Resources

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Books

Trauma

  • Trauma Proofing Your Kids by Peter Levine and Maggie Kline
  • Trauma Healing by Peter Levine
  • In an Unspoken Voice by Peter Levine

Grief/ Loss

  • The Orphaned Adult: Understanding And Coping With Grief And Change After The Death Of Our Parents Paperback by Alexander Levy
  • Motherless Daughters: The Legacy of Loss by Hope Edelman
  • Letters from Motherless Daughters: Words of Courage, Grief, and Healing by Hope Edelman
  • Motherless Mothers: How Mother Loss Shapes the Parents We Become by Hope Edelman
  • Death of a Parent by Debra Umberson
  • When Parents Die by Edward Myers
  • Helping Children Cope With the Death of a Parent by Paddy Greenwall Lewis and Jessica G. Lippman

Divorce

     Adults

  • Getting Past Your Breakup: How to Turn a Devastating Loss into the Best Thing That Ever Happened to You by Susan J. Elliott
  • Divorce Recovery: Proven Strategies for Divorce Recovery and Dealing with Divorce: The Fastest Way To Deal With Divorce And Set Up A Bright Future By Sarah Joy
  • Broken Open: How Difficult Times Can Help Us Grow by Elizabeth Lesser

     Children/ Teens

  • It’s Not Your Fault, Koko Bear: A Read-Together Book for Parents and Young Children During Divorce by Vicki Lansky
  • Two Homes  by Claire Masurel
  • Where am I Sleeping Tonight? (A Story of Divorce) by Carol Gordon Ekster
  • The Divorce Helpbook for Teens by Cynthia MacGregor
  • You’re Never Alone…A Child of Divorce Searches for Happiness by Philip Nork

    Parents

  • Cooperative Parenting and Divorce: Shielding Your Child From Conflict by Susan Blyth Boyan
  • Mindful Co-parenting: A Child-Friendly Path through Divorce by Jeremy S. Gaies Psy.D
  • The Co-Parents’ Handbook: Raising Well-Adjusted, Resilient, and Resourceful Kids in a Two-Home Family from Little Ones to Young Adults by Karen Bonnell
  • Putting Children First: Proven Parenting Strategies for Helping Children Thrive Through Divorce by JoAnne Pedro-Carroll

Couples

  • The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love that Lasts Paperback by Gary D Chapman
  • Hold Me Tight by Sue Johnson
  • Hot Monogamy: Essential Steps to More Passionate, Intimate Lovemaking by Dr. Patricia Love and Jo Robinson
  • Wired for Love by Stan Tatkin
  • 7 Principles for Making Marriage Work by John Gottman

Parenting

  • Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child by John Gottman
  • The Conscious Parent: Transforming Ourselves, Empowering Our Children by Dr. Shefali Tsabary
  • No-Drama Discipline: The Whole-Brain Way to Calm the Chaos and Nurture Your Child’s Developing by Daniel J. Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson
  • Positive Discipline by Jane Nelsen EdD
  • The Developing Mind by Dan Siegel