Helpful Resources

Free Downloads

From time to time I will post Free Downloads from various organizations. Feel free to download, read and share.

Here are two from the American Psychological Association which may be of interest:

Communication Tips for Parents 

Eating Disorders: Psychotherapy’s Role in Effective Treatment


Organizations, Books, Websites

Below is a list of some of the organizations, books, and websites that have been particularly helpful for many of the people with whom I have worked.

General Resources

American Psychological Association Help Center (

The Places that Scare You, by Pema Chodron

The Four Agreements, by Don Miguel Ruiz

Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy (

Worry, by Edward Hallowell, M.D.

Delivered From Distraction, by Edward Hallowell, M.D.

You Just Don’t Understand: Women and Men in Conversation, by Deborah Tannen, Ph.D.

Resources for individuals and families affected by eating disorder

Multiservice Eating Disorders Association (

Gurze Books (

Life Without Ed, by Jenny Schaeffer

Compulsive Eaters Anonymous (

Something Fishy Website (

Families Empowered and Supporting Treatment of Eating Disorders (FEAST,

Mentor Connect (

Eating in the Light of the Moon, by Anita Johnston, Ph.D.

Anatomy of a Food Addiction, by Anne Katherine

Surviving an Eating Disorder: Strategies for Families and Friends, by M. Siegel, J. Brisman, M. Weinshel

Resources for couples 

The New Rules of Marriage, by Terrance Real

The Five Love Languages, by Gary Chapman

The Verbally Abusive Relationship, by Patricia Evans

The Gottman Relationship Institute, (

Married to Distraction, by Edward Hallowell, M.D.