Recommended Books, videos and music from my library:
* I have read over 60 books on faith, counseling and coaching in the last few years. Here is a brief list of my most loved books and authors for myself and my clients.
"Having a New Kid by Friday, The Birth Order Book, Making Children Mind Without losing Yours, Have a New You by Friday" -Dr. Kevin Leman Enough said, Dr. Leman is an amazing clinician who has great tools and a wonderful sense of humor as he walks you through parenting and relationship as well as self counseling techniques. They are all common sens and they work.
"Love Must be Tough"-Dr. James Dobson Dr. Dobson has a wealth of knowlege that he generously shares and marriage, parenting and family. This book guides young women who may be unequally yoked or wrse, contending with physical or verbal abuse from their spouse. He doesn't hold back at all in telling them hw to protect themselves and what to do if they are in an abusive situation. Additionally, his website Focus on The Family is a wealth of archives ad resources for individuals and families.
"In Pursuit of Peace." Joyce Meyers This powerful book teaches you how to abide in the gift of peace that Jesus has promised us when we follow and believe in Him. Meyers shows you how to insulate yourself, even in the midst of chaos, in His love, mercy, grace and Peace so that you can navigate through the mess and remain in His countenance.
"Ashes to Beauty."-Jacelyn Serrano This book shares stories of abuse and healing for young women. It has powerful stories and powerful messages to provide healing and freedom from this terrible and heinous abuse.
"When He Doesn't Believe."-Kennedy This book explores and gives support and hope to Christian women who are married to men who do not share their faith.
"The New Sonoma Diet." Dr. C. Gutterson
"7 Habits of Highly Effective Families."-Stephen Covey
"Love & Respect." -Dr. E. Eggerichs The author gives the reader the tools to build a love themselves and esteem through our Lord.
"The Love Dare."-Kendricks This is one of my favorite books and tools for rebuilding and restoring marriages. It works! It is extremely powerful for new couples who are getting married to build a true and Godly foundation of love, respect and honor in their relationship.
"I'm O.K. You're O.K."- T. Harris Transactional analysis is a directly applicable tool in communication to anaylize and change communication dynamics.