Psychotherapist and Consultant in Seattle

Resources

Notable Influences

Daniel Siegel, MD
Brené Brown, LCSW, PhD
Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD
Claudia Black, MSW, PhD

Recommended Books

ADDICTION AND FAMILIES

It Will Never Happen To Me, Children of Alcoholics
by Claudia Black, MSW, PhD

Changing Course, Healing from Loss, Abandonment and Fear
by Claudia Black, MSW, PhD

Beyond Addiction, How Science and Kindness Help People Change
by Jeffrey Foote, PhD, Carrie Wilkens, PhD, Nicole Kosanke, PhD, and Stephanie Higgs

PARENTING

Parenting from The Inside Out, How a Deeper Self-Understanding Can Help You Raise Children Who Thrive
by Daniel Siegel, MD, and Mary Hartzell, Med

Everyday Blessings, The Inner Work of Mindful Parenting
by Myla and Jon Kabat-Zinn

The Whole-Brain Child
by Daniel Siegel, MD and Tina Payne Bryson, PhD

The Art of Parenting Twins
by Patricia Maxwell and Malmstrom and Janet Poland

Emotionally Healthy Twins, A New Philosophy for Parenting Two Unique Children
by Joan A. Friedman, PhD

SELF COMPASSION AND SHAME RESILIENCE

The Gifts of Imperfection
by Brené Brown, PhD

Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead
by Brené Brown, PhD

Radical Acceptance: Embracing Your Life With the Heart of a Buddha
by Tara Brach, PhD

GRIEF AND LOSS / LIFE TRANSITIONS

Dying Well, Peace and Possibilities at the End of Life
by Ira Byock, MD

Transitions, Making Sense of Life’s Changes
by William Bridges