COVINGTON, Stephanie S. (2000) A Woman’s Way Through the Twelve Steps. Workbook. Center City, Minnesota. USA: Hazelden. ISBN: 1-56838-522-6

JAMPOLSKY, Lee L. (2008). Healing the Addictive PersonalityFree yourself from addictive patterns and relationships, New York, USA: Random House, Inc. ISBN: 978-1-58761-315-9

KETTELHACK, Guy. (1998).First Year of Sobriety: When all that changes is everything, Center City, Minnesota, USA: Hazelden. ISBN: 1-56838-230-8

KETTELHACK, Guy (1998).Second Year Sobriety: Getting comfortable now that everything is different. Center City, Minnesota, USA: Hazelden. ISBN: 1-56838-231-6

LEE, John ( 2006) The Missing Peace: Solving the anger problem for alcoholics, addicts and those who love them. Deerfield, FL. USA. Health Communications, Inc.  ISBN: 978-0-7573-0423-0

SCHAEF, Anne Wilson (1989). Escape From Intimacy: Untangling the “Love” Addictions: sex, romance and relationships. New York, USA:  Harper Collins. ISBN: 0-06254873-5

TWERSKI, Abraham, J. (1997). Addictive Thinking: Understanding self-deception. Center City, Minnesota, USA. Hazelden Publishing. ISBN-13: 9781568381381


Adult Child of Alcoholics

ACKERMAN, Robert, J (2002). Perfect Daughters: Adult daughters of alcoholics. (revised edition) Deerfield, FL, USA: Health Communications, Inc. ISBN-13: 9781558749528

BLACK, Claudia (1987). It Will Never Happen to Me. Denver CO. USA. MAC Publishing. ISBN-13: 9780345345943

BLACK, Claudia (1993). Changing Course. Denver Colorado, USA: MAC Publishing. ISBN: 0-910223-20-3

GORSKI, Terence T. (1989). Passages Through Recovery: An action plan for preventing relapse. Hazel Crest Illinois, USA: Hazelden.

MIDDLETON-MOZ, Jane (1990). Shame and Guilt: Masters of disguise. Deerfield, FL, USA:Health Communications, Inc. ISBN-13: 9781558740723

MILLER, Merlene, GORSKI Terence T. and MILLER, David K. (1992). Learning to Live Again: A guide to recovery from chemical dependency.Updated and Revised. Independence MO, USA: Herald House/Independence Press.

S., Laura. (2006).Steps on Buddha’s Path: Bill, Buddha and We. Somerville MA, USA: Wisdom Publications. ISBN: 978-0-86171-2816




ATKINS, Charles. (2008) The Alzheimer Answer Book: Professional answers to more than 250 questions about Alzheimer’s and dementia.Naperville, Illinois. USA Sourcebooks Inc. ISBN-13: 978-1-40221344-1

CARPER, Jean. (2010) 100 Simple Things You Can Do to Prevent Alzheimer’s and Age-related Memory Loss. New York, NY. USA. Little, Brown and Company. ISBN: 978-0-316-08685-1



BEATTIE, Melody. (1989) Beyond Codependency: And getting better all the time. New York USA: Hazelden. ISBN: 0-06-255418-2

BEATTIE, Melody. (1990) The Language of Letting Go. USA: Hazelden Meditation Series. Hazelden. ISBN: 978-0-89486-637-1

BEATTIE, Melody. (1992) Codependent No More: How to stop controlling others and start caring for yourself.  Second Edition. Center City, Minnesota USA: Hazelden. ISBN: 978-0-89486-402-5

BEATTIE, Melody. (1990) Codependent’s Guide to the Twelve Steps: How to find the right program for you and apply each of the twelve steps to your own issues. New York, USA: Hazelden. Prentice Hall Press. ISBN: 0-13-140054-1

KELLOG, Terry with HARRISON, Marvel. (1990) Broken Toys Broken Dreams: Understanding & healing boundaries, codependence, and compulsion & family relationships. Santa Fe, NM. BRAT Publishing. ISBN: 1-56073-001-3

MILLER, Angelyn. (2001) The Enabler: When helping hurts the ones you love. 3RD Edition. Tucson Arizona, USA: Hats Off Books. ISBN: 1-58736-067-5

WOITITZ, Janet G. (1985) Struggle for Intimacy. Deerfield, FL. USA. Health Communications, Inc. ISBN: 0-932194-25-7

WOITITZ, Janet G. (2002)The Complete ACOA Sourcebook: Adult children of alcoholics, at home, at work and in love. Deerfield, FL. USA. Health Communications, Inc.  ISBN-13: 9781558749603



Depression and Relapse

GORSKI, Terence T. (2006) Depression and Relapse: A guide to recovery. Independence, MO. USA. Herald House/Independence Press. ISBN 10: 0-8309-1213-4




