Parents and Parenting
Parenting From the Inside Out: How A Deeper Self-Understanding Can Help You Raise Children Who Thrive, Daniel Siegel, M.D. & Mary Hartzell, M.Ed.
The Power of Showing Up: How Parental Presence Shapes Who Our Kids Become and How Their Brains Get Wired, Daniel Siegel, M.D. & Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D.
The Bottom Line for Baby, Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D.
The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Strategies to Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind, Daniel Siegel, M.D. & Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D.
No-Drama Discipline: The Whole-Brain Way to Calm the Chaos and Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind, Daniel Siegel, M.D. & Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D.
The Happy Sleeper: The Science-Backed Guide to Helping Your Baby Get A Good Night's Sleep- Newborn to School Age, Heather Turgeon, MFT & Julie Wright, MFT
Now Say This: The Right Words to Solve Every Parenting Dilemma, Heather Turgeon, MFT & Julie Wright, MFT
Brain-Based Parenting: The Neuroscience of Caregiving for Healthy Attachment, Daniel Hughes, Ph.D., Jonathan Baylin, Ph.D.
Everyday Blessings: The Inner Work of Mindful Parenting, Maya & Jon Kabat-Zinn
Raising An Emotionally Intelligent Child, John Gottman, Ph.D.
The Mindful Child, Susan Kaiser Greenland
Mindful Games, Susan Kaiser Greenland
Just Tell Me What to Say, Betsy Brown Braun
You're Not the Boss of Me: Brat-proofing Your Four-to Twelve-Year-Old Child, Betsy Brown Braun
Podcasts and Videos:
Parenting Without Power Struggles with Susan Stiffleman
Better Together with Susan Stiffleman
Ask Lisa: The Psychology of Parenting with Dr. Lisa Damour and Reena Ninan
Motherhood Sessions with Dr. Alexandra Sacks
Unruffled with Janet Lansbury
Eating Disorders Education
Attached: The New Science of Adult Attachment and How it Can Help You Find-and Keep-Love, Amir Levine & Rachel Heller
Getting the Love You Want, Harville Hendrix, Ph.D.
The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work: A Practical Guide From the Country's Foremost Relationship Expert, John Gottman, Ph.D. & Nan Silver
Mating in Captivity: Unlocking erotic intelligence, Esther Perel
The State of Affairs, Esther Perel
How to Be a Great Lover, Lou Paget
The Body Keeps The Score, Bessel van der Kolk, M.D.
Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma, Peter Levine, Ph.D.
In an Unspoken Voice: How the Body Releases Trauma and Restores Goodness, Peter Levine, Ph.D.
Trauma and the Body, Kekuni Minton, Pat Ogden & Clare Pain
My Grandmother's Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies, Resma Menakem, MSW, LCSW, SEP
The Boy Who Was Raised by a Dog, Bruce Perry, M.D.
The Deepest Well: Healing the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Adversity, Nadine Burke Harris, M.D.
The Tao of Trauma: A Practitioner's Guide for Integrating Five Element Theory and Trauma Treatment, Alaine D. Duncan & Kathy L. Kain
Parenting Groups and Groups for Children and Adolescent
West Los Angeles- Lifespan Psychological Center
Pasadena- The Center for Connection
Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)
The Energetic Brain: Understanding and Managing ADHD (2012) Cecil R. Reynolds, Kimberly J. Vannest, Judith R. Harrison, Sally E. Shaywitz
Smart but Scattered Teens: The “Executive Skills” Program for helping teens reach their potential (2012) Richard Guare, Peg Dawson & Colin Guare
Driven to Distraction: Recognizing and coping with attention deficit disorder (2011) Edward M. Hallowell & John J. Ratey
Getting Ahead of ADHD: What next generation science says about treatments that Work –And how you can make them work for your child(2017) Joel T. Nigg
Wherever You Go, There You Are: Mindfulness Meditation in Everyday Life, Jon Kabat-Zinn, Ph.D.
The Mindful Brain: Reflection and Attunement in the Cultivation of Well-Being, Daniel Siegel, M.D.
Aware: The Science and Practice of Presence, Daniel Siegel, M.D.
The Wise Heart, Jack Kornfield, Ph.D.
The Mindful Child, Susan Kaiser Greenland
Stay Woke, Justin Michael Williams
Courses and Classes:
Norton Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology
The Developing Mind, Second Edition: How Relationships and the Brain Interact to Shape Who We Are, Daniel Siegel, M.D.
The Science of the Art of Psychotherapy, Allan Schore, Ph.D.
The Neuroscience of Psychotherapy: Healing the Social Brain, Louis Cozolino, Ph.D.
Free Mental Health Resources
Stamped From the Beninning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America, Ibram X. Kendi
Perinatal Mental Health
Postpartum Support International (Helpline and Resources)