AHP's Suggested Library

-Suggestions pulled from John Rowan's Guide to Humanistic Psychology* and from book lists compiled by Monique Chabra and Judy Lam

2000-2012 Humanistic Psychology Book List

Beck, M. (2011). Finding Your Way in a Wild New World: Reclaim Your True Nature to Create the Life You Want. New York: Free Press.

Beck, M. (2002). Finding Your Won North Star: Claiming the Life You Were Meant to Live. New York: Random House, Inc.

Beck, M. (2009). Steering by Starlight: The Science and Magic of Finding Your Destiny. New York: Rodale Books.

Beck, M. (2011). Expecting Adam: A True Story of Birth, Rebirth, and Everyday Magic. New York: Three Rivers Press.

Bourne, E.J. (2005). Global Shift: How a New Worldview is Transforming Humanity. Canada: New Harbinger Publications and Noetic Books.

Boyce, B., Kabat-Zinn, J., Siegel, D., Hanh, T.N. (2011). The Mindfulness Revolution: Leading Psychologists, Scientists, Artists, and Meditation Teachers on the Power of Mindfulness in Daily Life. Boston: Shambhala Publications, Inc.

Briere, J.N. & Scott, C. (2006). Principles of Trauma Therapy: A guide to Symptoms, Evaluation, and Treatment. California: Sage Publications, Inc.

Briere, J.N. & Lanktree, C.B. (2012). Treating Complex Trauma in Adolescents and Young Children. California: Sage Publications, Inc.

Briere, J.N. (1992). Child Abuse Trauma: Theory and Treatment of the Lasting Effects. California: Sage Publications, Inc.

Briere, J.N. (1996). Therapy for Adults Molested As Children: Beyond Survival. New York: Springer Publishing Company, Inc.

Briere, J.N. (2004). Psychological Assessment of Adult Posttraumatic States: Phenomenology, Diagnosis, and Measurement. American Psychological Association.

Cain, D.J. (2010). Person Centered Psychotherapies.

Chah, A. (2002). Food for the Heart: The Collected Teachings of Ajahn Chah. Boston: Wisdom Publications.

Chodron, P. (2010). Taking the Leap: Freeing Ourselves from Old Habits and Fears. Boston: Shambhala Publications, Inc.

Chodron, P. (2010). The Wisdom of No Escape: And the Path of Loving-Kindness. Boston. Shambhala Publications, Inc.

Chodron, P. (2000). Comfortable with Uncertainty: 108 Teachings on Cultivating Fearlessness and Compassion. Boston: Shambhala Publications, Inc.

Chodron, P. (2001). The Places That Scare You: A Guide to Fearlessness in Difficult Times. Boston: Shambhala Publications, Inc.

Chodron, P. (2004). Start Where You Are: A Guide to Compassionate Living. Boston: Shambhala Publications, Inc.

Chodron, P. (2004). No Time To Lose: A Timely Guide to the Way of the Bodhisattva. Boston: Shambhala Publications, Inc.

Csikszentmihalyi, M. (2004). Good Business: Leadership, Flow, and the Making of Meaning. New York: Penguin Group.

Dalai Lama. (2009). The Art of Happiness. New York: Riverhead Books.

Dalai Lama. (2003). How to Practice: The Way to a Meaningful Life. New York: Simon & Schuster, Inc.

Dalai Lama (2005). Essence of the Heart Sutra: The Dalai Lama’s Heart of Wisdom Teachings. New York: Wisdom Publications.

Dalai Lama. (2011). In My Own Words. New York: Wisdom Publications.

Dyer, W. (2012). Wishes Fulfilled: Mastering the Art of Manifesting. California: Hay House, Inc.

Dyer, W. (2007). Change Your Thoughts – Change Your Life: Living the Wisdom of the Tao. California: Hay House, Inc.

Dyer, W. (2009). Excuses Begone!: How to Change Lifelong, Self-Defeating Thinking Habits. California: Hay House, Inc.

Dyer, W. (2004). The Power of Intention: Learning to Co-create Your World Your Way. California: Hay House, Inc.

Dyer, W. (2001). 10 Secrets for Success and Inner Peace. California: Hay House, Inc.

Dyer, W. (2005). Incredible You! 10 Ways to let your greatness shine through. California: Hay House.

Dyer, Wayne., Tracy, K. (2009). No Excuses! How What you Say Can Get in Your Way! California: Hay House, Inc.

Dyer, W. (2010). The Shift: Taking Your Life from Ambition to Meaning. California: Hay House, Inc.

