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Self-Help Books

Getting Past Your Breakup: How to turn a devastating loss into the best thing that ever happened to you by Susan J. Elliott, J.D, Med. 
It’s over—and it really hurts. But as unbelievable as it may seem when you are in the throes of heartache, you can move past your breakup. 

Life Without Ed by Jenni Schaefer. 
A unique approach to treating eating disorders for eight million women in the United States suffer from anorexia nervosa and/or bulimia (and men too.) The road to recovery is a rocky one. Many succumb to their eating disorders. Life Without Ed offers hope to all those who suffer from this disorder.

Getting the Love You Want: A Guide for Couples by Harville Hendrix.

Dr. Harville Hendrix presents the relationship skills that have already helped hundreds of thousands of couples to replace confrontation and criticism with a healing process of mutual growth and support. This extraordinary practical guide helps couples create a program to resolve conflict and renew communication and passion.

Attached: The New Science of Adult Attachment and How it Can Help You Find and Keep Love  by Amir Levine & Rachel S.F. Heller. Amir. Levine and psychologist Rachel S. F. Heller reveal how an understanding of attachment theory-the most advanced relationship science in existence today-can help us find and sustain love. According to attachment theory, every person behaves in relationships in one of three distinct ways: *ANXIOUS people are often preoccupied with their relationships and tend to worry about their partner's ability to love them back. *AVOIDANT people equate intimacy with a loss of independence and constantly try to minimize closeness. *SECURE people feel comfortable with intimacy and are usually warm and loving. Attached guides readers in determining what attachment style they and their mate (or potential mates) follow.

You Are Not Your Brain: The 4-step Solution for Changing Bad Habits, Ending Unhealthy Thinking, and Taking Control of Your Life by Jeffrey M Schwartz, M.D. and Rebecca Gladding, M.D.  This book gives practical applications for identifying deceptive brain messages that create anxiety and attentionally diverting your thoughts to build new nuerological paths for changing the way you think and behave when you are upset by deceptive thoughts.

Power with People: How to Handle Just About Anyone to Accomplish Just About Anything by Gregory W. Lester, Ph.D.  This book gives practical help in knowing how to deal with difficult people and confict resolution, 

The Feeling Good Handbook by David D. Burns, M.D. 
Dr. Burns reveals powerful cognitive therapy techniques and provides step-by-step exercises that help you cope with a full range of everyday problems, some of which include freedom from fears, phobias, panic attacks and overcoming self-defeating attitudes. 

Healing Fear: New Approaches to Overcoming Anxiety by Edmund Bourne, Ph.D. The author of "The Anxiety and Phobia Workshop" offers proven strategies for battling anxiety, inspired by his struggle with his own obsessive-compulsive disorder.

The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook by Edmund J. Bourne, Ph.D. 
This workbook offers real progress in overcoming problems with anxiety and phobic disorders. 

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