Book Recommendations

  • Your Defiant Child  by Russell A. Barkley and Arthur L. Robin
  • Your Defiant Teen, Second Edition: 10 Steps to Resolve Conflict and Rebuild Your Relationship by Russell A. Barkley (Author),‎ Arthur L. Robin (Author),‎ Christine M. Benton (Contributor)
  • The Way of the Peaceful Warrior by Dan Millman
  • Iron John (A Book About Men) by Robert Bly (1990) – “is at the same time a new vision and a very ancient vision of adult manhood, on that has depth, vividness, and solidity. It reconfirms the power of ancient stories to guide, to heal, and to convey the deepest truths, and it will be read by men and women for decades” from the inside cover.
  • Presence by Peter Senge (2005) –  Key ideas on how to open up mental space, and clearing out precognitions, so that new ideas can come to light.
  • Man Enough: Fathers, Sons, and the Search for Masculinity by Frank Pittman, M.D. (1993) – “An intimate and provocative peek inside the male psyche, If you’re a woman, you’ll gain insight and compassion. If you’re a man, it will free you!” Michele Weiner-Davis, MSW, CSW”
  • In The Company Of Men: A New Approach to Healing for Husbands, Fathers, & Friends by Marvin Allen with Jo Robinson (1993) – “An exciting and inspiring book for any man who wishes to understand himself better- and for any woman who wished to understand men.” Nathaniel Branden, Ph. D.
  • The Myth Of Male Power by Warren Farrell, PH.D. (1993) – “The number of assumptions about men and women this book challenges, assumptions shared by almost everyone I know, is staggering” Nathaniel Brandon, Ph. D.Modern Man in Search of a Soul by C. G. Jung (1933) – Okay, I admit this isn’t very modern since it is 2018, but the thoughts are interesting and confirms we have been thinking about all of what is going on today for a long time. A good read if you can stand it.
  • The Hero with a Thousand Faces by Joseph Campbell (1973) – “this classic study traces the story of the hero’s journey and transformation through virtually all the mythologies of the world, revealing the archetypal hero in them all.”
  • Hope for the Flowers by Trina Paulus (1972) – A simple book about life transitions and lots about hope for adults and others.