Dyer, W. (2003). There’s a Spiritual Solution to Every Problem. New York: HarperCollins Books.

Dyer, W. Tracy, K. & Heller, S. B. (2006). Unstoppable Me! California: Hay House, Inc.

Fosha, D., & Siegel, D.J. (2009). The Healing Power of Emotion: Affective Neuroscience, Development & Clinical Practice. New York: W.W.Norton & Company.

Goleman, D. (1995). Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ. New York: Bantam.

Golstein, J. & Kornfield, J. (1987). Seeking the Heart of Wisdom: The Path of Insight Meditation. Boston: Shambhala Publications, Inc.

Goldstein, B.M. (1997). Countertransference Issues In Treating Parents Of Child And Adolescent Patients. Family Therapy.: Libra Publishers.

Gordon, M. (2009). Roots of Empathy: Changing the World Child by Child. New York: The Experiment, LLC.

Grandin, T. (2011). The Way I See It: A Personal Look at Autism & Asperger’s. Texas: Future Horizons.

Grandin, T. & Barron, S. (2005). The Unwritten Rules of Social Relationships: Decoding Social Mysteries Through the Unique Perspectives of Autism. Texas: Future Horizons.

Grandin, T. & Duffy, K. (2008). Developing Talents: Careers for Individuals with Asperger Syndrome and High Functioning Autism. Texas: Future Horizons.

Hanh, T.N. (1987). For a Future to Be Possible: Buddhist Ethics for Everyday Life. California: Parallax Press.

Hanh, T.N. (1987). Being Peace. California: Parallax Press.

Hanh, T.N. (1991). Peace is Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life. New York: Bantam.

Hanh, T.N. (1975). The Miracle of Mindfulness: An Introduction to the Practice of Meditation. Boston: Beacon Press.

Hanh, T.N. (2001). Anger: Wisdom for Cooling the Flames. New York: The Berkley Publishing Group.

Hanh, T.N. (1998). The Heart of Buddha’s Teaching: Transforming Suffering into Peace, Joy, and Liberation. California, Broadway Books.

Hanh, T.N. (2002). No Death, No Fear: Comforting Wisdom for Life. New York: Riverhead Books.

Hanh, T.N. (2010). Reconciliation: Healing the Inner Child. California: Parallax Press.

Hanh, T.N. (2008). Mindful Movements: Ten Exercises for Well-Being. California: Parallax Press.

Hanh, T.N. (1991). Old Path White Clouds: Walking in the Footsteps of the Buddha. California: Parallax Press.

Hanh, T.N. (2006). The Energy of Prayer: How to Deepen Your Spiritual Practice. California: Parallax Press.

Hanh, T.N. (1974). Zen Keys: A guide to Zen Practice. New York: Three Leaves Press.

Hanh, T.N. (2009). The Blooming of a Lotus: Guided Mediation for Achieving the Miracle of Mindfulness. Boston: Beacon Press.

Hanh, T.N. (2006). Understanding Our Minds: 50 Verses on Buddhist Psychology. California: Parallax Press.

Hanh, T.N. (1990). Breath, You Are Alive! – Sutra on the Full Awareness of Breathing. California: Parallax Press.

Hanh, T.N. (2004). Touching The Earth: 46 Guided Meditations for Mindfulness Practice. California: Parallax Press.

Hanh, T.N. (1995). Living Buddha, Living Christ. New York: Riverhead Books.

Hanh, T.N. (1997). Stepping into Freedom: And Introduction to Buddhist Monastic Training. California: Parallax Press.

Hanh, T.N. (1999). Call Me by My True Names: A Collection of Poems of Thich Nhat Hanh. California: Parallax Press.

Hanh, T.N. (1996). Cultivating the Mind of Love. California: Parallax Press.

Hanh, T.N. (2010). The Diamond that Cuts Through Illusion. California: Parallax Press.

Hanh, T.N. (1988). The Heart of Understanding: Commentaries on the Prajnaparamita Heart Sutra. California: Parallax Press.

Hanh, T.N. (1987). Interbeing: Fourteen Guidelines for Engaged Buddhism. California: Parallax Press.

Hanh, T.N. (1994). A Joyful Path: Community, Transformation and Peace. California: Parallax Press.

Hanh, T.N. (2011). The Long Road Turns to Joy: A guide to Walking Meditation. California: Parallax Press.

Hanh, T.N. (1993). Love in Action: Writings on Nonviolent Social Change. California: Parallax Press.

Hanh, T.N. (2010). Our Appointment with Life: Sutra on Knowing the Better Way to Live Alone. California: Parallax Press.

