Couples Therapy

  • Johnson, S. M. (2004). The practice of emotionally focused therapy: Creating connection. New York: Routledge.
  • Johnson, S. (2009). Attachment theory and emotionally focused therapy for individuals and couples: Perfect partners. In J. Obegi & E. Berant (Eds.), Attachment theory and research in clinical work with adults (pp. 410–433). New York: Guilford Press.
  • Johnson, S. M. (2013). Love sense: The revolutionary new science of romantic relationships. New York: Little, Brown and Comapany.
  • Mikulincer, M., & Shaver, P. (2007). Adult attachment: Structure, dynamics and change. New York: Guilford Press.

Clinical Assessment of Adolescents and Children 

  • Frick, P., Barry, C., Kamphaus, R. (2010). Clinical Assessment of Child and Adolescent Personality and Behavior. 10.1007/978-1-4419-0641-0. 
  • Gilliam, W.S., Mayes, L.C. (2007). Clinical assessment of infants and toddlers (4th ed). Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
  • Landgarten, H. (1991). Family creative arts therapies: Past and present. The Arts in Psychotherapy, 18 (3); 191-193,
  • Leckman, J.F., Taylor, E. (2015). Clinical assessment and diagnostic formulation (6th edition). Chichester: John Wiley & Sons Inc.
  • Rothbart, M.K. (2007). Temperament, development, and personality. Curr Dir Psychol Sci. 16: 207–12.
  • Rubin, J. A. (2005). Child art therapy. Hoboken, N.J: John Wiley.
  • Winnicott, D. W. (1968). The child, the family, and the outside world. Harmondsworth, Middlesex: Penguin Books.
  • World Health Organization. (2018). International classification of diseases for mortality and morbidity statistics (11th Revision). Retrieved from


  • Carroll, M., Gilbert, M. C. (2006).  On being a supervisee : creating learning partnerships.  Kew, Vic :  PsychOz, 157 pp., ISBN 0958579679.
  • Gilbert, M. C., & Evans, K. (2000). Supervision in context. Psychotherapy supervision: An integrative relational approach to psychotherapy supervision. Open University Press.
  • McWilliams, N. (2011). Psychoanalytic diagnosis: Understanding personality structure in the clinical process (2nd ed.). Guilford Press.


  • Capuzzi, D., & Gross, D. R. (1999). Counseling and psychotherapy: Theories and interventions. New Jersey: Prentice Hall.
  • Feltham, C., & Horton, I. (Eds.). (2006). The SAGE handbook of counselling and psychotherapy (2nd ed.). Sage Publications Ltd.
  • Stahl, S. (2020). The child in you: The Breakthrough Method for Bringing Out Your Authentic Self. UK: Penguin Publishing.

Group Therapy

  • Jennings, S. (1986). Creative Drama in Groupwork. Bicester: Winslow Press.
  • Yalom, I. D., & Leszcz, M. (2005). The theory and practice of group psychotherapy. New York: Basic Books.
  • DeLucia-Waack, J. L., Gerrity, D. A., Kalodner, C. R., & Riva, M. T. (Eds.). (2004). Handbook of group counseling and psychotherapy. Sage Publications Ltd.


Ainsworth, M. (1989). Attachments beyond infancy. American Psychologist; 44:709–716. [PubMed: 2729745]

  • Bowlby, J. (1988). A secure base: Parent-child attachment and healthy human development. Basic Books
  • Norcross, J. C., & Goldfried, M. R. (Eds.). (2005). Oxford series in clinical psychology. Handbook of psychotherapy integration (2nd ed.). Oxford University Press.
  • Panksepp, J. (2003). Feeling the pain of social loss. Science. 302:237–239. [PubMed: 14551424]
  • Porges, S. W. (2005). The role of social engagement in attachment and bonding: A phylogenetic perspective. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press; 2005. p. 33-54.
  • Sroufe, L. A. (2005). Attachment and development: A prospective, longitudinal study from birth to adulthood. Attachment & Human Development. 7:349–367. [PubMed: 16332580]
  • Taylor, S. E (2002). The tending instinct: How nurturing is essential for who we are and how we live. New York: Holt.

Guided Imagery and Music (GIM)

  • Bonny, H. (2002). Music and consciousness: The evolution of Guided Imagery and Music. Gilsum, NH: Barcelona Publishers.
  • Bruscia, K. E., (2002). Client Assessment in the Bonny Method of Guided Imagery and Music (BMGIM). In K. E. Bruscia & D. E. Grocke (Eds.), Guided Imagery and Music: The Bonny Method and beyond (pp. 273-295). Gilsum, NH: Barcelona Publishers.
  • Grocke, D.E. (Eds) (2019). Guided Imagery and Music: The Bonny Method and Beyond- Second Edition. Dallas, TX: Barcelona Publishers.
  • Grocke, Denise & Tony Wigram (2007). Receptive Methods in Music Therapy: Techniques and Clinical Applications for Music Therapy Clinicians, Educators and Students. London and Philadelphia: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.
  • Frohne-Hagemann, Isabelle (Ed.) (2007). Receptive Music Therapy: Theory and Practice. Germany: Zeitpunktmusik.
  • Porges, S. W. (2010). Music therapy & trauma. Insights from the polyvagal theory. In K. Stewart (Ed.), Music therapy and trauma: Bridging theory and clinical practice (pp. 3–15). New York, NY: Satchnote Press.

