The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work, by John Gottman

Stop Walking on Eggshells: Taking Your Life Back When Someone You Care About Has Borderline Personality Disorder, by Paul Mason and Randi Kreger

Disarming The Narcissist, by Wendy Behary

The Science of Trust: Emotional Attunement for Couples, by John Gottman

Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love, by Sue Johnson

After The Affair: Healing the Pain and Rebuilding Trust When a Partner Has Been Unfaithful, by Janis Spring

Mindful Meditation/Mindfulness

Real Happiness, by Sharon Salzberg

The Mindful Awareness Research Center at UCLA (free downloads of mindful meditations),

Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain and Illness, by Jon Kabat-Zinn

Mindfulness for Beginners: Reclaiming the Present Moment–and Your Life, by Jon Kabat-Zinn

A Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook, by Bob Stahl, Elisha Goldstein, Saki Santorelli and Jon Kabat-Zinn
The Mindful Brain, by Dan Siegel

Seattle Insight Meditation Society offers meditation classes.


Surviving The Breakup: How Children and Parents Cope With Divorce, by Judith Wallerstein

Splitting: Protecting Yourself While Divorcing Someone with Borderline or Narcissistic Personality Disorder, by Bill Eddy and Randi Kreger

Divorce Poison: How to Protect Your Family from Bad-Mouthing and Brainwashing, by Richard Warshak


Parenting From the Inside Out, by Daniel Siegel

Getting to Calm: Cool-Headed Strategies for Parenting Tweens and Teens, by Laura Kastner and Jennifer Wyatt

The Seven Year Stretch: How Families Work Together to Grow Through Adolescence, by Jennifer Wyatt and Laura Kastner

The Launching Years: Strategies for Parenting from Senior Year to College Life, by Laura Kastner and Jennifer Wyatt

Panic Disorder

When Panic Attacks: The New, Drug-Free Anxiety Therapy That Can Change Your Life, by David Burns

Mastery of Your Anxiety and Panic: Client Workbook, by David Barlow and Michelle Craske

Adult Attention Deficit Disorder

More Attention, Less Deficit: Success Strategies for Adults with ADHD, by Ari Tuckman

Taking Charge of Adult ADHD, by Russell Barkley

CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder,


The Mindful Way Through Depression, by Mark Williams, John Teasdale, Zindel Segal & Jon Kabat-Zinn

The Bipolar Disorder Survival Guide: What You and Your Family Need to Know, by David Miklowitz

Substance Abuse Recovery

The Mindfulness Workbook for Addiction: A Guide to Coping with the Grief, Stress and Anger that Trigger Addictive Behaviors, by Rebecca Williams and Julie Kraft

Heart of Recovery Group, a meditation and discussion group open to those recovering from addiction and addictive behaviors, ongoing, Wednesday evenings, 7-8:30 p.m.

Dialectical Behavior Therapy

The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook: Practical DBT Exercises, by Matthew McKay, Jeffrey Wood and Jeffrey Brantley

Mindfulness for Borderline Personality Disorder: Relieve Your Suffering, by Blaise Aguirre and Gillian Galen

Post-Partum Depression/Parental Support

The Lytle Center for Pregnancy and Newborns, Swedish Hospital/First Hill, offers post-partum mood disorder support groups.

Listening Mothers offers programs for parents of babies birth through 6 months; www.communityof

To schedule an appointment with George Ankuta, Ph.D please call: (206)241-9068