On this page I will periodically list books, articles, e-links and other resources that I think may be helpful to clients, potential clients or others viewing this site. The books I have chosen are all suitable for lay people.


Resources about EMDR:  (Website of the EMDR International Association) (Website of the EMDR Institute)

Francine Shapiro in NY Times.docx  (Q & A by the founder of EMDR) (Francine Shapiro Library of EMDR Research)

American Psychiatric Association (2004). Practice Guidelines for the Treatment of Patients with Acute Stress Disorder and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Arlington, VA: American Psychiatric Association Practice Guidelines.

Department of Veterans Affairs & Department of Defense (2004). VA/DoD. Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of Post-Traumatic Stress.Washington,D.C.

Parnell, L. (1997). Transforming Trauma: EMDR.  New York, Norton.

Shapiro, Francine (2012). Getting Past Your Past: take control of your life with self-help techniques from EMDR therapy. Rodale Press.


Other books:

Ferrie, H. (Ed.) (2010). Ending denial: the Lyme disease epidemic – a Canadian public health disaster. Toronto, KOS Publishing.

Gajdos, K. (2014). Quiet wisdom in loud times: the rise of the wounded feminine. Chaddsford, PA. Brandywine Creek Press

Mercier, D. (2012). A beautiful medicine: a radical look at the essence of health and healing. Easton, Md, Still Pond Press.

Ratey, J. with Hagerman, E. (2008). Spark: the revolutionary new science of exercise and the brain. New York, Little Brown.

Real, T. (2002). How can I get through to you?: closing the intimacy gap between men and women. New York, Fireside.

Real, T. (1997). I don’t want to talk about it: overcoming the secret legacy of male depression.  New York, Fireside.

Servan-Schreiber, D. (2004). The instinct to heal: curing depression, anxiety and stress without drugs and without talk therapy. Rodale Press.

Velasquez-Manoff, M. (2012). An epidemic of absence: a new way of understanding allergies and autoimmune diseases. New York, Scribner.

Weill, A. ( 2011). Spontaneous Happiness. New York, Little Brown.