Shadow Work

  • Johnson, R. A. (1994). Owning Your Own Shadow: Understanding the Dark Side of the Psyche. Harper Collins.
  • Jung, C. G., & Hull, R. F. C. (1980). The archetypes and the collective unconscious. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press.
  • In Abrams, J., & In Zweig, C. (1991). Meeting the shadow: The hidden power of the dark side of human nature. Los Angeles: J.P. Tarcher.
  • Rowan, J. (2006). The Transpersonal. London: Routledge,

Expressive Therapy

  • Jennings, S. (1990). Dramatherapy with Families, Groups and Individuals. London: Jessica Kingsley.
  • Jennings, S., Minde, A. (1993). Art Therapy and Dramatherapy: Masks of the Soul. London: Jessica Kingsley.
  • Jennings, S. (1998). Introduction to Dramatherapy: Ariadne’s Ball of Thread. London: Jessica Kingsley.
  • Jennings, S. (2006). Creative Play with Children at Risk. Milton Keynes Speechmark.
  • Jennings, S. (2007). Creative Play and Drama with Adults at Risk. Milton Keynes Speechmark.
  • Malchiodi, C. A. (Ed.). (2012). Handbook of art therapy (2nd ed.). The Guilford Press.

Individual Therapy

  • Ainsworth, MDS. Attachment and dependency: A comparison. In: Gewirtz, JL., editor. Attachment and dependency. Washington, DC: V. H. Winston; 1972. p. 97-137.
  • Bowlby, J. (1977). The Making and Breaking of Affectional Bonds: I. Aetiology and Psychopathology in the Light of Attachment Theory. British Journal of Psychiatry, 130(3), 201-210. doi:10.1192/bjp.130.3.201
  • Panksepp, J. (1998). Affective neuroscience: The foundations of human and animal emotions. New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Porges S. W. (1998). Love: An emergent property of the mammalian autonomic nervous system. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 23:837–861. [PubMed: 9924740]
  • Sroufe, L. A. (1988). The role of infant-caregiver attachment in development. In: Belsky, J.; Nezworski, T., editors. Clinical implications of attachment. Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum.  

Integrative Therapy

  • O’Brien, M. & Houston, G. (2007). Integrative therapy: A practitioner’s guide. London: SAGE Publications Ltd doi: 10.4135/9781446279892
  • Gilbert, M., & Orlans, V. (2011). Integrative therapy: 100 key points & techniques. Hove, East Sussex: Routledge.
  • Evans, K. R., Gilbert, M. C. (2005). An Introduction to Integrative Psychotherapy. London: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Finlay, L. (2015). Relational Integrative Psychotherapy: Process and Theory in Practice, Chichester, Sussex: Wiley.

Parental Counseling

  • Siegel, D. J., & Bryson, T. P. (2011). The whole-brain child: 12 revolutionary strategies to nurture your child’s developing mind. Bantam Books.
  • Siegel, D. J., & Bryson, T. P. (2014). No-drama discipline: the whole-brain way to calm the chaos and nurture your child’s developing mind. First edition. New York: Bantam.Siegel, D. J., & Bryson, T. P. (2018). The yes brain: how to cultivate courage, curiosity, and resilience in your child. First edition. New York: Bantam. 
  • Siegel, D. J., & Bryson, T. P. (2020). The Power of Showing Up: How Parental Presence Shapes Who Our Kids Become and How Their Brains Get Wired. First Edition. Random House Publishing Group.
  • Siegel, D. J., & Hartzell, M. (2014). Parenting from the inside out: how a deeper self-understanding can help you raise children who thrive. 10th anniversay edition. New York: Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin, a member of Penguin Group (USA).

Trauma-Oriented Therapy

  • Bentzen, M. (2018). The Neuroaffective Picture Book: An illustrated introduction to the evolution and early development of the brain, emotions, and personality. Berkeley, CA: North Atlantic Books.
  • Croitoru, T. (2014, January). The EMDR revolution: Change your life one memory at a time (The client’s guide). New York, NY: Morgan James Publishing
  • Damasio, A. R. (1999). The feeling of what happens: Body and emotion in the making of consciousness. New York, NY: Harcourt Brace. 
  • Heller, L. & LaPierre A. (2012). Healing developmental trauma: How early trauma affects self-regulation, self-image and the capacity for relationship. Berkeley, CA: North Atlantic Books.
  • Levine, P.A. (2010). In an unspoken voice: How the body releases trauma and restores goodness. Berkeley, CA: North Atlantic Books. 
  • Parnell, L. (2013). Attachment-Focused EMDR : Healing Relational Trauma. New York, NY: WW Norton.
  • Schore, A. N. (2001). The effects of early trauma on right brain development, affect regulation and infant mental health. Infant Mental Health Journal, 22, 201-269. 
  • Shapiro, F. (2018). Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) therapy: Basic principles, protocols, and procedures (3rd ed.). Guilford Press.
  • van der Kolk, B. (2014). The body keeps the score: Brain, mind and body in the healing of trauma. New York, NY: Penguin.