Theresa’s Top Picks
- The 7 Principles to Making Marriage Work by John Gottman
- The Dance of Anger by Harriet Learner
- Watch the video about the bicycle to understand how we’re trying to change your brain to change your relationships.
- Download the Headspace App.- It’s free and will really help you to regulate emotions, which is key in being relational
- Hardwiring Happiness by Rick Hanson
Terry’s Top Picks
- TED talk by Helen Fisher: Why we love, why we cheat
- TED talk by Esther Perel: Rethinking Infidelity
- Movie Inside Out
- The Truth About Love by Patricia Love
- Facing Codependency by Pia Mellody
Brie’s Top Picks
- EFT Tapping Going from being overwhelmed to calm
- The Theory of Awesomeness by Vishen Lakhaini
- Pocket Your Dollars by Carrie Rocha
- Gottman’s Who Does What (worksheet)
- Growing Yourself Back Up by John Lee
Kyle’s Top Picks
- Take Back Your Marriage by William Doherty
- Rekindling Desire by Metz & McCarthy
- The Divorce Remedy by Michelle Weiner Davis
- Sexual Awareness by McCarthy & McCarthy
- Movie Inside Out
Gregg’s Top Picks
- With over 600 posts to her blog, educator, author and speaker,Emily Nagoski, PhD, writes about sexuality in a way that helps normalize what some cultures/groups define as “dirty” and taboo. Very informative and, again, research-based (she has a PhD in Health Behavior / human sexuality.
- Amazing blog with key DBT concepts that are described in relevant terms so that anyone can utilize the information / strategies.
- Phenomenal Cognitive Behavioral Therapy-based UK website with TONS of practical handouts that make generous use of pictorial depictions of concepts and interventions that are readily accessible.
- Blog by Dr. Niolon who works with gay and straight couples in Chicago and is influenced by Gottman, Bowenian and Strategic therapy models.
- The Live Real. A website with numerous contributors with the primary goal of applying critical thinking to topics, books, movies, etc. in areas related to spirituality, psychology, relationships, and the physical realm. This resource is especially helpful in offering objective, well-balanced, and often times research-based perspectives reviewing books by well-known therapists, psychologists and relationship researchers.