Russell and Jeanine recommend these books and websites.

On Depression

When Someone You Love Is Depressed, by Xavier Rosen and Laura Amador
Breaking the Patterns of Depression, by Michael Yapko

On Anxiety and Panic

The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook, by Edmund J. Bourne
Stop Obsessing, by Edna B. Foa and Reid Wilson
Don’t Panic: Taking Control of Anxiety Attacks, by Reid Wilson

On Attention Deficit Disorder

Driven to Distraction, by Edward M. Hallowell and John J. Ratey
Delivered from Distraction, by Edward M. Hallowell and John J. Ratey  (take an online ADD assessment)

On Grief

How to Survive the Loss of a Love, by Peter McWilliams, Harold H. Bloomfield, and Melba Colgrove.
Honoring Grief: Creating a Space to Let Yourself Heal, by Alexandra Kennedy. Healing After Loss: daily meditations for working through grief, by Martha Hickman.

On Marriage

Take Back Your Marriage, by William J. Doherty
Getting the Love You Want, by Harville Hendrix
After the Affair, by Janis A. Spring
It Takes Two, by Andy and Judy Lester
The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work, by John Gottman
Why Marriages Succeed or Fail, by John Gottman
You are the One You’ve Been Waiting For, by Dick Schwartz.
Hold me Tight, by Dr. Sue Johnson

On Parenting

Take Back Your Kids, by William J. Doherty
How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk, by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish
Siblings Without Rivalry, by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish
Raising Your Spirited Child, by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka
Get Out of My Life, But First Could You Drive Me and Cheryl to the Mall, by Anthony E. Wolf
Why Did You Have to Get a Divorce? And When Can I Get a Hamster, by Anthony E. Wolf

On the Spiritual Life

The Way to Love, by Anthony de Mello
Awareness, by Anthony de Mello
Centering Prayer and Inner Awakening, by Cynthia Bourgeault
The Wisdom Way of Knowing, by Cynthia Bourgeault
Mystical Hope, by Cynthia Bourgeault
Silence, by Robert Sardello
Into the Silent Land by Martin Laird

On the Enneagram

The Essential Enneagram by David Daniels and Virginia Price  (this is an excellent book for discovering your Enneagram type).
The Wisdom of the Enneagram by Don Riso and Russ Hudson  (once you have discovered your type, this book helps “flesh out” the type more fully).
The Complete Enneagram by Beatrice Chestnut (a comprehensive explanation of type and subtype)

Go to for a good series of podcasts introducing the Enneagram and skillful ways of working with our type structure