Marielle Mershart, LCSW
Here are some books that have stood the test of time, and contributed in some way to growth and understanding in their various areas of focus regarding the human condition. This is, by no means, a comprehensive list.
- An Unquiet Mind by Kay Redfield Jamison, PhD
- The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion
- When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi, M.D.
- Graditude by Oliver Sacks, MD
- The Noonday Demon by Andrew Solomon
- The Magic Years by Selma Frieberg
- Parenting from the Inside Out: How a Deeper Self-Understanding Can Help You Raise Children Who Thrive by Daniel Siegel and Mary Hartzell
- How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish
- The Teenage Brain by Frances Jensen
- Hold Me Tight: Your Guide to the Most Successful Approach to Building Loving Relationships by Dr Sue Johnson
- Attached: The New Science of Adult Attachment and How It Can Help You Find and Keep Love by Dr. Amir Levine and Rachel Heller
- Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy by David Burns, M.D.
- Feel the Fear and Do it Anyway by Susan Jeffers
- The Dance of Connection by Harriet Lerner, PhD
- Staring at the Sun: Overcoming the Terror of Death by Irving D. Yalom
- Babies And Their Mothers by D. W. Winnicott
- Love's executioner, and other tales of psychotherapy by Irvin D. Yalom
- The Freud Reader by Sigmund Freud, M. D., edited by Peter Gay
- The Interpersonal World of the Infant: a View from Psychoanalysis and Developmental Psychology by Daniel Stern, M.D.
- The Developing Mind: How Relationships and the Brain Interact to Shape Who We Are by Daniel Siegel, PhD
- The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind and Body in the Healing of Trauma by Bessel van der Kolk, M.D.