Below is a list of some books I have personally read and recommend.  I welcome the discussion of them into our sessions.

 

Anti-racism

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

 

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

 

Forgiveness:

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

 

Parenting:

No Drama Discipline by: Dan Siegal and Tina Bryson

The Power of Showing up: Dan Siegal and Tina Bryson

 

Relationships:

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

 

Self-worth/Self-Compassion

Daring Greatly by: Brené Brown

The Gifts of Imperfection by: Brené Brown

Self-Compassion by Kristen Neff

 

Trauma:

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