Recommended Readings


DeGaetano, Gloria. Parenting Well in a Media Age: Keeping Our Kids Human. Personhood Press, 2004.

Seigel, Daniel J., M.D., The YES Brain: How to Cultivate Courage, Curiosity and Resilience in Children. Bantam, 2018.

Faber, Adele and Mazlish, Elaine. How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen so They Will Talk. Avon Books, 1999.

Hendrix, Harville, Ph.D. Giving the Love that Heals: A Guide for Parents. Pocket Books, 1977.

Tieger, Paul D. & Barron-Tieger, Barbara. Nurture by Nature: Understand Your Child’s Personality Type – and Become a Better Parent. Little, Brown, 1997.

Tobin, Mickey. The Art of Positive Parenting, 1998.

Whitley, Michael D., Ph.D. Bright Minds, Poor Grades: Understanding and Motivating Your Underachieving Child. Berkley Publishing Group, 2001.


Pedro-Carroll, JoAnne, Ph.D. Putting Children First: Proven Parenting Strategies for Helping Children Thrive Through Divorce. The Penguin Group, 2010.

Personal Growth, Relationships and Spirituality

Richardson, Cheryl. The Art of Extreme Self-Care. Hay House, 2012.

Chapman, Gary. The Five Love Languages: How to Express Heartfelt Commitment to Your Mate. Northfield Publishing, 1992.

Ferrini, Paul. Love Without Conditions: Reflections of the Christ Mind. Heartways Press, 1994.

Peck, M. Scott, M.D. The Road Less Traveled: A New Psychology of Love, Traditional Values and Spiritual Growth. Simon and Schuster, 1978.

Rosenberg, Marshall B., Ph.D. Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life. Puddle Dancer Press, 2003.

Ruiz, Don Miguel. The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom (A Toltec Wisdom Book). Amber Allen Publishing, 1997.

For Professionals

Sinek, Simon. Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’t. Portfolio, 2017.

Fisher, Roger; Ury, William; Patton, Bruce. Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In. Houghton Mifflin, 1981.

Fosarelli, Patricia D., M.D. A.S.A.P.: Ages, Stages, and Phases from Infancy to Adolescence: Integrating Physical, Social, Moral, Emotional, Intellectual and Spiritual Development. Liguori Publications, 2006.

Garber, Benjamin D. Developmental Psychology for Family Law Professionals: Theory, Application, and the Best Interests of the Child. Springer Publishing Company, 2010.

Isaacs, Marla Beth; Montalva, Braulio; Abelsohn, David. The Difficult Diorce: Therapy for Children and Families. Basic Books, Inc. 1986.

Tesler, Pauline and Thompson, Peggy. Collaborative Divorce: The Revolutionary New Way to Restructure Your Family, Resolve Legal Issues, and Move on with Your Life. Regan Books, 2006.

Wheatley, Margaret J. Leadership and the New Science: Discovering Order in a Chaotic World. Berrett Kohler Publishers, 2006.