Recommended Reading

Beam, Alex. Gracefully Insane: Life and Death Inside America’s Premier Mental Hospital. Public Affairs, 2003. https://www.amazon.com/Gracefully-Insane-Americas-Premier-Hospital/dp/1586481614/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1495820843&sr=1-1&keywords=gracefully+insane.

Blauner, Susan Rose. How I Stayed Alive When My Brain Was Trying to Kill Me. Harper Collins, 2003. https://www.amazon.com/Stayed-Alive-When-Brain-Trying/dp/0060936215/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1495820269&sr=1-1&keywords=how+i+stayed+alive+when+my+brain+was+trying+to+kill+me.

Brown, Brene. The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You Are Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are. Hazelden, 2010. https://www.amazon.com/Gifts-Imperfection-Think-Supposed-Embrace/dp/159285849X/ref=la_B001JP45BA_1_2?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1495824952&sr=1-2

—. I Thought It Was Just Me (But It Isn’t): Making the Journey from “What Will People Think?” to “I Am Enough.” Avery, 2007. https://www.amazon.com/Thought-Was-Just-but-isnt/dp/1592403352/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1495822814sr=1-1keywords=i+thought+it+was+just+me+but+it+isn%27t.

De Mello, Anthony. Awareness, edited by J. Francis Stroud, Image Books, 1990. https://www.amazon.com/Awareness-Opportunities-Reality-Anthony-Mello/dp/0385249373/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1495820441&sr=1-1&keywords=awareness.

Ellis, Thomas E. Choosing to Live: How to Defeat Suicide Through Cognitive Therapy. New Harbinger, 1996. https://www.amazon.com/Choosing-Live-Suicide-Through-Cognitive/dp/1572240563/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1495824755&sr=1-1&keywords=ellis+suicide.

Frankl, Viktor E. Man’s Search for Meaning (1946). Beacon, 2006. https://www.amazon.com/Mans-Search-Meaning-Viktor-Frankl/dp/080701429X/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1495823325&sr=1-1&keywords=mans+search+for+meaning

Goodwin, Frederick K., and Kay Redfield Jamison. Manic Depressive Illness: Bipolar Disorder and Recurrent Depression. 2nd ed., Oxford UP, 2007. https://www.amazon.com/Manic-Depressive-Illness-Disorders-Recurrent-Depression/dp/0195135792/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1495821621&sr=1-1&keywords=manic+depressive+illness.

Jamison, Kay Redfield. An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness. Vintage, 1996. https://www.amazon.com/Unquiet-Mind-Memoir-Moods-Madness/dp/0679763309/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1495821429&sr=1-1&keywords=an+unquiet+mind

—. Night Falls Fast: Understanding Suicide. Vintage, 2000. https://www.amazon.com/Night-Falls-Fast-Understanding-Suicide/dp/0375701478/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1495821822&sr=1-1&keywords=night+falls+fast.

—. Touched with Fire: Manic-Depressive Illness and the Artistic Temperament. Free Press, 1996. https://www.amazon.com/Touched-Fire-Manic-Depressive-Artistic-Temperament/dp/068483183X/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1495821126&sr=1-1&keywords=touched+with+fire.

Knapp, Caroline. Drinking: A Love Story. Dial, 1997. https://www.amazon.com/Drinking-Love-Story-Caroline-Knapp/dp/0385315546/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1495823364&sr=1-1&keywords=drinking+a+love+story.

Linehan, Marsha M. DBT Skills Training Manual. 2nd ed., Guilford, 2014. https://www.amazon.com/DBT-Skills-Training-Manual-Second/dp/1462516998/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1495821971&sr=1-1&keywords=dbt+skills+manual.

Miklowitz, David J. The Bipolar Disorder Survival Guide. 2nd ed., Guilford, 2010. https://www.amazon.com/Bipolar-Disorder-Survival-Guide-Second/dp/1606235427.

Rogers, Carl. On Becoming a Person: A Therapist’s View of Psychotherapy (1961). 2nd ed., Mariner, 1995. https://www.amazon.com/Becoming-Person-Therapists-View-Psychotherapy/dp/039575531X/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1495822103&sr=1-1&keywords=on+becoming+a+person.

Ruiz, Don Miguel, and Janet Mills. The Four Agreements. Amber-Allen, 1997. https://www.amazon.com/Four-Agreements-Practical-Personal-Freedom/dp/1878424319/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1495820708&sr=1-1&keywords=the+four+agreement