Hanh, T.N. (1990). Present Moment Wonderful Moment: Mindfulness Verses for Daily Living. California: Parallax Press.

Hanh, T.N. (1996). The Stone Boy and Other Stories. California: Parallax Press.

Hanh, T.N. (1988). The Sun My Heart. California: Parallax Press.

Hanh, T.N. (1987). The Sutra on the Eight Realizations of the Great Beings: A Buddhist Scripture on Simplicity, Generosity and Compassion. California: Parallax Press.

Hanh, T.N. (2007). Teachings on Love. California: Parallax Press.

Hanh, T.N. (1993). Thundering Silence: Sutra on  Knowing the Better Way to Catch a Snake. California: Parallax Press.

Hanh, T.N. (1992). Touching Peace: Practicing the Art of Mindful Living. California: Parallax Press.

Hanh, T.N. (1990). Transformation and Healing: Sutra on the Four Establishments of Mindfulness. California: Parallax Press.

Hay, L. & Richardson, C. (2011). You Can Create An Exceptional Life. California: Hay House, Inc.

Hay, L. & Kramer, J. (2001). Meditations to Heal Your Life. California: Hay House, Inc.

Hay, L (2010): Colors & Numbers: Your Personal Guide to Positive Vibrations. California: Hay House, Inc.

Hay, L. & Schwarz, M. (2008). I Think I Am!: Teaching Kids the Power of Affirmations. California: Hay House, Inc.

Jacobsen, B. (2008). Invitation to Existential Psychology: A Psychology for the Unique Human  Being and it’s Applications in Therapy. England: John Wiley & Sons Ltd.

Johnson, S. (2008). Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love. New York: Hachette Book Group USA.

Johnson, S. (2004). The Practice of Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy: Creating Connection. Great Britain: Brunner-Routledge.

Kabat-Zinn, J. (1994). Wherever You Are, There You Are. New York: Huperion Books.

Kabat-Zinn, J. (1990). Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain, and Illness. New York: Random House, Inc.

Kabat-Zinn, J. (2005). Coming to Our Senses: Healing Ourselves and the World through Mindfulness. New York: Hyperion Books.

Kabat-Zinn, J. (2007). Arriving at Your Own Door: 108 Lessons in Mindfulness. New York: Hyperion Books.

Kabat-Zinn, M., Kabat-Zinn, J. (1997). Everyday Blessings: The Inner Work of Mindful Parenting. New York: Hyperion Books.

Kabat-Zinn, J. (2008). Letting Everything Become Your Teacher: 100 Lessons in Mindfulness. New York: Hyperion Books.

Kabat-Zinn, J. (2011). Mindfulness for Beginners: Reclaiming the Present Moment—and Your Life. New York: Sounds True, Inc.

Kornfield, J. (2008). The Wise Heart: A Guide to the Universal Teachings of Buddhist Psychology. New York: Random House, Inc.

Kornfield, J. (2011). Bringing Home the Dharma: Awakening Right Where You Are. Boston: Shambhala Publications, Inc.

Kornfield, J. (2011). A Lamp in the Darkness: Illuminating the Path Through Difficult Times. Colorodo: Sounds True, Inc.

Kornfield, J. (1993). A Path with Heart: A Guide Through the Perils and Promises of Spiritual Life. New York: Bantam.

Kornfield, J. (2000). After the Ecstasy, the Laundry: How the Heart Grows Wise on the Spiritual Path. New York: Bantam.

Kornfield, J. (2004). Meditation for Beginners. Colorado: Sounds True, Inc.

Kornfield, J. (2002). The Art of Forgiveness, Lovingkindness, and Peace. New York: Bantam Dell.

Kornfield, J. (2010). The Buddha is Still Teaching: Contemporary Buddhist Wisdom. Boston: Shambhala Publications, Inc.

Kornfield, J. (1993). Teachings of the Buddha. Boston: Shambhala Publications, Inc.

Kornfield, J. (1994). Buddha’s Little Instruction Book. New York: Bantam.

Kornfield, J. & Siegel, D.J. (1994). Mindfulness and the Brain: A Professional Training in the Science and Practice of Meditative Awareness. Colorado: Sounds True, Inc.

Kornfield, J. (1977). Living Dharma: Teachings and Meditation Instructions from Twelve Theravada Masters. Boston: Shambhala.

Kornfield, J. & Feldman, C. (1996). Soul Food: Stories to Nourish the Spirit and the Heart. New York: HarperOne.

Kornfield, J. (1994). A Path With Heart. New York: Random House, Inc.

Lieberman, A.F. (1993). Emotional Life of the Toddler. New York: The Free Press.

