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Counseling and Consulting

Client Resources

Addiction & Recovery

Alcoholics Anonymous


Web of Addictions


Additional Resources



  • Healing the Addicted Brain by Harold C. Herschel   
  • Breathing Underwater Spirituality and The Twelve Steps by Richard Rohr                                                                  

Alcohol & Drugs

  • Marijuana:  The Unbiased Truth About the World’s Most Popular Weed  by Kevin P. Hill
  • Buzzed: The Straight Facts About the Most Used and Abused Drugs from Alcohol to Ecstasy by Kuhn, Swartzwelder, Wilson 

Loss & Trauma in Recovery

  • Destination Joy Moving Beyond Fear, Loss & Trauma in Recovery by Earnie Larsen       
  • Changing Course Healing from Loss, Abandonment, and Fear by Claudia Black, Ph.D.    
  • Trauma & the 12 Steps by J.  Marich                        

Life Transitions

Divorce, Separation & Relational Break-up

  • Divorce & New Beginnings, Second Edition by Genevieve Clapp, Ph.D. 
  • Getting Past Your Break-up by Susan J. Elliott         
  • Living & Loving after Betrayal by Steven Stosny, Ph.D.  
  • The Journey from Abandonment to Healing by Susan Anderson   
  • Transcending Divorce by Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D.                         


  • Life Transitions Making Sense of Life's Changes by William Bridges  
  • Changing to Thrive by James O. Prochaska and Janice M. Prochaska
  • Bouncing Back Rewiring Your Brain for Maximum Resilience & Well-Being by Linda Graham 
  • 13 Thing Mentally Strong People Don't Do by Amy Moring  

Grief & Loss

  • Living in the Shadow of the Ghosts of Grief by Alan D. Wolfelt Ph.D.
  • Understanding Your Grief: Ten Essentials Touchstone for Finding hope & Healing Your Heart by Alan Wolfelt
  • The Grief Recovery Handbook by John w. James and Russell Friedman                    


Development & Parenting

  • Brainstorm by Daniel J. Siegel
  • Whole Brain Child by Daniel J. Siegel, M.D.
  • No-Drama Discipline by Daniel J. Siegel, M.D.
  • Parenting from The Inside Out by Daniel J. Siegel , M.D.


  •  Wired for Love by Stan Tatkin
  • Your Brain on Love: The Neurobiology of Healthy Relationship (6 CD set) by Stan Tatkin, PsyD, MFT 
  • Love Sense by Sue Johnson 
  • Hold Me Tight  By Sue Johnson
  • The Relationship Cure by John M. Gottman, Ph.D.                                             


The Three Movements of The Spiritual Life Reaching Out by H. Nouwen

Immortal Diamond The Search for Our True Self by Richard Rohr                                                     

Suicide Awareness

Suicide Resources in Fairfax County


Suicide Awareness Voice of Education


American Foundation for Suicide Prevention



What is Trauma?


National Center for PTSD


A Gift From Within


Trauma Recovery

  • The Undervalued Self by Elaine N. Aron, Ph.D.
  • Trauma and Recovery: The Aftermath of Violence by Judith Herman, M.D.    
  •  8 Keys to Safe Trauma Recovery by Babette Rothschild   
  • Waking The Tiger Healing Trauma by Peter A. Levine, Ph.D.                        

Understanding Trauma

  • The Body Keeps the Score: Brain,  Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma by Bessel Van der Kolk, MD
  •  The Unsayable: The Hidden Language of Trauma by Annie Rodgers                                                                                                                                                                

Developmental/ Complex Trauma

  • It's Not You, It's What Happened  You: Complex Trauma and Treatment Kindle Edition by Christine A. Courtois, Ph.D.
  • Changing Course Healing from Loss, Abandonment, and Fear by Claudia Black, Ph.D.