Resources for Parents

Recommended Readings for Parents

  • Touchpoints: Your Child’s Emotional and Behavioral Development
  • The Irreducible Needs of Children: What Every Child Must Have to Grow, Learn, and Flourish
  • The Mental Edge: Maximize Your Sports Potential with the Mind-body Connection
  • Reclaiming Our Children: A Healing Solution for a Nation in Crisis.
  • Reclaiming Youth at Risk: Our Hope for the Future


  • The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success: A Pocketbook Guide to Fulfilling Your Dreams
  • The Forever Child: A Tale of Loss and Impossible Dreams
  • The Forever Child: A Tale of Fear and Anger
  • The Forever Child: A Tale of Lies and Love


  • Parenting with Love and Logic: Teaching Children Responsibility
  • The Alchemist
  • The Talent Code: Greatness Isn’t Born: It’s Grown, Here’s How
  • The Power of Touch: The Basis for Survival, Health, Intimacy, and Emotional Well-being


  • Take Back Your Kids: Confident Parenting in Turbulent Times
  • Raising Boys Without Men: How Maverick Moms are Creating the Next Generation of Exceptional Men
  • Black Elk Speaks: Being the Life Story of a Holy Man of the Oglala Sioux
  • Emotional intelligence: Why it Can Matter More Than IQ


  • Attachment Parenting: Instinctive Care for Your Baby and Young Child
  • Stress and your child
  • The Tao of Pooh
  • The Te of Piglet


  • Dialogue: The Art of Thinking Together
  • Treating Traumatized Children: New Insights and Creative Interventions
  • Thinking, Fast and Slow
  • Becoming Attached: Unfolding the Mystery of the Infant-Mother Bond and its Impact on Later Life


  • Ghosts from the Nursery: Tracing the Roots of Violence
  • Raising Cain: Protecting the Emotional Life of Boys
  • Unconditional Parenting: Moving from Rewards and Punishments to Love and Reason
  • The Decision Book: Fifty Models for Strategic Thinking


  • Finding Your Zone: Ten Core Lessons for Achieving Peak Performance in Sports and Life
  • Driven: How Human Nature Shapes Our Choices
  • Running with the Buffaloes: A Season inside with Mark Wetmore, Adam Goucher, and the University of Colorado Men’s Cross Country Team
  • The Continuum Concept


  • Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder
  • Psycho-Cybernetics: A New Way to Get More Living out of Life
  • Smart Thinking: Three Essential Keys to Solve Problems, Innovate, and Get Things Done
  • Your Daughter’s Bedroom: Insights for Raising Confident Women


  • Care of the Soul: A Guide for Cultivating Depth and Sacredness in Everyday Life
  • The Tao of Teaching: The Special Meaning of the Tao Te Ching as Related to the Art and Pleasures of Teaching
  • Release Your Brakes!
  • Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High


  • The Different Drum: Community-Making and Peace
  • The Road Less Traveled
  • The Parallel Process: Growing alongside Your Adolescent or Young Adult Child in Treatment
  • Strengths Finder 2.0


  • The Celestine Prophecy: An Adventure
  • Your Brain at Work: Strategies for Overcoming Distraction, Regaining Focus, and Working Smarter All Day Long
  • Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life
  • The Attachment Parenting Book : A Commonsense Guide to Understanding and Nurturing Your Baby.


  • Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain
  • Values Clarification; a Handbook of Practical Strategies for Teachers and Students
  • Think like a Winner!
  • High Altitude Leadership: What the World’s Most Forbidding Peaks Teach Us About Success


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Resources for Professionals

Recommended Readings for Professionals

Abrams, Jeremiah, and Connie Zweig. Meeting the Shadow: The Hidden Power of the Dark Side of Human Nature. Los Angeles: J.P. Tarcher, 1991. Print.
Ajango, Deb, and Kay Landis. Lessons Learned II: Using Case Studies and History to Improve Safety Education. Eagle River, AK: SafetyEd, 2005. Print.
Bowlby, J. (1988). A secure base: Parent-child attachment and healthy human development. New York, NY: Basic Books.
Bowlby, J. (1980). Attachment and loss: Vol. 3 Loss: Sadness and depression. New York: Basic Books.
Bowlby, J. (1973). Attachment and loss: Vol. 2 Separation and anger. New York, NY: Basic Books.
Bowlby, J. (1969). Attachment and loss: Vol.1 Attachment. New York, NY: Basic Books.
Bremner, J. (2002). Does Stress Damage the Brain?: Understanding Trauma-Related Disorders from a Mind-Body Perspective. New York, NY: W.W. Norton and Company.


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