Hi everyone,

I want to share some of my favorite books with you. Some have to do with counseling, some about wellness, and others are just for fun! Being a doctoral student can be overwhelming and it’s important to remember that it’s okay to have some fun times too!

Here are a few books that got my attention. Periodically, I will add/update this list.


Beyond the Breath

The Book of Awakening: Having the Life You Want by By Being Present to the Life you Have

Seven Thousand Ways to Listen

The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion

True Refuge: Finding Peace and Freedom in Your Own Awakened Heart


Eastern Body, Western Mind

Wellness Counseling

Counseling for Wellness: Theory, Research and PracticeResearch and Practice

Balance Your Hormones, Balance Your Life

Meditate Your Weight

Academic & Clinical

McKeachie’s Teaching Tips

Write it Up

Anxious: Using the Brain to Understand and Treat Fear and Anxiety

Leaders and Legacies: Contributions to the Profession of Counseling 

Evaluating Student Learning Outcomes in Counselor Education

40 Techniques Every Counselor Should Know

Fun Stuff

The Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother

Fourbears: The Myths of Forgiveness

The Situation is Hopeless But Not Serious

The Light Between Oceans

The Girls

We Should All Be Feminists

Start Something That Matters