Counseling Resources

The following are links to the lists of Book, DVD and CD resources available to parents and teachers.

If you would like to check out a resource, please email Counselor Stephanie Peters:



  • 12 Stepping Stones – For Young Children of Alcoholics & Other Addictive-Drug Users. Suzanne Diou & Lois Caldwell


  • ADHD – A Teenager’s Guide-James J. Crist, Ph.D.

  • All About Attention Deficit Disorder, Thomas W. Phelan, Ph.D.

  • Learning to Slow Down and Pay Attention, Kathleen G. Nadeau, Ph.D. and Ellen B. Dixon, Ph.D.

  • Putting on the Brakes, Understanding and Taking Control of your ADD or ADHD, Patricia O. Quinn, M.D. and Judith M. Stern, M.A.

  • Survival Guide for Kids with ADD or ADHD – John F. Taylor, Ph.D


  • Ten Things Your Student with Autism Wishes You Knew. Ellen Notbohm

  • Understanding Sam and Asperger Syndrome – Clarabelle van Niekerk & Liezl Venter, MA.CCC-SLP

Anger Management

  • Handling Your Anger (workbook) – Karen Schader

  • Josh’s Smiley Faces: A Story About Anger-Gina Ditta-Donahue

  • What to Do When Your Temper Flares – A Kids Guide to Overcoming Problems with Anger. Dawn Huebner, Ph.D.

  • What’s So Bad About Being Mad? - Lawrence E. Shapiro Ph.D.


  • Dealing with Fears (Workbook) - Lawrence E. Shapiro Ph.D.

  • Sometimes I Worry too Much but Now I know How to Stop. Dawn A. Huebner, PhD

  • What to Do When You Dread Your Bed - A Kid’s Guide to Overcoming Problems with Sleep. Dawn Huebner, Ph.D.

  • What to Do When You Worry Too Much – A Kid’s Guide to Overcoming Anxiety. Dawn Huebner, Ph.D.

  • Why Be Afraid? - Lawrence E. Shapiro Ph.D.


  • Bullies Are a Pain in the Brain - Trevor Romain

  • The Bully, the Bullied, and the Bystander - Barbara Coloroso

  • Good-Bye Bully Machine – Debbie Fox and Allan L. Beane, Ph.D.

  • Just Kidding – Trudy Ludwig

  • My Secret Bully - Trudy Ludwig

  • Nobody Knew What to Do – A Story About Bullying. Becky Ray McCain

  • Protect Your Child from Bullying-Expert Advice to Help You Recognize, Prevent, and Stop Bullying Before Your Child Gets Hurt, Allan L. Beane, Ph.D.

  • Teasing and Bullying (workbook) -Larry Shapiro, Ph.D.

  • The Teasing Club- Lawrence E. Shapiro Ph.D.

  • Trouble Talk – Trudy Ludwig

  • Stop Picking on Me – A First Look at Bullying –Pat Thomas

Death, Dying, Suicide

  • Coping with Loss (Workbook) - Karen Schader

  • Gentle Willow- A Story for Children About Dying-Joyce C. Mills Ph.D.

  • I Remember. Jennifer Moore-Mallinos

  • I’ll Hate You If You Die-Greg Elkins

  • Samantha Jane’s Missing Smile – A Story About Coping with the Loss of a Parent, Julie Kaplow

  • What on Earth Do You Do When Someone Dies? - Trevor Romain

  • Why Would Someone Want to Die? Rebecca C. Schmidt, M. Ed.

Divorce, Step Family

  • Coping with Divorce (Workbook) – Larry Shapiro, Ph.D.

  • Divorce Stinks – Greg Elkins

  • Getting Yourself Together When Your Family Comes Apart – Coping with Family Changes. Janet M. Bender, M.Ed.

  • The Step-Tween Survival Guide-How to Deal with Life in a Step Family. Lisa Cohn and Debbie Glasser, Ph.D.

