Sarah Turner, Ph.D.

    Psychotherapy for Individuals, Couples, Families & Children

Suggested Reading


Special Needs Children and Families

Asperger's Syndrome: A Guide for Parents and Professionals               by Tony Attwood

The Complete Guide to Asperger's Syndrome                                     by Tony Attwood                                                                  

Overcoming Autism: Finding the Answers, Strategies, and Hope That Can Transform a Child                                                                 by Lynn Kern Koegel

Pivotal Response Treatments for Autism: Communication, Social, & Academic Development                                                                by Robert L. Koegel, Lynn Kern Koegel  

The Growth of the Mind: And the Endangered Origins of Intelligence     by Stanley I Greenspan

Engaging Autism: Helping Children Relate, Communicate and Think with the DIR Floortime Approach

by Stanley I. Greenspan

The Child with Special Needs: Encouraging Intellectual and Emotional Growth

by Stanley I. Greenspan

Relationship Development Intervention with Young Children: Social and Emotional Development Activities for Asperger Syndrome, Autism, Pdd and Nld

by Steven E. Gutstein

The Out-of-Sync Child: Recognizing and Coping with Sensory Processing Disorder, Revised Edition

by Carol Stock Kranowitz

Thinking in Pictures, Expanded Edition: My Life with Autism

by Temple Grandin

The Unwritten Rules of Social Relationships: Decoding Social Mysteries Through the Unique Perspectives of Autism

by Temple Grandin

Ten Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew

by Ellen Notbohm

Raising a Sensory Smart Child: The Definitive Handbook for Helping Your Child with Sensory Integration Issues

by Lindsey Biel

Everybody Is Different: A Book for Young People Who Have Brothers or Sisters with Autism

by Fiona Bleach

Asperger Syndrome and Sensory Issues: Practical Solutions for Making Sense of the World

by Brenda Smith Myles

Driven to Distraction - Recognizing and Coping With Attention Deficit Disorder from Childhood Through Adulthood
by Edward M. Hallowell

Raising Your Spirited Child: A Guide for Parents Whose Child Is More Intense, Sensitive, Perceptive, Persistent, and Energetic
by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka


When I say No, I Feel Guilty
by Manuel J. Smith

Necessary Losses – The Loves, Illusions, Dependencies and Impossible Expectations That All of Us Have to Give Up in Order to Grow
by J. Voirst

Couples/Marriage Books

The Five Love Languages: How to Express Heartfelt Commitment to Your Mate
by Gary Chapman

How We Love: A revolutionary Approach to Deeper Connections in Marriage
by Milan & Kay Yerkovich

The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work: A Practical Guide from the Country's Foremost Relationship Expert
by John M. Gottman, Nan Silver


Mind Over Mood
by Dennis Greenberger, Christine Padesky

Learned Optimism: How to Change Your Mind and Your Life
by Martin Seligman

An End to Panic
by Elke Zuercher-White

Don't Panic: Taking Control of Anxiety Attacks
by R. Reid, Ph,D.

Stop Obsessing!: How to Overcome Your Obsessions and Compulsions
by Edna B. Foa, Reid Wilson

Family/Child Dynamics

I'm Not Mad, I Just Hate You!: A New Understanding of Mother-Daughter Conflict
by Roni Cohen, Phd, Michelle Sandler, Roni Sliver, Michelle Cohen-Sandler

Queen Bees and Wannabes: Helping Your Daughter Survive Cliques, Gossip, Boyfriends, and Other Realities of Adolescence

by Rosalind Wiseman


Odd Girl Out: The Hidden Culture of Aggression in Girls

by Rachel Simmons


Narcissistic Family: Diagnosis and Treatment

By Michael M. Pressman        

Reviving Ophelia - Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls
by Mary Pipher

Raising Cain: Protecting the Emotional Life of Boys

by Dan Kindlon

                                                                                        Men’s Issues

Finding Our Fathers – How a Man’s Life Is Shaped by His Relationship with his Father
by S. Osherson

Real Boys - Rescuing Our Sons from the Myths of Boyhood
by William S. Pollack

The Seasons of a Man’s Life
by D. Levinson

Women’s Issues

Healing the Trauma of Abuse – A Women’s Workbook
by M. E. Copland & M. Harris

My Mother, My Self – The Daughter’s Search for Identity
by Nancy Friday

The Wounded Woman – Healing the Father-Daughter Relationship
by L. Schierse Leonard

The Courage to Heal – A Guide for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse
by E. Bass & L. Davis

The Dance of Anger – A Woman's Guide to Changing the Patterns of Intimate Relationships
by Harriet Lerner



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