Books & Literature

Cypress Counseling Center, P.C. does not necessarily endorse or recommend the use of a particular treatment that may be listed in the following books. For guidance about treatment please consult with your therapist.


  • The Abusive Personality: Violence and Control in Intimate Relationships — by Donald Dutton
  • Beyond Anger — by Thomas Harbin
  • Taking Charge of Anger: How to Resolve Conflict, Sustain Relationships, and Express Yourself without Losing Control — by W. Robert Nay


  • The Anxiety & Phobia Workbook — by Edmund J. Bourne
  • Fear and Other Uninvited Guests — by Harriet Lerner
  • The Worried Child — by Paul Foxman

Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

  • A Bird’s—Eye View of Life with ADD and ADHD: Advice from Young Survivors — by Chris A. Zeigler Dendy, Alex Zeigler
  • ADHD and Me: What I Learned From Lighting Fires at the Dinner Table — by Blake Taylor
  • Different Minds: Gifted Children with AD/HD, Asperger Syndrome, and Other Learning Deficits — by Dierdre V. Lovecky
  • Driven To Distraction: Recognizing and Coping With Attention Deficit Disorder from Childhood Through Adulthood — by Edward Hallowell
  • The Gift of ADHD: How to Transform Your Child’s Problems into Strengths — by Lara Honos—Webb
  • Taking Charge of ADHD: The Complete, Authoritative Guide for Parents — by Russell A. Barkley
  • You Mean I’m Not Lazy, Stupid or Crazy?! A Self-Help Book for Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder — by Kate Kelly and Peggy Ramundo

Autism Spectrum Disorders

  • Asperger Syndrome, the Universe and Everything — by Kenneth Hall
  • Asperger’s: What Does It Mean To Me? — by Katherine Faherty and Gary B. Mesibov
  • Can I Tell You About Asperger Syndrome?: A Guide for Friends and Family — by Judy Welton
  • Different Minds: Gifted Children with AD/HD, Asperger Syndrome, and Other Learning Deficits — by Dierdre V. Lovecky
  • The Everything Parent’s Guide To Children With Asperger’s syndrom: Help, Hope, And Guidance — by William Stillman
  • Freaks, Geeks & Asperger Syndrome: A User Guide to Adolescence — by Luke Jackson
  • The Thinking Mom’s Revolution: Autism Beyond the Spectrum: Inspiring True Stories from Parents Fighting to Rescue Their Children — by Helen Conroy and Lisa Joyce Goes


  • The Depression Workbook — by Mary Ellen Copeland & Matthew McKay
  • Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy — by David Burns
  • The Mindful Way through Depression: Freeing Yourself from Chronic Unhappiness — by Mark Williams, John Teasdale, Zindel Segal and Jon Kabat-Zin
  • The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression — by Andrew Solomon

Eating Disorders

  • Eating in the Light of the Moon: How Women Can Transform Their Relationship with Food Through Myths, Metaphors, and Storytelling — by Anita Johnston
  • Life Without Ed: How One Woman Declared Independence from Her Eating Disorder and How You Can Too — by Jenni Schaefer and Thom Rutledge
  • Talking to Eating Disorders: Simple Ways to Support Someone With Anorexia, Bulimia, Binge Eating or Body Image Issues — by Jeanne Albronda Heaton and Claudia J. Strauss
  • When Your Child Has an Eating Disorder: A Step-by-Step Workbook for Parents and Other Caregivers — by Abigail H. Natenshon


  • Affairs: A Guide to Working Through the Repercussions of Infidelity — by Emily Brown
  • After the Affair — by Janis Spring
  • Boundaries — by Henry Cloud and John Townsend
  • Boundaries in Marriage — by Henry Cloud and John Townsend
  • Can Love Last?: The Fate of Romance over Time — by Stephen A. Mitchell
  • Fighting for your marriage: Positive Steps for Preventing Divorce and Preserving a Lasting Love — by Howard Markman et al.
  • The Five Love Languages — by Gary Chapman
  • Getting the Love you Want — by Harvelle Hendrix
  • Marital Myths Revisited: A Fresh Look at Two Dozen Mistaken Beliefs About Marriage — by Arnold A. Lazarus
  • The Seven Levels of Intimacy: The Art of Loving and the Joy of Being Loved — by Matthew Kelly
  • The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work — by John M. Gottman and Nan Silver
  • Surviving an Affair — by Willard F. Harley Jr., Jennifer H. Chalmers
  • Take Back Your Marriage: Sticking Together in a World that Pulls Us Apart — by William Doherty
  • When the One You Love Wants to Leave: Guidance and Comfort for Surviving Marital Crisis — by Donald R. Harvey
  • Why Marriages Succeed or Fail: And How You Can Make Yours Last — by John Gottman

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

  • The Imp of the Mind: Exploring the Silent Epidemic of Obsessive Bad Thoughts — by Lee Baer
  • The OCD Workbook: Your Guide to Breaking Free From Obsessive Compulsive Disorder — by Bruce Hyman
  • Stop Obsessing! How to Overcome Your Obsessions and Compulsions — by Edna Foa


  • Boundaries with Kids — by Henry Cloud and John Townsend
  • Easy to Love, Difficult to Discipline: The 7 Basic Skills for Turning Conflict into Cooperation —by Becky A. Bailey
  • The Everything Toddler Book: From Controlling Tantrums to Potty Training, Practical Advice to Get You and Your Toddler Through the Formative Years — by Linda Sonna
  • How To Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk — by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish
  • Parenting Young Children — by Dinkmeyer
  • The Parents Handbook — by Dinkmeyer
  • Parking Lot Rules & 75 Other Ideas for Raising Amazing Children — by Tom Sturges
  • Playful Parenting — by Lawrence J. Cohen
  • Secrets of the Baby Whisperer for Toddlers — by Tracy Hogg and Melinda Blau
  • Siblings Without Rivalry: How to Help Your Children Love Together So You Can Live Too — by Adele Faber
  • Take Back Your Kids: Confident Parenting in Turbulent Times — by William Doherty
  • When Parents Hurt: Compassionate Strategies When You and Your Grown Child Don’t Get Along — by Joshua Coleman


  • Allies in Healing: When the Person You Love Was Sexually Abused as a Child — by Laura Davis
  • The Courage to Heal: A Guide for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse — by Ellen Bass and Laura Davis
  • The PTSD Workbook: Simple Effective Techniques for Overcoming Traumatic Stress Symptoms — by Mary Beth Williams
  • Trauma and Recovery: The Aftermath of Violence–from Domestic Abuse to Political Terror — by Judith Herman