“Don’t ask yourself what the world needs. Ask yourself what makes you come alive and then go do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.”
– Dr. Howard Thurman

“There came a time when the risk to remain tight in the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.”
– Anais Nin

Resources

CRISIS CLINICS (also check your local listings)

Lewis County Crisis line 360-748-6696
Tacoma Crisis line 253-272-9882
Thurston & Mason County Crisis Line: 360-586-2800
Thurston & Mason County Youth Help Line 360-586-2777

SUPPORT GROUPS

Online Directory for Support Groups

BOOKS

Many of these books can be purchased from Amazon.

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Addiction
– “Willpower’s Not Enough: Recovering from Addictions of Every Kind” by Arnold M Washton
– “Pocket Sponsor, 24/7 Back to the Basics Support for Addiction Recovery” by Shelly Marshall

Affairs
– “After the Affair, Healing the Pain and Rebuilding Trust When a Partner Has Been Unfaithful” by Janis Abrahms – Spring,
– “Surviving Infidelity: Making Decisions, Recovering from the Pain” by Rona B. Subotnik and Gloria Harris

Anger
– “The Dance of Anger” by Harriet Goldhor Lerner
– “Anger the Misunderstood Emotion” By Carol Tavris

Anxiety / Stress
– “The Anxiety & Phobia Workbook, Fourth Edition” by Edmund J. Bourne

Career / Life Purpose
– “Finding Your Own North Star: Claiming the Life You Were meant to Live” by Martha Beck
– “The Passion Test The Effortless Path to Discovering Your life Purpose” by Janet Bray Attwood and Chris Attwood

Change
– “Changing for Good” by James O. Prochaska, John C. Norcross, Carol C. Diclemente

Co-Dependency
– “Codependent No More: How to Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring for Yourself” by Melody Beattie

Depression
– “The Cognitive Behavioral Workbook for Depression” by William J. Knaus

Parenting
– “How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk” by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish
– “How to Talk So Teens Will Listen & Listen So Teens Will Talk” by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish
– “Parenting from the Inside Out” by Daniel J Siegel, Mary Hartzell
– “Parenting with Love & Logic” by Foster Cline and Jim Fay
– “Parenting Teens with Love and Logic” by Foster Cline and Jim Fay

Relationships
– “The Seven Principals for Making Marriage Work” by John Gottman and Nan Silver
– “Intimacy & Desire, Awaken the Passion in Your Relationship” by Dr. David Schnarch
– “The Path to Love” by Deepak Chopra
– “Hold Me Tight, Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love” by Dr. Sue Johnson

Self-Acceptance
– “Radical Acceptance” by Tara Brach

Sexuality
– “Intimacy & Desire, Awaken the Passion in Your Relationship” by Dr. David Schnarch
– “The Heart of Tantric Sex: A unique Guide to Love and Sexual Fulfillment” by Diana Richardson

Spirituality
– “The Power of Intention” by Dr. Wayne W. Dyer
– “The Three Minute Meditator, 30 simple ways to unwind your mind while enhancing your emotional intelligence” by David Harp
– “Awakening to the Sacred, Creating a spiritual Life from Scratch” by Lama Surya Das
– “Essential Spirituality, 7 Central Practices to Awaken Heart and Mind” by Roger Walsh Trauma

Trauma
– “The Courage to Heal, A guide for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse” by Ellen Bass and Laura Davis

LINKS

Twelve Step Groups

www.oa.org Overeaters Anonymous

www.aa.org Alcoholics Anonymous

www.adultchildren.org Adult Children of Alcoholics

www.al-anon.org Al-Anon / Alateen

www.na.org Narcotics Anonymous

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