  • What Can I Do? A book for Children of Divorce – Danielle Lowry

  • When My Parents Forget to Be Friends – Jennifer Moore-Mallinos

Feelings – Sadness & Frustration

  • Handling Frustration (Workbook) - Lawrence E. Shapiro Ph.D. (see below under school)

  • The Boy Who Didn’t Want to Be Sad – Rob Goldblatt

  • Sometimes I Get Sad (but now I know what makes me happy), Jane Ratcliffe


  • Circle of Three-Enough Friendship to Go Around? Elizabeth Brokamp

  • Our Friendship Rules - Peggy Moss and Dee Dee Tardif

  • Sometimes I feel like I don’t have any friends (but not so much anymore), Tracy Zimmerman and Lawrence E. Shapiro, Ph.D.

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder & Habits

  • What to Do When Bad Habits Take Hold – A Kids Guide to Overcoming Nail Biting and More – Dawn Huebner, Ph.D.

  • What to Do When Your Brain Get’s Stuck-A kids Guide to Overcoming OCD – Dawn Huebner, Ph.D.


  • What to Do When You Grumble Too Much – A Kids Guide to Overcoming Negativity. Dawn Huebner, Ph.D.


  • 1-2-3 Magic Effective Discipline for Children 2-12. Thomas W. Phelan, Ph.D.

  • 1-2-3 Magic for Kids – Helping your kids understand the new rules. Thomas W. Phelan, Ph.D. Tracy M. Lewis, B.A.

  • “I Never Get Anything!” How to keep your kids from running your life. Thomas W. Phelan, Ph.D.

  • Loving Your Child Is Not Enough – Positive Discipline that Works. Nancy Samalin

  • Parenting Kids to Become the People Employers Really Want and … America Desperately Needs! Charles Fay, Ph.D.

  • Parenting Isn’t for Cowards - The “You Can Do It” Guide for Hassled Parents. Dr. James C. Dobson

  • Siblings Without Rivalry – How to Help Your Children Live Together So You Can Live Too. Adele Faber & Elaine Mazlish

  • Surviving Your Adolescents - How to manage and let go of your 13-18-year-olds. Thomas W. Phelan, Ph.D.

  • When Kids Leave You Speechless. Jim Fay & Charles Fay, Ph.D.


  • What to Do When Good Enough Isn’t Good Enough – The Real Deal on Perfectionism. Thomas S. Greenspon, Ph.D.


  • Annie’s Plan Taking Charge of Schoolwork and Homework – Jeanne Kraus
    Handling Frustration (Workbook) - Lawrence E. Shapiro Ph.D.

  • How to Do Homework Without Throwing Up, Trevor Romain

  • See You Later, Procrastinator (Get it Done), Pamela Espeland & Elizabeth Verdick

  • Who Needs School Anyway? - Lawrence E. Shapiro Ph.D.


  • Stopping the Pain-a workbook for teens who cut & self-injure. Lawrence E Shapiro, Ph.D.


  • Picker Is a Thief – A Story About Shoplifting. Gary D. Antilla

Self Esteem

  • Have you Filled a Bucket Today? A guide to Daily Happiness for Kids – Carol McCloud

  • Self-Esteem Revolutions in Children – Understanding and managing the critical transitions in your child’s life. Thomas W. Phelan, Ph.D.

  • Spaghetti in a Hot Dog Bun – Having the Courage to Be Who You Are. Maria Dismondy

Social Skills/Manners

  • Bunny Business (listening), Nancy Poyydar

  • Don’t Squeal Unless It’s a Big Deal – A Tale of Tattletales – Jeanie Franz

  • Ransom Dude, Dude That’s Rude! (Get Some Manners), Pamela Espeland & Elizabeth Verdick

  • Mind Your Manners in School. Arianna Candell and Rosa M. Curto
    Sorry – Trudy Ludwig


  • 1-2-3 Magic for Teachers Effective Classroom Discipline Pre-K through Grade 8. Thomas W. Phelan, Ph.D. Sarah Jane Schonour, M.A.
    Nelson, Ph.D. and Sarah Kjos, M.Ed.

  • School wide Discipline Plan Without Loopholes – Jim Fay


  • Helping Teens Handle Tough Experiences – Strategies to Foster Resilience- Jill R.