Recommended Resources



  • The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work -Dr. John Gottman
  • Intimate Encounters -Dr. David Ferguson
  • Boundaries in Marriage -Dr. Henry Cloud
  • Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love -Dr. Sue Johnson
  • Passionate Marriage: Keeping Love & Intimacy Alive in Committed Relationships -David Schnarch, PhD


  • Boundaries -Dr. Henry Cloud & Dr. John Townsend
  • Great Commandment Principal -Dr. David Ferguson
  • Emotionally Healthy Relationships- Peter Scazzero
  • The Developing Mind – Daniel J. Siegel


  • Parenting with Intimacy -Dr. David Ferguson
  • Whole Brain Child -Daniel J. Siegel, M.D. & Tina Bryson
  • Parenting from the Inside Out -Daniel J. Siegel, M.D. Mary Hartzell MEd
  • No Drama Discipline -Daniel J. Siegel, M.D.
  • Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain -Daniel J. Siegle, M.D.
  • Connected Child -Dr. Karen Purvis
  • Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child: The Heart of Parenting -Dr. John Gottman & Joan Declaire
  • The Tech-Wise Family -Andy Crouch


  • The Soul of Shame -Curt Thompson, M.D.
  • Anatomy of the Soul -Curt Thompson, M.D.
  • The Gift of Being Yourself -David Benner
  • The Next Right Thing -Emily P. Freeman
  • The Road Back to You -Ian Cron & Susanne Stabile
  • The Complete Enneagram -Beatrice Chestnut
  • Never Go Back -Dr. Henry Cloud
  • The Wisdom of the Enneagram -Don Richard ISO
  • The Enneagram: A Christian Perspective -Richard Rohr
  • The Gifts of Imperfection -Brenè Brown
  • Daring Greatly -Brenè Brown
  • The Emotionally Healthy Woman – Geri Scazzero
  • The Body Keeps the Score -Bessel A Van Der Kolk, M.D.
  • Healing the Wounded Heart -Dr. Dan B. Allender
  • Try Softer – Aundi Kolber (workbook also available)

Spiritual Growth:

  • Emotionally Healthy Spirituality -Peter Scazzero
  • Practicing the Way -John Mark Comer
  • The Ruthless Elimination of Hurry – John Mark Comer
  • Celebration of Discipline -Richard J. Foster
  • Soul Keeping -John Ortberg
  • The Divine Conspiracy -Dallas Willard
  • Union With Christ -Rankin Wilbourne
  • Falling for God: Saying Yes to His Extravagant Proposal -Gary W. Moon
  • A Long Obedience in the Same Direction -Eugene Peterson
  • Subversive Sabbath -A.J. Swoboda


  • Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions – Alcoholics Anonymous
  • The Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous – Alcoholics Anonymous
  • Breathing Under Water: Richard Rohr
  • Surfing for God: Discovering Divine Desire Beneath Sexual Struggle – Michael Cusick
  • No Stones: Women Redeemed from Sexual Addiction
  • Out of the Shadows – Patrick Carnes
  • Unwanted: How Sexual Brokenness Reveals Our Way to Healing – Jay Stringer
  • Facing Codependence – Pia Mellody (workbook also available)



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Recovery Meetings:

The views expressed in these resources do not always represent the views of Kimberly Neely or Invest Your Life Ministries