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Behavoral Psychology

Behavioral Medicine

Borysenko, J. (1987). Minding the Body, Mending the Mind, Addison-Wesley.

Davis, Eshelman, & McKay. (1987). Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook. New Harbinger Press.

  • Good compendium of self-help skills.

Eliot, Robert R. (1989). Is It Worth Dying For?: How to Make Stress Work for You- Not Against You. Bantam.

Fezler, W. (1989). Creative Imagery: How to visualize in all five senses. Fireside.

Gendlin, E. (1982). Focusing. Bantam Books.

  • Classic.

Ornstein, R. & Sobel, D. (1989). Healthy Pleasures. Addison-Wesley.

Ornstein, R. & Thompson, R. (1985). The Amazing Brain. Chatto & Windus, Hogarth Press.

Stevens, J. (1973). Awareness: Exploring, Experimenting, Experiencing. Bantam Books.

  • Good series of exercises that promote sensory experiencing.

Zi, Nancy. (2000). The Art of Breathing, 4th Ed. North Atlantic Books

  • Chinese breathing training.

Cognitive Behavior Therapy

Beck, A. (1979). Cognitive Therapy of Depression. Guilford.

  • Classic work.

Beck, J. (1995). Cognitive Behavior: Basics and Beyond. Guilford.

Friedberg, R. & McClure, J. (2002). Clinical Practice of Cognitive Therapy with Children and Adolescents: The Nuts and Bolts. Guildford.

Greenberger, D. & Padesky, C. (1995). Mind Over Mood. Guilford.

  • Good overview and strategies for implementing cognitive-behavioral therapy.

Le Messurier, Mark (2006). Cognitive Behavioral Training: A how-to guide for successful behavioral. Corwin Press.

Lopez, C., et al. Cognitive Therapy with Children and Adolescents, 2nd Edition: A Casebook for Clinical Practice. Guildford.

Meichenbaum, D. (1977). Cognitive-Behavior Modification: An Integrative Approach. Plenum Press.

  • Classic and easy to read.

My Reward Board CD Program.

  • Program is designed to make colorful behavior, work and reward charts that keep accurate data and promote consistency. Download a 15 day free trial at

Seligman, Martin. (1991). Learned Optimism. Knopf.

Watzlawick, P. (1983). The Situation is Hopeless, but Not Serious. Norton Press.

Wilde, J. (1996). Treating Anger, Anxiety, and Depression in Children and Adolescents. Accelerated Development.

Ylvisaker, M. & Feeney, T. (1998). Collaborative Brain Injury Intervention: Positive Everyday Routines. Singular.

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