Resource List – Recommended Readings

Lanae Ayers, M.A., LMHC, EFT Coach

Counselor & Psychotherapist in Tacoma, WA

Interpersonal Neurobiology and Relationships Books

Change Your Brain, Change Your Life, (1998) Daniel G. Amen

Parenting from the Inside Out, (2004) Daniel J. Siegel and Mary Hartzell

The Developing Mind, How Relationships and the Brain Interact to Shape Who Are, (1999) Daniel J. Siegel

The Mindful Brain, (2007) Daniel J. Siegel

The Neuroscience of Human Relationship, Attachment and the Developing Social Brain, (2008) Louis Cozolino

Train Your Mind, Change Your Brain, (2007) Sharon Begley

Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy & Attachment Books

Becoming Attached, (1994) Robert Karen

Hold Me Tight, (2008) Dr. Sue Johnson

The Practice of Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy, (2004) Susan M. Johnson

Mindfulness and Emotional Intelligence Books

Coming to Our Senses, (2005) Jon Kabat-Zinn

Emotional Alchemy: How the Mind Can Heal the Heart, (2001) Tara Bennett-Goleman

Emotional Intelligence, (1995) Daniel Goleman

Full Catastrophe Living, (1990 ) Jon Kabat-Zinn

Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Depression: A new approach to preventing depression, (2002) Zindel V. Segal, J. Mark G. Williams, John D. Teasdale
Social Intelligence, (2007) Daniel Goleman

Vipassana Meditation and Buddhist Psychology Books

After the Ecstasy, the Laundry: How the Heart Grows Wise on the Spirtual Path Jack Kornfield

A Path With Heart: A Guide Through the Perils and Promises of Spirtual Life Jack Kornfield

A Wise Heart: A Guide to the Universal Principles of Buddhist Psychology, (2007) Jack Kornfield

Cool Water: Alcoholism, Mindfulness, and Ordinary Recovery, (1997) William Alexander

Dancing with Life: Buddhist Insights for Finding Meaning and Joy in the Face of Suffering, (2008) Phillip Moffitt

Mindfulness in Plain English; (1991) Venerable Henepola Gunarartana

Perfect Love, Imperfect Relationships: Healing the Wounded Heart with Love, (2007) John Welwood

Radical Acceptance: Embracing Your Life with the Heart of a Buddha, (2003) Tara Brach