DAYTON, Tian. (1992) Daily Affirmations for Forgiving & Moving On: powerful inspirations for personal change. Deerfield, FL. USA. Health Communications, Inc. ISBN: 1-55874-215-8

DAYTON, Tian. (2003) Magic of Forgiveness: Emotional freedom and transformation at midlife. Deerfield, FL. USA. Health Communications, Inc. ISBN: 0-7573-0086-3

FERRINI, Paul (1991) The Twelve Steps for Forgiveness. Greenfield, MA. Heartways Press. ISBN: 1-879159-10-4

JAMPOLSKY, Gerald G. (1999) Forgiveness: The greatest healer of all. Hillsboro, Oregon. Beyond Words Publishing, Inc. ISBN: 1-58270-020-6

KLEIN, Charles ( 1995) How to Forgive When You Can’t Forget: Healing personal relationships. New York, NY.  The Berkley publishing group. ISBN: 0-425-16004-1

SIMON, Sidney B. & SIMON Suzanne (1990) Forgiveness: How to make peace with your past and get on with your life. New York, NY. Time Warner Book Group. ISBN: 0-446-39259-6



Inner child

TAYLOR, Cathryn L. (1991) The Inner Child Workbook: What to do with your past when it just won’t go away. New York, NY. Penguin Putman Inc. ISBN: 978-0-87477-635-5

WHITFIELD, Charles (200) Healing the Child Within: Discovery and recovery for adult children of dysfunctional families. Deerfield, FL. USA. Health Communications, Inc. ISBN-13: 978-0-932194-40-4




JAY, Jeff and JAY, Debra. (2000) Love First: A new approach to intervention for alcoholism & drug addiction. Center City, Minnesota. USA. Hazelden. ISBN: 1-56838-521-8



Personal Growth

BYRNE, Rhonda. (2010) The Power. New York NY, USA. Atria Books (Division of Simon & Schuster, Inc.) ISBN: 978-1-4391-8178-2

CARTER-SCOTT, Cherie. (1998) If Life is a Game, These are the Rules. New York, NY. Broadway Books. ISBN: 0-7679-0238-6

MARKOVA, Dawna. (2000). I Will Not Live an Unlived Life: Reclaiming purpose and passion. York Beach, ME. USA. Conari Press. ISBN: 1-57324-101-6

PECK, M. Scott. (1978) The Road Less Traveled: A new psychology of love, traditional values and spiritual growth. New York NY, USA. Touchstone. ISBN: 978-0-7432-4315-5

VITALE, Joe. (2011) The Awakening Course: The secret of solving all problems. Hoboken New Jersey. USA. John Wiley & Sons Inc. ISBN: 978-0-470-88803-2



Sexual Abuse

BASS, Ellen & DAVIS, Laura (1994) The Courage to Heal. A guide for women survivors of child sexual abuse. 3rd Edition. Santa Cruz, CA. USA. Harper Collins Publishers Inc. ISBN: 0-06-095066-8

CAMERON, Grant. (2004) What About Me: A guide for men helping female partners deal with childhood sexual abuse. Carp, ON. Canada. Creative Bound Inc. ISBN: 0-921165-38-2

DAYTON, Tian. (1997) Heartwounds: The impact of unresolved trauma and grief on relationships. Deerfield, FL. USA. Health Communications, Inc.

ISBN: 1-55874-510-6

FREDICKSON, Renee. (1992) Repressed Memories: A journey to recovery from sexual abuse. New York, NY. USA. Fireside. ISBN: 978-0-671767-167



Spiritual growth

DREHER, Diane. (1991)The Tao of Inner Peace. New York, NY. USA. A Plume Book. ISBN: 0-452-28199-7

SEAWARD, Brian Luke (1997) Stand Like Mountain Flow Like Water: Reflections on stress and human spirituality. Deerfield, FL. USA. Health Communications, Inc. ISBN: 1-55874-462-2



Borderline Personality

LAWSON, Christine Ann (2000)Understanding the Borderline Mother: Helping her children transcend the intense, unpredictable, and volatile relationship. A Jason Aronson book. ISBN: 978-0-7657-0331-6

MASON, Paul T. & KREGER, Randi (2010) Stop Walking on Eggshells: Taking your life back when someone you care about has borderline personality disorder. Second Edition. Oakland, Ca. New Harbinger Publications, Inc. ISBN: 978-1-57224-690-4

ROTH, Kimberlee & FRIEDMAN, Freda B. (2003) Surviving a Borderline Parent: How to heal your childhood wounds & build trust, boundaries, and self-esteem.  Oakland, Ca. New Harbinger Publications, Inc. ISBN: 978-1-57224-328-6



Other topics

ISAY, Richard A. (1989) Being Homosexual: Gay men and their development. New York, NY. USA. Avon Books. ISBN: 0-380-71022-6

FORD, Debbie (2001) Spiritual Divorce: Divorce  as a catalyst for an extraordinary life. New York, NY. USA. Harper Collins Publishers. ISBN: 978-0-06-122712-7