Dark forest

Resources

Dark forest

Resources

Resources

Below are some of my favorite books organized by therapy topics.

Ecotherapy & Ecopsychology

  • Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teaching of Plants by Robin Wall Kimmerer (2015).

  • The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes Us Happier, Healthier, and More Creative by Florence Williams (2017). 

  • Your Brain On Nature: The Science of Nature's Influence on Your Health, Happiness and Vitality by Eva M. Selhub and Alan C. Logan (2012).

  • Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed (2012).

  • Eco therapy: Healing With Nature in Mind edited by Craig Chalquist and Linda Buzzell (2009). 

Relationships and Sexual Wellness

  • Come As You Are: The Surprising New Science that Will Transform Your Sex Life by Emily Nagoski (2015).

  • Attached: The New Science of Adult Attachment and How It Can Help You Find—and Keep—Love by Amir Levine and Rachel Heller (2010).

Trauma / ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences)

  • The Deepest Well: Healing the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Adversity by Nadine Burke Harris (2018).

  • What My Bones Know: A Memoir of Healing from Complex Trauma by Stephanie Foo (2023).

Identity Exploration

  • How to Understand Your Gender by Alex Iantaffi and Meg-John Barker (2017).

Self Compassion

  • Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself by Kristin Neff (2011).

  • Radical Compassion: Learning to Love Yourself and Your World With the Practice of RAIN by Tara Brach (2019).

  • Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead by Brené Brown (2012).

  • The Gifts of Imperfection by Brené Brown (2022).

Addiction

  • In The Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction by Gabor Maté (2007).

Self Care for Helpers

  • Trauma Stewardship: An Everyday Guide to Caring for Self While Caring for Others by Laura Van Dernoot Lipsky (2007).

Stress and Burnout

  • Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle by Emily Nagoski and Amelia Nagoski (2019).

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