Emotional Health Resources


Resource Reading List

The books in this list are not all written by Christian authors; however, they contain sound emotional health principles. This list is intended to be used as a resource to assist individuals in his/her journey to healing and wholeness. This list is not meant to be used, nor should it be used, to diagnose or treat any emotional or psychological condition. For diagnosis or treatment, please consult your physician or a professional mental health provider.


Alcohol, Drug Abuse, Codependency

Codependent No More ~ Melodie Beattie

Adult Children of Alcoholics ~ Janet Woititz

Life’s Healing Choices ~ John Baker

Life Recovery Bible ~ Arterburn and Stoop


Approval Addiction

Approval Addiction ~ Joyce Meyer



Getting Anger Under Control ~ Neil Anderson

The Anger Trap ~ Les Carter


Attention Deficit Disorder

Attention Deficit Disorder in Adults ~ Lynn Weiss, Ph.D.

Living with ADD When You're Not the One Who Has It ~ Mimi Franklin

Honey, Are you Listening? (ADD Disorder and Your Marriage) Fowler, Fabler, and Fowler



How to Have That Difficult Conversation You’ve Been Avoiding ~ Cloud & Townsend


Control Issues

Control Freak ~ Les Parrot

Control Trap ~ Barbara Sullivan



Boundaries in Dating ~ Cloud and Townsend



Helping Kids Cope with Divorce the Sandcastles Way

Children and Divorce ~ Archibald Hart

Support Your Children Through Divorce ~ Archibald Hart


Emotional Health

Deadly Emotions ~ Don Colbert

Life’s Healing Choices ~ John Baker

Truefaced~ Thrall, etc.

You Are What You Think ~ David Stoop

Changes That Heal ~ Cloud and Townsend

Battlefield of the Mind ~ Joyce Meyer



The Total Money Makeover ~ Ramsey



Total Forgiveness ~ R.T. Kendall

Finding Freedom by Forgiving Yourself ~ R.T. Kendall

Totally Forgiving God ~ R.T. Kendall

Forgivness is a Choice ~ Robert Enright


Gender Identity

Coming Out of Homosexuality ~ Bob Davies and Lori Rentzel

Restoring Sexual Identity (Female) ~ Anne Paulk

You Don't Have to Be Gay (Male) ~ Jeff Konrad

Someone I Love is Gay (How Family and Friends Can Respond) ~ Worthen and Davies



Grief Recovery Handbook ~ James & Friedman

Good Grief ~ Granger Westburg

Don't Take My Grief Away From Me (1st year of grieving) ~ Doug Manning

Grieving Forward (loss of son) ~ Susan Duke

A Grace Disguised ~ Jerry Sittser

I Wasn't Ready to Say Goodbye ~ Pamela Blair



The Sin No One Talks About ~ R.T. Kendall



Boundaries in Marriage ~ Cloud and Townsend

Love and Respect ~ Eggerichs

Sheet Music, Uncovering the Secrets of Sexual Intimacy in Marriage ~ Kevin Leman



What a Difference a Daddy Makes: The Indelible Imprint a Dad Makes on His Daughter’s Life ~ Kevin Leman

Have a New Kid by Friday: How to Change Your Child’s Attitude, Behavior & Character in 5 Days ~ Kevin Leman

Making Children Mind Without Losing Yours ~ Kevin Leman

How To Really Love Your Child ~ Campbell


Pornography & Sexual Addiction

False Intimacy: Understanding the Struggles of Sexual Addiction ~ Harry Schaumburg

Every Man’s Battle ~ Stephen Arterburn

Addicted to Adultery ~ Doug Weiss



Ordering Your Private World ~ MacDonald



Safe People ~ Cloud and Townsend

Boundaries: When to Say Yes and When to Say No ~ Cloud and Townsend



Search for Significiance ~ Robert McGee

So Long Insecurities ~ Beth Moore


Sexual Abuse Recovery

The Wounded Heart ~ David Allender

The Door of Hope ~ Jan Frank

Your Wife Was Sexually Abused ~ Courtright and Rogers



Stress Less ~ Don Colbert


Support Groups

Making Small Groups Work ~ Cloud and Townsend