Wisdom Within Counseling, LLC. Creative Marriage and Family Therapy. 8 West Main St. 3-15. Niantic, CT 06357. 860- 451-9364.

Below are helpful books down below as well as fun videos for you!

Books and Media Resources For You and Your Teen
Healing From Trauma

Complex PTSD From Surviving to Thriving by Pete Walker (Great for positive affirmations)

Effective Approach to Using Yoga Nidra Meditation and Deep Relaxation Techniques to Overcome Trauma By Richard C. Miller PhD

Overcoming Trauma through Yoga: Reclaiming Your Body by David Emerson

Trauma-Sensitive Yoga Therapy by David Emerson

EFT for PTSD (EFT: Emotional Freedom Techniques) by Gary Craig (Tapping is great for anxiety too)

The Body Keeps The Score by M.D. Bessel van der Kolk

See Also Yoga Nidra CD’s Below.

Couples Therapy/Relationships
The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work by John M. Gottman

You Are The One You’ve Been Waiting For, Bringing Courageous Love To Intimate Relationships by Richard Schwartz (a great read for yourself or with a partner based off the Internal Family Systems model)

Partner Yoga: Making Contact for Physical, Emotional, and Spiritual Growth by Cain Carroll (Great for couples work)

Tantra Illuminated by Christopher Wallis

What Makes Love Last: How To Build Trust and Avoid Betrayal by John Gottman (available on audio book)

Getting The Love You Want by Harville Hendrix

For Children with Anxiety/OCD
What to Do When Your Brain Gets Stuck: A Kid’s Guide to Overcoming OCD (What-to-do Guides for Kids) by Dawn Huebner
For Helping Children Understand Divorce

When Dinosaurs Divorce by Marc Brown

I Don’t Want to Talk about It by Jeanie Franz
When Mom and Dad Separate: Children Can Learn to Cope with Grief from Divorce by Marge Heegaard (a great art workbook to do with your child or adolescent)
Two Homes by Claire Masurel
Healing After Grief/Loss For Children
Goodbye Mog by Judith Kerr
Healing After Grief/Loss For Adults
Understanding Grief, The Journey Through Grief, Healing your Grieving Heart by Alan Wolfelt
Grieving Mindfully by Sameet Kumar
How To Go On Living When Someone You Love Dies by Therese Rando
Eating Disorders

Life Without Ed: How One Woman Declared Independence From Her Eating Disorder and How You Can Too by Jenni Schaefer

For Parents with Teens Who Self-Harm

My Story of Madness, Cutting, and How I Reclaimed My Life by David Fitzpatrick

For Boosting Confidence and Social Skills in Children

Full of Joy Yoga Kids: Experience the Joy of Children’s Yoga Through Pictures and Poetry by Lani Rosen Gallagher (Great book for children’s yoga)

YogaKids: Educating The Whole Child Through Yoga by Marsha Wenig (Another children’s yoga book)

Manifest Your Magnificence for Kids (64 Affirmation Cards for ages 6-12)

Deep Relaxation Divine Sleep Yoga Nidra For Children CD by Jennifer Reis

Pocket Ungame Families Version & Pocket Ungame

Chronic Pain

Understanding Pain, Live Well Again by Neil Pearson (about modern pain science)

Yoga: Relief from Neck and Shoulder Pain DVD by Lillah Schwartz

Alignment and Form with John Friend DVD

Anusara Yoga with John Friend DVD

Connect Spiritually

The Untethered Soul: The Journey Beyond Yourself by Michael Singer

Living Your Yoga: Finding the Spiritual In Everyday Life by Judith Hanson Lassater

Insight by Sarah Powers

The Pocket Pema Chodron by Pema Chodron (quick read)

Broken Open: How Difficult Times Can Help Us Grown by Elizabeth Lesser

Meditations From the Mat by Rolf Gates

Finding More On the Mat by Michelle Berman Marchildon

Understanding Emotions

Anger: Wisdom or Cooling the Flames by Thich Naht Hahn

The Art of Communicating by Thich Naht Hahn

The Places That Scare You: A Guide To Fearlessness in Difficult Times by Pema Chodron

Yoga Nidra

Jennifer Reis: Divine Sleep Yoga Nidra, Healing Chakra Chorus, Seven Directions to the Source

Jennifer Reis also offers trainings and workshops near by in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Virginia. I encourage you to attend inspiring, educational, compassionate, and empowering workshops to further your self-exploration.

Marc Halpern: Yoga Nidra Practice for Self-Healing

Richard Miller: Yoga Nidra: The Meditative Heart of Yoga

For More On Yoga Nidra, See My Yoga Nidra Page

Eastern Philosophies – Yoga

Yoga Nidra by by Swami Satyananda Saraswati (The yoga nidra scripts provide a wonderful base for elaborating when learning yourself or guiding your loved ones or clients)

Yoga for Wellness by Gary Kraftsow

Asana Pranayama Mudra Bandha by Swami Satyananda Saraswati (Breathing)

Ayurveda and the Mind: The Healing of Consciousness by David Frawley (The sister science of yoga is Ayurveda)

Perfect Health: The Complete Mind Body Guide by M.D. Deepak Chopra (Easy to read for someone with no yoga background)

Fierce Medicine by Ana Forrest

Eastern Body, Western Mind: Psychology and Chakra System As a Path to the Self by Anodea Judith

The Tree of Yoga by B.K.S. Iyengar

Teaching Yoga for Life by Nanette Tummers

A Closer Look at Yoga by Denise Chicoine

The Complete Guide to Yin Yoga by Bernie Clark and Sarah Powers

Bringing Yoga To Life: The Practice of Enlightened Living by Donna Farhi

Key Muscles of Yoga, Volumes one and two by Ray Long and Chris Macivor

Music for Serenity

Sanctuary CD by Donna DeLory

The Essence CD by Deva Premal

Trevor Hall CD by Trevor Hall (more upbeat)

Yoga Sol CD put together by Shiva Rea

Desert Dwellers- Vocal with Instrumental

Peaceful Piano CD by Jeff Victor

Grace CD by Snatam Kaur

Strong As Diamonds CD by Wade Imre Morissette

Shiva Machine by Girish (Sita Ram is one of my favorite songs on this album)

Call for your free 15-minute consultation (860) 451-9364 to talk about how I can help you develop self-confidence and positive skills today!