Recommended Books

Trauma/ Relational Trauma

Addiction as an Attachment Disorder, by Philip Flores

Attached, by  Amir Levine and Rachel Heller

Attachment-Based Yoga and Meditation for Trauma Recovery, by Dierdra Fay

The Body Keeps the Score, by Bessel Van der Kolk, MD

Healing Developmental Trauma,  by Laurence Heller, Ph.D.

I Hate You-Don’t Leave Me, by Jerold Kreisman, M.D.

Parts Work, by Tom Holmes, Ph.D.

There’s a Part of Me… by Jon Schwartz and Bill Brennan

Waking the Tiger, – Healing Trauma by Peter Levine

Meditation / Spiritual / Mind-Body

Emptiness Dancing, by Adyashanti

The Enneagram Made Easy, by Renee Baron and Elizabeth Wagele

Haunted Universe, by Steven Norquist

When Things Fall Apart, by Pema Chodron

Love and the Mystery of Betrayal, by Sandra Lee Denis Ph.D.

A soul without Shame, by Byron Brown

Stillness Speaks, by Eckhart Tolle

There is Nothing Wrong with You, by Cheri Huber

The Transformative Power of Crisis, by Robert M. Alter

The Wonder of Being, by Jeff Foster

Untethered Soul, by Michael Singe

Parenting Books 

The Conscious Parent, by Shefali Tsabary, PhD

Non-Violent Communication, by Marshall B. Rosenberg, Ph.D.

Science of Parenting, by Margot Sunderland

Slow Parenting Teens, by Molly Wingate, M.A., Marti Woodward, M.S.

Time-Out for Parents, by Cheri Huber

Children’s Books 

Bomji and Spotty’s Frightening Adventure, by Anne Westcott, and C.C. Alicia Hu (a story about how to recover from a scary experience)

How Little Coyote Found His Strength, by Anne Westcott and C.C. Alicia Hu (a story about how to get through hard times)

How Sprinkle the Pig Escaped the River of Tears, by Anne Westcott and C.C. Alicia Hu (a story about being apart from loved ones)

Moody Cow Meditates, by Kerry Lee MacLean (a story about feeling so angry and learning how to manage it)


Other Books

Over My Head, by Claudia Osborn – a physician’s autobiography about having a head injury

Quiet – The Power of Introverts, by Susan Cain

Share the Care,  by Cappy Capossela and Sheila Warnock – book on how to create a support network

Resolving Impasses in Therapeutic Relationships, by Sue Elkind


Other Resources

Weighted Blanket: (quilted)    or    (not quilted)

Robin’s blanket is 18 lbs and twin size

Wiggle cushion:  Amazon or other stores

Beeswax :



Gaze HD Lite – relaxing images

Insight Timer – meditation timer

BellyBio – breathing app