Someone with Borderline Personality Disorder – Manning, Linehan
The Buddha and The Borderline – Kiera Van Gelder
Coping With BPD – Aguirre, Galen
Get Me Out of Here – Rachel Reiland
I Hate You, Don’t Leave Me – Kreisman and Straus
Changing Behavior in DBT – Heard, Swales
The High Conflict Couple: A DBT Guide to Finding Peace, Intimacy, and Validation – Fruzzetti, Linehan
The DBT Skills Workbook – McKay, Wood, Brantley
Parenting a Teen Who Has Intense Emotions – DBT Skills to Help Your Teen Navigate Emotional & Behavioral Challenges – Pat Harvey, Britt Rathbone
Parenting a Child Who Has Intense Emotions – DBT Skills to Help Your Child Regulate Emotional Outbursts – Pat Harvey, Jeanine Penzo

General/Self Discovery

The Places That Scare You – Pema Chodron
Shonda Rhimes – Year of Yes
Awakening Joy – James Baraz
The Gifts of Imperfection – Brenee Brown
Way of the Peaceful Warrior – Dan Millman
Self-Compassion – Kristin Neff
Full Catastrophe Living – Jon Kabat-Zinn
The Invitation – Oriah
Illusions – Richard Bach
Return to Love – Marianne Williamson
The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari – Robin Sharma
The Four Agreements – Don Miguel Ruiz
The Power of Now – Eckhart Tolle
The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success – Deepak Chopra
Beyond Positive Thinking – Robert Anthony
Drama of the Gifted Child – Alice Miller
The Tao of Pooh – Benjamin Hoff
The Wise Heart – Jack Kornfield
The Universe in a Single Atom – The Dalai Lama
A Lamp in the Darkness – Jack Kornfield

Brain Science

Buddha’s Brain – Hanson and Mendius
Synaptic Self – Joseph LeDoux
How the Mind Works – Steven Pinker
The Emotional Brain – Joseph LeDoux
Change your Brain, Change Your Life – Daniel Amen


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