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Conquer Your Critical Inner Voice

Robert W. Firestone Ph.D., Lisa Firestone Ph.D. and Joyce Catlett, M.A. – A Revolutionary Program to Counter Negative Thoughts  and Live Free from Imagined Limitations. – This book teaches the means for dealing effectively with negative thoughts, attitudes and beliefs that act as barriers to one’s personal development, sabotage relationships and interfere with career success…. Read more »

Touchpoints: Birth to Three

T. Berry Brazelton, M.D. – An essential book for parents of infants and toddlers, written by one of the most famous child development experts in the world. Addressing the many physical, social and emotional developmental concerns of parents, the book acts as a great comfort and guide in the floundering first years of parenthood. With… Read more »

Touchpoints: Three to Six

T. Berry Brazelton, M.D. – This book takes parents into the world of their young children, exploring the developmental stages they go through both physically and psychologically. The book’s author, renowned child development expert. T. Berry Brazelton, helps parents learn to help their children through the rocky milestones in their growth. From temper tantrums to… Read more »

The Developing Person

Kathleen Stassen Berger – This rich textbook is brimming with  fascinating and invaluable information on the development of your child and adolescent. Based on the latest scientific studies, this book offers a clear, personal and relevant understanding of your child’s journey. A wonderful read for parents filled with vibrant examples and interactive elements.

What Every Baby Knows

T. Berry Brazelton, M.D. –  Explore the inner workings of your child’s mind in this book by Harvard Professor of Pediatrics and renowned child development expert T. Berry Brazelton.  Looking deep into the experiences of five families, this book helps make sense of children’s unique and universal experiences, exploring why they feel how they feel… Read more »

Compassionate Child Rearing

Robert W. Firestone, Ph.D. – This eye-opening book introduces the theory and underlying dynamics involved in family relationships. The author helps explain how even well-intentioned parents unwittingly injure their children’s self-esteem and psychological functioning based on their own childhood defenses and self-destructive tendencies. By recognizing their own early life experiences and the internalized defenses they… Read more »

Psychological Defenses in Everyday Life

Robert W. Firestone, Ph.D. – This book is a rich resource that broadens personal understanding by examining the origins of childhood pain, subsequent defense formation, and the pervasiveness and destructiveness of resulting maladaptive, addictive behaviors in adults. The authors point a way toward reversing the damaging process that keeps individuals from experiencing genuine satisfaction. The… Read more »

The Fantasy Bond

Robert W. Firestone, Ph.D. – This book offers a consistently developed set of hypotheses centering around the concept of the “fantasy bond,” an illusion of connection originally formed with the mother/ primary caretaker and later with significant others in the individual’s environment. Based on 28 years of research into the problem of resistance, this book… Read more »

Suicide and the Critical Inner Voice

Robert W. Firestone, Ph.D. – Risk Assessment Treatment and Case Management – This book helps develop an understanding of how one begins a downward spiral of negative internal conversations; professionals can better assess risk and design treatment for depressed and suicidal patients. In the United States, every 17 minutes a person acts on the resolve… Read more »

Creating a Life of Meaning and Compassion

Robert W. Firestone, Ph.D., Lisa Firestone Ph.D. and Joyce Catlett, M.A.  – A psychological guide to achieving the “good life”: this book was created for anyone interested in personal development, deepening friendships, sustaining intimacy in couple relationships and developing healthy child-rearing practices. The book offers a compilation of therapeutic insights that are valuable in achieving… Read more »