Suggested Readings from Some Kinship Center Mental Health Professionals
Therapists in Kinship Center Children’s Clinics have been enjoying the following books and would like to recommend them for general and professional reading. Some links have been provided, but these books and their reviews are available at many other locations.
FOR GENERAL READERSHIP:
Look Me in the Eye, by John Elder Robison
…a story of autism, hope and rock ‘n’ roll
Proust was a Neuroscientist, by Jonah Lehrer
…urging science and art to listen more closely to each other
Mindsight, by Daniel Siegel
…the healing power of “mindsight,” the potent skill that is the basis for both emotional and social intelligence
Born for Love: Why Empathy is Central and Endangered, by Bruce Perry and Maria Szalovitz
…exploring empathy’s startling importance in human evolution and its significance for our children and our society
The Mindful Therapist, by Daniel Siegel
…practical techniques that enable readers to harness their energies to promote healthy minds within themselves and their clients
Trauma and the Body, by Pat Ogden, Kekuni Minton, and Clare Pain
…a sensorimotor approach to psychotherapyblog comments powered by Disqus
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