Recommended Parenting Books

Recommended Books by Soni McCarty


Have a New Kid by Friday: How to Change Your Child’s Attitude, Behavior & Character in 5 Days by Kevin Leman
Siblings Without Rivalry: How to Help Your Children Live Together So You Can Live Too by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish
How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish
Raising An Emotionally Intelligent Child The Heart of Parenting by Ph.D. John Gottman, Joan Declaire and Daniel Goleman
Simplicity Parenting: Using the Extraordinary Power of Less to Raise Calmer, Happier, and More Secure Kids by Kim John Payne and Lisa M. Ross
Parenting Without Power Struggles: Raising Joyful, Resilient Kids While Staying Cool, Calm, and Connected by Susan Stiffelman
Helping Your Anxious Child: A Step-by-Step Guide for Parents by Ronald Rapee PhD, Ann Wignall D Psych, Susan Spence PhD and Heidi Lyneham PhD
The Five Love Languages of Children by Gary D. Chapman
How To Raise Emotionally Healthy Children: Meeting The Five Critical Needs of Children…and Parents Too! Updated Edition by Gerald Newmark


You and Your Anxious Child: Free Your Child From Fears and Worries
Don’t Feed the Monster on Tuesdays!: The Children’s Self-Esteem Book by Adolph J. Moser, Nancy R. Thatch and David Melton
Wilma Jean the Worry Machine [Paperback] ,Julia Cook (Author), Anita DuFalla
The I’M NOT SCARED Book by Todd Parr
What Was I Scared of? by Dr. Seuss
Sometimes I’m Scared by Jane Annunziata, Marc, Ph.D. Nemiroff and Bryan Langdo
I Was So Mad (Little Critter) (Look-Look) [Paperback], Mercer Mayer
The Juice Box Bully: Empowering Kids to Stand Up For Others [Paperback], Bob Sornson (Author), Maria Dismondy (Author), Kim Shaw (Illustrator)
I Just Don’t Like the Sound of No! My Story About Accepting No for an Answer and Disagreeing the Right Way! (Best Me I Can Be) [Paperback], Julia Cook (Author), Kelsey De Weerd (Illustrator)
When I Feel Angry (Way I Feel Books) [Paperback] , Cornelia Maude Spelman (Author), Nancy Cote (Illustrator)
The Way I Act [Hardcover], Steve Metzger (Author), Janan Cain (Illustrator)


The 7 Habits Of Highly Effective Teens by Sean Covey and workbook
Understanding Myself: A Kid’s Guide to Intense Emotions and Strong Feelings by Mary C. Lamia
The Feelings Book: The Care & Keeping of Your Emotions (American Girl) (American Girl Library) by Dr. Lynda Madison and Norm Bendell
You Don’t Have to Learn Everything the Hard Way by Laya Saul
Think Confident, Be Confident for Teens: A Cognitive Therapy Guide to Overcoming Self-Doubt and Creating Unshakable Self-Esteem (The Instant Help Solutions Series) by Marci Fox PhD, Leslie Sokol PhD, Aaron Beck MD and Judith Beck PhD
Help Yourself for Teens: Real-Life Advice for Real-Life Challenges [Paperback], Dave Pelzer

Relationships – Adults

Healing Relationships is an Inside Job: When the Connection Between You and Another Person Is Strained or Broken by Arlene Harder
Relationship Breakthrough: How to Create Outstanding Relationships in Every Area of Your Life by Cloe Madanes and Tony Robbins
Hurt People Hurt People: Hope and Healing for Yourself and Your Relationships by Sandra D. Wilson
Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus by John Gray
Emotional Fitness for Couples: 10 Minutes a Day to a Better Relationship by Barton Goldsmith
When Anger Hurts Your Relationship: 10 Simple Solutions for Couples Who Fight by Matthew McKay Ph.D.
Why Marriages Succeed or Fail by John Gottman

Motivational Books – Adults

The Miracle Morning
Life’s Greatest Lessons: 20 Things That Matter by Hal Urban
Awaken the Giant Within : How to Take Immediate Control of Your Mental, Emotional, Physical and Financial Destiny! by Anthony Robbins
The Secret: The Power by Rhonda Byrne
The Heart of an Athlete: Daily Devotions for Peak Performance by Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Dan Britton

Self Help:

Journaling as a Spiritual Practice: Encountering GOD Through Attentive
The Self Compassion Workbook: Practical Exercises
Calm My Anxious Heart: A Woman’s Guide to Finding Contentment by Linda Dillow
Get Out of Your Own Way: Overcoming Self-Defeating Behavior by Mark Goulston and Philip Goldberg
The Self Help Bible – Volume 1 About Self Esteem & How To Be Confident by Amanda Ball
The Power of Self-Coaching: The Five Essential Steps to Creating the Life You Want by Joseph J. Luciani

Counseling Profession

Therapy’s Best: Practical Advice And Gems of Wisdom from Twenty Accomplied Counselors And Therapists (Haworth Practical Practice in Mental Health) by Howard G. Rosenthal
Play Therapy: The Art of the Relationship by Garry L. Landreth
The Healing Power of Play: Working with Abused Children by Eliana Gil
The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook by Edmund J. Bourne
The Courage to Heal Workbook: A Guide for Women and Men Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse by Laura Davis
Healing Anxiety and Depression [Paperback], Daniel G. Amen (Author), Lisa C. Routh (Author)