Reading materials can be very helpful. Here is a partial list of some books I have found to be both interesting and informative.

Depression and Anxiety:

Darkness Visible by William Styron (1990)

Waking Up: Climbing Through the Darkness by Terry Wise (2003)

Get out of Your Mind and Into Your Life [workbook] Hayes (2005)

An Unquiet Mind by Kay Redfield Jamison (1995)

Psychosis, Mental Illness & Dissociation:

I Never Promised You a Rose Garden by Joanne Greenberg (1964)

A Shining Affliction by Annie Rogers, Ph.D.

Surviving Schizophrenia: A Manual for Families, Patients and Providers by E. Fuller Torrey, MD (2006)

Personality Disorders:

Girl Interrupted by Susannah Kaysen (1993)

Stop Walking on Eggshells by Mason and Kreger (2010)

Buddhism and Psychology

Radical Acceptance by Tara Brach (2003)

A Mindful Path to Self-Compassion by Christopher Germer and Sharon Salzberg (2009)

Real Happiness by Sharon Salzberg (2011)

Mindful Eating by Jan Chozen Bays, MD (2009)



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