Books for Children
These books have been recommended by mental health professionals.
It’s Okay to Be Different by Todd Parr
The Feel Good Book by Todd Parr
The Feelings Book by Todd Parr
Be Who You Are by Todd Parr
The Way I Feel by Janan Cain
A Feel Better Book for Little Worriers by Holly Brochmann and Leah Bowen
Wemberly Worried by Kevin Henkes
Your Fantastic Elastic Brain by JoAnn Deak
What if it Never Stops Raining? By Nancy Carlson
Frog’s Breathtaking Speech by Michael Chissick and Sarah Peacock
A Boy and a Bear: The Children’s Relaxation Book by Lori Little
Listen and Learn by Cheri J. Meiners
Talk and Work It Out by Cheri J. Meiners
Understand and Care by Cheri J. Meiners
When I Feel Afraid by Cheri J. Meiners
Have You Filled a Bucket Today? By Carol Mc Cloud
I Think, I Am! By Louise L. Hay
The Invisible Boy by Patrice Barton
The Invisible String by Patrice Karst
What to Do When You Don’t Want to Be Apart: A Kid’s Guide to Overcoming Separation Anxiety by Kristen Lavallee, PHD and Silvia Schneider, Dr.
What to Do When Mistakes Make You Quake: A Kid’s Guide to Accepting Imperfection by Claire A.B. Freeland, PhD and Jacqueline B. Toner, PhD
The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn
A Whole Bunch of Feelings by Jennifer Moore-Mallinos and Gustavo Mazali
The Adventures of Stretch More: Pick Your Path Stories for Solving Problems Together by Trina Epstein, Psy. D. and Ross W. Greene, Ph. D.
Books for Teachers and Parents
The Whole-Brain Child by Daniel J. Siegel, M.D. and Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D
Connected Parenting: How to Raise a Great Kid by Jennifer Kolari, MSW, RSW
Brain-Based Parenting: The Neuroscience of Caregiving for Healthy Attachment by Daniel A. Hughes and Jonathan Baylin
No-Drama Discipline by Daniel Siegel, M.D. and Tine Payne Bryson, Ph.D
Angry Children, Worried Parents: Seven Steps to Help Families Manage Anger by Sam Goldstein, PhD., Robert Brooks, PhD., and Sharon K. Weiss, M.Ed.
Teaching Your Child the Language of Social Success by Marshall P. Duke, Ph.D., Stephen Nowicki, Jr., Ph.D., and Elisabeth A. Martin, M.Ed.
Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child: The Heart of Parenting by John Gottman, Ph.D.
Parenting Your Anxious Child with Mindfulness and Acceptance by Christopher McCurry, Ph.D.