Books & Resources


Sex & Sexuality

My Body is Private (children’s book), Linda Girard

My Body Belongs to Me: A Book About Body Safety (children’s book), Jill Starishevsky

My Changing Body (For Boys) & My Changing Body (For Girls), Linda Picone

Queer: The Ultimate LGBT Guide for Teens, Mark Biesche, Kathy Belge, Christian Robinson  

Mating in Captivity: Unlocking Erotic Intelligence, Esther Perel                    

The New Male Sexuality, Bernie Zilbergeld           

Return of Desire, Gina Ogden                        

Sex for One: The Joy of Self-Loving, Betty Dodson                        

Sex Matters for Women: A Complete Guide to Taking Care of Your Sexual Self, Sallie Foley, Sally Kope & Dennis Surgrue 

Sexuality and Dementia:  Compassionate and Practical Strategies for Dealing with Unexpected or Inappropriate Behaviours, Douglas Wornell  

True Selves: Understanding Transexualism – For Families, Friends, Co-Workers, and Helping Professionals, Mildred Brown & Chloe Rounsley          

The Ultimate Guide for Sex & Disability: For All of Us Who Live With Disabilities, Chronic Pain, and Illness, Miriam Kaufman, Fran Odette, and Cory Silverberg      

For Each Other: Sharing Sexual Intimacy, Lonnie Barbach            

SM 101: A Realistic Introduction, Jay Wiseman                        


The Anxiety and Worry Workbook: The Cognitive Behavioural Solution, Aaron Beck and David Clark            

The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook, Edmund Bourne            

Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Anxiety, John Forsyth                        

The Ten Best-Ever Anxiety Management Techniques, M. Wehrenberg            


The Cognitive Behavioural Workbook for Depression, William Knaus            

The Depression Solutions Workbook, J. Corcoran                        

The Feeling Good Handbook, David Burns                        

The Ten Best-Ever Depression Management Techniques, M. Wehrenberg            

Stress Management

The Relaxation and Stress Workbook, Martha Davis                        

The Art of Happiness at Work, Dali Lama and Howard Cutler                     

Be Here Now, Ram Das                        

Finding Peace, Thich Nhat Hahn            

A Calm Brain: How to Relax Into a Stress-Free, High-Powered Life, Gayatri Devi                        

Meditations to Change Your Brain (CD), Rick Hanson                        

Mindfulness in Plain English, B. Gunaratana                        


Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations fora Lifetime of Love, Sue Johnson                        

Love Sense: The Revolutionary New Science of Romantic Relationships, Sue Johnson                        

More Than Two: A Practical Guide to Ethical Polyamory, Eve Rickert and Franklin Veaux            

Opening Up: A Guide to Creating and Sustaining Open Relationships, Tristan Taormino            

Polyamory in the 21st Century: Love & Intimacy with Multiple Parnters, Deborah Anapol            

Swinging for Beginners: An Introduction to the Lifestyle, Kaye Bellemeade            

Grief / Loss / Dying

Courage to Grieve, Judy Tatelbaum                        

Dying Well: Peace and Possibilities At the End of Life, Ira Byock                                    

End of Life Handbook, David Feldman                        

How to Go On Living When Someone You Love Dies, Therese Rando                        

Mindfulness for Prolonged Grief: A Guide to Healing After Loss When Depression, Anxiety, and Anger Won’t Go Away, Sameet Kumar and Ronald Siegal