Anxiety and Panic

  1. Feel the Fear… and Do It Anyway – Susan Jeffers
  2. The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook – Edmund J. Bourne
  3. Master Your Panic and Take Back Your Life – Denise F. Beckfield
  4. Anxiety Disorder Association of America – Information and Resources
  5. Anxiety BC – Information and Resources

Assertiveness and Communication

  1. Asserting Yourself: A Practical Guide For Positive Change – Sharon A. Bower and Gordon H. Bower
  2. The Assertiveness Workbook: How to Express Your Ideas and Stand Up for Yourself at Work and in Relationships – Randy J. Paterson
  3. Codependent No More – Melody Beattie
  4. The Dance of Anger – Harriet Lerner

Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy

  1. Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy – David Burns
  2. Mind Over Mood – Dennis Greenberger and Christine A. Padesky
  3. The Feeling Good Handbook – David Burns
  4. Thoughts and Feelings: Taking control of your moods and your life (4th ed.) by Matthew McKay, Martha Davis and Patrick Fanning

Couples and Relationships

  1. Getting the Love You Want – Harville Hendrix
  2. Keeping the Love You Find – Harville Hendrix
  3. The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work – John Gottman
  4. How Can I get Through to You – Terrence Real
  5. The Dance of Intimacy – Harriet Goldhor Lerner
  6. After the Affair – Janis Abrahms Spring
  7. The Gottman Institute
  8. Emotionally Focused Therapy
  9. How to Save Your Relationship – Psychology Today March/April 2003
  10. Hold Me Tight – Sue Johnson
  11. Mating in Captivity: Unlocking Erotic Intelligence – Esther Perel
  12. He Said, She Said – Deborah Tannen
  13. You Just Don't Understand – Deborah Tannen


  1. Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy – David Burns
  2. Mind Over Mood – Dennis Greenberger and Christine A. Padesky
  3. The Feeling Good Handbook – David Burns
  4. Antidepressant Skills Workbook
  5. Blue Pages – Information about Depression


  1. Managing Pain Before It Manages You – Margaret A. Caudill
  2. Pain, Learning to Live Without It – David Corey
  3. Learning to Master Your Chronic Pain – Robert Jamison

Profession of Psychology

  1. British Columbia Psychological Association
  2. College of Psychologists of BC
  3. Canadian Psychological Association

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

  1. The PTSD Workbook by Mary Beth Williams and Soili Poijula
  2. Overcoming Post Traumatic Stress Disorder: A Cognitive-Behavioral Exposure Based Protocol for the Treatment of PTSD and the Other Anxiety Disorders: Client Manual by Larry Smyth
  3. Overcoming the Trauma of Your Motor Vehicle Accident: A Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment Program by Edward J. Hickling and Edward B. Blanchard

Sexually Compulsive Behavioiur

  1. The Sex Addiction Workbook - Tamara Sbraga and William T. O'Donahue
  2. Out of the Shadows: Understanding Sexual Addiction - Patrick Carnes
  3. In the Shadows of the Net: Breaking Free of Compulsive Online Sexual Behavior - Patrick Carnes, David Delmonico and Elizabeth Griffin
  4. Cybersex Unplugged:Finding Sexual Health in an Electronic World by Weston Edwards, David Delmonico and Elizabeth Griffin.


  1. The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook – Martha Davis, Elizabeth Robbins Eshelman, Matthew Mckay

Trauma, Abuse and Recovery

  1. I can’t Get Over It: A Handbook for Trauma Survivors – Aphrodite Matsakis
  2. The Courage to Heal – Ellen Bass and Laura Davis
  3. Allies in Healing – Laura Davis
  4. Trauma and Recovery – Judith Lewis Herman
  5. Walking the Tiger: Healing Trauma – Peter A. Levine
  6. The Trauma Centre – Dr. Bessel van der Kolk
  7. Relaxation Techniques: Reduce Stress and Anxiety and Enhance Well being (CD) by Lillian Nejad and Katerina Volny

Substance Abuse/Addictions

  1. Addictions and Trauma Recovery - Dusty Miller and Laurie Guidry
  2. Problem Drinkers: Guided Self Change Treatment - Marka and Linda Sobell
  3. Moderate Drinking - Audrey Kishline
  4. A Gentle Path Through the Twelve Steps - Patrick Carnes
  5. Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse
  6. National Institute on Drug Abuse
  7. Seeking Safety: A Treatment Manual for PTSD and Substance Abuse by Lisa Najavits

Bookstores Specializing in Psychology and Self-Help Books

  1. Banyen Books and Sound
  2. Odin Books
#501 - 3292 Production Way
Burnaby, BC V5A 4R4

Phone: 604-786-3073
Fax: 604-899-9441