Books and articles you might like

SOME OLD FAVORITES:

      The Art of Loving, by Erich Fromm: The Art of Loving

      Man’s Search for Meaning, by Victor Frankl: Man’s Search for Meaning

      The Dance of Anger: by Harriet Lerner: The Dance of Anger

SOME MORE RECENT FAVORITES: 

       Bird by Bird: Some instructions on writing and life, by Anne Lamott: Bird by Bird

      Mindset, by Carol Dweck: Mindset

      Flow, by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

      Art and Fear: Observations on the perils (and rewards) of artmaking, by David Bayles and Ted Orland

ADHD/EXECUTIVE FUNCTIONING:

      Smart but Scattered, by Richard Guare and Peg Dawson: Smart But Scattered

      Taking Charge of ADHD, by Russell Barkley: Taking Charge of ADHD
       (for kids) Learning to Slow Down and Pay Attention, by Kathleen Nadeau and Ellen Dixon

DYSLEXIA:

       Overcoming Dyslexia, by Sally Shaywitz

       The Dyslexic Advantage, by Brock L. Eide and Fernette F. Eide

        (for kids) If you’re So Smart, How Come You Can’t Spell Mississippi? by Barbara Esham, illustrated by Mike and Carl Gordon

FOR TEENS WITH ADHD or LEARNING DISORDERS:

       Learning Outside the Lines, by Jonathan Mooney and David Cole

PARENTING:

       Parenting from the Inside Out: How a deeper self-understanding can help you raise children who thrive: by Daniel Siegel and Mary Hartzell

       The Blessing of a Skinned Knee: Wendy Mogel

       The Blessing of a B-minus: Wendy Mogel

       SOS Help for Parents: A practical guide for handling common everyday behavior problems, by Lynn Clark

1-2-3 Magic, Effective Discipline for Children 2-12: Thomas Phelan

Your Defiant Child: 8 Steps to Better Behavior, Russell Barkley and Christine Benton

       The Explosive Child: Ross Greene

Freeing Your Child From Anxiety, by Tamar E. Chansky

Freeing Your Child from Negative Thinking, by Tamar E. Chansky

Freeing Your Child from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, by Tamar E. Chansky

ADOLESCENCE:

       How To Keep Your Teenager Out of Trouble and What To Do If you Can’t: by Neil Bernstein

       Jeremy & Dad, A Zits tribute-ish to Fathers and Sons: by Jerry Scott and Jim Borgman

       Jeremy and Mom: A Zits Retrospective you should definitely buy for your Mom: by Jerry Scott and Jim Borgman

ANXIETY:

       When Panic Attacks: The New, Drug-Free Anxiety Therapy that can Change your life, by David Burns

(for kids) What to Do When you Worry too Much: A Kid’s Guide to Overcoming Anxiety, by Dawn Huebner, illustrated by Bonnie Matthews

DEPRESSION:

Depression is Contagious: How the most common mood disorder is spreading around the world and how to stop it, by Michael D. Yapko

Feeling Good, by David Burns

The Mindful Way Through Depression: Freeing yourself from chronic unhappiness, by Mark Williams, John Teasdale, Zindel Segal, and Jon Kabat-Zinn

EMOTIONAL CONTROL, FOR KIDS:

       Don’t Rant and Rave on Wednesdays: The children’s anger control book, by Adolph Moser, illustrated by David Melton

       Don’t Feed the Monster on Tuesdays: The children’s self-esteem book, by Adolph Moser, illustrated by David Melton

MINDFULNESS: 

Wherever you go, There you are: Jon Kabat-Zinn

The Mindfulness Solution: Ron Siegel

MEL LEVINE CLASSICS:

Educational Care (for teachers and parents)

All Kinds of Minds (for elementary school aged kids)

Keeping A Head in School (for middle school and high school aged kids)

SOME GOOD ARTICLES:

       How to Land Your Kid in Therapy, by Lori Gottlieb: How to Land Your Kid in Therapy

       An interesting perspective on recent school shootingsschool shootings

Why Couples Fight Assembling IKEA Furniture

Helping children with sleep

The Power of Grief