As a board certified psychiatric nurse practitioner with over 20 years of experience in the field, I have come across many resources which I find to be helpful to many of my patients. The following are some of those resources which I feel may be helpful to you on your holistic journey toward health and wellness.
The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle
A book that offers a deep exploration of mindfulness, ego, and freedom from fear by living in the present:
The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz
A life changing guide for developing a new perspective and letting go of our past programming.
The Body Keeps Score by Dr. Bessel Van Der Kolk, MD
A comprehensive guide describing how trauma lives on in our body and how it affects your present life.
The Breakthrough Therapy for Overcoming Anxiety, Stress and Trauma by Francine Shapiro, PhD
A guide describing how EMDR helps your brain overcome trauma and other mental health symptoms:
The Self Love Workbook for Women by Megan Lowen
A workbook helpful for setting daily goals to challenge women to love themselves.
The Ultramind Solution by Dr. Mark Hyman, MD
A comprehensive guide about how nutrition can help heal your brain and improve mental health.
You Can Heal Your Life by Louise Hay
An empowering guide discussing the metaphysical causes of illness and how your perspective can truly heal your life holistically.
Setting Boundaries Will Set You Free by Nancy Levin
A down to earth and easy to understand read about how boundaries will help you to develop healthy relationships with others and yourself.
Getting the Love You Want by Dr. Harville Hendrix, PhD
A guide that helps couples understand how their family’s generational patterns and traumas shape their relationships and how to heal them together.
Forgiveness: 21 Days to Forgive Everyone for Everything by Iyanla Vanzant
A daily challenge to free yourself from past resentments with techniques (Emotional Freedom Technique and Meditations) for releasing trauma that holds you back in your present life.
You Can Thrive After Narcissistic Abuse by Melanie Tonia
Narcissistic abuse expert Melanie Tonia describes how healing and releasing trauma at the quantum/body level can free you from the past and end the recreation of unhealthy relationship patterns.
Prescription for Nutritional Healing by Phyllis A. Balch
A thorough reference guide of holistic modalities and treatments for the mind and body.
Your Power to Heal: Resolving Psychological Barriers to your Physical Health by Dr. Henry Grayson, PhD
An empowering perspective about how the mind can heal the body.
Codependent No More by Melanie Beattie
A staple read for codependency healing and understanding how to shift your focus towards loving yourself.
Facing Love Addiction by Pia Mellody
A guide showing how to heal attachment traumas and old wounds that reoccur in your relationships (focusing on the breaking out of the anxious avoidant trap dynamic).
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