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Books can provide you with valuable insight and inspiration.  Below are a few books personally recommended by Beyond Solutions Counseling.



How to be an Antiracist by: Ibram X. Kendi

Between the World and Me by: Ta-Nehisi Coates

White Fragility: by: Robin Diangelo

I'm Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness by: Austin Channing Brown

Me and White Supremacy by Layla F. Saad

So you want to talk about race by Ijeoma Oluo


Career Progression:

The Memo: What women of color need to know to secure a seat at the table by: Minda Harts

Edge: Turning Adversity into Advantage by: Laura Huang



Why won’t you apologize? Healing Big Betrayals and Everyday Hurts by: Harriet Lerner

How can I forgive you? The courage to forgive, the freedom not to by: Janis Abrahms Spring



No Drama Discipline by: Dan Siegal and Tina Bryson

The Power of Showing up: Dan Siegal and Tina Bryson



Eight Dates by: Gottman and Abrams

The 7 Principles for making marriage work by: John Gottman

Hold Me Tight: 7 Conversations for a Lifetime of Love by: Sue Johnson

Love Sense by: Sue Johnson

The Five Love languages by: Gary Chapman

Come as you are: Emily Nagasoki


Burnout: Emily Nagasoki



Daring Greatly by: Brené Brown

The Gifts of Imperfection by: Brené Brown

Self-Compassion by Kristen Neff



Calming the emotional storm by: Sheri Van Dijk

Childhood Disrupted by: Donna Jackson Nakazawa

It didn’t start with you: How inherited family trauma shapes who we are and how to avoid the cycle by: Mark Wolynn

It wasn’t your fault: freeing yourself from the shame of childhood abuse with the power of self-compassion by:Beverly Engel

The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma by Bessel Van der Kolk 

What My Bones Know by Stephanie Foo

My Grandmother's Hands by Resmaa Menakem

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