Resources

 

So much of the work I do is influenced by the work of others.  The people below are just a few of them.  Their work has influenced me in my own personal growth and the work I do with my own clients.  I am happy to share them with you.

Empathy vs. Sympathy

What is the best way to ease someone's pain and suffering? In this beautifully animated RSA Short, Dr Brené Brown reminds us that we can only create a genuine empathic connection if we are brave enough to really get in touch with our own fragilities.
 

John Gottman

The renowned marriage expert explains how trust may be the most vital ingredient to a successful relationship.

Brene Brown

Shame is an unspoken epidemic, the secret behind many forms of broken behavior. Brené Brown, whose earlier talk on vulnerability became a viral hit, explores what can happen when people confront their shame head-on. Her own humor, humanity and vulnerability shine through every word.

Dr. Sue Johnson

Dr. Sue Johnson is a relationship expert.  She helps to identify warning signs in your marriage and what you can do to prevent issues from destroying your relationship.

I had a black dog named depression

BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS

BRENE BROWN

The Gifts of Imperfection

Daring Greatly

Rising Strong

 

JOHN TOWNSEND and HENRY CLOUD

Boundaries

Safe People

The Power of the Other

 

HARRIET LERNER

Dance of Fear

Dance of Connection

 

JOHN GOTTMAN

What makes love last

Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child

The Relationship Cure

The Science of Trust

 

Richard Schwartz

You are the one you've been waiting for:

Bringing Courageous love to Relationships

 

DANIEL J SIEGEL & TINA PAYNE BRYSON

The Whole Brain Child

 

BOB DEITS

Life after loss

 

JANIS ABRAHMS SPRING

After the Affair

CURT THOMPSON

The Soul of Shame

ALAN WOLFELT

Understanding Your Grief

Living in the Shadow of the Ghosts of Grief

Transcending Divorce

JENNIE ALLEN

Nothing to Prove