At Therapist Uncensored, we are always uncovering new resources that will help you on your own journey toward security. Below are a few of our favorites.

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Attachment Disturbances in Adults: Treatment for Comprehensive Repair
by Daniel P. Brown and David S. Elliott

The Shadow of the Tsunami: and the Growth of the Relational Mind
by Philip M. Bromberg

Awe: The New Science of Everyday Wonder by Dacher Keltner

Creatures of a Day: And Other Tales of Psychotherapy
by Irvin D. Yalom

Healing Justice Lineages by Cara Page and Erica Woodland

Brilliant Imperfection Grappling with Cure by Eli Clare

The Developing Mind, Second Edition: How Relationships and the Brain Interact to Shape Who We Are
by Daniel J. Siegel

Personal Growth

Mind: A Journey to the Heart of Being Human                                                                                                                                                 By Dan Siegel MD

Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma                                                                                                                                                                     By Peter Levine

Psychodynamic Group Psychotherapy                                                                                                                                                                  By Scott Rutan Walter Stone and Joseph Shay 

The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion: Freeing Yourself from Destructive Thoughts and Emotions                                                    by Jon Kabat-Zinn

Complex PTSD: From Surviving to Thriving                                                                                                                                                       By Pete Walker 

The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion: Freeing Yourself from Destructive Thoughts and Emotions                                                        By Kristen Neff PhD

For Therapists

Being a Brain-Wise Therapist: A Practical Guide to Interpersonal Neurobiology (Norton Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology)  By Bonnie Badenoch

The Brain-Savvy Therapist’s Workbook (Norton Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology)                                                                        By Bonnie Badenoch

Getting the Love You Want                                                                                                                                                                                  By Harvel Hendrix           

The Practice of Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy: Creating Connection (Basic Principles into Practice Series) 2nd Edition    by Susan M. Johnson

The Neuroscience of Psychotherapy: Healing the Social Brain (Second Edition) (Norton Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology) By Louis Cozolino

The Master and His Emissary: The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World                                                                       By Iain McGilchrist

Neurobiology Essentials for Clinicians: What Every Therapist Needs to Know (Norton Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology)    by Arlene Montgomery

The Body Keeps the Score                                                                                                                                                                                    By Bessel Van der Kolk   

The Shadow of the Tsunami: and the Growth of the Relational Mind                                                                                                        By Phillip Bromberg

Trauma and the Body: A Sensorimotor Approach to Psychotherapy (Norton Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology)                    By Pat Ogden

Sensorimotor Psychotherapy: Interventions for Trauma and Attachment                                                                                                By Pat Ogden

Affect Regulation and the Repair of the Self (Norton Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology)                                                               By Alan Schore

The Developing Mind, Second Edition: How Relationships and the Brain Interact to Shape Who We Are                                          By Daniel Siegel

The Neuropsychology of the Unconscious                                                                                                                                                        By Efrat Ginot

Emotional Intelligence in Couples Therapy: Advances from Neurobiology and the Science of Intimate Relationships (Norton Professional Books)                                                                                                                                                                                               By Brent Atkinson

Clinical Application of the Adult Attachment Interview                                                                                                                                 By Howard Steele & Miriam Steele

Therapy Matters: Mental health experts writing on matters of the heart & mind

For Parents

Raising An Emotionally Intelligent Child The Heart of Parenting                                                                                                                    by John Gottman and Joan Declaire 

Parenting from the Inside Out 10th Anniversary edition: How a Deeper Self-Understanding Can Help You Raise Children Who Thrive                                                                                                                                                                                                                        By Daniel Siegel, MD & Mary Hartzell, MEd

No-Drama Discipline: The Whole-Brain Way to Calm the Chaos and Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind                                     by Dan Siegel and Tina Bryson

Brain-Based Parenting: The Neuroscience of Caregiving for Healthy Attachment                                                                                   By Daniel Hughes

The Blessing Of A Skinned Knee: Using Jewish Teachings to Raise Self-Reliant Children                                                                        By Wendy Mogel PhD

Love & Relationships

The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work: A Practical Guide from the Country’s Foremost Relationship Expert                  By John Gottman

What Do Women Want?: Adventures in the Science of Female Desire                                                                                                       by Daniel Bergner

Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love                                                                                                                          By Sue Johnson

Mating in Captivity: Unlocking Erotic Intelligence                                                                                                                                           By Esther Perel

Your Brain on Love                                                                                                                                                                                                By Stan Tatkin

Scary Old Sex                                                                                                                                                                                                          By Arlene Heyman

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

Passionate Marriage: Keeping Love and Intimacy Alive in Committed Relationships                                                                              By David Schnarch PhD

Books for Kids 

Self-Regulation for Kids K-12: Strategies for Calming Minds and Behavior                                                                                                By Patricia Tollison

I am Jazz                                                                                                                                                                                                                    By Jessica Herthel & Jazz Jennings

Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain                                                                                                                          by Dan Siegel

Beyond Magenta                                                                                                                                                                                                    by Susan Kuklin

Sex Is a Funny Word: A Book about Bodies, Feelings, and YOU                                                                                                                    by Cory Silverberg


 Radical Acceptance: Embracing Your Life With the Heart of a Buddha                                                                                                       By Tara Brach

Cultural Somatics Free 5 Session Ecourse

Full Catastrophe Living (Revised Edition): Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain, and Illness                     By Jon Kabat-Zinn

The Untethered Soul                                                                                                                                                                                             By Michael Singer

A Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook                                                                                                                                          by Bob Stahl & Elisha Goldstein

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