Art Therapy and Health Care, Cathy A. Malchiodi

The Mind-Body Code: How the Mind Wounds and Heals the Body, Mario Martinez

Radical Self acceptance, Tara Brach

The Power of Myth, Joseph Campbell

Creative Visualization, Shakti Gawain

On Death and Dying, Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

Body-Centered Psychotherapy: The Hakomi Method, Ron Kurtz

When Things Fall Apart, Pema Chodran

Facing Codependency, Pia Mellody

The Four Agreements: A Toltec Wisdom Book, Don Miguel Ruiz

Healing the Shame that Binds You, John Bradshaw

Embracing your Inner Critic, Hal & Sidra Stone

Soul Without Shame, Byron Brown

Raising Spiritual Children in a Material World, Phil Catalfo

Tapping in, Laurel Parnell

The Four Fold Way, Angeles Arrien

When Anger Hurts, by Matthew McKay, Peter D., Ph.D. Rogers

How to Be an Adult in Relationships, David Richo

King, Warrior, Magician, Lover, Robert Moore, Douglas Gillette

Reclaiming the Dark Feminine, Carolyn Baker

Arousal, Dr. Michael J. Bader

Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou

Breaking Free from Emotional Eating, Geneen Roth

Candor, Connection and Enterprise in Adolescent Therapy, Janet Sasson Edgette

Parenting from the Inside Out, Dr. Daniel Siegel

The One Thing Holding You Back, Raphael Cushnir

A General Theory of Love- Thomas Lewis, M.D., Fari Amini, M.D., Richard Lannon, M.D.

Be Your Own Dating Service, Nina Atwood, M.Ed, L.P.C

The Tibetan Book of the Living and Dying, Sogyal Rinpoche

The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work, John Gottman, Ph.D.



Spiritual Resources

San Francisco Zen Centers
Spirit Rock
Harbin Retreat Center 
Pema Chodran
Spirit of Life Institute
Association for the Integration of the Whole Person
Dharma Seed

Somatic Therapy

Hakomi Institute
Hakomi Institute of California
United States Association for Body Psychotherapy

Recovery from Trauma 

Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute
David Baldwin’s Trauma Information Pages
Generation Five
EMDR International Association
Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology


Al-Anon for families and friends of alcoholics
Alcoholics Anonymous
Debtors Anonymous
Sex & Love Addicts Anonymous
Bay Area SAA Sex Addicts Anonymous
Overeaters Anonymous

Video about the connection between worthiness, shame and vulnerability

Brene Brown: The power of vulnerability

Trainings and personal growth resources for Men

Tribe of Men
The Mankind Project

Trainings for Women

Woman Within International

Resources for Couples

The Gottman Relationship Institute

Gay and Lesbian Counseling Resources

Pacific Center
The Center
AIDS Health Project

Rites of Passage for Youth

Stepping Stones Project

General Support Website

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Janet Natale, MFT


Berkeley, Ca

(510) 524-4933