Recommended Resources for Mental Health & Well-being

We're often asked which books and other resources we would recommend for our patients. This collection covers the most helpful resources that we find ourselves recommending again and again. Purchases made through links on this page help support Thrive Counseling as we earn a commision on sales (there's no added cost to you).

Parenting Books

No Bad Kids: Toddler Discipline Without Shame

Elevating Child Care: A Guide to Respectful Parenting 

The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind

The Yes Brain Workbook: Exercises, Activities and Worksheets to Cultivate Courage, Curiosity & Resilience In Your Child

Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain

No-Drama Discipline: The Whole-Brain Way to Calm the Chaos and Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind

Raising a Secure Child: How Circle of Security Parenting Can Help You Nurture Your Child's Attachment, Emotional Resilience, and Freedom to Explore

Building the Bonds of Attachment: Awakening Love in Deeply Traumatized Children


Trauma/Abuse Books

What Happened to You?: Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing

The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma

The Courage to Heal: A Guide for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse, 20th Anniversary Edition 


Relationships/Marriage Books

Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love 

Attached: The New Science of Adult Attachment and How It Can Help You Find - and Keep - Love 

Wired for Dating: How Understanding Neurobiology and Attachment Style Can Help You Find Your Ideal Mate

The State of Affairs: Rethinking Infidelity


Perinatal Mental Health Books

The Postnatal Depletion Cure

How Not to Hate Your Husband After Kids

The Fourth Trimester: A Postpartum Guide to Healing Your Body, Balancing Your Emotions, and Restoring Your Vitality

Body Full of Stars: Female Rage and My Passage into Motherhood


Self-Development Books

Peace Is Every Step : The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life(Paperback) - 1995 Edition

Codependent No More: How to Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring for Yourself

Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead

The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You're Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are

Rising Strong: How the Ability to Reset Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead

Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone 

Radical Acceptance: Awakening the Love That Heals Fear and Shame


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