Many clients find the following books to be helpful supplements to couples counseling, sex therapy, and individual counseling.

Couples and Relationship Books

CRC-BookCovers1Hold Me Tight:
Seven conversations for a lifetime of love, by Dr. Sue Johnson

Love Sense: The revolutionary new science of romantic relationships, by Dr. Sue Johnson

The Five Love Languages: How to express heartfelt commitment to your mate, by Gary Chapman

The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work, by John Gottman and Nan Silver

Sexuality Books for Partners

CRC-BookCovers2Getting the Sex You Want: Shed your inhibitions and reach new heights of passion together, by Tammy Nelson

Mating in Captivity: Unlocking erotic intelligence, by Esther Perel

Rekindling Desire: A step-by-step program to help low-sex and no-sex marriages, by Barry and Emily McCarthy

Enduring Desire: Your guide to lifelong intimacy, by Michael E. Metz and Barry W. McCarthy

The Guide to Getting It On, by Paul Joannides

Men’s Sexuality Books

CRC-BookCovers3Men’s Sexual Health, by Barry McCarthy and Michael Metz

The New Male Sexuality, by Bernie Zilbergeld

Women’s Sexuality Books

CRC-BookCovers4Women’s Anatomy of Arousal, by Sheri Winston

The Return of Desire: A guide to rediscovering your sexual passion, by Gina Ogden

Sex Matters for Women: A complete guide for taking care of your sexual self, by Sallie Foley, Sally Kope, and Dennis Sugrue

Infidelity Books

CRC-BookCovers5After the Affair: Healing the pain and rebuilding trust when a partner has been unfaithful, by Janis Abrahms Spring

Getting Past the Affair: A program to help you cope, heal, and move on – together or apart, by Douglas K. Snyder, Donald H. Baucom, and Kristina Coop Gordon

Sexual Trauma

CRC-BookCovers6The Courage to Heal: A Guide for Women Survivor’s of Child Sexual Abuse, by Ellen Bass and Laura Davis

Victims No Longer: The classic guide for men recovering from sexual child abuse, by Mike Lew

The Sexual Healing Journey, by Wendy Maltz

Outgrowing the Pain: A book for and about adults abused as children, by Eliana Gil

Self-Growth Books

CRC-BookCovers7Daring Greatly, by Brene Brown

The Gifts of Imperfection, by Brene Brown

The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion: Freeing yourself from destructive thoughts and emotions, by Christopher K. Germer

Radical Acceptance: Embracing your life with the heart of a Buddha, by Tara Brach

I Don’t Want to Talk About It: Overcoming the secret legacy of male depression, by Terrence Real