Books, Audio & Other Resources



  • The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Work book: Practical DBT Exercises for Learning Mindfulness, Interpersonal Effectiveness, Emotion Regulation, and Distress Tolerance by Matthew McKay, Jeffrey C. Wood

  • The Borderline Personal Disorder Survival Guide
    Chapman, Alexander L. Ph.D. & Gratz, Kim L. Ph.D., New Harbinger Publications, 2007

  • Learn to Recognize, Understand, and Address the Destructive Behavior of Today’s Teens: Helping Your Troubled Teen
    Kaplan, Aguirre, Rater. Fair Winds Press, 2007

  • Borderline Personality Disorder Demystified: An Essential Guide for Understanding and Living with BPD
    Friedel, R., Marlow & Company, New York, 2004

  • New Hope for People with Borderline Personality Disorder
    Bockian, N & Porr.V., Prima Publishing, 2002

  • Sometimes I Act Crazy: Living with Borderline Personality Disorder
    Kreisman, J. & Straus, H., John Wiley and Sons, 2004

  • New Tools and Techniques to Stop Walking on Eggshells: The Essential Family Guide to Borderline Personality Disorder
    Kreger, Randi, Hazelden, 2008

  • Stop Walking on Eggshells, Second Edition
    Kreger, Randi & Mason, Paul T., New Harbinger Publications, 2010

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Borderline Personality Disorder
    Linehan, M., Guilford Press, New York, 1993.
    *This is the Dialectical Behavioral Therapy Treatment Manual.


  • Urban Mindfulness
    Kaplan, J., New Harbinger Publications, 2010

  • Skills Training Manual for Treating Borderline Personality Disorder
    Linehan, M., Guilford Press, New York, 1993

  • Don’t Let Emotions Run Your Life: How Dialectical Behavior Therapy Can Put You in Control
    Spradlin, S., New Harbinger Publications, 2003

  • Radical Acceptance, embracing your life with the heart of a Buddha
    Brach, T., Bantam, 2003

  • Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy
    Burns, D., Avon Books, New York, 1980

  • Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind To Face Stress, Pain and Illness
    Kabat-Zinn, John, Delta Books, Dell Publishing, 1990

  • The Power of Now, A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment
    Tolle, Eckhart, Namaste Publishing Inc., 1997

  •  Wherever You Go There You Are: Mindfulness Meditation in everyday life
    Kabat-Zinn, John, Hyperion, New York, 1994

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  • The High-Conflict Couple: A Dialectical Behavior Therapy Guide to Finding Peace, Intimacy, and Validation
    Alan Fruzzetti, Ph.D. (Author), Marsha M. Linehan Ph.D. (Foreword)

  • When Parents Hurt: Compassionate Strategies When You and Your Grown Child Don't Get Along
    Joshua Coleman, Ph.D., August 2008, Harper Collins

  • Healing from Family Rifts: Ten Steps to Finding Peace After Being Cut Off from a Family Member
     Mark Sichel, CSW. March 2004.


Don’t Shoot the Dog: The New Art of Teaching and Training
Karen Pryor, Ringpress Books, 2008


(The following can be found in either CD or MP3 formats)

  • Mindfulness Meditation
    Tara Brach

  • This Moment Is the Perfect Teacher
    Pema Chodron

  • Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation
    Judith Day

  • Mindful Solutions for Addictions and Relapse Prevention
    Stephanie Goldstein & Elisha Goldstein

  • Mindfulness @ Work
    Daniel Goleman & Jon Kabat-Zinn

  • The Art of Mindful Living
    Thich Nhat Hanh

  • Mindfulness and Psychotherapy
    Thich Nhat Hanh

  • Savor: Mindful Eating, Mindful Life
    Thich Nhat Hanh and Lilian Cheung

  • Coming to Our Senses: Healing Ourselves and the World Through Mindfulness
    Jon Kabat-Zinn

  • Full Catastrophe Living
    Jon Kabat-Zinn

  • Mindfulness for Beginners
    Jon Kabat-Zinn

  • The World of Relaxation: A Guided Mindfulness Meditation Practice for Healing at the Hospital and/or at Home
    Jon Kabat-Zinn

  • Guided Meditations for Difficult Times: A Lamp in the Darkness
    Jack Kornfield

  • Mindfulness and the Brain: A Professional Training in the Science and Practice of Meditative Awareness
    Jack Kornfield and Daniel J. Siegel

  • Counterclockwise: Mindful Health and the Power of Possibility
    Ellen Langer

  • Mindfulness
    Ellen Langer

  • Mindfulness and Empowerment After Bariatric Surgery
    Maureen McCormick

  • Fully Present: The Science, Art, and Practice of Mindfulness
    Sue Smalley and Diana Winston

  • The Mindful Way Through Depression: Freeing Yourself from Chronic Unhappiness
    Mark Williams, John Teasdale, Zindel Segal, & Jon Kabat-Zinn


  • National Education Alliance for Borderline Personality Disorder (NEA-BPD

  • National Institute of Mental Health-Borderline Personality Disorder

  • BPD Central

  • Behavioral Tech

  • DBT Self Help

  • Eating Disorder Hope—Binge Eating Disorder: Symptoms + Causes & Treatment


  • TARA: Treatment + Research Advancements Assoc. for Borderline Personality Disorder

  • SASHBEAR (The Sashbear Foundation)

  • Alcoholics Anonymous

  • SMART Recovery

  • Al-Anon Family Groups