Wellness involves many different components.  Therapy  is just one component.  The goal is to take what is learned, processed and practiced in the therapeutic environment and apply it to every day living. Below is a brief list of books and apps that may be of interest to spark and continue the process.  

 
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Books

Because All Relationships Involve Work

"If Buddha Dated: A Handbook for Finding Love on a Spiritual Path" by Charlotte Kasl

"The 5 Love Languages:" by Gary Chapman

"The Relationship Cure: A 5 Step Guide to Strengthening Your Marriage, Family and Friendships" by Joan Declaire & John M. Gotten

"The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work" by John M.Gottman

“Eight Dates: Essential Conversations for a Lifetime of Love” by Doug Abrams, John M Gottman, Julie Gottman and Rachel Carlton Adams

Because You Can Find Inspiration

"The Alchemist" by Paulo Coehlo

"The Four Agreements" by Don Miguel Ruiz

Because You Can Help Yourself

“Buddha's Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love & Wisdom” by Rick Hanson, PhD

Because Sleep is Important

"The Insomnia Workbook: A Comprehensive Guide to Getting the Sleep You Need" by Stephanie A. Silberman, Ph.D., DABSM

Because The One Constant in Life is Change

"Emotional Intelligence" by Daniel Goleman

"The Big Leap: Conquer Your Hidden Fear and Take Life to the Next Level" by Gay Hendricks

"Who Moved My Cheese" by Spencer Johnson

"Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand In the Sun and Be Your Own Person"  by Shonda Rhimes

Because Communication is One Key to Understanding

“Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life” by Marshall B. Rosenberg

Because Anxiety Does Not Have to Be Constant

“The Anxiety Toolkit: Strategies for Fine-Tuning Your Mind and Moving Past Your Stuck Points” by Alice Boys

Because There Are Fun Ways to Cultivate Self-Awarness

“3000 Questions About Me” by Piccadilly



Apps/Sites

Meditation/Mindfulness

Aura

Calm

Happify

Headspace

Relax Melodies

Relationships

Love Maps

Gottman Card Decks

Love Language Quiz  http://www.5lovelanguages.com/profile/

Sex

Five Action Steps to Good Sexual Health https://www.fiveactionsteps.org

Crisis

                                        If you or someone you know are experiencing a severe amount of distress, call 911.  

                                       ACCESS 24/7 / Psychiatric Mobile Response Team (PMRT)  (800) 854-7771

                                       National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (800) 273-8255

                                       Crisis Text Line:  text HOME to 741741

                                       National Domestic Violence Hotline (800) 799- SAFE (7233)

                                       Child Protection Hotline (800) 540-4000