Transform Your Life Healing Book List

psychotherapy and life coaching recommended book list: psychotherapy, spiritual, self help, healing books coaching

Here is a book list of psychology, personal growth and self-help books. After many requests from clients and therapists for books worth reading, finally I am happy to begin this list. I will be adding to it as time goes on.

This list is in no particular order:

  • The Body Keeps The Score, Brain, mind and body in the healing of trauma. By Bessel Van Der Kolk. Many of my clients found this book very valuable.
  • It Didn’t Start With You, How inherited family trauma shapes who we are and how to end the cycle. By Mark Wolynn
  • Trauma and Recovery. By Judith Herman
  • Healing the Shame that Binds You. By John Bradshaw
  • Hold Me Tight. By Dr Sue Johnson
  • From The Core: A New Masculine Paradigm for Leading with Love, Living Your Truth  & Healing the World. By John Wineland
  • Outrageous Openness: Letting the Divine Take the Lead, by Tosha Silver
  • The Courage to Heal, A guide for women survivors of sexual abuse. By Ellen Bass & Laura Davis. 
  • The 5 Love Languages, The secret to love that lasts. By Gary Chapman
  • Practically Shameless, How shadow work helped me find my voice, my path, and my inner gold. By Alyce Barry
  • The Artist’s Way, A spiritual path to higher creativity. By Julia Cameron
  • Learning To Fall, The blessings of an imperfect life. By Philip Simmons
  • Healing From Trauma, A survivors guide to understanding your symptoms and reclaiming your life. By Jasmin Lee Cori
  • Man’s Search For Meaning. By Victor Frankl
  • Complex PTSD: From Surviving to Thriving. By Pete Walker
  • Discover the Power Within You. By Eric Butterworth
  • ACIM – A Course In Miracles
  • What To Say When You Talk To Your Self. By Shad Helmstetter. This was his first book and a bit wordy. Check out the many he has written since, they might be better.
  • Be Heard Now, End your fear of public speaking forever. Tap into you inner speaker and communicate with ease. By Lee Glickman.
  • Nonviolent Communication, The language of life. By Marshall Rosenberg 
  • Trauma and Recovery. By Judith Herman
  • The Power of Now. By Eckhart Tolle
  • A New Earth. By Eckhart Tolle
  • Stillness Speaks. By Eckhart Tolle
  • The Four Agreements. By Don Miguel Ruiz
  • The Alchemist. By Paula Coelho
  • The Power Of Focusing. By Ann Weiser Cornell
  • The Silence Of The Heart. By Paul Ferrini 
  • Love Without Conditions. By Paul Ferrini 
  • Drama Of The Gifted Child. (etc.) By Alice Miller
  • Conscious Femininity. (etc.) By Marion Woodman
  • The Gentlemen’s Guide To Karezza Sex. By Nick Brothermore
  • The Art of Sexual Ecstasy, The path of sacred sexuality for western lovers. By Margo Anand