Lieberman, A.F. & Van Horn, P. (2008). Psychotherapy with Infants and Young Children: Repairing the Effects of Stress and Trauma on Early Attachment. New York: The Guilford Press.

Lieberman, A.F. & Van Horn, P. (2005). Don’t Hit My Mommy! A Manual for Child-Parent Psychotherapy with young Witnesses of Family Violence. New York: Zero to Three.

Lieberman, A.F., Compton, N.C., Van Horn, P., and Ippen, C.G. (2003). Losing a Parent to Death in the Early Years: Guidelines for the Treatment of Traumatic Bereavement in Infancy and Early Childhood. New York: Zero to Three.

Richardson, C. (2009). The Art of Extreme Self Care. California: Hay House, Inc.

Richardson, C. (2006). The Unmistakable Touch of Grace: How to Recognize and Respond to the Spiritual Signposts in Your Life. New York: Free Press.

Richardson, C. (2000). Life Makeovers: 52 Practical & Inspiring Ways to Improve Your Life One Week at a Time. New York: Random House, Inc.

Richardson, C. (2003). Stand up for Your Life: A Practical Step-by-Step plan to Build Inner Confidence and Personal Power. New York: Free Press.

Rogers, N. (2011). The Creative Connection for Groups.

Seeman, J. (2008). Psychotherapy and the Fully Functioning Person. Indiana: AuthorHouse.

Seligman, M.P. (2011). Flourish: A Visionary New Understanding of Happiness and Well-Being. New York: Simon & Schuster, Inc.

Seligman, M.P. (2003). Authentic Happiness: Using the New Positive Psychology to Realize Your Potential for Lasting Fulfillment. New York: Simon & Schuster, Inc.

Seligman, M.P. (2007). What You Can Change and What You Can't: The Complete Guide to Successful Self-Improvement. New York: Vintage Books.

Siegel, D. & Hartzel, M. (2004). Parenting From the Inside Out. New York: Penguin Group.

Siegel, D.J. (2010). Mindsight: The New Science of Personal Transformation. New York: Bantam Books.

Siegel, D.J. & Bryson, T.P. (2011). The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nuruture Your Child’s Developing Mind. New York: Delacorte Press.

Siegel, D.J. (2010). The Mindful Therapist: A Clinicians Guide to Mindsight and Neural Integration. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc.

Siegel, D.J. (2007). The Mindful Brain: Reflection and Attunement in the Cultivation of Well-Being. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc.

Seigel, D.J. & Soloman, M. (2003). Healing Trauma: Attachment, Mind, Body, and Brain. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc.

Solomon, M. & Tatkin, S. (2011). Love and War in Intimate Relationships: Connection, Disconnection, and Mutual Regulation in Couple Therapy. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc.

Solomon, M. (1989). Narcissism and Intimacy: Love and Marriage in an Age of Confusion. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc.

Solomon, M. (1994). Lean on Me: The Power of Positive Dependency in Intimate Relationships. New York: Simon & Schuster.

Stahl, B., Goldstein, E. (2010). A Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook. California: New Harbinger Publications, Inc.

Tolle, E. (2008). A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose. New York, NY. Penguin Group.

Tolle, E. (2004). The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment. Canada: Namaste Publishing, Inc.

Tolle, E. (2003). Stillness Speaks. Canada: Namaste Publishing, Inc

Tolle, E. (2009). Guardians of Being: Spiritual Teachings from Our Dogs and Cats. California: New World Library.

Williams, M., Teasdale, J., Kabat-Zinn, J. (2007). The Mindful Way through Depression: Freeing Yourself From Chronic Unhappiness. New York: The Guilford Press.

Williams, M., Pernman, D., (2011). Mindfulness: An Eight Week Plan for Finding Peace in a Frantic World. New York: Rodale Inc.

Vanzant, I. (2010). Peace from Broken Pieces: How to Get Through What You’re Going Through. California: Hay House, Inc.

Vanzant, I. (2001). Living Through the Meantime: Learning to Break the Patterns of the Past and Begin the Healing Process. New York: Fireside.

Yalom, I.D. (2009). Staring at the Sun: Overcoming the Terror of Death. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Yalom, I.D. (2006). The Schopenhauer Cure. New York: Harper Collins Books.

Yalom, I.D. (2012). The Spinoza Problem. California: Basic Books.

Yalom, I.D. (2011). I’m Calling the Police. New York: Basic Books


*Rowan, J. (2005). A guide to Humanistic Psychology (3rd ed.). London, England: UK Association for Humanistic Psychology.