Resources

Recommendations By Topic

Autism / Aspergers & Special Needs

Websites

Social Stories/Resources: www.thegraycenter.org

Centers

Inland Regional Center: 909-890-3000, www.inlandrc.org
Regional Center Orange County: 714-796-5100, www.rcocdd.com

Books

My Social Stories Book – Carol Gray

Depression

Books

Changes that Heal  – Dr. Henry Cloud
Mind Over Mood – Dennis Greenberger, Ph.D & Christine A. Padesky, Ph.D
Learned Optimism – Martin Seligman
Hiding From Love – Townsend

Eating Disorders

Websites

www.edreferral.com
www.gurze.com
www.something-fishy.org
www.eatingdisorderrecovery.com
www.mentorconnect-ed.org

Books:

Life Without Ed – Jenni Schaefer with Thom Rutledge
Goodbye Ed, Hello Me – Jenni Schaefer
The Eating Disorders Sourcebook  – Carolyn Costin, MA, MEd, MFCC
Surviving an Eating Disorder – Michelle Siegel, Ph.D., Judith Brisman, Ph.D., Margot Weinshel, Ph.D.
Eating in the Light of the Moon – Anita Johnston, Ph.D.

Grief

Books

How to Survive the Loss of a Parent: A Guide for Adults – Lois F. Akner
The Grief Recovery Handbook – John W. James and Russell Friedman
On Grief and Grieving – Elisabeth Kubler-Ross & David Kessler
A Grief Observed – C.S. Lewis
A Severe Mercy – Sheldon Vanauken  (For couples and those dealing with the loss of a spouse)

Men's Issues

Websites

Covenant Eyes – www.covenanteyes.com
A computer filtering and accountability report program to protect against cyberporn use
XXX Church – www.xxxchurch.com 
A resource for help with porn addiction

Books

The Silence of Adam  – Dr. Larry Crabb  (For men who are struggling with taking responsibility for their actions)
Wild at Heart  – John Eldridge
Waking the Dead – John Eldridge
The Sacred Romance –  John Eldridge and Brent Curtis
Hearing God – Dallas Willard (For Men seeking to get back on course spiritually)

Ministry

Books

In the Name of Jesus – Henri Nouwen
Wounded Healer – Henri Nouwen
Spiritual Leadership – Henry Blackaby and Richard Blackaby
Courageous Leadership – Bill Hybels
On Church Leadership – Mark Driscoll
The Way of the Heart – Henri Nouwen and Robertson Dean
Sacred Romance – Ben Curtis and John Eldredge
The Lion and the Lamb – Brennan Manning
The Ragamuffin Gospel – Brennan Manning
Good to Great – Jim Collins
Good to Great and the Social Sector – Jim Collins

Websites

http://www.cloudtownsend.com/library/ul.php
http://www.willowcreek.com/events/leadership/

Parenting

Books

Spiritual Parenting – Michelle Anthony
Revolutionary Parenting – George Barna
How We Love Our Kids: The Five Love Styles of Parenting – Milan and Kay Yerkovich
Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters – Meg Meeker
How to Really Love Your Child – Ross Campbell
The Five Love Languages of Children – Gary Chapman
The Five Love Languages of Teenagers – Gary Chapman
Parenting with Love and Logic – Foster Cline and Jim Fay
Kids are Worth It – Barbara Coloroso
The Whole-Brain Child – Daniel J. Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson
No-Drama Discipline – Daniel J. Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson
The Mom Factor – Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John Townsend
Raising Great Kids – Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John Townsend
Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child – John Gottman
Home Invasion: Protecting Your Family In a Culture That’s Gone Stark Raving Mad – Rebecca Hagelin
When Children Grieve – John W. James and Russell Friedman with Dr. Leslie Landon Matthews
The Birth Order Book: Why You Are the Way You Are – Dr. Kevin Leman
Parenting from the Inside Out – Daniel Siegel & Mary Hartzell
Boundaries with Kids – Townsend
Boundaries with Teens – Townsend
Creative Correction – Lisa Whelchel
Hooked: New Science on How Casual Sex is Affecting Our Children – Joe S. McIlhaney Jr. and Freda McKissic Bush

Websites

Attachmentparenting.org
Babycenter.com
LoveandLogic.com
Parents.com

Personal Growth

Books

How People Grow – Cloud and Townsend
Changes That Heal – Cloud and Townsend
Integrity – Dr. Henry Cloud
9 Things You Simply Must Do to Succeed in Love and Life – Dr. Henry Cloud
Search for Significance – Robert S. McGee
The Relational Brain: A Path to Heal Broken Relationships – Robyn Bettenhausen

Relationships

Books:

The Five Love Languages – Gary Chapman
Safe People – Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John Townsend
Boundaries – Cloud and Townsend
Necessary Endings – Dr. Henry Cloud
Love and Respect – Emerson Eggerichs
Captivating – Staci and John Eldridge
Wild at Heart – John Eldridge
Men are Like Waffles -Women are like Spaghetti – Bill and Pam Farrell
For Men Only – Shaunti and Jeff Feldhahn
For Women Only  – Shaunti and Jeff Felhahn
Not ”Just Friends” – Shirley P. Glass, Ph.D.
The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work – John Gottman
Hold Me Tight – Susan Johnson
When the Heart Waits – Sue Monk Kidd
The Gift of Sex – Cliff and Joyce Penner.
Loving People – Dr. John Townsend
A Severe Mercy – Sheldon Vanauken (For couples and those dealing with the loss of a spouse)
How We Love – Milan and Kay Yerkovich
Restoring the Pleasure – Clifford L. Penner and Joyce J. Penner
A Celebration of Sex – Douglas E. Rosenau
Getting the Love You Want: A Guide for Couples – Harville Hendrix
The Relational Brain: A Path to Heal Broken Relationships – Robyn Bettenhausen

Sexual Addiction

Books

Every Man’s Battle – Steve Arturburn
Out of the Shadows – Patrick Carnes
Healing the Wounds of Sexual Addiction – Mark Laaser

Websites

Sex Help – www.sexhelp.com
To help those affected by sexual addiction and compulsivity, whether it be the addict or the friend or loved one of the addict.
Sexual Recovery Institute – www.sexualrecovery.com
Sex Addicts Anonymous – www.sexaa.org
As a fellowship of recovering addicts, Sex Addicts Anonymous offers a message of hope to anyone who suffers from sex addiction.

Spirituality
Spiritual Parenting – Michelle Anthony
God Will Make a Way – Dr. Henry Cloud
Waking the Dead – John Eldridge
The Sacred Romance – John Eldridge and Brent Curtis
Captivating – Staci and John Eldridge.
Abba’s Child – Brennan Manning