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Against Depression by Peter D. Kramer
The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook by Edmund Bourn
Beyond the Big Talk: Every Parent's Guide to Raising Sexually healthy Teens from Middle School to High School and Beyond by Debra Haffner and Alyssa Tartaglione
Bird by Bird: some Instructions on Writing and Life by Anne Lamott
Cesar's Way: The Natural, Everyday Guide to Understanding and Correcting Common Dog Problems by Cesar Millan and Melissa Jo Peltier
Composing a Life: Life as a Work in Progress by Mary Catherine Bateson
Dog Whisperer with Cesar Milan - The Complete First Season (DVD) by Cesar Millan
The Drama of the Gifted Child: The Search for the True Self by Alice Miller
Drive: The Surprising Truth about what Motivates Us by Daniel H. Pink
The Genogram Journey: Reconnecting with your Family by Monica McGoldrick
The Heart and Soul of Sex: Making the ISIS Connection by Gina Ogden
How to Go on Living When Someone You Love Dies by Terese Rando
Moving Toward Balance: Eight Weeks of Yoga with Rodney Yee by Rodney Yee
Night Falls Fast: Understanding Suicide by Kay R. Jamison
The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression by Andrew Solomon
The Optimistic Child: A Proven Program to Safeguard Children from Depression and Build Lifelong Resilience by Martin Seligman
Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell
Peace Is Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life by Thich Nhat Hanh
Plan B: Further Thoughts on Faith by Anne Lamott
What to Expect the First Year by Heidi Murkoff,

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Anger Management: Ten Secrets Calm People Know by David Yarian, Ph.D.

Anger Management Secret #1: Anger is not a biad thing, in fact, it is a healthy emotion.
Anger Management Secret #2: It's important to know and understand your vulnerabilities, so you can avoid problem areas if possible.
Anger Management Secret #3: Rage is a learned response.
Anger Management Secret #4: It's not about you -- whatever is pushing your buttons right now is not personal.
Anger Management Secret #5: Not one has the power to humiliate you.
Anger Management Secret #6: Help yourself by practicing self-care.
Anger Management Secret #7: Self-awareness creates the foundation for calm behavior.
Anger Management Secret #8: There are non-rageful ways to express your feelings.
Anger Management Secret #9: Practice emotional regulation -- take more time to respond when facing a challenge to your equanimity.
Anger Management Secret #10: Recognize that your calmness is powerful -- even more powerful than your rage.

Building Self Esteem through Affirmative Statements by David Yarian, Ph.D.
Celebrating Our Sexualities by Barnaby B. Barratt, Ph.D., DHS
In Celebration of Women by David Yarian, Ph.D.
Creativity and the Creative Process by David Yarian, Ph.D.
Depression: Symptoms and Treatment by David Yarian, Ph.D.
Divorce: Effects and Resulting Family Issues by David Yarian, Ph.D.
Embracing Success and Personal Effectiveness by David Yarian, Ph.D.
The Evil Elf, or how my negative thoughts sometimes threaten to derail me by David Yarian, Ph.D.
Experiencing the Present Moment: Meditation by David Yarian, Ph.D.
The Future of Reading: ebook Readers by David Yarian, Ph.D.
Gay and Lesbian Issues by David Yarian, Ph.D.
The Habit of Self Esteem by David Yarian, Ph.D.
Healthy Self Esteem by David Yarian, Ph.D.
Hudson -- the Lovable Dog -- and How He Created the Perfect Life for Himself by David Yarian, Ph.D.
Intimate Relationships by David Yarian, Ph.D.
Keeping a Journal by David Yarian, Ph.D.
Loss, Grief, and Bereavement by David Yarian, Ph.D.
Masculinity and Father-Son Relationships by David Yarian, Ph.D.
Men and Sexual Health by David Yarian, Ph.D.
Now Is the Time by David Yarian, Ph.D.
On Life Review by David Yarian, Ph.D.
Parenting: The First Year by David Yarian, Ph.D.
Parenting: Toddlers to Pre-Teens by David Yarian, Ph.D.
Parenting: The Teen Years by David Yarian, Ph.D.
Practice Meditation for Self Esteem by David Yarian, Ph.D.
The Practice of Yoga and Pilates by David Yarian, Ph.D.
The Psychology of Optimism, Hope, and Resilience by David Yarian, Ph.D.
PTSD by David Yarian, Ph.D.
Self Help for Anxiety and Panic Disorder by David Yarian, Ph.D.
Self Help for Social Anxiety and Shyness by David Yarian, Ph.D.
Self Help for Stress Reduction and Relaxation by David Yarian, Ph.D.
Self Help for Suicide by David Yarian, Ph.D.
Talking Pain Away by David Yarian, Ph.D.
Tantra: A Meditative Approach to Sexuality by David Yarian, Ph.D.

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